Kansas Joe

Wilbur "Kansas Joe" McCoy (May 11, 1905 – January 28, 1950) was an American Delta blues singer, musician and songwriter.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 11, 1905 (Jackson), Died January 28, 1950 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, composer, imitation bass (tub-bass), leader, speaker, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 226-250 of 255 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 91269 10-in. 5/21/1937 Empty bed blues The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91301 10-in. 10/27/1937 We gonna move Palooka Washboard Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91302 10-in. 10/27/1937 Backdoor Palooka Washboard Band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91303 10-in. 10/27/1937 You done tore your pants with me Palooka Washboard Band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91304 10-in. 10/27/1937 Save me some Palooka Washboard Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91552 10-in. 10/21/1938 Stomp it out gate Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91553 10-in. 10/21/1938 The candy man Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91554 10-in. 10/21/1938 Oh rider Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91555 10-in. 10/21/1938 Stay away from my door Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91556 10-in. 10/21/1938 All on account of you Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9289 10-in. 8/13/1934 I got to have a little more Mississippi Mudder [i.e. Joe McCoy] vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9290 10-in. 8/13/1934 Someday I'll be in the clay Mississippi Mudder [i.e. Joe McCoy] vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9299 10-in. 8/16/1934 Evil devil woman blues Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9300 10-in. 8/16/1934 Going back home blues Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9301 10-in. 8/16/1934 Meat cutter blues Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9302 10-in. 8/16/1934 Baltimore blues Charlie McCoy instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9380 10-in. 8/24/1934 You got to move, part 1 Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9389 10-in. 8/31/1934 You got to move, part 2 Memphis Minnie vocalist  
Decca C 9402 10-in. 9/6/1934 Hole in the wall Memphis Minnie vocalist  
Decca C 9407 10-in. 9/6/1934 Give it to me in my hand Memphis Minnie vocalist  
Decca C 9426 10-in. 9/10/1934 Squad it Memphis Minnie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9427 10-in. 9/10/1934 Moaning the blues Memphis Minnie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9634 10-in. 1/9/1935 Please baby Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9635 10-in. 1/9/1935 One in a hundred Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9638 10-in. 1/9/1935 One more greasing Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 226-250 of 255 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kansas Joe," accessed August 17, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106298.

Kansas Joe. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 17, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106298.

"Kansas Joe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 17 August 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106298

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