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Noble Sissle

Noble Lee Sissle (July 10, 1889 – December 17, 1975) was an African-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 - 1938

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

Notes: Pseudonym for Noble Sissle. Described in Laird/Rust as a baritone.

Recordings (Results 76-83 of 83 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 63263 10-in. 2/10/1938 Viper mad Noble Sissle's Swingsters leader  
Decca 63264 10-in. 2/10/1938 Blackstick Noble Sissle's Swingsters leader  
Decca 63265 10-in. 2/10/1938 When the sun sets down South-1 Noble Sissle's Swingsters leader  
Decca 63266 10-in. 2/10/1938 Sweet patootie Noble Sissle's Swingsters leader  
Decca C 9295 10-in. 8/15/1934 Under the Creole moon Noble Sissle and his International Orchestra leader, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca C 9296 10-in. 8/15/1934 The old ark is moverin' Noble Sissle and his International Orchestra leader, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca C 9297 10-in. 8/15/1934 Loveless love Noble Sissle and his International Orchestra leader, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca C 9298 10-in. 8/15/1934 Polka dot rag Noble Sissle and his International Orchestra leader, vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 76-83 of 83 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sissle, Noble," accessed January 28, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105510.

Sissle, Noble. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 28, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105510.

"Sissle, Noble." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 28 January 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105510

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