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Billy Golden

William B. Shires (June 9, 1858 – January 29, 1926), who performed and recorded as Billy Golden, was an American blackface comic and singer who was a popular recording artist between the 1890s and the 1910s.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 9, 1858, Died January 29, 1926

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1895 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, speaker, author, performer, composer, whistling, lyricist

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 403 7-in. 11/18/1896 The mocking bird Artists vary Whistling solo vocalist, whistling  
Berliner 419 7-in. Before Sept. 1897 Yodel duet Chalfant ; Billy Golden Male vocal duet (yodeling) vocalist  
Berliner 423 7-in. 3/6/1897 Laughing Billy Golden ; George Graham Male vocal duet vocalist  
Berliner 635 7-in. 8/24/1895 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Male vocal solo speaker  
Berliner 670 7-in. 3/8/1897 Virginia campmeeting Artists vary Comic dialogue; with male vocal duet (3/8/1897 take) speaker  
Berliner 725 7-in. 1/25/1896 Roll on de ground Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Berliner 726 7-in. 12/19/1896 Turkey in de straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Berliner 727 7-in. 11/4/1895 Bye bye ma honey Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Berliner 728 7-in. Before Apr. 1899 Uncle Jefferson Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Berliner 729 7-in. 12/19/1896 Mixed ale party Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Berliner 730 7-in. 12/19/1896 The wedding ober de hill Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Berliner 731 7-in. 4/16/1897 Hot time medley Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Berliner 732 7-in. 6/22/1897 Negro oddity Billy Golden ; George Graham Comic dialogue speaker  
Berliner 0539 7-in. 9/27/1899 Roll on de ground Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Berliner 0541 7-in. 9/27/1899 Turkey in de straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Berliner 0542 7-in. 9/27/1899 Yaller gal Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Berliner 0543 7-in. 9/27/1899 Bye bye ma honey Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Berliner 0544 7-in. 9/27/1899 Hot time medley Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Berliner 0545 7-in. 9/27/1899 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Monologue speaker  
Berliner 0546 7-in. 9/27/1899 The wedding o'er the hill Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Berliner 0775 7-in. 12/1/1899 Uncle Jefferson Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]65 7-in. 1/9/1901 Turkey in de straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]65 10-in. 10/31/1901 Turkey in de straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]68 7-in. 6/9/1900 Bye bye, ma honey Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]68 10-in. 10/31/1901 Bye, bye, ma honey Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]616 7-in. 1/9/1901 Roll on the ground Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]616 10-in. 10/31/1901 Roll on de ground Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]617 7-in. 1/9/1901 Crap shooting Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]617 10-in. 10/31/1901 Crap shooting Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]618 7-in. 1/9/1901 The mocking bird Billy Golden Whistling solo vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]618 10-in. 10/31/1901 The mocking bird Billy Golden Whistling solo vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]619 7-in. 1/9/1901 The wedding o'er the hill Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]619 10-in. 10/31/1901 The weddin' o'er the hill Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]620 7-in. 1/9/1901 Laughing song, 'Yaller girl' Arthur Collins ; Billy Golden Male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]620 10-in. 10/31/1901 Yaller gal (Laughing song) Arthur Collins ; Billy Golden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]621 7-in. 1/9/1901 Uncle Jefferson Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]621 10-in. 10/31/1901 Uncle Jefferson Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]622 7-in. 1/9/1901 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Monologue speaker, author  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]622 10-in. 10/31/1901 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Male vocal solo author, speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1946 7-in. 2/6/1903 'The mocking bird' medley Spencer Trio Male vocal trio, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1946 10-in. 2/6/1903 'The mocking bird' medley Spencer Trio Male vocal trio, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1947 7-in. 2/6/1903 Alpine specialty Spencer Trio Male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1947 10-in. 2/6/1903 Alpine specialty