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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 (Results 26-36 of 36 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-36 of 36 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wilson, Edith," accessed August 8, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105534.

Wilson, Edith. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 8, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105534.

"Wilson, Edith." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 8 August 2020.

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

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