Billy Gould

William J. Flannery (May 1, 1869 - February 1, 1950) was a vaudeville comedian and minstrel show performer. He also sang in operettas and musical comedies. He was a member of the National Variety Artists. He went by the stage name of Billy Gould.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 1st, 1869, Died February 1st, 1950

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1914

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-8688 10-in. 3/9/1910 When he sings the songs my mother sang to me American Quartet ; Ada Jones Male vocal quartet and female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-8988 10-in. 5/24/1910 When the bloom is on the heather Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-15291 10-in. 10/20/1914 Mrs. Sippi, you're a grand old girl Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 39590 10-in. 10/19/1914 Mrs. Sippi you're a grand old girl Columbia Stellar Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 3334 10-in. between 10/3/1914 and 10/8/1914 Mrs. Sippi, you're a grand old girl Helen Clark ; Billy Murray Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gould, Billy," accessed July 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106830.

Gould, Billy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106830.

"Gould, Billy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106830

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