Ernie Williams

Birth and Death Data: Born June 8, 1904, Died January 27, 1986

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, vocalist, lyricist, songwriter, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-044589 10-in. 1/11/1940 Rockin' with the Rockets Harlan Leonard ; Rockets Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-044590 10-in. 1/11/1940 Hairy Joe jump Harlan Leonard ; Rockets Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-044591 10-in. 1/11/1940 Contact Harlan Leonard ; Rockets Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-044592 10-in. 1/11/1940 Snaky feelin' Harlan Leonard ; Rockets ; Jimmy Ross Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-044593 10-in. 1/11/1940 My gal Sal (They called her Frivolous Sal) Harlan Leonard ; Rockets Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-044594 10-in. 1/11/1940 Skee Harlan Leonard ; Rockets Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-047796 10-in. 3/11/1940 I don't want to set the world on fire Harlan Leonard ; Rockets ; Myra Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-047797 10-in. 3/11/1940 Ride my blues away Harlan Leonard ; Rockets ; Ernie Williams Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, lyricist  
Victor BS-047798 10-in. 3/11/1940 I'm in a weary mood Darwin Jones ; Harlan Leonard ; Rockets Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-047799 10-in. 3/11/1940 Parade of the stompers Harlan Leonard ; Rockets Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-053206 10-in. 7/15/1940 Rock and ride Harlan Leonard ; Rockets Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-053207 10-in. 7/15/1940 400 swing Harlan Leonard ; Rockets Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-053208 10-in. 7/15/1940 My dream Darwin Jones ; Harlan Leonard ; Rockets Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-053209 10-in. 7/15/1940 My pop gave me a nickel Harlan Leonard ; Rockets ; Myra Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-053210 10-in. 7/15/1940 Please don't squabble Harlan Leonard ; Rockets ; Ernie Williams Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BS-053211 10-in. 7/15/1940 A-la-bridges Harlan Leonard ; Rockets Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-053640 10-in. 11/13/1940 Mistreated Harlan Leonard ; Rockets ; Ernie Williams Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, Ernie," accessed January 30, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111881.

Williams, Ernie. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 30, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111881.

"Williams, Ernie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 30 January 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111881

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