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Curtis Jones

Curtis Jones (August 18, 1906 – September 11, 1971) was an American blues pianist.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 18th, 1906 (Naples), Died September 11th, 1971 (Munich)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, lyricist

Notes: Credited as "The Texas Wonder."

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-014338 10-in. 10/11/1937 Drinking and thinking blues Curtis Jones Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist  
Victor BS-014339 10-in. 10/11/1937 Schoolmate blues Curtis Jones Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist  
Victor BS-014340 10-in. 10/11/1937 Bad Avenue blues Curtis Jones Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist  
Victor BS-014341 10-in. 10/11/1937 Good old Easy Street Curtis Jones Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist  
Victor BS-034858 10-in. 6/5/1939 Losing my mind over you Four Clefs Instrumental quartet, with vocal composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-044706 10-in. 2/9/1940 Solid jive Curtis Jones Male vocal solo, with piano and drums vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-044707 10-in. 2/9/1940 Love is a loving way Curtis Jones Male vocal solo, with piano and drums vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-044708 10-in. 2/9/1940 Gold digger blues Curtis Jones Male vocal solo, with piano and drums vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-044709 10-in. 2/9/1940 Sugar bowl blues Curtis Jones Male vocal solo, with piano and drums vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-064482 10-in. 6/26/1941 I'm feeling low down Washboard Band (Washboard Sam) Male vocal solo, with washboard band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jones, Curtis," accessed January 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107202.

Jones, Curtis. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107202.

"Jones, Curtis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107202

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