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 126-150 of 255 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 62651 10-in. 10/6/1937 She wants to rattle me all the time Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62652 10-in. 10/6/1937 Plenty trouble on your hand Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62653 10-in. 10/6/1937 Gimme some of that yum yum yum Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62654 10-in. 10/6/1937 Hoodoo women Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62655 10-in. 10/6/1937 Mama's bad luck child Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62656 10-in. 10/6/1937 Mean baby blues Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62657 10-in. 10/6/1937 Tempo de bucket The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62658 10-in. 10/6/1937 You got the devil to pay The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62659 10-in. 10/6/1937 Time's a wastin' The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62660 10-in. 10/6/1937 Black gal you better use your head The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62661 10-in. 10/6/1937 Root hog or die The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62662 10-in. 10/6/1937 You got to be satisfied The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62663 10-in. 10/6/1937 Toodoe oo blues The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62664 10-in. 10/6/1937 Rampart and Gravier blues The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62665 10-in. 10/6/1937 What's on your mind? The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62674 10-in. 10/8/1937 Broken hearted blues The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63624 10-in. 4/20/1938 Don't start no stuff The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63635 10-in. 4/21/1938 Let me feel it The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63636 10-in. 4/21/1938 Little girl The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63637 10-in. 4/21/1938 I'd rather be with you The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63638 10-in. 4/21/1938 I'm in so much trouble now The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63639 10-in. 4/21/1938 I believe I'll make a change The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63640 10-in. 4/21/1938 It will never happen again Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63641 10-in. 4/21/1938 Trading old love for new Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63642 10-in. 4/21/1938 Stay on it Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 126-150 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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