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Jaybird Coleman

Burl C. "Jaybird" Coleman (May 20, 1896 – January 28, 1950) was an American country blues harmonica player, vocalist, and guitarist. He was a popular musical attraction throughout Alabama and recorded several sides in the late 1920s and early 1930s.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 20th, 1896 (Gainesville), Died January 28th, 1950 (Tuskegee)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, harmonica

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W150360 10-in. 4/22/1930 Coffee grinder blues Jaybird Coleman Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Columbia W150361 10-in. 4/22/1930 Man trouble blues Jaybird Coleman Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, harmonica  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Coleman, Jaybird," accessed August 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105424.

Coleman, Jaybird. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105424.

"Coleman, Jaybird." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105424

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