Spencer Trio Male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1948 7-in. 2/6/1903 In front of the old cabin door Spencer Trio Male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1948 10-in. 2/6/1903 In front of the old cabin door Spencer Trio Male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor A-376 7-in. 9/1/1903 Turkey in the straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor B-376 10-in. 9/1/1903 Turkey in de straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor A-377 7-in. 9/1/1903 Roll on the ground Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor B-377 10-in. 9/1/1903 Roll on the ground Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor A-378 7-in. 9/1/1903 The mocking bird Billy Golden Male vocal solo, unaccompanied vocalist, whistling  
Victor A-379 7-in. 9/1/1903 The wedding o'er the hill Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor B-379 10-in. 9/1/1903 The wedding o'er the hill Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor A-380 7-in. 9/1/1903 Uncle Jefferson Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor B-380 10-in. 9/1/1903 Uncle Jefferson Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor A-381 7-in. 9/1/1903 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Monologue, unaccompanied speaker, author  
Victor B-381 10-in. 9/1/1903 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Monologue, unaccompanied author, speaker  
Victor A-1705 7-in. 9/26/1904 "Mocking bird" medley Spencer Trio Male vocal trio, with piano vocalist  
Victor B-1705 10-in. 9/26/1904 Mocking bird medley Spencer Trio Male vocal trio, with piano vocalist  
Victor B-1706 10-in. 9/26/1904 Alpine specialty Spencer Trio Male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor A-1706 7-in. 9/26/1904 Alpine specialty Spencer Trio Male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor A-1707 7-in. 9/26/1904 In front of the old cabin door Spencer Trio Male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor B-1707 10-in. 9/26/1904 In front of the old cabin door Spencer Trio Male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor B-1711 10-in. 9/27/1904 Amateur night on the Bowery Spencer Trio Descriptive scene, with male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor A-2543 7-in. 5/10/1905 Turkey in de straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor E-2543 8-in. 9/25/1906 Turkey in de straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor B-2543 10-in. 5/10/1905 Turkey in de straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor B-2544 10-in. 5/10/1905 Roll on the ground Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor B-2545 10-in. 5/10/1905 Yaller gal Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor E-2545 8-in. 9/25/1906 Yaller gal Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor B-3832 10-in. 9/25/1906 Bye, bye, ma honey Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor E-3832 8-in. 9/25/1906 Bye, bye, ma honey Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor B-3834 10-in. 9/25/1906 Sisseretta's visit to the North Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist, composer  
Victor E-3834 8-in. 9/25/1906 Sisseretta's visit to the North Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist, composer  
Victor B-6615 10-in. 11/24/1908 Shipmates Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and male vocal duet, with orchestra performer, author  
Victor B-6622 10-in. 11/28/1908 The liars, or My uncle's farm Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and male vocal duet, with orchestra performer  
Victor B-8985 10-in. 5/24/1910 Epitaphs, or Two darkies in a cemetery Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and male vocal duet, with orchestra performer, author  
Victor B-8986 10-in. 5/24/1910 Turkey specialty Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and male vocal solo, with orchestra performer  
Victor B-9099 10-in. 6/21/1910 Darky school days Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and male vocal duet, with orchestra performer, author  
Victor B-9121 10-in. 6/21/1910 Jinin' the church Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and vocal(?), with orchestra performer, author  
Victor B-9126 10-in. 6/23/1910 Bear's oil Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and vocal(?), with orchestra performer, author  
Victor B-9127 10-in. 7/23/1910 Down in Turkey Hollow Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and vocal(?), with orchestra performer, author  
Victor B-9357 10-in. 8/18/1910 The colored doctors Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and vocal(?), with orchestra performer, author  
Victor C-10933 12-in. 9/7/1911 Whistling Pete Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Minstrels performer, author  
Victor B-10934 10-in. 9/7/1911 Aunt Mandy Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and vocal, with orchestra performer, author  
