Henry Creamer

Henry Sterling Creamer (June 21, 1879 – October 14, 1930) was a Black American popular song lyricist. He was born in Richmond, Virginia and died in New York. He co-wrote many popular songs in the years from 1900 to 1929, often collaborating with Turner Layton, with whom he also appeared in vaudeville.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 21st, 1879 (Richmond), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 243 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-8016 12-in. 5/28/1909 That's the doctor, Bill Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-8078 10-in. 6/28/1909 That's a plenty Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-8726 10-in. 3/21/1910 Dear old moonlight Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied lyricist  
Victor B-9512 10-in. 10/5/1910 Don't make me laugh, Bill Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-9556 10-in. 10/12/1910 Sweetness Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-11904 10-in. 4/23/1912 Adopted child Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-12324 10-in. 9/3/1912 I've got the finest man Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-19381 10-in. 3/16/1917 That cute little wigglin' dance American Quartet ; Marion Harris Female vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-20067 10-in. 6/20/1917 Sweet Emalina, my gal Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with xylophone and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-20564 10-in. 9/17/1917 That's it Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-21243 10-in. 12/6/1917 Everybody's crazy 'bout the doggone blues, but I'm happy Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22071 10-in. 7/26/1918 Good-bye Alexander Phil Baker ; Ben Bernie Violin and accordion duet composer  
Victor B-22159 10-in. 7/15/1918 Goodbye Alexander, goodbye honey boy Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22160 10-in. 7/15/1918 After you've gone Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22196 10-in. 8/7/1918 I'm waiting for you, Liza Jane Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22335 10-in. 12/3/1918 Sweet 'n' pretty All Star Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Victor B-22490 10-in. 12/30/1918 I'm waiting for you, 'Liza Jane Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22592 10-in. 2/19/1919 Oh, Lawdy (Something's done got between Ebecaneezer and me) Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with xylophone and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22626 10-in. 3/13/1919 When shadows softly come and go Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22659 10-in. 3/27/1919 When the shadows softly come and go Lillian Rosedale Goodman ; Vivian Holt Female vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22727 10-in. 3/18/1919 Mary Ann Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-24810 10-in. 12/30/1920 Sweet mamma (Papa's getting mad) Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-25517 10-in. 8/16/1921 I'm nobody's gal Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-25528 10-in. 8/22/1921 Strut Miss Lizzie American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-25791 10-in. 12/5/1921 Dear old Southland Elliott Shaw Male vocal solo, with mandolin and orchestra lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 243 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Creamer, Henry," accessed October 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106675.

Creamer, Henry. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106675.

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