Perry Bradford

Perry Bradford (February 14, 1893, Montgomery, Alabama – April 20, 1970, New York City) was an African-American composer, songwriter, and vaudeville performer.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 14th, 1893 (Montgomery), Died Queens

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, leader, piano, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, conductor, chimes

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 174 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-24826 10-in. 1/28/1921 Crazy blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-28234 10-in. 6/29/1923 Memphis, Tennessee Perry Bradford’s Jazz Phools ; Ethel Ridley Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, conductor  
Victor B-28235 10-in. 6/29/1923 If anybody here wants a real kind mamma (Here's your opportunity) Perry Bradford’s Jazz Phools ; Ethel Ridley Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor B-28294 10-in. 7/18/1923 I don't let no one man worry me Emma Lewis Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-57434 10-in. 11/20/1929 Your love is all that I crave Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-57730 10-in. 12/2/1929 Since I been born Virginia Four Male vocal quartet, with piano arranger  
Victor BRC-69026 10-in. 5/8/1931 It's right here for you Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor [Trial 1922-04-01-04] 10-in. 4/1/1922 Raisor Jim Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor [Trial 1923-04-19-03] 10-in. 4/19/1923 Deceitful blues Lena Wilson Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1923-06-13-01] 10-in. 6/13/1923 Here's your opportunity blues Ethel Ridley Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor [Trial 1923-06-13-02] 10-in. 6/13/1923 That thing called love Ethel Ridley Female vocal solo, with piano composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 79123 10-in. 4/14/1920 That thing called love Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 79629 10-in. 1/5/1921 Crazy blues Mary Stafford Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band lyricist, composer  
Columbia 79983 10-in. 9/12/1921 Nervous blues Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist, composer  
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 composer  
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 lyricist, composer  
Columbia 80014 10-in. 9/29/1921 Frankie Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80040 10-in. 10/28/1921 Unexpectedly Bert Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
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 composer, lyricist  
Columbia 80150 10-in. 1/20/1922 Wicked blues Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist, composer  
Columbia 80215 10-in. 2/23/1922 Moanful blues Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80304 10-in. 4/11/1922 That thing called love Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist  
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 lyricist, composer  
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 composer  
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 composer, lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 174 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradford, Perry," accessed August 12, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106081.

Bradford, Perry. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 12, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106081.

"Bradford, Perry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 12 August 2020.

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