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Buster Bailey

William C. "Buster" Bailey (July 19, 1902 – April 12, 1967) was a jazz clarinetist.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 19th, 1902 (Memphis), Died Brooklyn

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1967

Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet, alto saxophone, saxophone, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 237 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-100360 10-in. 4/9/1936 I'm a fool for loving you Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-100361 10-in. 4/9/1936 Moonrise on the lowlands Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-100362 10-in. 4/9/1936 I'll always be in love with you Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-100363 10-in. 4/9/1936 Jangled nerves Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07864 10-in. 4/26/1937 On the sunny side of the street Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-07865 10-in. 4/26/1937 Rhythm, rhythm Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-07866 10-in. 4/26/1937 China stomp Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-07867 10-in. 4/26/1937 I know that you know Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-036534 10-in. 4/26/1939 Downright disgusted blues Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-036535 10-in. 4/26/1939 Corrine Corrini (Where've you been so long) Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-036536 10-in. 4/26/1939 I'm a real kinda papa (Lookin' for a real kinda girl) Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-036537 10-in. 4/26/1939 Jumpy nerves Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-036538 10-in. 4/26/1939 Casey Jones (The brave engineer) Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-036539 10-in. 4/26/1939 Boogie woogie Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-037729 10-in. 6/19/1939 Royal Garden blues Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-037730 10-in. 6/19/1939 Beale Street blues Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-037731 10-in. 6/19/1939 In the barrel Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-037732 10-in. 6/19/1939 Farewell blues Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-037733 10-in. 6/19/1939 Fare thee, my baby, fare-thee-well Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-037734 10-in. 6/19/1939 Limehouse blues Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-050856 10-in. 5/24/1940 Heavy traffic on Canal Street New Friends of Rhythm Jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-067978 10-in. 10/7/1941 Tweed me John Kirby Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-067979 10-in. 10/7/1941 Move over John Kirby Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-067980 10-in. 10/7/1941 Wondering where Buster Bailey ; John Kirby Orchestra ; Russell Procope ; Charlie Shavers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, clarinet, vocalist  
Victor BS-071900 10-in. 2/11/1942 Keep smilin' (Keep laughin', be happy) Buster Bailey ; John Kirby Orchestra ; Russell Procope ; Charlie Shavers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 237 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bailey, Buster," accessed October 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104696.

Bailey, Buster. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104696.

"Bailey, Buster." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104696

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