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Tiny Bradshaw

Myron Carlton "Tiny" Bradshaw (September 23, 1907 – November 26, 1958) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues bandleader, singer, composer, pianist, and drummer. His biggest hit was "Well Oh Well" in 1950, and the following year he recorded "The Train Kept A-Rollin'", important to the later development of rock and roll; he co-wrote and sang on both records.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 23rd, 1905 (Youngstown), Died November 26th, 1958 (Cincinnati)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, vocalist, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-063330 10-in. 4/3/1941 Jersey bounce Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-071919 10-in. 2/16/1942 Jersey bounce New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-073503 10-in. 3/4/1942 Jersey bounce Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-074093 10-in. 2/19/1942 Jersey bounce Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor MBS-092576 10-in. before 3/6/1951 Jersey bounce Pérez Prado Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Decca 38693 10-in. 9/19/1934 Shout, sister, shout Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 38694 10-in. 9/19/1934 Mister, will you serenade? Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 38695 10-in. 9/19/1934 The Darktown Strutters' Ball Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 38696 10-in. 9/19/1934 The Sheik of Araby Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 38785 10-in. 10/3/1934 Ol' man river Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 38786 10-in. 10/3/1934 I ain't got nobody Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 38787 10-in. 10/3/1934 I'm a ding dong Daddy Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 38788 10-in. 10/3/1934 She'll be coming round the mountain Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra vocalist, leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradshaw, Tiny," accessed December 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106059.

Bradshaw, Tiny. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106059.

"Bradshaw, Tiny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106059

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