Eddie Peabody

Edwin Ellsworth Peabody, known as Eddie Peabody (February 19, 1902 – November 7, 1970) was an American banjo player, instrument developer and musical entertainer whose career spanned five decades. He was the most famous plectrum banjoist of his era.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1901 (Reading), Died 1970 (Covington)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: banjo, vocalist, arranger, leader

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39226 10-in. 6/7/1927 I'm coming Virginia Eddie Peabody Banjo solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Victor BVE-39233 10-in. 6/9/1927 Sad 'n' blue Eddie Peabody Banjo solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Victor BVE-39234 10-in. 6/9/1927 Me and my shadow Eddie Peabody Banjo solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Victor BVE-39235 10-in. 6/9/1927 You don't like it, not much Eddie Peabody Banjo solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Victor PBVE-308 10-in. 5/13/1927 Sad 'n' blue Eddie Peabody Banjo solo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Victor PBVE-309 10-in. 5/13/1927 Me and my shadow Eddie Peabody Banjo solo instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor PBVE-310 10-in. 5/13/1927 St. Louis blues Eddie Peabody Banjo solo instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor PBVE-311 10-in. 5/13/1927 The doll dance Eddie Peabody Banjo solo instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor [Trial 1924-12-02-08] 10-in. 12/2/1924 Serenade Eddie Peabody Banjo solo, unaccompanied instrumentalist, banjo  
Brunswick E28684 10-in. 11/15/1928 There’s a rainbow ‘round my shoulder Eddie Peabody Banjo solo instrumentalist, banjo  
Brunswick E28685 10-in. 11/15/1928 I can’t give you anything but love Eddie Peabody Banjo solo instrumentalist, banjo  
Brunswick XE28686 12-in. 11/15/1928 Rhapsody in blue Eddie Peabody Banjo solo instrumentalist, banjo, arranger  
Brunswick XE28687 12-in. 11/15/1928 Blue skies Eddie Peabody Banjo solo instrumentalist, banjo, arranger  
Edison 10239 10-in. 3/4/1925 Miserere Eddie Peabody Banjo solo instrumentalist, banjo  
Edison 10240 10-in. 3/4/1925 Poet and peasant overture Eddie Peabody Banjo solo instrumentalist, banjo  
Edison 10445 10-in. 6/22/1925 Ukulele lady Eddie Peabody Banjo solo instrumentalist, banjo  
Edison 10446 10-in. 6/22/1925 Let it rain, let it pour (I'll be in Virginia in the morning) Eddie Peabody Banjo solo instrumentalist, banjo  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Peabody, Eddie," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109679.

Peabody, Eddie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109679.

"Peabody, Eddie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109679

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