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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
|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, lyricist, vocalist|
|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||composer, vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, Ernie," accessed October 2, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111881.
Williams, Ernie. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 2, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111881.
"Williams, Ernie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 2 October 2023.
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