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 27, 1897 (Bluefield), Died July 21, 1962
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1947
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist, piano
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 265 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||composer, lyricist|
|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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pinkard, Maceo," accessed January 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110556.
Pinkard, Maceo. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110556.
"Pinkard, Maceo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 January 2023.
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