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George L. Cobb

George Linus Cobb (August 31, 1886 – December 25, 1942) composed over 200 pieces of music, including ragtimes, marches, and waltzes. He also wrote columns for music trade publications.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 31st, 1886 (Mexico), Died December 25th, 1942 (Brookline)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 52 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 46947 10-in. 7/26/1916 Are you from Dixie? Blue and White Marimba Band Marimba band composer  
Columbia 78034 10-in. 8/30/1918 Russian rag Earl Fuller ; Rector Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81727 10-in. 4/25/1924 Are you from Dixie? Ernest Errott Thompson Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica composer  
Columbia 81962 10-in. 8/28/1924 Russian rag Monde [i.e., Anthony Monde] Piano accordion solo composer  
Columbia 36921 12-in. 3/31/1914 All aboard for Dixieland Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia 37228 12-in. 3/20/1915 Chinatown, my Chinatown Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia 48552 12-in. 1/15/1916 Are you from Dixie? Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia 49444 12-in. 6/13/1918 Some shape Jockers Brothers Violin and piano duet composer  
Columbia 49546 12-in. 10/29/1918 Peter Gink Columbia Band ; Charles Adams Prince Band composer  
Columbia W142037 10-in. 4/17/1926 Alabama jubilee Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and guitar composer  
Columbia W145167 10-in. 11/8/1927 Are you from Dixie? Young Brothers Tennessee Band String band composer  
Columbia W145493 10-in. 1/9/1928 Just for tonight Art Gillham Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Columbia 6487 12-in. approximately 1915 On the road to Dublin Town Shirley Kellogg Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh 139 10-in. ca. May 1918 Sing, ling, ting Van Eps Quartet Instrumental quartet composer  
OKeh 290 10-in. ca. Aug. 1918 Some shape Van Eps Quartet Instrumental quartet composer  
OKeh S-748 10-in. ca. July 1919 Peter Gink OKeh Dance Band Band composer  
OKeh S-750 10-in. ca. July 1919 Russian rag OKeh Dance Band Band composer  
OKeh S-70305 10-in. Nov. 1921 Torrid Dora Tampa Blue Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-71516 10-in. May 1923 Just for tonight Guyon's Paradise Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W400270 10-in. 2/20/1928 Are you from Dixie? Dick Parman ; Elmer Snyder Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
OKeh W402374 10-in. 3/19/1929 Alabama breakdown Herschel Brown and his Happy Five Instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh [OK cat 1268-b] 10-in. approximately 1918 Peter Gink Joe Green Xylophone solo composer  
Brunswick [Br cat 5206-b] 10-in. approximately Feb. 1918 Sing, ling, ting Van Eps Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Edison 3735 10-in. 4/29/1915 Listen to that Dixie band Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 3804 10-in. 5/20/1915 Alabama jubilee Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
(Results 26-50 of 52 records)


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cobb, George L.," accessed October 26, 2021,

Cobb, George L.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2021, from

"Cobb, George L.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 October 2021.

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