Maceo Pinkard

Maceo Pinkard (June 27, 1897 – July 21, 1962) was an American composer, lyricist, and music publisher. Among his compositions is "Sweet Georgia Brown", a popular standard for decades after its composition and famous as the theme of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team.

Pinkard was inducted in the National Academy of Popular Music, Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 27th, 1897 (Bluefield)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1939

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 241 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-21951 10-in. 6/5/1918 Drafting blues Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet composer  
Victor B-22363 10-in. 1/16/1919 A little farm in Normandy Harry Thomas Piano solo composer  
Victor B-22400 10-in. 10/30/1918 Those draftin' blues Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-22438 10-in. 11/29/1918 Don't cry, little girl, don't cry Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with violin obbligato and orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor B-22496 10-in. 1/2/1919 He's had no lovin' for a long, long time Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22729 10-in. 3/6/1919 He's had no lovin' for a long, long time Frantzen's Society Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-22801 10-in. 4/23/1919 Mammy o' mine Adele Rowland Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23066 10-in. 7/14/1919 Dixie is Dixie once more American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23206 10-in. 8/12/1919 Mammy o' mine Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-23434 10-in. 10/28/1919 Wonderful pal Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with violin duet and orchestra composer  
Victor B-23593 10-in. 1/21/1920 Jazz babies ball Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25314 10-in. 5/23/1921 Honey rose Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with oboe, bassoon, and orchestra composer  
Victor B-26744 10-in. 8/31/1922 My Dixie Ross Gorman ; Virginians Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-26839 10-in. 8/22/1922 Stuttering (I'm always stuttering) Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-27653 10-in. 3/14/1923 Liza Zez Confrey Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-28513 10-in. 8/27/1923 Potomac River blues Gertrude Saunders Female vocal solo, with piano composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-28536 10-in. 9/6/1923 Love me Gertrude Saunders Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-31229 10-in. 11/29/1924 I'm satisfied (Beside that sweet o' mine) Phil Spitalny Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-32192 10-in. 3/31/1925 Does my sweetie do, and how Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-32439 10-in. 4/16/1925 Does my sweetie do like I want him to, and how Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with ukulele and harmonica composer  
Victor BVE-32565 10-in. 5/1/1925 Sweet Georgia Brown Oliver Naylor ; Oliver Naylor Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BVE-32831 10-in. 5/28/1925 Sweet Georgia Brown Jane Green Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-33181 10-in. 8/20/1925 You're in wrong with the right baby (So you'd better kiss yourself good-bye) Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-33558 10-in. 10/12/1925 Sweet man Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with ukulele and piano composer  
Victor BVE-33752 10-in. 11/4/1925 Sweet man Frank E. Banta Piano solo composer  
(Results 1-25 of 241 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pinkard, Maceo," accessed August 14, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110556.

Pinkard, Maceo. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 14, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110556.

"Pinkard, Maceo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 14 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110556

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