Victor C-10935 12-in. 9/7/1911 Working on the farm Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue, unaccompanied speaker, author  
Victor B-10936 10-in. 9/7/1911 Darktown poets Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor B-11196 10-in. 11/7/1911 That minstrel man Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and vocal(?) performer, author  
Victor C-11196 12-in. 11/7/1911 That minstrel man Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and vocal(?) performer, author  
Victor B-11463 10-in. 1/17/1912 Matrimonial troubles Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and vocal(?), with orchestra performer, author  
Victor C-11464 12-in. 1/17/1912 Jimmie Trigger, or The military hero Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and vocal(?), with orchestra performer  
Victor C-12678 12-in. 12/6/1912 Unlucky Mose Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor B-12679 10-in. 12/6/1912 The darktown editors Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue, with orchestra speaker, author  
Victor C-12902 12-in. 2/11/1913 The rival salesmen Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor C-12903 12-in. 2/11/1913 Clamy Green Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and vocal(?), with orchestra performer, author  
Victor B-14913 10-in. 5/29/1914 Gwine back to Arkansas Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and vocal, with orchestra performer, author  
Victor B-14914 10-in. 5/29/1914 The servant girls Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and vocal, with orchestra performer, author  
Victor C-14915 12-in. 5/29/1914 Jimmy Trigger returns from the war Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue and song, with bugle, drum, and piccolo performer, author  
Victor C-16666 12-in. 10/14/1915 Curiosity hunt Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue and male vocal duet, with banjo performer  
Victor C-16682 12-in. 10/20/1915 Henry attempts suicide Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue and male vocal duet, with banjo performer  
Victor C-16683 12-in. 10/20/1915 The insect powder agent Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue and male vocal duet, with banjo speaker  
Victor C-17272 12-in. 3/8/1916 Matrimonial difficulties Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue, with banjo speaker  
Victor C-17273 12-in. 3/8/1916 A love-sick darky Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue, with banjo speaker  
Victor C-18124 12-in. 7/17/1916 The hospital patients Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor C-18125 12-in. 7/17/1916 The liars' contest Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue, with banjo speaker  
Victor C-18938 12-in. 12/28/1916 The darky waiters Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue, with banjo speaker  
Victor C-18939 12-in. 12/28/1916 A darky's oration on women Golden and Marlowe Comic monologue[?], with banjo speaker  
Victor C-19889 12-in. 5/24/1917 A trip to paradise Golden and Heins Comic dialogue, with banjo speaker  
Victor C-19890 12-in. 5/24/1917 The death of Towser Golden and Heins Comic dialogue, with banjo speaker  
Victor C-20646 12-in. 9/7/1917 In a bird store Billy Golden ; Billy Heins Comic dialogue, with bird imitations performer, author  
Victor C-20647 12-in. 9/7/1917 Up for sentence Billy Golden ; Billy Heins Comic dialogue author, speaker  
Victor B-21929 10-in. 5/22/1918 The colored recruits Golden and Heins Comic dialogue, with banjo speaker  
Victor B-21930 10-in. 5/22/1918 Good and bad Golden and Heins Comic dialogue, with banjo or orchestra speaker  
Victor B-21999 10-in. 6/24/1918 The darktown editors Golden and Heins Comic dialogue, with orchestra speaker  
Victor B-22450 10-in. 12/6/1918 Would-be recruits Golden and Heins Comic dialogue, with bugle, drum, and piccolo speaker  
Victor B-22451 10-in. 12/6/1918 Sniping 'possum Golden and Heins Comic dialogue, with banjo speaker  
Victor B-22471 10-in. 12/16/1918 Stingy coon Golden and Heins Comic dialogue and male vocal duet, with orchestra performer  
Victor B-22472 10-in. 12/16/1918 The liars, or My uncle's farm Golden and Heins Comic dialogue and male vocal duet performer, author  
Victor [Trial 1914-12-09-02] Not documented 12/9/1914 The insect powder agent Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue and male vocal duet, with banjo performer  
Columbia 648 10-in. ca. 1902 Alpine specialty Spencer Trio Male vocal trio, with yodeling and piano vocalist  
Columbia 653 7-in. ca. 1902 The mocking bird medley Spencer Trio Male vocal trio, with whistling vocalist, whistling  
Columbia 653 10-in. ca. 1902 The mocking bird medley Spencer Trio Male vocal trio, with whistling vocalist, whistling  
Columbia 1101 7-in. ca. 1903-Oct. 1905 Turkey in the straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Columbia 1101 10-in. ca. 1903 Turkey in the straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Columbia 1102 7-in. ca. 1903 Bye-bye, ma honey, I'm gone Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Columbia 1102 10-in. ca. 1903 Bye-bye, ma honey, I'm gone Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Columbia 1103 7-in. approximately 1903 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Monologue, with piano author, speaker  
