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 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  
(Results 101-125 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110556

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