Brownie McGhee

Walter Brown "Brownie" McGhee (November 30, 1915 – February 16, 1996) was an African-American folk music and Piedmont blues singer and guitarist, best known for his collaboration with the harmonica player Sonny Terry.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 30th, 1915 (Knoxville), Died February 16th, 1996 (Oakland)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 73466 3/26/1946 Sometime Josh White instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73467 3/26/1946 The lass with the delicate air Josh White instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73468 3/26/1946 I gave my love a cherry Josh White instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 74815 3/31/1949 I can't forget it, can you? Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 74816 3/31/1949 Up in my heavenly home Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75050 7/8/1949 I thank you Jesus Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75051 7/8/1949 I must have Jesus all the way Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75052 7/8/1949 Out of the depths-1 Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75053 7/8/1949 Touch me Lord Jesus-1 Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McGhee, Brownie," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108013.

McGhee, Brownie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108013.

"McGhee, Brownie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108013

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