Columbia 1103 10-in. approximately 1903 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Monologue, with piano author, speaker  
Columbia 1105 7-in. ca. 1903 Roll on the ground Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, composer  
Columbia 1105 10-in. ca. 1903-1908 Roll on the ground Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, composer  
Columbia 1108 7-in. ca. 1903-Oct. 1905 Uncle Jefferson Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Columbia 1108 10-in. ca. 1903-1908 Uncle Jefferson Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Columbia 1109D 7-in. ca. 1903 An evening with the minstrels Minstrels [Columbia Records group] Minstrels : Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 3581 10-in. ca. Late 1906-Feb. 1907 Sisseretta's visit to the North Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, composer  
Columbia 19565 10-in. 9/15/1911 Darktown poets Golden & Hughes Comic dialogue author, speaker  
Columbia 19892 10-in. 5/21/1912 Jimmy Trigger, or the boy hero Golden & Hughes Comic dialogue author, speaker  
Columbia 38214 10-in. 8/23/1912 Whistling Pete Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue, with whistling solo and orchestra author, speaker  
Columbia 38215 10-in. 8/23/1912 Turkey in de straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 39420 10-in. 5/28/1914 Jimmy Trigger's return from Mexico Golden & Hughes Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Columbia 46381 10-in. 2/7/1916 Marriage difficulties Billy Golden ; James Marlowe Comic dialogue speaker  
Columbia 46937 10-in. 7/21/1916 The hospital patient Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Columbia 47196 10-in. 11/27/1916 Coon waiters Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue speaker  
Columbia 47264 10-in. 1/3/1917 Darky's oration on women Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue, with banjo author, speaker  
Columbia 77166 10-in. 6/18/1917 A trip to heaven Golden and Heins Comic scene speaker, author  
Columbia 77167 10-in. 6/18/1917 Towser is dead Golden and Heins Comic scene speaker, author  
Columbia 77363 10-in. 9/21/1917 In a bird store Golden and Heins Comic scene, with bird imitations author, speaker  
Columbia 77364 10-in. 9/21/1917 Up for sentence Golden and Heins Comic scene speaker  
Columbia 77655 10-in. 1/31/1918 The colored recruit Golden and Heins Comic dialogue, with male vocal solo speaker  
Columbia 78090 10-in. 10/1/1918 Sniping possum Golden and Heins Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Columbia 78177 10-in. 11/18/1918 Turkey in de straw Golden and Heins Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 78412 10-in. 4/30/1919 Fishing and drinking Golden & Hughes Comic dialogue, with vocal solo and orchestra speaker  
Columbia 78416 10-in. 5/3/1919 Back home on the farm Golden & Hughes Comic dialogue author, speaker  
Columbia 78417 10-in. 5/3/1919 The colored doctors Golden & Hughes Comic dialogue author, speaker  
Columbia 78603 10-in. 7/28/1919 Darkey's oration on women Golden & Hughes Comic dialogue, with banjo author, speaker  
Columbia 78604 10-in. 7/28/1919 The hospital patient Golden & Hughes Comic scene author, speaker  
Columbia 78729 10-in. 10/10/1919 A matrimonial mix-up Golden & Hughes Comic scene, with orchestra speaker  
Columbia 78731 10-in. 10/10/1919 The bell boys Golden & Hughes Comic scene, unaccompanied author, speaker  
Columbia 79186 10-in. 5/19/1920 The last will of John Barleycorn Golden & Hughes Comic scene speaker, author  
Columbia 79187 10-in. 5/19/1920 Who stole the chickens? Golden & Hughes Comic scene speaker, author  
Columbia 79574 10-in. 12/14/1920 The mocking bird Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 79642 10-in. 1/18/1921 Turkey in the straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 30041 12-in. 10/6/1906 Turkey in the straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 30183 12-in. 10/26/1908 Shipmates Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Dialogue, with piano speaker, author  
Columbia 30405 12-in. 3/26/1910 My uncle's farm Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue, with orchestra speaker  
Columbia 30406 12-in. 3/26/1910 Darkies' schooldays Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue, with orchestra speaker  
Columbia 30850 12-in. 9/18/1911 Working on the farm Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Columbia 36848 12-in. 12/23/1913 Unlucky Mose Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue speaker  
Columbia 36849 12-in. 12/23/1913 Clammy green Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 36982 12-in. 5/26/1914 I'se gwine back to Arkansaw Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue speaker  
