Billy Burkes

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, steel guitar, vocalist, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-45091 10-in. 6/12/1928 Mississippi moon Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental accompaniment instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BVE-55308 10-in. 8/8/1929 Tuck away my lonesome blues Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-55309 10-in. 8/8/1929 Train whistle blues Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-55332 10-in. 8/10/1929 Jimmie's Texas blues Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56449 10-in. 10/22/1929 Whisper your mother's name Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with steel guitar, guitar, and ukulele instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56451 10-in. 10/22/1929 At last my dreams have come true Burkes Brothers Male vocal trio, with guitar, steel guitar, and ukulele vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-56452 10-in. 10/22/1929 Lonesome and lonely Burkes Brothers Male vocal trio, with guitar, steel guitar, and ukulele vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-56528 10-in. 11/13/1929 Hobo Bill's last ride Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56594 10-in. 11/25/1929 Mississippi River blues Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56595 10-in. 11/25/1929 Nobody knows but me Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56607 10-in. 11/26/1929 Anniversary blue yodel Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56608 10-in. 11/26/1929 She was happy till she met you Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56617 10-in. 11/27/1929 Blue yodel no. 11 Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56618 10-in. 11/28/1929 A drunkard's child Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56619 10-in. 11/28/1929 That's why I'm blue Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56620 10-in. 11/28/1929 Why did you give me your love? Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-70647 10-in. 2/4/1932 My time ain't long Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BVE-70648 10-in. 2/4/1932 Ninety-nine year blues Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with bass and 3 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Burkes, Billy," accessed October 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108381.

Burkes, Billy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108381.

"Burkes, Billy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108381

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