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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 April 12th, 1967 (Brooklyn)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1967

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

Recordings (Results 126-150 of 237 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 64435 10-in. 8/11/1938 Don't you make me high Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64604 10-in. 9/9/1938 Safety locked up in my heart Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64605 10-in. 9/9/1938 Everything's wrong, ain't nothing right Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64606 10-in. 9/9/1938 Harlem on Saturday night Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64607 10-in. 9/9/1938 Knock-kneed Sal (on the mourner's bench) Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64708 10-in. 10/28/1938 Rehearsin' for a nervous breakdown John Kirby and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64709 10-in. 10/28/1938 From A flat to C John Kirby and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64710 10-in. 10/28/1938 Pastel blue (Blue dilemma) John Kirby and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64711 10-in. 10/28/1938 Undecided John Kirby and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64712 10-in. 10/28/1938 By the waters of Minnetonka John Kirby and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64767 10-in. 11/22/1938 I feel like lying in another woman's husband's arms Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64768 10-in. 11/22/1938 Give me some money Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64769 10-in. 11/22/1938 I got ways like the devil Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64770 10-in. 11/22/1938 That made him mad Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64909 1/20/1939 You must have been a beautiful baby Nat Gonella instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64910 1/20/1939 Just a kid named Joe Nat Gonella instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64911 1/20/1939 Jeepers creepers Nat Gonella instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 64912 1/20/1939 I must see Annie tonight Nat Gonella instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 65267 10-in. 3/24/1939 Do your duty Lether McGraw instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 65268 10-in. 3/24/1939 Low down dirty groundhog Lether McGraw instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 65269 10-in. 3/24/1939 New little girl, little girl-1 Lee Brown instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 65270 10-in. 3/24/1939 I can lay it on down-1 Lee Brown instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 65557 10-in. 5/9/1939 Betty and Dupree Teddy Grace instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 65558 10-in. 5/9/1939 Arkansas blues Teddy Grace instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 65559 10-in. 5/9/1939 Down home blues Teddy Grace instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 126-150 of 237 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bailey, Buster," accessed November 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104696.

Bailey, Buster. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104696.

"Bailey, Buster." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 November 2020.

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

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