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Edith Wilson

Edith Wilson (September 2, 1896 – March 30, 1981) was an American blues singer and vaudeville performer.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 2nd, 1896 (Louisville), Died Chicago

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, leader, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-63371 10-in. 10/6/1930 My handy man ain't handy no more Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-63372 10-in. 10/6/1930 I'll get even with you Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-63645 10-in. 9/11/1930 Loving you the way I do Mileage Makers ; Bubber Miley ; Edith Wilson Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BVE-63646 10-in. 9/11/1930 The penalty of love Mileage Makers ; Bubber Miley ; Edith Wilson Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia 79983 10-in. 9/12/1921 Nervous blues Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 79989 10-in. 9/15/1921 Vampin' Liza Jane Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 79993 10-in. 9/23/1921 Old time blues Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80014 10-in. 9/29/1921 Frankie Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80111 10-in. 12/21/1921 I don't want nobody blues Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80112 10-in. 12/21/1921 The West Texas blues Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80150 10-in. 1/20/1922 Wicked blues Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, vocalist  
Columbia 80151 10-in. 1/20/1922 Birmingham blues Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, vocalist  
Columbia 80304 10-in. 4/11/1922 That thing called love Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, vocalist  
Columbia 80305 10-in. 4/11/1922 Stingaree blues Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, vocalist  
Columbia 80356 10-in. 5/19/1922 Mammy, I'm thinking of you Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80357 10-in. 5/19/1922 Take it 'cause it's all yours Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80382 10-in. 6/9/1922 He may be your man (but he comes to see me sometimes) Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80383 10-in. 6/9/1922 Rules and regulations "signed Razor Jim" Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80449 10-in. 7/13/1922 Lonesome mama blues Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80450 10-in. 7/13/1922 What do you care (what I do) Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80554 10-in. 9/18/1922 Evil blues Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80555 10-in. 9/18/1922 Pensacola blues Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80683 10-in. 11/22/1922 Dixie blues Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80684 10-in. 11/22/1922 He used to be your man but he's my man now Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80735 10-in. 12/16/1922 Memphis, Tennessee Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 80736 10-in. 12/16/1922 What did Deacon Mose do (when the lights went out) Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 81478 10-in. 1/12/1924 Daddy, change your mind Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, songwriter, leader  
Columbia 81479 10-in. 1/12/1924 I don't know and I don't care Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, vocalist  
Columbia 81831 10-in. 6/18/1924 How come you do me like you do? Alabama Joe ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar vocalist  
Columbia 81832 10-in. 6/18/1924 Muscle Shoals blues Alabama Joe ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar vocalist  
Columbia 81890 10-in. 7/29/1924 My right man Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano songwriter  
Columbia 140189 10-in. 12/17/1924 He's a mean, mean man Edith Wilson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band leader, vocalist  
Columbia 140190 10-in. 12/17/1924 Double crossin' papa Edith Wilson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band leader, vocalist  
Columbia W140415 10-in. 3/6/1925 It's gonna be a cold, cold winter "Doc" Straine ; Edith Wilson Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia W140416 10-in. 3/6/1925 There'll be some changes made "Doc" Straine ; Edith Wilson Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
OKeh W401821 10-in. 4/23/1929 Daddy, change your mind Tom Dorsey Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance quartet songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wilson, Edith," accessed August 11, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105534.

Wilson, Edith. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 11, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105534.

"Wilson, Edith." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 11 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105534

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