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). Also known as Marion Sparks, Marion Gant, and Lindberg (of Pinetop and Lindberg). Pseudonym used by Marion Sparks when performing in duo, Pinetop and Lindberg.

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 October 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112086.

Sparks, Milton. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112086.

"Sparks, Milton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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