Robert Lee McCollum (November 30, 1909 – November 5, 1967) was an American blues musician who played and recorded under the pseudonyms Robert Lee McCoy and Robert Nighthawk. He was the father of the blues musician Sam Carr. Nighthawk was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1983.
Birth and Death Data: Born November 30th, 1909 (Helena), Died November 5th, 1967 (Helena)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: harmonica, vocalist, composer, guitar
Notes: Birth name: Robert Lee McCollum. Many compositions credited as Robert Lee McCoy or R. L. McCoy.
Recordings (Results 51-56 of 56 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||93586||10-in.||3/12/1941||My little bit||Peetie Wheatstraw||instrumentalist, harmonica|
|Decca||93587||10-in.||3/12/1941||Seeing is believing||Peetie Wheatstraw||instrumentalist, harmonica|
|Decca||93588||10-in.||3/12/1941||The good Lawd' s children||Peetie Wheatstraw||instrumentalist, harmonica|
|Decca||93589||10-in.||3/12/1941||You got to tell me something||Peetie Wheatstraw||instrumentalist, harmonica|
|Decca||93590||10-in.||3/12/1941||Love me with attention||Peetie Wheatstraw||instrumentalist, harmonica|
|Decca||93591||10-in.||3/12/1941||I'm a little piece of leather||Peetie Wheatstraw||instrumentalist, harmonica|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nighthawk, Robert," accessed April 11, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105969.
Nighthawk, Robert. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 11, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105969.
"Nighthawk, Robert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 11 April 2021.
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