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 201-225 of 255 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 90983 10-in. 11/13/1936 Hamfat swing The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90984 10-in. 11/13/1936 Who done it? The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90985 10-in. 11/13/1936 Growling dog The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91038 10-in. 12/12/1936 Keep it swingin' 'round and 'round The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91039 10-in. 12/12/1936 Ooh-wee babe The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91040 10-in. 12/12/1936 I don't want you loving me The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91041 10-in. 12/12/1936 She's a mellow mother for you The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91074 10-in. 1/14/1937 Hallelujah Joe ain't preachin' no more The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91075 10-in. 1/14/1937 What's my baby doin'? The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91076 10-in. 1/14/1937 It was red The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91123 10-in. 3/1/1937 I feel like going to town The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91124 10-in. 3/1/1937 I'm so glad The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91125 10-in. 3/1/1937 Jam jamboree (Jam sesh jam) The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91126 10-in. 3/1/1937 Down in shady lane The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91130 10-in. 3/12/1937 The dirty dozens Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91131 10-in. 3/12/1937 She brings me down Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91132 10-in. 3/12/1937 Take it easy greasy Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91133 10-in. 3/12/1937 Wet it Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91200 10-in. 4/28/1937 I'm cuttin' out The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91201 10-in. 4/28/1937 Hoodooin' woman The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91202 10-in. 4/28/1937 I love that The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91203 10-in. 4/28/1937 My old lady blues The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91244 10-in. 5/12/1937 Baby won't you tear my clothes The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91245 10-in. 5/12/1937 You drink too much The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91268 10-in. 5/21/1937 I'm Alabama bound The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 201-225 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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