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Charlie McCoy

Charles "Papa Charlie" McCoy (May 26, 1909 – July 26, 1950) was an African-American Delta blues musician and songwriter.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1909 (Jackson), Died 1950 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1972

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, mandolin, vocalist, harmonica, leader, string bass, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 207 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-41830 10-in. 2/3/1928 Staggering blues Rosie Mae Moore Female vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-41831 10-in. 2/3/1928 Ha-ha blues Rosie Mae Moore Female vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-41832 10-in. 2/3/1928 School girl blues Rosie Mae Moore Female vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-41833 10-in. 2/3/1928 Stranger blues Rosie Mae Moore Female vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-41836 10-in. 2/3/1928 Cool drink of water blues Tommy Johnson Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-41837 10-in. 2/3/1928 Big road blues Tommy Johnson Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-41838 10-in. 2/4/1928 Bye bye blues Tommy Johnson Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-41839 10-in. 2/4/1928 Maggie Campbell blues Tommy Johnson Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-41842 10-in. 2/4/1928 Saturday blues Ishman Bracey Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-41843 10-in. 2/4/1928 Left alone blues Ishman Bracey Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-45458 10-in. 8/31/1928 Leavin' town blues Ishman Bracey Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BVE-45459 10-in. 8/31/1928 Brown mamma blues Ishman Bracey Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-100317 10-in. 4/3/1936 Too long Papa Charlie's Boys Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance trio instrumentalist, mandolin, leader, vocalist  
Victor BS-100318 10-in. 4/3/1936 Let my peaches be Papa Charlie's Boys Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance trio instrumentalist, mandolin, leader, vocalist  
Victor BS-100319 10-in. 4/3/1936 Gypsy woman blues Papa Charlie Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin, leader  
Victor BS-100320 10-in. 4/3/1936 You can't play me cheap Papa Charlie Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-064723 10-in. 7/23/1941 What will I do? Big Joe and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with washtub band instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-064724 10-in. 7/23/1941 Oh! Red's twin brother Big Joe and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with washtub band instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-064725 10-in. 7/23/1941 We can't agree Big Joe and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with washtub band instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-064726 10-in. 7/23/1941 Let's try it again Big Joe and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with washtub band instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-070143 10-in. 12/11/1941 Ground-hog blues Sonny Boy Williamson Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-070144 10-in. 12/11/1941 Black panter blues Sonny Boy Williamson Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-070145 10-in. 12/11/1941 Broken heart blues Sonny Boy Williamson Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-070146 10-in. 12/11/1941 She don't love me that way Sonny Boy Williamson Male vocal solo, with washboard band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-070147 10-in. 12/11/1941 My black name blues Sonny Boy Williamson Male vocal solo, with washboard band instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 207 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McCoy, Charlie," accessed April 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108372.

McCoy, Charlie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108372.

"McCoy, Charlie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 April 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108372

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