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Curley Weaver

Curley James Weaver (March 25, 1906 – September 20, 1962) was an American blues musician, also known as Slim Gordon.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 25th, 1906 (Covington), Died September 20th, 1962 (Georgia)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W147304 10-in. 10/26/1928 Sweet Petunia Curley Weaver Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W147305 10-in. 10/26/1928 No no blues Curley Weaver Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W151086 10-in. 12/7/1930 I'm on my way down home Georgia Cotton Pickers Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W151087 10-in. 12/7/1930 Diddle-da-diddle Georgia Cotton Pickers Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W151105 10-in. 12/8/1930 She looks so good Georgia Cotton Pickers Male vocal solo and male vocal duet, with 2 guitars and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W151106 10-in. 12/8/1930 She's coming back some cold rainy day Georgia Cotton Pickers Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W405088 10-in. 11/2/1931 Baby boogie woogie Clarence Moore ; Curley Weaver Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
OKeh W405089 10-in. 11/2/1931 Wild cat kitten Clarence Moore ; Curley Weaver Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Decca C 9938 10-in. 4/23/1935 Tricks ain't walking no more-1 Curley Weaver vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9939 10-in. 4/23/1935 Sometime Mama Curley Weaver vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9940 10-in. 4/23/1935 Oh lawdy Mama-1 Curley Weaver vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9941 10-in. 4/23/1935 Two faced woman-1 Curley Weaver vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9942 10-in. 4/23/1935 Early morning blues-1 Curley Weaver vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9943 10-in. 4/23/1935 Fried pie blues-1 Curley Weaver vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9946 10-in. 4/23/1935 Bell Street blues-2 Blind Willie McTell instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9956 10-in. 4/25/1935 Cold Winter day-1 Blind Willie McTell instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9958 10-in. 4/25/1935 Cooling board blues-1 Blind Willie McTell instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Weaver, Curley," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103809.

Weaver, Curley. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103809.

"Weaver, Curley." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103809

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