Willie Trice

William Augusta Trice (February 10, 1908 – December 11, 1976) was an American blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He released two singles and an album. He remained loyal to his native North Carolina and its regional blues style, often referred to as Piedmont blues, East Coast blues, or more generally country blues.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1910 (Chapel Hill), Died December 11th, 1976 (Durham)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist

Notes: Sometimes listed as Willy Trice or Welly Trice.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 62363 10-in. 7/13/1937 Tennessee town The Trice Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62364 10-in. 7/13/1937 Carolina blues-1, 2 The Trice Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62365 10-in. 7/13/1937 Come on in here, Mama The Trice Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62366 10-in. 7/13/1937 Let her go, God bless her The Trice Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62367 10-in. 7/13/1937 Come on baby The Trice Brothers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62368 10-in. 7/13/1937 Trembling bed Springs blues The Trice Brothers instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Trice, Willie," accessed October 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113158.

Trice, Willie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113158.

"Trice, Willie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113158

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