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 26-50 of 246 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-34019 10-in. 12/4/1925 Someone's stolen my sweet, sweet baby Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-34683 10-in. 3/5/1926 Gimme a little kiss (Will ya? Huh?) Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-34798 10-in. 4/23/1926 Gimme a little kiss, will ya? Huh? Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus composer  
Victor BVE-35395 10-in. 5/12/1926 I wonder what's become of Joe? Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-38044 10-in. 5/20/1927 Sugar Fats Waller Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BVE-38045 10-in. 5/20/1927 Sugar Alberta Hunter Female vocal solo, with pipe organ composer  
Victor BVE-38667 10-in. 6/11/1927 Sugar Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-39148 10-in. 9/2/1927 Dawning Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and humming composer  
Victor BVE-40200 10-in. 9/12/1927 Dawning Duncan Sisters ; Mrs. Charles Kisco ; Charley Kisco Female vocal duet, with 2 pianos composer  
Victor BVE-40510 10-in. 10/25/1927 There must be somebody else Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with piano (self-accompaniment) composer  
Victor BVE-40523 10-in. 10/27/1927 There must be somebody else Johnny Johnson ; Statler Pennsylvanians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-41377 10-in. 12/14/1927 Here comes the show boat Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor PBVE-42102 10-in. 3/19/1928 Lila Puss Donahoo ; Bill Hawley Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, piano, and cornet songwriter  
Victor BVE-42967 10-in. 9/21/1928 Come on, baby! Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-43118 10-in. 2/28/1928 Sugar Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-43173 10-in. 3/23/1928 Lila Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and chorus composer  
Victor BVE-45560 10-in. 6/5/1928 I wonder Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-46143 10-in. 8/21/1928 I wonder Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 4-6) composer  
Victor BVE-47717 10-in. 10/8/1928 Jo-Anne Edwin J. McEnelly Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-48501 10-in. 12/20/1928 Don't be like that Helen Kane Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-48618 10-in. 11/23/1928 Don't be like that Jean Goldkette Orchestra ; Harold Stokes Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-57123 10-in. 10/25/1929 Congratulations Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with pianos composer  
Victor BVE-58000 10-in. 1/16/1930 Congratulations Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller ; Andy Sanella Male vocal duet, with guitar and piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-58620 10-in. 1/24/1930 Congratulations Frank Munn ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-59760 10-in. 4/18/1930 I'm feelin' devilish Royal Flush Orchestra ; Fess Williams Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 26-50 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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