Blind John Davis

Blind John Davis (December 7, 1913 – October 12, 1985) was an American blues and boogie-woogie pianist and singer. He is best remembered for his recordings, including "A Little Every Day" and "Everybody's Boogie".

Birth and Death Data: Born December 7th, 1913 (Mississippi), Died October 12th, 1985 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 75 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-014324 10-in. 10/11/1937 You're more than a palace to me Chicago Five ; Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-014325 10-in. 10/11/1937 Harlem swing Chicago Five ; Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-014326 10-in. 10/11/1937 Oh babe, oh baby Chicago Five ; Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-014327 10-in. 10/11/1937 I'm gonna get high Chicago Five ; Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-020130 10-in. 3/14/1938 The most of us do Chicago Five ; Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-020131 10-in. 3/14/1938 We gonna get high together Chicago Five ; Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-020132 10-in. 3/14/1938 Happily married Chicago Five ; Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-020133 10-in. 3/14/1938 A lie in my heart Chicago Five ; Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-020134 10-in. 3/14/1938 Heck of a how-do-you-do Chicago Five ; Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-020135 10-in. 3/14/1938 That may get it now Chicago Five ; Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-020824 10-in. 6/16/1938 Red Mike blues St. Louis Red Mike Male vocal solo, with piano, guitar, and bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-020825 10-in. 6/16/1938 Hell ain't but a mile and a quarter St. Louis Red Mike Male vocal solo, with piano, guitar, and bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-020826 10-in. 6/16/1938 Wash my hands nice and clean St. Louis Red Mike Male vocal solo, with piano, guitar, and bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-020827 10-in. 6/16/1938 Chimney higher St. Louis Red Mike Male vocal solo, with piano, guitar, and bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-020828 10-in. 6/16/1938 Gamblin' man blues St. Louis Red Mike Male vocal solo, with piano, guitar, and bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-020829 10-in. 6/16/1938 Just around the corner St. Louis Red Mike Male vocal solo, with piano, guitar, and bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-034782 10-in. 5/15/1939 You say it's love Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-034783 10-in. 5/15/1939 Bessemer blues Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-034784 10-in. 5/15/1939 Please don't throw me down Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-034785 10-in. 5/15/1939 Sad letter blues Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-034786 10-in. 5/15/1939 Booze head woman Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-034787 10-in. 5/15/1939 If I had known Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-034788 10-in. 5/15/1939 You got to give me some Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-034789 10-in. 5/15/1939 Poor old gal blues Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-034790 10-in. 5/15/1939 No good woman blues Tampa Red Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 75 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Davis, Blind John," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107203.

Davis, Blind John. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107203.

"Davis, Blind John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107203

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