Maggie Jones (born March 1894; date of death unknown) was an American blues singer and pianist who recorded thirty-eight songs between 1923 and 1926. She was billed as "The Texas Nightingale". Among her best-remembered songs are "Single Woman's Blues", "Undertaker's Blues", and "Northbound Blues".
Birth and Death Data: Born 1900 (Hillsboro), Died January 1st, 1901
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1925
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, soprano vocal, composer
Notes: Given name also as Faye. Original name: Maggie Jones.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||[Trial 1923-07-26-01]||10-in.||7/26/1923||Stop wastin' my time||Fae Barnes||Female vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, soprano vocal|
|Columbia||81932||10-in.||8/19/1924||Texas moaner blues||Clara Smith||Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with tenor saxophone and piano||lyricist|
|Columbia||140188||10-in.||12/17/1924||Screamin' the blues||Maggie Jones||Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano||lyricist|
|Columbia||W141056||10-in.||9/29/1925||Single woman's blues||Maggie Jones||Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio||composer, lyricist|
|OKeh||S-72719||10-in.||Aug. 1924||Texas moaner blues||Clarence Williams’ Harmonizers ; Laura Smith||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Barnes, Fae," accessed October 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109158.
Barnes, Fae. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109158.
"Barnes, Fae." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 October 2020.
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