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 226-246 of 246 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 11479 10-in. 1/28/1927 How'd ya like to meet me in the moonlight? (Aw, come on, let's go) Jack Davis ; Harry Pollock Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 11860 10-in. 8/26/1927 Dawning Will Donaldson ; J. Donald Parker Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Edison 11861 10-in. 8/26/1927 Dawning Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 11890 10-in. 9/14/1927 Here comes the show boat Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 18077 10-in. 12/2/1927 There must be somebody else Vaughn De Leath ; Muriel Pollock Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison 18336 10-in. 3/26/1928 Lila Bert Dixon ; Oreste Queensland Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 18543 10-in. 5/28/1928 I wonder Will Donaldson ; J. Donald Parker Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison 18875 10-in. 11/16/1928 Don't be like that Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison N-570 10-in. 11/16/1929 Don't be like that Billy Murray Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison N-1075 10-in. 8/16/1929 At twilight J. Donald Parker Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone 0LA2146 10-in. 9/29/1939 Sweet Georgia Brown Django Reinhardt ; Eddie South Violin and guitar duet songwriter  
Vocalion E1598-E1600 10-in. 11/6/1925 Someone's stolen my sweet, sweet baby Peggy English Female vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Vocalion E1741-E1743 10-in. 11/17/1925 Someone's stolen my sweet, sweet baby Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Vocalion E2803-E2804 10-in. 4/19/1926 Gimme a little kiss, will ya? Huh? Arthur Brown ; William Wirges Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Vocalion 473W-475W 10-in. 2/26/1925 Does my sweetie do, and how Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Vocalion 573W-576W 10-in. 3/19/1925 Sweet Georgia Brown Ben Bernie ; Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Vocalion 781W-782W 10-in. 5/5/1925 Sweet Georgia Brown Hamtree Harrington Male vocal solo, with ukulele songwriter  
Vocalion 1156W-1157W 10-in. 8/13/1925 Sweet man Tennessee Tooters Jazz/dance band composer  
Vocalion 1334W-1336W 10-in. 9/11/1925 Sweet man Peggy English Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Vocalion 1399W-1401W 10-in. 9/25/1925 Wait'll it's moonlight Ben Bernie Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Vocalion 1531W-1533W 10-in. 10/23/1925 Sweet man Peggy English Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 226-246 of 246 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pinkard, Maceo," accessed September 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110556.

Pinkard, Maceo. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110556.

"Pinkard, Maceo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 September 2020.

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

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