Cleo Gibson

Cleo Gibson was a classic female blues singer active in the 1920s. Her full name was Cleosephus Gibson. She recorded two tracks for Okeh Records, "I’ve Got Ford Movements In My Hips" and "Nothing But Blues". Much surrounding her life is a mystery, but her recordings are a notable example of American blues music.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, leader, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W402311 10-in. 3/14/1929 I've got Ford movements in my hips Cleo Gibson ; Hot Three Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance trio vocalist, leader, composer  
OKeh W402312 10-in. 3/14/1929 Nothing but blues Cleo Gibson ; Hot Three Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance trio vocalist, leader, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gibson, Cleo," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108531.

Gibson, Cleo. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108531.

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

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108531

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