Bill Simmons

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, composer, songwriter, lyricist, leader, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBVE-54653 10-in. 3/4/1930 Tail of Haley's Comet Happy Hayseeds Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-54654 10-in. 3/4/1930 Mills' waltz Happy Hayseeds Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-54655 10-in. 3/4/1930 The yodeling cowboy Bill Simmons Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-54662 10-in. 3/5/1930 The night herder Bill Simmons Male vocal solo vocalist, composer  
Victor PBVE-54663 10-in. 3/5/1930 Take me back to old Montana Bill Simmons Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, arranger  
Victor PBVE-54664 10-in. 3/5/1930 Ladies quadrille Happy Hayseeds Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-54665 10-in. 3/5/1930 Cottonwood reel Happy Hayseeds Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-54674 10-in. 3/6/1930 Wild roses Bill Simmons Male vocal solo, with yodeling and guitar vocalist, songwriter  
Victor PBVE-61035 10-in. 10/16/1930 The cowboy's plea Bill Simmons Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, leader, vocalist  
Victor PBVE-61036 10-in. 10/16/1930 Rocky Mountain sweetheart Bill Simmons Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter, vocalist, leader  
Victor PBVE-61037 10-in. 10/16/1930 My sweetheart of yesterday Bill Simmons Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter, vocalist, leader  
Victor PBVE-61040 10-in. 10/17/1930 My California home California Cowboys ; Bill Simmons Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter, leader, vocalist  
Victor PBVE-61041 10-in. 10/17/1930 Rocky Mountain blues Bill Simmons Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling composer, vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist  
Victor PBVE-61042 10-in. 10/17/1930 The lonesome cowboy Bill Simmons Male vocal solo, with guitar songwriter, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor PBVE-61043 10-in. 10/17/1930 Harmonica rag Chuck Darling Harmonica solo, with guitar composer  
Victor PBVE-61044 10-in. 10/17/1930 Blowin' the blues Chuck Darling Harmonica solo, with guitar composer  
Victor BVE-63381 10-in. 10/8/1930 Rocky Mountain sweetheart Tivoli Novelty Orchestra Instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BRC-69631 10-in. 5/20/1931 Silvery Arizona moon Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Vocal and instrumental ensemble, with whistling lyricist  
Victor ABRC-69903 10-in. 6/9/1931 Silvery Arizona moon Sonny Green Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W151819 10-in. 9/30/1931 Silvery Arizona moon Frank Luther ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars and whistling duet lyricist  
Brunswick E37273 10-in. 10/23/1931 Silvery Arizona moon Frank Luther ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with clarinet, guitar, and piano lyricist  
Decca DLA 289 10-in. 12/28/1935 Red skin lady Bill Simmons vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca DLA 290 10-in. 12/28/1935 Ozark mountain moon Bill Simmons vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Simmons, Bill," accessed October 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113138.

Simmons, Bill. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113138.

"Simmons, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113138

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