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|
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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