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Chick Webb

William Henry "Chick" Webb (February 10, 1905 – June 16, 1939) was an American jazz and swing music drummer as well as a band leader.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 10th, 1905 (Baltimore), Died June 16th, 1939 (Baltimore)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums, leader, songwriter, composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 154 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-74822 10-in. 12/8/1932 I hate to leave you now Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with trumpet solo and male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-96568 10-in. 1/24/1936 Stompin' at the Savoy Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-101590 10-in. 5/11/1936 Stompin' at the Savoy Chicago Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-03514 10-in. 12/2/1936 Stompin' at the Savoy Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet composer  
Victor BS-04568 10-in. 2/4/1937 You showed me the way Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-06413 10-in. 3/18/1937 Cryin' mood Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-06849 10-in. 4/8/1937 Cryin' mood Clarence Williams’ Washboard Band ; William Cooley Washboard band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-07745 10-in. 4/9/1937 You showed me the way Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-07746 10-in. 4/9/1937 You showed me the way Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-023415 10-in. 5/23/1938 Heart of mine Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-026861 10-in. 9/12/1938 You can't be mine (And someone else's too) Gray Gordon ; Shirley Lane ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-028195 10-in. 11/3/1938 I found my yellow basket Shirley Brown ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor MS-031431 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately late Jan. 1939 Tea for two Chick Webb Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor MS-031432 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately late Jan. 1939 Crazy rhythm Chick Webb Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor MS-031433 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately late Jan. 1939 Blue skies Chick Webb Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-035568 10-in. 4/6/1939 Have mercy Frank Dailey ; Howard DuLany ; Stop and Go Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-036925 10-in. 5/9/1939 Chew-chew-chew Jeanne D'Arcy ; Johnny Messner ; Music Box Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-036962 10-in. 5/18/1939 Chew-chew-chew (Chew your bubble gum) Don Redman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BS-037124 10-in. 5/17/1939 Chew-chew-chew (Chew your bubble gum) Smoothies Mixed vocal trio, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Columbia W152658 10-in. 12/20/1933 On the sunny side of the street Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W152659 10-in. 12/20/1933 Darktown Strutters' Ball Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W152686 10-in. 1/15/1934 When dreams come true Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W152687 10-in. 1/15/1934 Get together Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Columbia W152733 10-in. 5/9/1934 I can't dance, I got ants in my pants Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra ; Taft Jordan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W152734 10-in. 5/9/1934 Imagination Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra ; Chuck Richards Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
(Results 1-25 of 154 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Webb, Chick," accessed December 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104445.

Webb, Chick. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104445.

"Webb, Chick." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 December 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104445

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