Clarence Williams

Clarence Williams (October 6, 1898 or October 8, 1893 – November 6, 1965) was an American jazz pianist, composer, promoter, vocalist, theatrical producer, and publisher.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 8, 1893 (Acadiana), Died November 6, 1965 (Queens)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, leader, composer, songwriter, lyricist, jug, baritone saxophone, speaker, director, organ, kazoo, arranger, percussion

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 101-125 of 706 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W141373 10-in. 12/9/1925 Squeeze me Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano songwriter  
Columbia W141553 10-in. 1/25/1926 Wait till you see my baby do the Charleston Dixie Washboard Band Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W141767 10-in. 3/5/1926 Them "has been blues" Bessie Smith ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141768 10-in. 3/5/1926 Squeeze me Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano songwriter  
Columbia W141769 10-in. 3/5/1926 What's the matter now? Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano songwriter  
Columbia W141770 10-in. 3/5/1926 I want ev'ry bit of it Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano songwriter  
Columbia W142171 10-in. 5/8/1926 Morocco blues Joe Jordan's Ten Sharps and Flats ; Clarence Williams Jazz/dance band, with monologue speaker, lyricist  
Columbia W142173 10-in. 5/8/1926 My own blues Dixie Washboard Band ; Shufflin' Sam Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 142306 10-in. 6/16/1926 Señorita mine Blue Grass Foot Warmers Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Columbia 142307 10-in. 6/16/1926 Charleston hound Blue Grass Foot Warmers Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Columbia 142329 10-in. 6/21/1926 How could I be blue? Blue Grass Foot Warmers Jazz/dance band, with talk instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Columbia 142330 10-in. 6/21/1926 Old folks' shuffle Blue Grass Foot Warmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, composer, leader  
Columbia W142333 10-in. 6/22/1926 Mama stayed out the whole night long Maggie Jones ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142334 10-in. 6/22/1926 He belongs to me Maggie Jones ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142590 10-in. 9/3/1926 Hold 'er, Deacon Willie Jackson ; Clarence Williams Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142591 10-in. 9/3/1926 Charleston hound Willie Jackson ; Clarence Williams Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia W142695 10-in. 9/28/1926 Nobody but my baby is gettin' my love Clarence Williams Band ; Lucille Hegamin Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Columbia W142696 10-in. 9/28/1926 Señorita mine Clarence Williams Band ; Lucille Hegamin Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Columbia W142852 10-in. 10/21/1926 Dark eyes Dixie Washboard Band ; Shufflin' Sam Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W142853 10-in. 10/21/1926 Gimme blues Dixie Washboard Band ; Shufflin' Sam Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W143220 10-in. 12/27/1926 Nobody but my baby University Six Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W143348 10-in. 1/25/1927 Gravier Street blues Clarence Williams’ Jazz Kings Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Columbia W143349 10-in. 1/25/1927 Candy lips Clarence Williams’ Jazz Kings Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 143446 10-in. 2/7/1927 Nobody but (My baby is getting my love) University Six ; Hal White Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W143612 10-in. 3/10/1927 Anywhere Sweetie goes (I'll be there) Dixie Washboard Band ; Shufflin' Sam Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, songwriter  
(Results 101-125 of 706 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, Clarence," accessed July 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103691.

Williams, Clarence. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103691.

"Williams, Clarence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 July 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103691

Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.