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 51-75 of 120 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 65913 10-in. 6/9/1939 New Rocky Mountain blues Bill Gaither vocalist  
Decca 65914 10-in. 6/29/1939 Big time town woman Bill Gaither vocalist  
Decca 65915 10-in. 6/29/1939 When my woman's lovin' someone else Bill Gaither vocalist  
Decca 65916 10-in. 6/29/1939 Racket blues Bill Gaither vocalist  
Decca 90508 10-in. 12/15/1935 Naptown stomp Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90509 10-in. 12/15/1935 Leroy Carr's blues Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90510 10-in. 12/15/1935 Tired of that same stuff all the time Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90511 10-in. 12/15/1935 Pains in my heart Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90512 10-in. 12/15/1935 Georgia woman stomp Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90513 10-in. 12/15/1935 After the sun goes down Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90580 10-in. 1/29/1936 Naptown stomp Leroy's Buddy [Bill Gaither] vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90704 10-in. 5/4/1936 Pains in my heart Leroy's Buddy [Bill Gaither] vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90705 10-in. 5/4/1936 Strange woman Leroy's Buddy [Bill Gaither] vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90706 10-in. 5/4/1936 Which one I love the best Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90707 10-in. 5/4/1936 Pins and needles Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90708 10-in. 5/4/1936 Bad luck child Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90709 10-in. 5/4/1936 You done lost your swing Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90710 10-in. 5/4/1936 After the sun's gone down Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90933 10-in. 10/19/1936 Tired of that same stuff all the time Bill Gaither vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90934 10-in. 10/19/1936 Curbstone blues Bill Gaither vocalist  
Decca 90935 10-in. 10/19/1936 Morning dream Bill Gaither vocalist  
Decca 90936 10-in. 10/19/1936 Tired of your line of jive Bill Gaither vocalist  
Decca 90937 10-in. 10/20/1936 Too many women Bill Gaither vocalist  
Decca 90938 10-in. 10/20/1936 Evil hearted me Bill Gaither vocalist  
Decca 90939 10-in. 10/20/1936 Gravel in my bread Bill Gaither vocalist  
(Results 51-75 of 120 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gaither, Bill," accessed February 7, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106673.

Gaither, Bill. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 7, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106673.

"Gaither, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 7 February 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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