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 (Results 26-45 of 45 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-45 of 45 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Miles, Lizzie," accessed November 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106415.

Miles, Lizzie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106415.

"Miles, Lizzie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 November 2020.

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