Will E. Skidmore

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18722 10-in. 11/20/1916 Pray for the lights to go out Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23081 10-in. 7/18/1919 You can't get lovin' (Where there ain't any love) Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-47136 10-in. 10/4/1928 Pray for the lights to go out Poplin-Woods Tennessee String Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-72619 10-in. 5/4/1932 Pray for the lights to go out Joe Haymes Orchestra ; Jimmy Underwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus composer  
Columbia 47080 10-in. 10/18/1916 Pray for the lights to go out George O'Connor Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77289 10-in. 8/27/1917 It takes a long tall brown skin gal Frank E. Banta ; Howard Kopp Piano and drums duet composer  
Columbia 78001 10-in. 8/16/1918 Those draftin' blues Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 78107 10-in. 10/10/1918 When I gets out in no-man's land (I can't be bothered with no mule) Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 78394 10-in. 4/16/1919 It's nobody's business but my own Bert Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 78547 10-in. 7/3/1919 You can't get lovin' where there ain't any love Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78774 10-in. 10/30/1919 You can't get lovin' where there ain't any love Louisiana Five ; Billy Murray Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 79297 10-in. 6/22/1920 Never let no one man worry your mind Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 79318 10-in. 6/28/1920 Save a little dram for me Bert Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 79452 10-in. 10/6/1920 Never let no one man worry your mind Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 79775 10-in. 3/7/1921 I'm gonna jazz my way right straight thru paradise Mary Stafford Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W141767 10-in. 3/5/1926 Them "has been blues" Bessie Smith ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano songwriter  
Columbia W142590 10-in. 9/3/1926 Hold 'er, Deacon Willie Jackson ; Clarence Williams Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano songwriter  
Columbia W151078 10-in. 12/7/1930 Pray for the lights to go out North Georgians ; Lowe Stokes Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh 633 10-in. ca. Mar. 1919 It's nobody's business but my own Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-7168 10-in. ca. Jan. 1920 Never let no one man worry your mind Fanny Watson Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh 80046 10-in. 5/28/1926 Them has been blues Laura Smith ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W81724 10-in. 10/8/1927 Wait for the lights to go out Emmett Hethcox ; George Walburn Instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick 611 10-in. approximately Feb. 1917 Pray for the lights to go out Peerless Dance Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick [Br cat 5184-b] 10-in. approximately Nov. 1917 I'm old enough for a little lovin' Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 6343 10-in. between 9/1/1918 and 9/4/1918 When I gets out in No-Man's Land (I can't be bothered with no mule) Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 8183 10-in. 8/9/1921 Save a little dram for me Duke Rogers Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Skidmore, Will E.," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106781.

Skidmore, Will E.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106781.

"Skidmore, Will E.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

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