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Noble Sissle

Noble Lee Sissle (July 10, 1889 – December 17, 1975) was an American jazz composer, lyricist, bandleader, singer, and playwright, best known for the Broadway musical Shuffle Along (1921), and its hit song "I'm Just Wild About Harry".

Birth and Death Data: Born July 10, 1889 (Indianapolis), Died December 17, 1975 (Tampa)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, leader, lyricist, songwriter, composer

Notes: Described in Laird/Rust as a baritone.

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 85 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-27975 10-in. 5/25/1923 Waitin' for the evenin' mail (sitting on the inside, lookin' at the outside) Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27976 10-in. 5/25/1923 Down-hearted blues Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28383 10-in. 8/17/1923 Don't love me blues Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28387 10-in. 8/17/1923 Dear li'l pal Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29188 10-in. 1/8/1924 Sweet Henry (The pride of Tennessee) Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29189 10-in. 1/8/1924 Old fashioned love Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29585 10-in. 3/7/1924 Manda Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29586 10-in. 3/7/1924 Jassamine Lane Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29587 10-in. 3/7/1924 Dixie moon Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-30683 10-in. 8/27/1924 Manda Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano and cornet lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-30684 10-in. 8/27/1924 Fate is the slave of love Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano and cornet lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-72554 10-in. 5/9/1932 Hello, sweetheart, hello! Jack Denny ; Frank Luther ; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75978 10-in. 7/29/1933 Yeah man King's Jesters Vocal and instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D5VB-1064 10-in. 6/11/1945 That's the stuff ya gotta watch Tony Pastor ; Tony Pastor Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1920-04-09-03] Not documented 4/9/1920 Good night Angeline Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1920-04-09-04] Not documented 4/9/1920 Simply full of jazz Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1920-04-15-01] Not documented 4/15/1920 Affectionate Dan Florence Emory Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Trial 1920-04-15-02] Not documented 4/15/1920 Gee, I wish I had someone to rock me [in a cradle of love] Florence Emory Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Trial 1922-04-01-04] 10-in. 4/1/1922 Raisor Jim Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1922-04-25-01] Not documented 4/25/1922 Mirandy, that gal o'mine Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1923-05-17-03] 10-in. 5/17/1923 Low down blues Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1923-05-17-04] 10-in. 5/17/1923 Everybody struttin' now Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1923-05-17-05] 10-in. 5/17/1923 Honeysuckle time Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 78874 10-in. 12/20/1919 Good-night, Angeline Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 79919 10-in. 6/30/1921 Shuffle along Mary Stafford Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 85 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sissle, Noble," accessed December 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105510.

Sissle, Noble. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105510.

"Sissle, Noble." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 December 2023.

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