Billy James

Birth and Death Data: Born 1895, Died 1965

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18316 10-in. 8/31/1916 Hello my sweetheart Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-19368 12-in. 3/13/1917 America, here's my boy Victor Military Band Band, with bells composer  
Victor B-28032 10-in. 5/25/1923 Carolina mammy Great White Way Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-28149 10-in. 6/25/1923 Cut yourself a piece of cake (and make yourself at home) Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-28179 10-in. 7/11/1923 Carolina mammy Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-28580 10-in. 9/20/1923 Cut yourself a piece of cake (And make yourself at home) Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet composer  
Victor BVE-33523 10-in. 9/29/1925 Carolina sweetheart B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-55352 10-in. 8/12/1929 I'm saving up coupons Peg Moreland Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) composer  
Columbia 79920 10-in. 6/30/1921 Anticipatin' blues Southern Quartet [i.e., Southern Negro Quartette] Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer  
Columbia 80674 10-in. 11/15/1922 Carolina mammy Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 81041 10-in. 5/29/1923 Carolina mammy Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81087 10-in. 6/16/1923 Carolina mammy Columbians Dance Orchestra De Luxe Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81103 10-in. 7/3/1923 Cut yourself a piece of cake Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 81111 10-in. 7/5/1923 Cut yourself a piece of cake Ted Lewis Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W140562 10-in. 4/29/1925 Carolina sweetheart Xylo-Rimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W140706 10-in. 6/20/1925 Are they pickin' on your baby Georgians Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-71689 10-in. July 1923 Cut yourself a piece of cake (And make yourself at home) Rega Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
OKeh S-71692 10-in. July 1923 Carolina mammy Markel's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-73084 10-in. 1/8/1925 Pickin' on your baby Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Eva Taylor Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet composer  
Brunswick 11035-11037 10-in. 7/6/1923 Carolina mammy Carl Fenton’s Orchestra ; Walter G. Haenschen Jazz/dance band, with whistling composer  
Brunswick 11112-11115 10-in. 8/2/1923 Cut yourself a piece of cake Lyman’s California Ambassador Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E16899-E16901 10-in. 11/14/1925 Carolina sweetheart Castlewood Marimba Band [Marimba Orchestra] Marimba band composer  
Edison 9002 10-in. 6/1/1923 Carolina mammy Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo and vocal chorus, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 9020 10-in. 6/11/1923 Carolina mammy Paul Victorin Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9072 10-in. 7/12/1923 Cut yourself a piece of cake (And make yourself at home) Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "James, Billy," accessed February 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113575.

James, Billy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113575.

"James, Billy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 February 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113575

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