Gussie L. Davis
Gussie Lord Davis (December 3, 1863 – October 18, 1899) was an African-American songwriter born in Dayton, Ohio. Davis was one of America's earliest successful African-American music artists, the first Black songwriter to become famous on Tin Pan Alley as a composer of popular music.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 3, 1863, Died December 18, 1899
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1896 - 1949
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist
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Recordings (Results 51-56 of 56 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Brunswick||1032W-1033W||10-in.||8/5/1925||The fatal wedding||Charlie Oaks||Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica||composer|
|Brunswick||1498W-1500W||10-in.||10/16/1925||The fatal wedding||George Reneau||Male vocal solo, with guitar||composer|
|Edison||10315||10-in.||4/13/1925||In the baggage coach ahead||Vernon Dalhart and Company||Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar||composer, lyricist|
|Edison||11512||10-in.||2/10/1927||My Creole Sue||Walter Scanlan||Male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Edison||11693||10-in.||5/10/1927||The fatal wedding||Ernest V. Stoneman||Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica||composer|
|Vocalion||13689-13691||10-in.||9/15/1924||The baggage coach ahead||George Reneau||Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica||composer, lyricist|
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