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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 19, 1902 (Memphis), Died April 12, 1967 (Brooklyn)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1947

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

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 76-100 of 239 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 61936 10-in. 4/13/1937 I'm all out of breath Willie "The Lion" Smith and his Cubs instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 61937 10-in. 4/13/1937 I can see you all over the place Willie "The Lion" Smith and his Cubs instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 61945 10-in. 4/15/1937 Born to swing Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 61946 10-in. 4/15/1937 (I'm on a) Sit down strike for rhythm Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 61947 10-in. 4/15/1937 Bluer than blue Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 61948 10-in. 4/15/1937 I'm knockin' at the cabin door Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62172 10-in. 5/4/1937 Twilight in Turkey Stuff Smith and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62173 10-in. 5/4/1937 Where is the sun ? Stuff Smith and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62174 10-in. 5/4/1937 Upstairs Stuff Smith and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62175 10-in. 5/4/1937 Onyx Club spree Stuff Smith and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62372 10-in. 7/14/1937 Get acquainted with yourself Willie "The Lion" Smith and his Cubs instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62373 10-in. 7/14/1937 Knock wood Willie "The Lion" Smith and his Cubs instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62374 10-in. 7/14/1937 Peace, brother, peace Willie "The Lion" Smith and his Cubs instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62375 10-in. 7/14/1937 The old stamping ground Willie "The Lion" Smith and his Cubs instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62425 10-in. 7/20/1937 No need knockin' on the blind Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62442 10-in. 7/23/1937 Lindy hop Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62443 10-in. 7/23/1937 When I went back home Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62444 10-in. 7/23/1937 Let's call it love Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62445 10-in. 7/23/1937 You mean so much to me Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62593 10-in. 9/15/1937 Blues, why don't you let me alone? Willie "The Lion" Smith and his Cubs instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62594 10-in. 9/15/1937 I've got to think it over Willie "The Lion" Smith and his Cubs instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62595 10-in. 9/15/1937 Achin' hearted blues Willie "The Lion" Smith and his Cubs instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 62596 10-in. 9/15/1937 Honeymoonin' on a dime Willie "The Lion" Smith and his Cubs instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 63635 10-in. 4/21/1938 Let me feel it The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 63636 10-in. 4/21/1938 Little girl The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 76-100 of 239 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bailey, Buster," accessed January 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104696.

Bailey, Buster. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104696.

"Bailey, Buster." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 January 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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