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 151-175 of 245 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh 9573 10-in. Mar. 1926 Sweet man Lillie Delk Christian ; Johnny St. Cyr Female vocal solo, with banjo composer  
OKeh 9574 10-in. Mar. 1926 Sweet Georgia Brown Lillie Delk Christian ; Johnny St. Cyr Female vocal solo, with banjo songwriter  
OKeh S-70081 10-in. Aug. 1921 'Tain't nothin' else but jazz Rega Orchestra ; Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-70131 10-in. Aug. 1921 A little kind treatment (Is exactly what I need) Mamie Smith and her Jazz Band Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-70328 10-in. Nov. 1921 I'm a dog-gone struttin' fool Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-70777 10-in. Aug. 1922 Stuttering Jazz Hounds ; Mamie Smith Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-72856 10-in. Sept. 1924 Cage of apes Sara Martin ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh S-72876 10-in. Oct. 1924 I'm satisfied (Beside that sweetie o' mine) Glantz and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 73539 10-in. Aug. 1925 Sweet Georgia Brown Billy Bailey ; Barney Barnum Male vocal solo, with banjo songwriter  
OKeh 73599 10-in. Sept. 1925 Sweet man The Goofus Five Jazz/dance ensemble composer  
OKeh 73687 10-in. 10/6/1925 Living high (Sometimes) Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Eva Taylor Jazz/dance sextet, with female vocal solo composer  
OKeh 73959 10-in. Jan. 1926 Pile of logs and stone (Called home) Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Eva Taylor Jazz/dance ensemble, with female vocal solo composer, lyricist  
OKeh 74034 10-in. Feb. 1926 Gimme a little kiss, will ya, huh? Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
OKeh 74145 10-in. 4/25/1926 Gimme a little kiss will "ya" huh? Jazz Pilots Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh 74169 10-in. 5/20/1926 I wonder what's become of Joe? The Goofus Five Jazz/dance ensemble composer  
OKeh 80119 10-in. 9/16/1926 I wonder what's become of Joe? Francis J. Carter Piano solo composer  
OKeh W81284 10-in. 8/27/1927 Dawning Sam Lanin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W81550 10-in. 10/17/1927 There must be somebody else Seger Ellis ; Lanin’s Famous Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W81554 10-in. 10/19/1927 There must be somebody else Beth Challis Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano composer  
OKeh W81674 10-in. 10/5/1927 Sweet man "Spot" Perkins Male vocal solo, with ukulele composer  
OKeh W82030 10-in. 12/8/1927 Sugar McKenzie and Condon's Chicagoans Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W400146 10-in. 3/15/1928 Lila Lillian Morton ; Okeh Novelty Orchestra Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh W400189 10-in. 4/3/1928 Lila Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W400830 10-in. 6/26/1928 I wonder The Royal Music Makers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W401310 10-in. 11/12/1928 Come on, baby! Fred Hall ; Sugar Babies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 151-175 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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