Milton Sparks

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1935

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

Notes: Also known as Marion Sparks, Marion Gant, and Lindberg of the duo Pinetop and Lindberg. Performed as Sparks Brothers with his brother Pinetop (Aaron Sparks).

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-71620 10-in. 2/25/1932 Louisiana bound Pinetop and Lindberg Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Victor BVE-71621 10-in. 2/25/1932 I believe I'll make a change Pinetop and Lindberg Male vocal solo, with piano composer, vocalist, lyricist  
Victor BVE-71622 10-in. 2/25/1932 4-11-44 Pinetop and Lindberg Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-71623 10-in. 2/25/1932 East Chicago blues Pinetop and Lindberg Male vocal solo, with piano composer, vocalist, lyricist  
Victor BS-76828 10-in. 8/2/1933 61 Highway Sparks Brothers Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BS-76829 10-in. 8/2/1933 Down on the levee Sparks Brothers Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BS-76830 10-in. 8/2/1933 Chicago's too much for me Sparks Brothers Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BS-91445 10-in. 7/28/1935 Erie train blues Milton Sparks Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-91446 10-in. 7/28/1935 Ina blues Milton Sparks Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-91447 10-in. 7/28/1935 Grinder blues Milton Sparks Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-91448 10-in. 7/28/1935 I wake up in the morning Milton Sparks Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, composer  
Decca C 9336 10-in. 8/24/1934 I.C. Train blues Flyin' Lindburg [Milton "Lindburg" Sparks] vocalist  
Decca C 9337 10-in. 8/24/1934 No good woman blues Flyin' Lindburg [Milton "Lindburg" Sparks] vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sparks, Milton," accessed January 30, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112086.

Sparks, Milton. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 30, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112086.

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

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112086

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