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 51-75 of 245 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBVE-61057 10-in. 11/20/1930 Them there eyes Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Rhythm Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BVE-63632 10-in. 9/8/1930 I'll be a friend with pleasure Bix Beiderbecke's Orchestra ; Ray Lodwig Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-64004 10-in. 7/29/1930 Okay, baby McKinney's Cotton Pickers ; George Thomas Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BRC-69634 10-in. 5/21/1931 Sweet Georgia Brown Estes Manasco ; Memphis Ramblers ; Snooks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-72588 10-in. 5/16/1932 I love to see the evenin' sun go down Lew Conrad ; The Musketeers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-72594 10-in. 5/17/1932 Sweet Georgia Brown Pickens Sisters Female vocal trio, with instrumental quartet songwriter  
Victor BS-77326 10-in. 12/12/1933 Sweet Georgia Brown Jim & Bob Ukulele and Spanish guitar duet (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Victor BVE-87866 10-in. 2/2/1935 Here comes the show boat Gunter Hotel Orchestra ; Mack Rogers Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-99363 10-in. 2/25/1936 Georgia Boots and his Buddies Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-021628 10-in. 3/25/1938 Sugar Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet composer  
Victor BS-025878 10-in. 10/12/1938 Sweet Georgia Brown Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet songwriter  
Victor BS-030773 10-in. 12/28/1938 Sugar Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-036536 10-in. 4/26/1939 I'm a real kinda papa (Lookin' for a real kinda girl) Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1918-02-27-06] Not documented 2/27/1918 Draftin' blues Edna Alexander Female vocal solo, with violin, cornet, and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 77375 10-in. 9/24/1917 Those draftin' blues Handy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 77889 10-in. 6/14/1918 Indianola Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 78001 10-in. 8/16/1918 Those draftin' blues Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 78178 10-in. 11/18/1918 Don't cry, little girl, don't cry Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 78262 10-in. 1/22/1919 He's had no lovin' for a long long time Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78293 10-in. 2/5/1919 He's had no lovin' for a long, long time Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78339 10-in. 3/7/1919 Mammy o' mine Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78376 10-in. 4/1/1919 Just another good man gone wrong Louisiana Five Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 78677 10-in. 9/19/1919 Those draftin' blues Art Hickman's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 78678 10-in. 9/19/1919 Just leave it to me Irving Kaufman ; Jack Kaufman Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78683 10-in. 9/20/1919 Wonderful pal Irving Kaufman ; Jack Kaufman Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
(Results 51-75 of 245 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pinkard, Maceo," accessed September 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110556.

Pinkard, Maceo. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110556.

"Pinkard, Maceo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 September 2020.

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