Katherine Henderson

Katherine Henderson (born June 23, 1909; date of death unknown) was an African-American classic female blues singer. Most of her recording sessions took place in Long Island City, New York, in October and November 1928.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 23rd, 1909 (St. Louis)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Notes: Sometimes listed as Catherine Henderson. It is possible that Edmonia Henderson and Katherine/Catherine Henderson are the same person.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W149983 10-in. 2/13/1930 What if we do? Katherine Henderson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia W149984 10-in. 2/13/1930 Keep it to yourself Katherine Henderson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
OKeh 9243 10-in. July 1925 Sweet de papa blues Katherine Henderson Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
OKeh 9244 10-in. July 1925 Four-thirty blues Katherine Henderson Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
OKeh 9245 Not documented July 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Katherine Henderson Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
OKeh 9246 Not documented July 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Katherine Henderson Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Vocalion E4857-E4859 10-in. 4/27/1927 Take your black bottom dance outside Clarence Williams’ Blue Five Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Vocalion E4860-E4862 10-in. 4/27/1927 Baltimore Clarence Williams’ Blue Five Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Henderson, Katherine," accessed October 31, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113025.

Henderson, Katherine. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113025.

"Henderson, Katherine." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 31 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113025

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