El Watson

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: harmonica, bones, composer, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39722 10-in. 7/28/1927 Two brothers are we Johnson Brothers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, bones  
Victor BVE-39724 10-in. 7/28/1927 A passing policeman Johnson Brothers Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, bones  
Victor BVE-39729 10-in. 7/28/1927 The soldier's poor little boy Johnson Brothers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-39731 10-in. 7/28/1927 I want to see my mother (Ten thousand miles away) Johnson Brothers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, bones  
Victor BVE-39732 10-in. 7/28/1927 Pot licker blues El Watson Harmonica solo, with guitar instrumentalist, harmonica, composer  
Victor BVE-39733 10-in. 7/28/1927 Narrow gauge blues El Watson Harmonica solo, with guitar instrumentalist, harmonica, composer  
Victor BVE-43952 10-in. 5/7/1928 El Watson's fox chase Robert Cooksey ; El Watson Harmonica duet instrumentalist, harmonica, composer  
Victor BVE-43953 10-in. 5/7/1928 Bay rum blues El Watson Harmonica solo, with bones instrumentalist, harmonica, bones, arranger  
Victor BVE-43954 10-in. 5/7/1928 Sweet bunch of daisies El Watson Harmonica solo, with bones instrumentalist, harmonica, arranger, bones  
Victor BVE-43955 10-in. 5/7/1928 One sock blues El Watson Harmonica solo, with bones instrumentalist, harmonica, bones, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Watson, El," accessed November 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104439.

Watson, El. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104439.

"Watson, El." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104439

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