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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

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Recordings (Results 151-175 of 239 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
Decca 65756 10-in. 6/8/1939 Come easy, go easy Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 65757 10-in. 6/8/1939 My blues is like whiskey Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 65758 10-in. 6/8/1939 The jive is here Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 65759 10-in. 6/8/1939 My downfall Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 65760 10-in. 6/8/1939 Hog-wild blues Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66104 10-in. 8/15/1939 Chirpin' the blues Alberta Hunter instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66105 10-in. 8/15/1939 Down-hearted blues Alberta Hunter instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66106 10-in. 8/15/1939 I'll see you go Alberta Hunter instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66107 10-in. 8/15/1939 Fine and mellow Alberta Hunter instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66108 10-in. 8/15/1939 Yelpin' blues Alberta Hunter instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66109 10-in. 8/15/1939 Someday sweetheart Alberta Hunter instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66245 10-in. 8/30/1939 You ain't had no blues Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66246 10-in. 8/30/1939 Marked woman Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66247 10-in. 8/30/1939 Midnight blues Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66248 10-in. 8/30/1939 Down in the dumps Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66764 10-in. 10/13/1939 Cheatin' on me Helen Proctor instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66765 10-in. 10/13/1939 Let's call it a day Helen Proctor instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66766 10-in. 10/13/1939 Take me along with you Helen Proctor instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 66767 10-in. 10/13/1939 Blues at midnight Helen Proctor instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 67091 10-in. 1/23/1940 I would do anything for you Hot Lips Page and his Band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 67092 10-in. 1/23/1940 I ain't got nobody Hot Lips Page and his Band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 67093 10-in. 1/23/1940 A porter's love song to a chambermaid Hot Lips Page and his Band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 67094 10-in. 1/23/1940 Gone with the gin Hot Lips Page and his Band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 151-175 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.

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

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