Clarence Woods

Clarence Homer Woods (June 19, 1888 – September 30, 1956) was an early and somewhat influential American ragtime composer.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1888 (Adams County), Died 1956 (Davenport)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-21296 10-in. 12/28/1917 The graveyard blues Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 77583 10-in. 12/17/1917 Graveyard blues Earl Fuller ; Rector Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick DAL683 10-in. Oct. 1928 Graveyard blues Sidney Smith Male vocal solo, with guitar songwriter  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Woods, Clarence," accessed August 5, 2021,

Woods, Clarence. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from

"Woods, Clarence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

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