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|
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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