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|
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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