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 176-200 of 245 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|OKeh||W401414||10-in.||11/28/1928||Don't be like that||Seger Ellis||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|OKeh||W403738||10-in.||2/5/1930||Congratulations||Smith Ballew||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||composer|
|OKeh||W404872||10-in.||4/29/1931||Them there eyes||Louis Armstrong Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||2857||10-in.||approximately Sept. 1919||You'll be sorry||Palace Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Brunswick||8948-8950||10-in.||approximately Oct. 1922||My Dixie||White Way Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||9900-9903||10-in.||2/13/1923||Liza||Carl Fenton’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||11055-11057||10-in.||7/7/1923||He may be your good man Friday (But he's mine on Saturday night)||Margaret Young||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||14727-14729||10-in.||1/26/1925||Does my sweetie do, and how||Marion Harris||Female vocal solo, with orchestra and piano solo||composer|
|Brunswick||15478-15480||10-in.||4/9/1925||Sweet Georgia Brown||Margaret Young||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E15700-E15702||10-in.||5/8/1925||Sweet Georgia Brown||Isham Jones Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E15936-E15938||10-in.||6/5/1925||Sweet Georgia Brown||Isham Jones Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E16470-E16474||10-in.||10/1/1925||Sweet man||Isham Jones Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||E16864-E16866||10-in.||11/10/1925||Someone's stolen my sweet, sweet baby||Benny Krueger’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||STL854||10-in.||Nov. 1928||Come on, baby||Coronado Hotel Orchestra ; Allister Wylie||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Brunswick||C2608||10-in.||11/26/1928||Don’t be like that||Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||songwriter|
|Brunswick||[Br (U.K.) cat 168-a]||10-in.||approximately Apr. 1928||Dawning||Alice Morley||Female vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E28338||10-in.||10/10/1928||Adorable Dora||Moore and Evans||Male vocal duet, with guitar and ukulele||composer|
|Brunswick||E28385||10-in.||10/30/1928||The whole world knows I love you||Kenn Sisson Orchestra ; Francis Luther||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E28405||10-in.||9/20/1928||I wonder||Clevelanders||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||composer|
|Brunswick||E28410||10-in.||9/21/1928||Jo-Anne||Herbert Gordon’s Adelphia Hotel Whispering Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E28464||10-in.||10/10/1928||The whole world knows I love you||Benny Davis||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E28751||10-in.||11/14/1928||Jo-Anne||The Home Towners||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E29018||10-in.||1/4/1929||Don’t be like that||Moe Baer ; Wardman Park Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E29044||10-in.||1/11/1929||Don’t be like that||Harry Richman||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E33305||10-in.||7/2/1930||Sweet Georgia Brown||Five Pennies ; Red Nichols||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
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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