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 251-255 of 255 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca C 9639 10-in. 1/9/1935 What's the matter with you Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9649 10-in. 1/15/1935 The prodigal's return Joe McCoy speaker  
Decca C 9650 10-in. 1/15/1935 If I be lifted up Joe McCoy speaker  
Decca C 9651 10-in. 1/15/1935 Don't need no doctor when I come to die Joe McCoy speaker  
Decca C 9652 10-in. 1/15/1935 That great love (He's so good to me) Joe McCoy speaker  
(Results 251-255 of 255 records)


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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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