Orville Reed

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, composer

Notes: Son of Blind Alfred Reed.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-40764 10-in. 12/19/1927 Fate of Rose Sarlo West Virginia Night Owls Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BVE-40765 10-in. 12/19/1927 Give the flapper a chew West Virginia Night Owls Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BVE-40788 10-in. 12/19/1927 Sweet bird West Virginia Night Owls Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BVE-40789 10-in. 12/19/1927 I'm goin' to walk on the streets of Glory West Virginia Night Owls Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BVE-40790 10-in. 12/19/1927 Explosion in the Fairmount mines Blind Alfred Reed Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-40791 10-in. 12/19/1927 Fate of Chris Lively and wife Blind Alfred Reed Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-40792 10-in. 12/19/1927 Why do you bob your hair, girls Blind Alfred Reed Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-40793 10-in. 12/19/1927 Always lift him up and never knock him down Blind Alfred Reed Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-40794 10-in. 12/19/1927 The prayer of the drunkard's little girl Blind Alfred Reed Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-40795 10-in. 12/19/1927 The telephone girl Orville Reed Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-57571 10-in. 12/3/1929 Woman's been after man ever since Blind Alfred Reed Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-57572 10-in. 12/3/1929 Why don't you bob your hair girls, no. 2 Blind Alfred Reed Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-57573 10-in. 12/3/1929 There'll be no distinction there Blind Alfred Reed ; Orville Reed Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BVE-57574 10-in. 12/3/1929 We've just got to have 'em, that's all Blind Alfred Reed ; Orville Reed Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BVE-57575 10-in. 12/3/1929 Beware Blind Alfred Reed ; Orville Reed Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BVE-57576 10-in. 12/3/1929 The railroader Blind Alfred Reed ; Orville Reed Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BVE-57742 10-in. 12/4/1929 The old fashioned cottage Blind Alfred Reed ; Orville Reed Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BVE-57743 10-in. 12/4/1929 How can a poor man stand such times and live Blind Alfred Reed Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-57744 10-in. 12/4/1929 Black and blue blues Blind Alfred Reed Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-57745 10-in. 12/4/1929 Bonnie little girl Blind Alfred Reed ; Orville Reed Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-57746 10-in. 12/4/1929 You'll miss me Blind Alfred Reed ; Orville Reed Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BVE-57747 10-in. 12/4/1929 Money cravin' folks Blind Alfred Reed Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Reed, Orville," accessed October 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111638.

Reed, Orville. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111638.

"Reed, Orville." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111638

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