Alfred Elkins

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: imitation bass (tub-bass), string bass, baritone vocal, songwriter, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 115 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-044965 10-in. 5/9/1940 Mississippi fire blues Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass), vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-044966 10-in. 5/9/1940 Natchez Mississippi blues Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass), vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-044967 10-in. 5/9/1940 Oh! Mabel, oh! Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass), vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Victor BS-044968 10-in. 5/9/1940 It can happen to you Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-049097 10-in. 4/11/1940 Laughing at life Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass), vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-049098 10-in. 4/11/1940 Linda Brown Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass), vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Victor BS-049099 10-in. 4/11/1940 Cotton blossom blues Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass), vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-049100 10-in. 4/11/1940 Low down gal blues Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass), vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-064630 10-in. 7/30/1941 She's young and wild Willie "61" Blackwell Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation tub bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064631 10-in. 7/3/1941 Noiseless motor blues Willie "61" Blackwell Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation tub bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064632 10-in. 7/3/1941 Don't misuse me, baby Willie "61" Blackwell Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation tub bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064633 10-in. 7/3/1941 Bald eagle blues Willie "61" Blackwell Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation tub bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064634 10-in. 7/3/1941 Four o'clock flower blues Willie "61" Blackwell Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation tub bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064635 10-in. 7/3/1941 Chalk my toy Willie "61" Blackwell Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation tub bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064636 10-in. 7/3/1941 Machine gun blues Willie "61" Blackwell Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation tub bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064637 10-in. 7/3/1941 Rampaw Street blues Willie "61" Blackwell Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation tub bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064638 10-in. 7/30/1941 Black spider blues Robert Lockwood Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064639 10-in. 7/30/1941 I'm gonna train my baby Robert Lockwood Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064640 10-in. 7/30/1941 Little Boy Blue Robert Lockwood Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064641 10-in. 7/30/1941 Take a little walk with me Robert Lockwood Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064650 10-in. 8/1/1941 Every dog must have his day Walter Vinson Male vocal solo, with harmonica, guitar, and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064651 10-in. 8/1/1941 You know what you promised me Walter Vinson Male vocal solo, with harmonica, guitar, and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064652 10-in. 8/1/1941 Gulf Coast Bay Walter Vinson Male vocal solo, with harmonica, guitar, and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064653 10-in. 8/1/1941 Rosa Lee blues Walter Vinson Male vocal solo, with harmonica, guitar, and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064654 10-in. 8/1/1941 Can't get a word in edgeways Walter Vinson Male vocal solo, with harmonica, guitar, and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
(Results 1-25 of 115 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Elkins, Alfred," accessed March 7, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106493.

Elkins, Alfred. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 7, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106493.

"Elkins, Alfred." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 7 March 2021.

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