Shelton Brooks

Shelton Brooks (May 4, 1886 – September 6, 1975) was a Canadian-born African American composer of popular music and jazz. He wrote some of the biggest hits of the first third of the 20th century.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 4th, 1886 (Amherstburg), Died September 6th, 1975 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, speaker, baritone vocal, author, piano, songwriter

Recordings (Results 151-153 of 153 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 18763 10-in. 9/26/1928 Some of these days Will Donaldson ; J. Donald Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison N-465 10-in. 9/26/1928 Some of these days Will Donaldson ; J. Donald Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Vocalion E4397-E4399 10-in. 1/19/1927 Some of these days Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer, lyricist  
(Results 151-153 of 153 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brooks, Shelton," accessed January 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106731.

Brooks, Shelton. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106731.

"Brooks, Shelton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106731

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