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 21, 1910 (Kentucky), Died October 30, 1970 (Indianapolis)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1941

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

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 120 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 61234 10-in. 8/21/1936 Hand whippin' party Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61235 10-in. 8/21/1936 Santa Claus bring me a new woman Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61236 10-in. 8/21/1936 I'm gonna tear your kingdom down Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61237 10-in. 8/23/1936 Every goodbye ain't gone Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61238 10-in. 8/23/1936 True blue Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61239 10-in. 8/23/1936 Rockpile blues Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61240 10-in. 8/23/1936 Please baby Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61241 10-in. 8/23/1936 Green country gal (No more to say) Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61242 10-in. 8/23/1936 If I could speak my mind Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61243 10-in. 8/23/1936 The jive of mine Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61244 10-in. 8/23/1936 Past and gone Bumble Bee Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61245 10-in. 8/23/1936 You done showed your D.B.A Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62565 10-in. 8/27/1937 Blake Street blues Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62566 10-in. 8/27/1937 New evil hearted blues Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62567 10-in. 8/27/1937 Won't you tell me baby Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62568 10-in. 8/27/1937 Tired of sleeping by myself Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62569 10-in. 8/27/1937 Rocky mountain blues Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62570 10-in. 8/27/1937 It's a low down shame Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62571 10-in. 8/24/1937 In the wee wee hours Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62572 10-in. 8/24/1937 Do like you want to do Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 65908 10-in. 6/29/1939 Sweet Mama Bill Gaither vocalist  
Decca 65909 10-in. 6/29/1939 Noah's dove Bill Gaither vocalist  
Decca 65910 10-in. 6/29/1939 Old fashioned woman Bill Gaither vocalist  
Decca 65911 10-in. 6/29/1939 I got your water on Bill Gaither vocalist  
Decca 65912 10-in. 6/29/1939 Too late, too late Bill Gaither vocalist  
(Results 26-50 of 120 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gaither, Bill," accessed February 2, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106673.

Gaither, Bill. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 2, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106673.

"Gaither, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 2 February 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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