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Buster Bailey

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

Birth and Death Data: Born July 19, 1902 (Memphis), Died April 12, 1967 (Brooklyn)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1967

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

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Recordings (Results 51-75 of 267 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh S-72959 10-in. 11/6/1924 Everybody loves my baby (But my baby don't love nobody but me) Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Eva Taylor Jazz/dance quintet, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
OKeh S-73204 10-in. 3/4/1925 Cast away Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Eva Taylor Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
OKeh S-73205 10-in. 3/4/1925 Papa de-da-da Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Eva Taylor Jazz/dance ensemble, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
OKeh 73686 10-in. 10/6/1925 Just wait 'til you see my baby do the Charleston Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Eva Taylor Jazz/dance sextet, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, soprano saxophone  
OKeh 73687 10-in. 10/6/1925 Living high (Sometimes) Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Eva Taylor Jazz/dance sextet, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, soprano saxophone  
OKeh 73694 10-in. 10/8/1925 Coal cart blues Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Eva Taylor Instrumental sextet, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
OKeh 73695 10-in. 10/8/1925 Santa Claus blues Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Eva Taylor Instrumental sextet, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
OKeh W81864 10-in. 11/25/1927 Yama Yama blues Clarence Williams’ Washboard Four Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, clarinet  
OKeh W81865 10-in. 11/25/1927 (Norfolk) Church Street sobbin' blues Clarence Williams’ Washboard Four Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Brunswick B21117 10-in. 5/11/1937 Sun showers Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Brunswick B21118 10-in. 5/11/1937 Yours and mine Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Brunswick B21119 10-in. 5/11/1937 I'll get by Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Brunswick B21120 10-in. 5/11/1937 Mean to me Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Brunswick B21217 10-in. 6/01/1937 Foolin' myself Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Brunswick B21218 10-in. 6/01/1937 Easy living Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Brunswick B21219 10-in. 6/01/1937 I'll never be the same Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Atlantic 1096 10-in. 01/09/1946 It might as well be spring Sarah Vaughan instrumentalist, clarinet  
Atlantic 1098 10-in. 01/09/1946 You go to my head Sarah Vaughan instrumentalist, clarinet  
Vocalion 20918 10-in. 4/01/1937 Where is the sun? Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Vocalion 20919 10-in. 4/01/1937 Let's call the whole thing off Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Vocalion 20920 10-in. 4/01/1937 They can't take that away from me Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Vocalion 20921 10-in. 4/01/1937 I don't know if I'm coming or going Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Vocalion 21686 10-in. 9/13/1937 Getting some fun out of life Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Vocalion 21687 10-in. 9/13/1937 Who wants love? Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Vocalion 21688 10-in. 9/13/1937 Trav'lin' all alone Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 51-75 of 267 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bailey, Buster," accessed June 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104696.

Bailey, Buster. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104696.

"Bailey, Buster." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 June 2024.

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

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