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. Pseudonym for Washboard Rhythm Kings. Pseudonym used by Washboard Rhythm Kings. Personnel include vocalists Eddie Miles and Jake Fenderson.

Recordings (Results 51-74 of 74 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-76250 10-in. 6/1/1933 Happy as the day is long Cal Clement ; Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with vocal quartet Musical group  
Victor BS-76251 10-in. 6/1/1933 Nobody's sweetheart David Page ; Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BS-76252 10-in. 6/1/1933 My pretty girl Cal Clement ; Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BS-76253 10-in. 6/1/1933 Bug-a-boo Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Columbia W265085 10-in. 3/8/1933 Shuffle off to Buffalo Washboard Rhythm Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Columbia W265088 10-in. 3/8/1933 Going! Going! Washboard Rhythm Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Decca 38338 10-in. 8/17/1934 Everybody loves my baby Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 38339 10-in. 8/17/1934 Farewell blues Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 38340 10-in. 8/17/1934 High society Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 38341 10-in. 8/17/1934 I can't dance-1 Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 38342 10-in. 8/17/1934 Tiger rag Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 38343 10-in. 8/17/1934 Who broke the lock of the henhouse door Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 38344 10-in. 8/17/1934 Limehouse blues Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 38345 10-in. 8/17/1934 After you've gone Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 38346 10-in. 8/17/1934 Chinatown, my Chinatown Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 38347 10-in. 8/17/1934 Alexander's ragtime band Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 39671 10-in. 7/3/1935 You're an angel Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 39672 10-in. 7/3/1935 Lulu's back in town Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 39673 10-in. 7/3/1935 In the middle of a kiss Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 39674 10-in. 7/3/1935 Every little moment Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 39675 10-in. 7/3/1935 I'm living in a great big way Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 39676 10-in. 7/3/1935 Chasing shadows Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 39677 10-in. 7/3/1935 The lady in red Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
Decca 39678 10-in. 7/3/1935 Name it Georgia Washboard Stompers Musical group  
(Results 51-74 of 74 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Washboard Rhythm Kings," accessed November 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109436.

Washboard Rhythm Kings. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109436.

"Washboard Rhythm Kings." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 November 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109436

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