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Lil Green

Lil Green (December 22, 1919 (some sources give 1901 or 1910) – April 14, 1954) was an American blues singer and songwriter. She was among the leading female rhythm and blues singers of the 1940s, with a sensual soprano voice. Gospel singer R.H. Harris has lauded her voice, and her interpretation of religious songs

Birth and Death Data: Born December 22nd, 1919 (Mississippi), Died Chicago

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-044973 10-in. 5/9/1940 Cherry tree blues Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-044974 10-in. 5/9/1940 Romance in the dark Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BS-044975 10-in. 5/9/1940 Just rockin' Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-044976 10-in. 5/9/1940 What have I done? Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-059150 10-in. 1/22/1941 Give your mama one smile Lil Green Trio Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-059151 10-in. 1/22/1941 My mellow man Lil Green Trio Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-059152 10-in. 1/22/1941 Knockin' myself out Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer, vocalist  
Victor BS-059153 10-in. 1/22/1941 I won't sell my love Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-064130 10-in. 4/23/1941 Why don't you do it right? Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-064131 10-in. 4/23/1941 Love me Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-064132 10-in. 4/23/1941 I'm going to copyright your kisses Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-064133 10-in. 4/23/1941 What's the matter with love? Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-064134 10-in. 4/23/1941 Country boy blues Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-064135 10-in. 4/23/1941 How can I go on Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-064727 10-in. 7/23/1941 Hello babe Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-064728 10-in. 7/23/1941 If I didn't love you Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-064729 10-in. 7/23/1941 Let's be friends Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-064730 10-in. 7/23/1941 Because I love my daddy so Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-064731 10-in. 7/23/1941 I'm going to start a racket Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-064732 10-in. 7/23/1941 You're just full of jive Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-070196 10-in. 1/21/1942 99 blues Lil Green Trio Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-070197 10-in. 1/21/1942 Don't know what I will do Lil Green Trio Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-070198 10-in. 1/21/1942 You got me to the place Lil Green Trio Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-070199 10-in. 1/21/1942 Keep your hand on your heart Lil Green Trio Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-070800 10-in. 1/21/1942 I have a place to go Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Green, Lil," accessed October 19, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109833.

Green, Lil. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109833.

"Green, Lil." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 19 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109833

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