Pinetop

Birth and Death Data: Born 1910

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, vocalist, composer, songwriter

Notes: Original name: Aaron Sparks. Name also appears on Bluebird disc labels as "Pine Top."

See Also: Pine Top

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-71620 10-in. 2/25/1932 Louisiana bound Pinetop and Lindberg Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-71621 10-in. 2/25/1932 I believe I'll make a change Pinetop and Lindberg Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-71622 10-in. 2/25/1932 4-11-44 Pinetop and Lindberg Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-71623 10-in. 2/25/1932 East Chicago blues Pinetop and Lindberg Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76817 10-in. 8/2/1933 Riot call blues Aaron Sparks ; Elizabeth Washington Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76819 10-in. 8/2/1933 Whiskey blues Elizabeth Washington Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76820 10-in. 8/2/1933 Mistreated blues Elizabeth Washington Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76821 10-in. 8/2/1933 My man blues Tecumseh McDowell Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76822 10-in. 8/2/1933 So called friend blues Tecumseh McDowell Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76823 10-in. 8/2/1933 Bad luck blues Pinetop ; Doretha Trowbridge Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76824 10-in. 8/2/1933 Slavin' mama blues Pinetop ; Doretha Trowbridge Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76828 10-in. 8/2/1933 61 Highway Sparks Brothers Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, songwriter  
Victor BS-76829 10-in. 8/2/1933 Down on the levee Sparks Brothers Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, songwriter  
Victor BS-76830 10-in. 8/2/1933 Chicago's too much for me Sparks Brothers Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, songwriter  
Victor BS-76833 10-in. 8/2/1933 Friendless man Charlie McFadden ; Aaron Sparks Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76834 10-in. 8/2/1933 Times are so tight Charlie McFadden ; Aaron Sparks Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76839 10-in. 8/2/1933 Steady grindin' James Johnson ; Doretha Trowbridge Female-male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-91439 10-in. 7/28/1935 Tell her about me Pinetop Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-91440 10-in. 7/28/1935 Every day I have the blues Pinetop Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-91441 10-in. 7/28/1935 Got the blues about my baby Pinetop Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-91442 10-in. 7/28/1935 Workhouse blues Pinetop Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pinetop," accessed October 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110274.

Pinetop. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110274.

"Pinetop." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110274

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