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Joe Davis

Joseph M. "Joe" Davis (October 6, 1896 – September 3, 1978) was an American music producer, publisher and promoter in jazz, rhythm and blues and pop music.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 6th, 1896 (New York City), Died Louisville

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, lyricist, vocalist, author

Notes: Wrote under many pseudonyms, including Roxanne Hampton, Leslie Beacon, and Bert Kapp. Often sub-credited as "The Melody Man."

See Also: Hampton, Roxanne

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 172 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-31446 10-in. 11/25/1924 When it's love-time in Hawaii Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-42435 10-in. 2/10/1928 You'd rather forget than forgive The Silver-Masked Tenor [i.e., Joseph M. White] Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-50904 10-in. 3/1/1929 Sparkling waters of Waikiki Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-56752 10-in. 10/4/1929 Blue Ridge sweetheart Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and whistling composer  
Victor BRC-71275 10-in. 1/25/1932 Glory Gene Kardos Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-74896 10-in. 1/26/1933 He's a son of the South Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-75073 10-in. 2/10/1933 He's a son of the South Andy Pendleton Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-75244 10-in. 2/16/1933 Keep it to yourself Don Hall Trio Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano songwriter  
Victor BS-75245 10-in. 2/16/1933 Hills of Tennessee are calling me Don Hall Trio Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano songwriter  
Victor BS-75249 10-in. 2/16/1933 Keep it to yourself Rose Family Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano songwriter  
Victor BS-75250 10-in. 2/16/1933 The hills of Tennessee are calling me George Donaldson Trio Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano songwriter  
Victor BS-75961 10-in. 7/28/1933 Started out from Texas Girls of the Golden West Female vocal duet, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-75962 10-in. 7/28/1933 Colorado blues Girls of the Golden West Female vocal duet, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-75968 10-in. 7/28/1933 Listen to the story of Sleepy Hollow Bill Girls of the Golden West Female vocal duet, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-76040 10-in. 4/21/1933 I'm twisting loops in pretzels Don Hall Trio Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano songwriter  
Victor BS-76041 10-in. 4/21/1933 I'm twisting loops in pretzels just to pass the time away George Donaldson Trio Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano songwriter  
Victor BS-76045 10-in. 4/21/1933 You're my dream that came true George Donaldson Trio Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano songwriter  
Victor BS-76046 10-in. 4/21/1933 You're my dream (That came true) Don Hall Trio Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano songwriter  
Victor BS-83601 10-in. 7/19/1934 If you can't get five take two Peggy Johnson and her Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-99315 10-in. 2/24/1936 When it's twilight in Sweetheart Lane Bill Boyd ; Jim Boyd ; Cowboy Ramblers String band, with male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor BS-0541 10-in. 9/24/1936 Milkmen's matinee Barnet Modernaires ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-03700 10-in. 12/10/1936 Nero Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-03845 10-in. 12/24/1936 Nero Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-04357 10-in. 2/1/1937 Nero Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-07803 10-in. 4/15/1937 The milkman's matinee Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 1-25 of 172 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Davis, Joe," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110340.

Davis, Joe. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110340.

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