Lem Johnson

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1947 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, vocalist, clarinet, saxophone

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 41 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D7VB-0270 10-in. 4/18/1947 I want a good man bad Lil Green ; Lil Green Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D7VB-0271 10-in. 4/18/1947 You've been a good ole wagon Lil Green ; Lil Green Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D7VB-0272 10-in. 4/18/1947 I want a man Lil Green ; Lil Green Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D7VB-0800 10-in. 5/8/1947 Take me back to Little Rock (Arkansas) Lil Green ; Lil Green Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D7VB-0803 10-in. 5/8/1947 Outside of that Lil Green ; Lil Green Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Decca 64823 10-in. 12/20/1938 Toodle-loo on down Rodney Sturgis instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 64824 10-in. 12/20/1938 So good Rodney Sturgis instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 64825 10-in. 12/20/1938 Away from you Rodney Sturgis instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 64826 10-in. 12/20/1938 Honey in the bee ball Louis Jordan's Elks Rendezvous Band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 64827 10-in. 12/20/1938 Barnacle Bill the sailor Louis Jordan's Elks Rendezvous Band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 65304 10-in. 3/29/1939 Flat face (Instrumental) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 65305 10-in. 3/29/1939 Keep a-knockin' (but you can't come in) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 65306 10-in. 3/29/1939 Sam Jones done snagged his britches on Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 65307 10-in. 3/29/1939 Swingin' in a cocoanut tree (Instrumental) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 65308 10-in. 3/29/1939 Doug the jitterbug Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 65309 10-in. 3/29/1939 At the swing cats' ball Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 65923 10-in. 7/5/1939 The stuff 's out Skeets Tolbert and his Gentlemen of Swing instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 65924 10-in. 7/5/1939 Railroad blues Skeets Tolbert and his Gentlemen of Swing instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 65925 10-in. 7/5/1939 I'm blowin' my top Skeets Tolbert and his Gentlemen of Swing instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 65926 10-in. 7/5/1939 Fine piece of meat Skeets Tolbert and his Gentlemen of Swing instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 65927 10-in. 7/5/1939 Swing out Skeets Tolbert and his Gentlemen of Swing instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 67101 10-in. 1/24/1940 Gimme something like that Skeets Tolbert and his Gentlemen of Swing instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67102 10-in. 1/24/1940 Hole holy roly - poly Skeets Tolbert and his Gentlemen of Swing instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67103 10-in. 1/24/1940 Raz-ma-taz Skeets Tolbert and his Gentlemen of Swing instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67104 10-in. 1/24/1940 Harlem ain't what it usta be Skeets Tolbert and his Gentlemen of Swing instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 41 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Lem," accessed August 11, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108316.

Johnson, Lem. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 11, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108316.

"Johnson, Lem." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 11 August 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108316

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