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 201-225 of 245 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E35411 10-in. 11/18/1930 Them there eyes Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal songwriter  
Brunswick E17936-E17937 10-in. 2/10/1926 Gimme a little kiss, will ya? Huh? Ed Smalle Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick E19187-E19189 10-in. 5/7/1926 I wonder what’s become of Joe? Keller Sisters and Lynch Mixed vocal trio, with piano composer  
Brunswick E20000-E20001 10-in. 8/28/1926 I wonder what’s become of Joe Al Bernard ; Ernie Golden ; Hotel McAlpin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E24876-E24879 10-in. 10/22/1927 Dawning Frank Black ; Frank Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E24979) songwriter  
Brunswick E24897-E24900 10-in. 10/24/1927 Here comes the show boat Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E24900) composer  
Brunswick E24959-E24962 10-in. 10/28/1927 There must be somebody else Belle Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E25125-E25128 10-in. 11/10/1927 There must be somebody else Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet; without vocal (take E25128) songwriter  
Brunswick E26853-E26854 10-in. 3/7/1928 Lila Banjo Buddy Male vocal solo and banjo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 6524 10-in. 12/26/1918 Don't cry, little girl, don't cry Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 6789 10-in. 5/17/1919 Dixie is Dixie once more Premier Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7260 10-in. 4/2/1920 Jazz Babies' Ball Premier Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7779 10-in. 2/4/1921 Aunt Jemima's jubilee Premier Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 8578 10-in. 9/6/1922 Stuttering Broadway Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9274 10-in. 12/1/1923 Headin' home Broadway Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 9705 10-in. 9/12/1924 Hot tamale baby Andy Razaf Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 9706 10-in. 9/15/1924 Hard hearted Hannah Marjorie Royce Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 9784 10-in. 10/10/1924 I'm satisfied (Beside that sweetie o' mine) Georgia Melodians Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 10428 10-in. 6/11/1925 Sweet Georgia Brown (A Charleston swing) Tennessee Happy Boys Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 10526 10-in. 7/28/1925 Wait'll it's moonlight Tennessee Happy Boys Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 10574 10-in. 9/15/1925 Sweet man Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 10832 10-in. 2/16/1926 "Gimme" a little kiss, will "ya"? Huh? John Ryan Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison 10975 10-in. 5/11/1926 I wonder what's become of Joe? Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 11012 10-in. 5/28/1926 I wonder what's become of Joe? The Frolickers Male vocal trio, with orchestra composer  
Edison 11479 10-in. 1/28/1927 How'd ya like to meet me in the moonlight? (Aw, come on, let's go) Jack Davis ; Harry Pollock Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 201-225 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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