Bill Gaither

William Arthur Gaither (April 21, 1910 – October 30, 1970), sometimes known as "Little Bill" Gaither or Leroy's Buddy, was an American blues guitarist and singer.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 21st, 1910 (Kentucky), Died October 30th, 1970 (Indianapolis)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, string bass, composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 120 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-69422 10-in. 6/11/1931 Tennessee bound blues Bill Gaither Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-69423 10-in. 6/11/1931 Falling down blues Bill Gaither Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-96250 10-in. 11/1/1935 When I take my vacation in Harlem Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-96251 10-in. 11/1/1935 Drinkin' my blues away Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-96252 10-in. 11/1/1935 Dark and stormy night Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-96253 10-in. 11/1/1935 Good woman blues Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-96254 10-in. 11/1/1935 You missed a good man Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-96255 10-in. 11/1/1935 Waiting blues Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-064483 10-in. 6/26/1941 Brown and yellow woman blues Washboard Band (Washboard Sam) Male vocal solo, with washboard band composer  
Decca 61218 10-in. 8/20/1936 Cry on! Cry on! Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61219 10-in. 8/20/1936 Ease me down Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61220 10-in. 8/20/1936 Hard driving man Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61221 10-in. 8/20/1936 Must I keep on crying Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61222 10-in. 8/20/1936 Funny feelin' Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61223 10-in. 8/20/1936 Lady friend (Get yourself a job) Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61224 10-in. 8/20/1936 Letter writing Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61225 10-in. 8/20/1936 Upside down Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61226 10-in. 8/21/1936 New how long, how long Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61227 10-in. 8/21/1936 Honest confession Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61228 10-in. 8/21/1936 Christmas and no Santa Claus Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61229 10-in. 8/21/1936 Buggie bed Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61230 10-in. 8/21/1936 I'm gonna break 'em down-1 Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61231 10-in. 8/21/1936 Let's go muggin' Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61232 10-in. 8/21/1936 Stoney lonesome Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61233 10-in. 8/21/1936 Blue expression blues Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 120 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gaither, Bill," accessed March 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106673.

Gaither, Bill. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106673.

"Gaither, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 March 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106673

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