Ebony Four

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W140564 10-in. 4/29/1925 Brother, you've got me wrong Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo, with oboe and piano Musical group  
Columbia W140565 10-in. 4/29/1925 No one can love me (Like the way you do) Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo, with saxophone and cornet Musical group  
Columbia W140597 10-in. 5/13/1925 Sweet Georgia Brown Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Columbia W140598 10-in. 5/13/1925 Too bad Jim Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Columbia W140790 10-in. 7/28/1925 Go back where you stayed last night Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, tuba, and piano Musical group  
Columbia W140791 10-in. 7/28/1925 Sympathetic Dan Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, tuba, and piano Musical group  
Columbia W140792 10-in. 7/28/1925 Down home blues Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, tuba, and piano Musical group  
Columbia W140863 10-in. 8/25/1925 Loud speakin' papa (You'd better speak easy to me) Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with bass saxophone, cornet, and piano Musical group  
Columbia W140864 10-in. 8/25/1925 You can't do what my last man did Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with bass saxophone, cornet, and piano Musical group  
Columbia W141207 10-in. 10/28/1925 No man's mamma Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with bass saxophone, cornet, and piano Musical group  
Columbia W141209 10-in. 10/28/1925 Maybe not at all Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with bass saxophone, cornet, and piano Musical group  
Columbia W142614 10-in. 9/14/1926 He brought joy to my soul Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer") and vocal ensemble, unaccompanied Musical group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ebony Four," accessed September 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111118.

Ebony Four. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111118.

"Ebony Four." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111118

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