Columbia 37148 12-in. ca. 1915 Insect powder agent Billy Golden ; Jim Marlowe Comic dialogue speaker  
Columbia 37418 12-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1915 The curio seekers Billy Golden ; Jim Marlowe Comic dialogue speaker  
Columbia 37454 12-in. 10/29/1915 A coon's attempted suicide Billy Golden ; Jim Marlowe Comic dialogue speaker  
Columbia 48658 12-in. 3/25/1916 A love sick coon Billy Golden ; Jim Marlowe Comic dialogue speaker  
OKeh 163 10-in. ca. June 1918 Scheme to enter heaven Golden and Heins Comic dialogue speaker  
OKeh 164 10-in. approximately June 1918 The colored recruit Golden and Heins Comic dialogue speaker, author  
OKeh 403 10-in. ca. Oct. 1918 She's mine, mine, mine Golden and Heins Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
OKeh 404 10-in. ca. Oct. 1918 Good and bad Golden and Heins Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
OKeh S-7099 10-in. ca. Dec. 1919 The bell boys Billy Golden ; William Hughes Comic dialogue speaker, author  
OKeh S-7100 10-in. ca. Dec. 1919 Back home on the farm Golden & Hughes Comic dialogue speaker, author  
OKeh S-7678 10-in. Nov. 1920 Turkey in the straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, composer  
OKeh S-7694 10-in. Nov. 1920 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Monologue speaker, author  
Brunswick 347 10-in. approximately late 1916 Matrimonial difficulties Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue speaker  
Brunswick 348 10-in. approximately late 1916 Curiosity hunters Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue speaker  
Brunswick 550 10-in. approximately early 1917 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Monologue speaker, author  
Brunswick 5124 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Henry's attempt at suicide Billy Golden ; Billy Heins Comic dialogue speaker, composer  
Brunswick 5128 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Comic monologue speaker, author  
Brunswick E3402-E3404 10-in. 7/14/1926 For my sweetheart The Bostonians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Edison 1040 10-in. 5/23/1912 The two poets Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic scene speaker  
Edison 1202 10-in. 8/19/1912 Bear's oil Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic scene speaker  
Edison 1206 10-in. 8/20/1912 Shipmates Golden & Hughes Comic scene speaker  
Edison 1207 10-in. 8/20/1912 My uncle's farm Golden & Hughes Comic scene speaker  
Edison 2729 10-in. Jan. 1914 The shipmates Golden & Hughes Comic scene speaker  
Edison 2730 10-in. Jan. 1914 Bear's oil Golden & Hughes Comic scene speaker  
Edison 2732 10-in. Jan. 1914 The two poets Golden & Hughes Comic scene speaker  
Edison 2733 10-in. Jan. 1914 My uncle's farm Golden & Hughes Comic scene speaker  
Edison 3566 10-in. 2/5/1915 Insect powder agent Billy Golden ; James Marlowe Comic dialogue, with banjo speaker  
Edison 3944 10-in. 7/7/1915 The insect powder agent Billy Golden ; James Marlowe Comic dialogue, with banjo speaker  
Edison 3952 10-in. 7/10/1915 The relic hunters Billy Golden ; James Marlowe Comic dialogue, with male vocal solo, whistling, and banjo speaker  
Edison 4190 10-in. 10/13/1915 Henry Gibson's narrow escape Billy Golden ; James Marlowe Comic dialogue, with male vocal duet and banjo speaker  
Edison 4564 10-in. 3/7/1916 Matrimonial difficulties Billy Golden ; James Marlowe Comic dialogue speaker  
Edison 4606 10-in. 3/23/1916 A love-sick coon Golden and Marlowe Comic scene speaker  
Edison 4870 10-in. 7/18/1916 The hospital patients Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue speaker  
Edison 4871 10-in. 7/13/1916 Jimmy Trigger's return from Mexico Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue author, speaker  
Edison 5226 10-in. 12/20/1916 A darkey's oration on woman Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue, with banjo speaker, author  
Edison 5232 10-in. 12/23/1916 The coon waiters Golden and Marlowe Comic dialogue speaker  
Edison 5650 10-in. 6/28/1917 Bill's dog Towser Golden and Heins Comic dialogue, male vocal solo, and male vocal duet speaker, vocalist  
Edison 5651 10-in. 7/1/1917 Bill's visit to St. Peter Golden and Heins Comic dialogue speaker  
Edison 5995 10-in. between 2/1/1918 and 2/5/1918 The colored recruits Golden and Heins Comic dialogue speaker  
Edison 6081 10-in. Mar. 1918 Good and bad Golden and Heins Comic dialogue speaker  
Edison 6197 10-in. between 5/24/1918 and 5/30/1918 Turkey in the straw Empire Vaudeville Company ; Billy Golden Comic scene speaker  
Edison 6315 10-in. between 8/4/1918 and 8/12/1918 Ambrose and Steve in court Golden and Heins Comic dialogue, with orchestra speaker  
Edison 6505 10-in. 12/16/1918 A coon 'possum hunt Golden and Heins Comic dialogue speaker  
Edison 6962 10-in. 10/7/1919 The bell hops Golden & Hughes Comic scene speaker, author  
