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 101-125 of 246 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||W141421||10-in.||12/21/1925||Someone's stolen my sweet sweet baby||Fred Rich Hotel Astor Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W141554||10-in.||1/25/1926||Livin' high||Dixie Washboard Band||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W141612||10-in.||2/8/1926||(Gimme a little kiss) Will ya? Huh?||Ed Smalle||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Columbia||W141707||10-in.||2/20/1926||Sugar||Ethel Waters||Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano||instrumentalist, piano, songwriter|
|Columbia||W141708||10-in.||2/20/1926||I wonder what's become of Joe||Ethel Waters||Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano||composer, instrumentalist, piano|
|Columbia||W141759||10-in.||3/4/1926||"Gimme" a little kiss will "ya" huh?||Confidential Charley||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||W141785||10-in.||3/10/1926||"Gimme" a little kiss will "ya" huh?||Fred Rich Hotel Astor Orchestra ; Bob Nelson||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W141921||10-in.||4/6/1926||I wonder what's become of Joe?||Arthur Fields ; Little Ramblers||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W141965||10-in.||4/14/1926||I wonder what's become of Joe?||The Harmonians ; Jack Wilson||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W142167||10-in.||5/7/1926||I'm a real kind mama||Maggie Jones||Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano||composer|
|Columbia||W144553||10-in.||8/22/1927||Dawning||Jane Gray||Female vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Columbia||W144579||10-in.||8/27/1927||Dawning||Lee Morse||Female vocal solo, with guitar||songwriter|
|Columbia||W144619||10-in.||9/2/1927||Dawning||Manhattan Dance Makers||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W144634||10-in.||9/7/1927||Dawning||Billy Day ; Ideal Serenaders||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W144684||10-in.||9/16/1927||Here comes the show boat||Lou Gold Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W144772||10-in.||10/27/1927||There must be somebody else||Colin O'More||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||W144798||10-in.||9/27/1927||Sugar||Eddie Thomas’ Collegians ; Frank Harris||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W144882||10-in.||10/18/1927||There must be somebody else||Van and Schenck||Male vocal duet, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||W144889||10-in.||10/21/1927||There must be somebody else||Astorites||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W144917||10-in.||10/26/1927||There must be somebody else||Harold Lambert ; Radiolites||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W145673||10-in.||2/21/1928||I wonder||Jack Little||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||W145732||10-in.||3/5/1928||Lila||University Six||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W145933||10-in.||3/31/1928||Lila||Biltmore Trio ; Earl Burnett ; Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||composer|
|Columbia||W145936||10-in.||4/2/1928||Lila||The Girl Friends||Female vocal ensemble, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||W145977||10-in.||4/6/1928||I'm feelin' devilish||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||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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