Image Source: Wikipedia

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

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

Recordings (Results 76-100 of 265 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Vocalion 22922 10-in. 5/11/1938 The moon looks down and laughs Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Vocalion 22923 10-in. 5/11/1938 If I were you Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Vocalion 22924 10-in. 5/11/1938 Forget if you can Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Vocalion 23151 10-in. 6/23/1938 Having myself a time Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Vocalion 23152 10-in. 6/23/1938 Says my heart Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Vocalion 23153 10-in. 6/23/1938 I wish I had you Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Vocalion 23154 10-in. 6/23/1938 I'm gonna lock my heart (and throw away the key) Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 38598 10-in. 9/11/1934 Limehouse blues-1, 5 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38599 10-in. 9/11/1934 Shanghai shuffle-2, 3 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38600 10-in. 9/11/1934 Big John special-3, 4 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38601 10-in. 9/11/1934 Happy as the day is long-3, 5 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38602 10-in. 9/12/1934 Tidal wave-1, 4 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38603 10-in. 9/12/1934 Down South camp meeting-1, 2 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38604 10-in. 9/12/1934 Wrappin' it up-2, 3 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38605 10-in. 9/12/1934 Memphis blues-3 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38723 10-in. 9/25/1934 Wild party-1, 5 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38724 10-in. 9/25/1934 Rug cutter's swing-1, 2, 4 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 38725 10-in. 9/25/1934 Hotter than 'ell-1, 4 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 38728 10-in. 9/25/1934 Liza-1, 3 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 39217 10-in. 1/2/1935 It's unbelievable Bob Howard Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 39218 10-in. 1/2/1935 Whisper sweet Bob Howard Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 39219 10-in. 1/2/1935 Throwin' stones at the sun Bob Howard Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 39220 10-in. 1/2/1935 You fit into the picture Bob Howard Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 61934 10-in. 4/13/1937 The swampland is calling me Willie "The Lion" Smith and his Cubs instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 61935 10-in. 4/13/1937 More than that Willie "The Lion" Smith and his Cubs instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 76-100 of 265 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bailey, Buster," accessed March 2, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104696.

Bailey, Buster. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 2, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104696.

"Bailey, Buster." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 2 March 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.