Edison 6967 10-in. 10/8/1919 Back home on the farm Golden & Hughes Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Edison 7035 10-in. 11/26/1919 A matrimonial mixup Golden & Hughes Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Edison 7364 10-in. 5/22/1920 Who stole the chickens Golden & Hughes Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Edison 7374 10-in. 5/28/1920 The life insurance policy Golden & Hughes Comic dialogue speaker  
Edison 7687 10-in. 12/16/1920 A scene on the levee Empire Vaudeville Company ; Billy Golden Comic scene, with orchestra speaker  
Edison 7804 10-in. 2/17/1921 A scene on the old plantation Empire Vaudeville Company ; Billy Golden Comic scene speaker  
Edison 8031 10-in. 5/27/1921 Aunt Phoebe's wedding day Golden and Heins Comic dialogue, with orchestra speaker  
Zonophone 1033 9-in. Before Feb. 1904 Turkey in the straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone 1038 7-in. ca. Nov. 1903 Roll on the ground Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone 1039 9-in. Before Feb. 1904 Roll on the ground Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone 2510 7-in. ca. May 1904 Turkey in the straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone 2656 9-in. Before July 1904 Mixed ale party Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone 2659 7-in. Before June 1904 Nigger that's living high Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone 2660 9-in. Before Oct. 1904 Nigger that's living high Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone 4654 10-in. Before Sept. 1905 Bye-bye, ma honey Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Zonophone 4655 10-in. Before June 1905 Turkey in the straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Zonophone 9325 10-in. Before May 1909 Shipmates Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue speaker  
Zonophone 9328 10-in. Before May 1909 Farmhouse liars Billy Golden ; Joe Hughes Comic dialogue speaker  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5767] 7-in. Before Feb. 1904 Bye bye, ma honey Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5767] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 Bye bye, ma honey Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5767] 9-in. Before Feb. 1904 Bye bye, ma honey Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5782] 7-in. Before Feb. 1904 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Monologue, with piano speaker  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5782] 9-in. Before Feb. 1904 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Monologue, with piano speaker  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5782] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Monologue, with piano speaker  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5789] 7-in. Before Feb. 1904 Turkey in the straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5936] 7-in. Before July 1904 Mixed ale party Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 6020] 9-in. Before Oct. 1904 Yaller gal Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 6080] 9-in. Before 1905 Upon the golden shore Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone [Zo cat W9287] 7-in. Before Oct. 1900 Turkey in the straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone [Zo cat W9288] 7-in. Before Oct. 1900 Mixed ale party Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone [Zo cat W9289] 7-in. Before Oct. 1900 The wedding o'er the hill Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone [Zo cat W9290] 7-in. Before Oct. 1900 Roll on the ground Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone [Zo cat W9292] 7-in. Before Oct. 1900 Yaller gal Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Zonophone [Zo cat W9294] 7-in. Before Oct. 1900 Upon the golden shore Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Leeds & Catlin 6801 10-in. late 1905-early 1906 Turkey in the straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Leeds & Catlin 7065 7-in. between 1901 and 1905 Rabbit hash Billy Golden Monologue, unaccompanied speaker  
Leeds & Catlin 7068 7-in. between 1901 and 1905 The whistling coon Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Leeds & Catlin 7063 7-in. between 1901 and 1905 Turkey in the straw Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 44763] 10-in. late 1905-early 1906 Roll on the ground Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 44764] 10-in. late 1905-early 1906 A mixed ale party Billy Golden Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45229] 10-in. Jan.-July 1906 Sisseretta's visit to the North Billy Golden Male vocal solo vocalist  

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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Golden, Billy," accessed October 1, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106557.

Golden, Billy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 1, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106557.

"Golden, Billy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 1 October 2022.

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