Hezekiah Jenkins

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1883, Died January 1st, 1941

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, vocalist, guitar, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-69786 10-in. 11/18/1931 I got what it takes (But it breaks my heart to give it away) Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Columbia 140079 10-in. 10/3/1924 Hen pecked man Jenkins and Jenkins Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica composer, vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist  
Columbia 140080 10-in. 10/3/1924 Mouth organ blues Jenkins and Jenkins Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica composer, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W141026 10-in. 9/22/1925 Sister, it's too bad Jenkins and Jenkins Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with guitar and harmonica composer  
Columbia W141027 10-in. 9/22/1925 Fare thee well Jenkins and Jenkins Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with guitar composer  
Columbia W141033 10-in. 9/23/1925 Miss you Jenkins and Jenkins Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with guitar composer  
Columbia W141034 10-in. 9/23/1925 Conger blues Jenkins and Jenkins Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with guitar and harmonica composer  
Columbia W148533 10-in. 5/15/1929 I got what it takes (But it breaks my heart to give it away) Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quintet lyricist  
Columbia W151219 10-in. 1/16/1931 The panic is on Hezekiah Jenkins Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151220 10-in. 1/16/1931 Shout you cats Hezekiah Jenkins Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151221 10-in. 1/16/1931 Brother, it's too late now Hezekiah Jenkins ; L. McClain Vocal duet, with guitar composer, vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151222 10-in. 1/16/1931 I don't want nobody that don't want me Hezekiah Jenkins ; L. McClain Vocal duet, with guitar composer, vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W403046 10-in. 10/9/1929 I've got what it takes (It breaks my heart to give it away) Clarence Williams’ Washboard Band Jazz/dance ensemble, with female vocal solo lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jenkins, Hezekiah," accessed October 31, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106174.

Jenkins, Hezekiah. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106174.

"Jenkins, Hezekiah." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 31 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106174

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