Lizzie Miles

Elizabeth Mary Landreaux (March 31, 1895 – March 17, 1963), known by the stage name Lizzie Miles, was an afro-Creole blues singer.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 31st, 1895 (New Orleans), Died March 17th, 1963 (New Orleans)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal, songwriter, composer, lyricist

Notes: Real name: Elizabeth Mary Pajaud (née Landreaux).

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-28025 10-in. 5/23/1923 You're always messin' 'round with my man Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-28297 10-in. 7/19/1923 Keep yourself together, sweet papa Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-28298 10-in. 7/19/1923 Cotton Belt blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-57761 10-in. 12/11/1929 I hate a man like you Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-57762 10-in. 12/11/1929 Don't tell me nothin' 'bout my man Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-58676 10-in. 2/27/1930 The man I got ain't the man I want Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-58677 10-in. 2/27/1930 Yellow dog gal blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-58678 10-in. 2/27/1930 Easy ridin' papa Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-58679 10-in. 2/27/1930 Done throwed the key away Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-59122 10-in. 1/27/1930 My man o' war Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-59123 10-in. 1/27/1930 Electrician blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-59124 10-in. 1/27/1930 Good time papa Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal, composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-59125 10-in. 1/27/1930 You ain't had no blues (Till some other woman takes your man) Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1922-02-02-06] 10-in. 2/2/1922 Dear old Southland Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1923-04-24-07] 10-in. 4/24/1923 Tishomingo blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 80986 10-in. 4/25/1923 Sweet smellin' mama Clarence Johnson ; Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 80987 10-in. 4/25/1923 Haitian blues Clarence Johnson ; Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano songwriter, vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 81029 10-in. 5/24/1923 Family trouble blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 81030 10-in. 5/24/1923 Triflin' man Clarence Johnson ; Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W146430 10-in. 6/12/1928 You're such a cruel papa to me Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W146431 10-in. 6/12/1928 My dif'rent kind of man Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W148465 10-in. 4/23/1929 Georgia gigolo Jasper Davis and his Orchestra ; Lizzie Miles Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W148468 10-in. 4/23/1929 It feels so good Jasper Davis and his Orchestra ; Lizzie Miles Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-70496 10-in. Feb. 1922 Muscle Shoals blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-70497 10-in. Feb. 1922 She walked right up and took my man away Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal, songwriter  
OKeh S-70534 10-in. Mar. 1922 Virginia blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-70535 10-in. Mar. 1922 State Street blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-70783 10-in. Aug. 1922 Wicked blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-70784 10-in. Aug. 1922 He may be your man, but he comes to see me sometimes Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-70866 10-in. Sept. 1922 Lonesome Monday morning blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-70867 10-in. Sept. 1922 Please don't tickle me, babe Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-70936 10-in. Oct. 1922 Hot lips Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-70937 10-in. Oct. 1922 Take it, 'cause it's all yours Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-71249 10-in. Feb. 1923 Yellow dog blues Lizzie Miles ; Ricketts' Stars Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-71250 10-in. Feb. 1923 The Black Bottom blues Lizzie Miles ; Ricketts' Stars Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-71251 10-in. Feb. 1923 He used to be your man but he's my man now Lizzie Miles ; Ricketts' Stars Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-71254 10-in. Feb. 1923 Sweet smellin' mama Lizzie Miles ; Ricketts' Stars Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-71255 10-in. Feb. 1923 The Trixie blues Lizzie Miles ; Ricketts' Stars Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W80644 10-in. 3/18/1927 Slow up, papa Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with violin and cornet vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W80645 10-in. 3/18/1927 Grievin' mama blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with violin and cornet vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick 10856-10858 10-in. 6/18/1923 My pillow and me Lizzie Miles ; Spencer Williams Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick 10862-10864 10-in. 6/18/1923 Black man (Be on yo’ way) Lizzie Miles ; Spencer Williams Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick 10868-10870 10-in. 6/18/1923 Low-down papa Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick 10874-10876 10-in. 6/18/1923 She walked right up and took my man away Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal, songwriter  
Edison 9163 10-in. 9/14/1923 She walked right up and took my man away Ellen Coleman Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Miles, Lizzie," accessed November 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106415.

Miles, Lizzie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106415.

"Miles, Lizzie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106415

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