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|
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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