Washboard Rhythm Kings

The Washboard Rhythm Kings, also known as the Washboard Rhythm Boys, Georgia Washboard Stompers (1934-1935), or Alabama Washboard Stompers (1930-1932) were a loose aggregation of jazz performers, many of high calibre, who recorded as a group for various labels between about 1930 and 1935. Bruce Johnson played washboard.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1930, Died 1935

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Notes: Sometimes listed on disc label as "Chicago Hot Five." Personnel include vocalists Eddie Miles and Jake Fenderson. Some Victor ledgers entries list as The Rhythm Kings.

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 74 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-70532 10-in. 9/23/1931 Shoot 'em Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-70533 10-in. 9/23/1931 Wake 'em up Chicago Hot Five Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-70534 10-in. 9/23/1931 Georgia on my mind Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-70596 10-in. 3/1/1932 Pepper steak Jimmie Shine ; Washboard Rhythm Kings Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-70597 10-in. 3/1/1932 If you don't love me (Make believe you do) Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-70598 10-in. 3/1/1932 You can depend on me Chicago Hot Five Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-70599 10-in. 3/1/1932 All this world is made of glass Jimmy Spencer ; Washboard Rhythm Kings Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-70600 10-in. 3/1/1932 Was that the human thing to do? Washboard Rhythm Kings Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BS-71790 10-in. 11/23/1932 Underneath the Harlem moon Wilbur Daniels ; Washboard Rhythm Kings ; Leo Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor BS-71791 10-in. 11/23/1932 Ikey and Mikey Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BS-71792 10-in. 11/23/1932 How deep is the ocean (How high is the sky) Wilbur Daniels ; Washboard Rhythm Kings ; Leo Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor BS-71793 10-in. 11/23/1932 Sloppy drunk blues Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BS-71794 10-in. 11/23/1932 A nickel for a pickle Frank Denton ; Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BS-71795 10-in. 11/23/1932 Fire Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-72001 10-in. 3/1/1932 Oh what a thrill Chicago Hot Five Jazz/dance quintet, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-72691 10-in. 7/6/1932 Just another dream of you Eddie Miles ; Washboard Rhythm Kings Washboard band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-72693 10-in. 7/6/1932 My silent love Eddie Miles ; Washboard Rhythm Kings Washboard band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BS-76240 10-in. 6/1/1933 Dinah Georgia Washboard Stompers ; David Page Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BS-76241 10-in. 6/1/1933 Sophisticated lady Georgia Washboard Stompers Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BS-76242 10-in. 6/1/1933 Happy as the day is long Cal Clement ; Georgia Washboard Stompers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet Musical group  
Victor BS-76243 10-in. 6/1/1933 Nobody's sweetheart Georgia Washboard Stompers ; David Page Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BS-76244 10-in. 6/1/1933 My pretty girl Cal Clement ; Georgia Washboard Stompers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BS-76245 10-in. 6/1/1933 Bug-a-boo Georgia Washboard Stompers Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BS-76248 10-in. 6/1/1933 Dinah Page, David ; Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BS-76249 10-in. 6/1/1933 Sophisticated lady Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band Musical group  
(Results 26-50 of 74 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Washboard Rhythm Kings," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109436.

Washboard Rhythm Kings. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109436.

"Washboard Rhythm Kings." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 November 2020.

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