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 126-150 of 245 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W146298 10-in. 5/15/1928 I wonder Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W146807 10-in. 7/26/1928 Jo-anne Arthur Ross and his Westerners ; Irving Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 146966 10-in. 9/7/1928 Come on, baby! Jim Andrews ; Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W147021 10-in. 9/20/1928 The whole world knows I love you Don Roberts Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet songwriter  
Columbia W147033 10-in. 10/1/1928 Come on, baby! Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W147130 10-in. 10/11/1928 Don't be like that Golden Gate Orchestra ; Irving Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W147137 10-in. 10/23/1928 Don't be like that Blue Grass Boys ; Lee Morse Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble songwriter  
Columbia W147421 10-in. 12/12/1928 Come on, baby! Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W147547 10-in. 12/28/1928 Don't be like that Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W147788 10-in. 1/17/1929 Don't be like that Dot Dare Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet songwriter  
Columbia W148497 10-in. 5/10/1929 Here comes the show boat Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W148906 10-in. 8/20/1929 At twilight Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W148985 10-in. 9/6/1929 At twilight Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Columbia W149143 10-in. 10/15/1929 Congratulations Jim Andrews ; Mayflower Orchestra ; Julie Wintz Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W149186 10-in. 10/25/1929 Congratulations Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W149927 10-in. 1/28/1930 Congratulations Franklyn Ferris ; Paul Small Organ solo, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W150061 10-in. 3/4/1930 Congratulations Paul Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W150795 10-in. 9/12/1930 I'll be a friend with pleasure Lloyd Keating and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
OKeh 455 10-in. ca. Nov. 1918 Don't cry, little girl, don't cry Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
OKeh 608 10-in. ca. Feb. 1919 Mammy o' mine Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-7067 10-in. approximately Nov. 1919 Cairo Land Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-7549 10-in. Aug. 1920 Wait'n for me Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra composer  
OKeh 9075 10-in. Apr. 1925 Sweet Georgia Brown Birmingham Society Serenaders ; Jack Linx Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 9495 10-in. Nov. 1925 Desdemona Wingy Manone ; San Sue Strutters Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 9552 10-in. 3/2/1926 Someone's stolen my sweet, sweet baby Merritt Brunies ; Friars Inn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 126-150 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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