Rufus Quillian

Birth and Death Data: Born February 2nd, 1900, Died January 31st, 1946

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, piano, composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W150362 10-in. 4/23/1930 Keep it clean Ben Quillian ; Rufus Quillian Male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with guitar and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W150363 10-in. 4/23/1930 Good right on Ben Quillian ; Rufus Quillian Male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with guitar and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W151088 10-in. 12/7/1930 Working it slow Ben Quillian ; Rufus Quillian Male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W151089 10-in. 12/7/1930 I got everything Ben Quillian ; Rufus Quillian Male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W151090 10-in. 12/7/1930 Satisfaction blues Ben Quillian ; Rufus Quillian Male vocal solo and male vocal trio ("blues singers"), with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W151091 10-in. 12/7/1930 It's dirty but good Ben Quillian ; Rufus Quillian Male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W151994 10-in. 10/31/1931 Holy roll James McCravy ; Ben Quillian ; Rufus Quillian Male vocal trio, with piano instrumentalist, piano, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Columbia W151995 10-in. 10/31/1931 House rent drag James McCravy ; Ben Quillian ; Rufus Quillian Male vocal trio, with piano instrumentalist, piano, vocalist, composer  
Columbia W151996 10-in. 10/31/1931 Wigglin' that thing James McCravy ; Ben Quillian ; Rufus Quillian Male vocal trio, with piano instrumentalist, piano, vocalist, composer  
Columbia W151997 10-in. 10/31/1931 Workin' it fast James McCravy ; Ben Quillian ; Rufus Quillian Male vocal trio, with piano instrumentalist, piano, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Columbia W151998 10-in. 10/31/1931 Shove it up in there James McCravy ; Rufus Quillian Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer, lyricist  
Columbia W151999 10-in. 10/31/1931 Loose me from this woman James McCravy ; Rufus Quillian Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer, lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Quillian, Rufus," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104661.

Quillian, Rufus. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104661.

"Quillian, Rufus." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104661

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