Perry Bradford (February 14, 1893, Montgomery, Alabama – April 20, 1970, New York City) was an African-American composer, songwriter, and vaudeville performer.
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Birth and Death Data: Born February 14, 1893 (Montgomery), Died April 20, 1970 (Queens)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1950
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, leader, piano, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, conductor, chimes
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Recordings (Results 126-150 of 175 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|OKeh||74055||10-in.||Mar. 1926||Pensacola blues||Louise Vant||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet||leader, instrumentalist, piano|
|OKeh||74056||10-in.||Mar. 1926||New crazy blues||Louise Vant||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet||composer, lyricist, leader, instrumentalist, piano|
|OKeh||74083||10-in.||Apr. 1926||I'll get even with you||Laura Smith||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet||leader, instrumentalist, piano|
|OKeh||74084||10-in.||Apr. 1926||If you don't like it||Laura Smith||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet||leader, instrumentalist, piano|
|OKeh||74164||10-in.||5/16/1926||So's your old man (How'd you get that way)||Perry Bradford and his Gang||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet||songwriter, leader|
|OKeh||74165||10-in.||5/16/1926||Just met a friend from my home town||Perry Bradford and his Gang||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist, vocalist, leader, composer|
|OKeh||74325||10-in.||Sept. 1926||Everybody mess around||Alberta Hunter||Female vocal solo, with trumpet and piano||composer, lyricist|
|OKeh||74333||10-in.||Sept. 1926||Don't forget to mess around||Alberta Hunter ; Perry Bradford's Mean Four||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet||leader|
|OKeh||74334||10-in.||Sept. 1926||Heebie jeebies||Alberta Hunter||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet||leader|
|OKeh||74428||10-in.||Nov. 1926||Original black bottom dance||Perry Bradford and his Gang||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist, vocalist, leader|
|OKeh||74429||10-in.||Nov. 1926||Kansas City blues||Perry Bradford ; Perry Bradford and his Gang||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter, vocalist, leader|
|OKeh||80001||10-in.||4/16/1926||So's your old man (How'd you get that way)||Perry Bradford||Male vocal solo||songwriter, vocalist|
|OKeh||80002||10-in.||4/16/1926||Just met a friend from my old home town||Perry Bradford||Male vocal solo||lyricist, composer, vocalist|
|OKeh||W80396||10-in.||2/5/1927||Crazy blues||Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist, composer|
|OKeh||W80401||10-in.||2/7/1927||Hateful blues||Laura Smith||Female vocal solo, with trumpet and piano||lyricist, composer|
|OKeh||W80429||10-in.||2/16/1927||All that I had is gone||Perry Bradford and his Gang||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader, lyricist, composer, vocalist|
|OKeh||W80430||10-in.||2/16/1927||Lucy Long||Perry Bradford and his Gang||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader, lyricist, composer, vocalist|
|OKeh||W80510||10-in.||3/9/1927||Home, cradle of happiness||Laura Smith||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet||leader|
|OKeh||W80511||10-in.||3/9/1927||If anybody here wants a real kind mama||Laura Smith||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet||leader|
|OKeh||W401308||10-in.||11/10/1928||It's right here for you||Tommy Dorsey||Trumpet solo, with guitar, string bass, harmonium, and drums||composer|
|OKeh||W401635||10-in.||2/21/1929||Put your mind right on it||Butterbeans & Susie||Female-male vocal duet, with piano||songwriter|
|OKeh||W401636||10-in.||2/21/1929||Get away from my window (Stay away from my door)||Butterbeans & Susie ; Eddie Heywood Sr.||Female-male vocal duet, with piano||composer|
|Brunswick||4856||10-in.||approximately Dec. 1920||Crazy blues||Benny Krueger’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||10994-10996||10-in.||7/3/1923||I’m gone, dat’s all||Hamtree Harrington||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Brunswick||E27534||10-in.||5/10/1928||Echoes of ole Dixie Land||Jubilee Glee Club ; Johnny Vigal||Male vocal solo and vocal chorus, with piano||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradford, Perry," accessed March 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106081.
Bradford, Perry. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106081.
"Bradford, Perry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 March 2023.
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Linked Open Data Sources
LCNAR: Bradford, Perry - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n89610807
Wikidata: Perry Bradford - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1797745
MusicBrainz: John Henry ‘Perry’ Bradford - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/8c9524a0-edaa-4251-a1aa-bb81d5dad85e
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