Wendell W. Hall

Wendell Woods Hall (August 23, 1896, St. George, Kansas – April 2, 1969, Fairhope, Alabama) was an American country singer, vaudeville artist, songwriter, pioneer radio performer, Victor recording artist and ukulele player.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1896 (St. George), Died January 1st, 1969 (Alabama)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, composer, lyricist, songwriter, ukulele, tiple, guitar, arranger, whistle, leader

Notes: Sometimes billed as "The Red-Headed Music Maker."

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 189 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-27431 10-in. 1/25/1923 Underneath the mellow moon Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-27431 10-in. 8/26/1926 Underneath the mellow moon Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-27747 10-in. 4/10/1923 Underneath the mellow moon Edna Brown ; Alice Green Female vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-28654 10-in. 10/10/1923 Hoo-doo blues Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Victor B-28655 10-in. 10/10/1923 Struttin' hound Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-28740 10-in. 7/29/1925 Red-headed music maker Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with ukulele (self-accompaniment) vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele, composer  
Victor B-28740 10-in. 10/12/1923 Red headed music maker Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with ukulele (self-accompaniment) instrumentalist, ukulele, composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-28741 10-in. 7/29/1925 It ain't gonna rain no mo' Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with ukulele (self-accompaniment) vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele, composer  
Victor B-28741 10-in. 10/12/1923 It ain't gonna rain no mo' Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with ukulele (self-accompaniment) instrumentalist, ukulele, composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-28760 10-in. 10/23/1923 Blue Island blues Wendell W. Hall ; Virginians Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-28761 10-in. 10/23/1923 Blue bird blues Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-29312 10-in. 1/15/1924 It looks like rain Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele, composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-29313 10-in. 1/15/1924 Comfortin' gal Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele, composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-29330 10-in. 1/18/1924 Brother, you've got me wrong Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Victor B-29331 10-in. 1/18/1924 Thirty-First Street blues Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Victor BVE-29377 10-in. 8/7/1925 Land of my sunset dreams Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with piano and violin vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor B-29377 10-in. 2/4/1924 Land of my sunset dreams Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with piano and violin composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-29407 10-in. 1/22/1924 Land of my sunset dreams Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with cello and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor B-29416 10-in. 1/24/1924 Gwine to run all night Wendell W. Hall ; Shannon Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with banjo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-29417 10-in. 1/24/1924 Oh! Susanna Wendell W. Hall ; Shannon Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with banjo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-29817 10-in. 3/31/1924 The land of my sunset dreams Jack Chapman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29954 10-in. 5/1/1924 Song birds in Georgia Wendell W. Hall ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with guitar, ukulele, and whistling songwriter, vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor B-29955 10-in. 5/1/1924 Whistling the blues away Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with guitar and whistling instrumentalist, whistle, songwriter, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-29963 10-in. 5/5/1924 Swanee River dreams Wendell W. Hall ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with guitar, violin, and piano songwriter, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-29964 10-in. 5/5/1924 Old plantation melody Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with guitar, violin, and piano composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 189 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hall, Wendell W.," accessed November 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111946.

Hall, Wendell W.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111946.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111946

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