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 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  
(Results 176-200 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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