Edna Alexander

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter, vocalist

Notes: Also used the pseudonym Alex Belledna.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23045 10-in. 7/3/1919 Granny Adele Rowland Female vocal solo, with violin duet and orchestra composer  
Victor B-24826 10-in. 1/28/1921 Crazy blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-32192 10-in. 3/31/1925 Does my sweetie do, and how Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-33181 10-in. 8/20/1925 You're in wrong with the right baby (So you'd better kiss yourself good-bye) Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-38045 10-in. 5/20/1927 Sugar Alberta Hunter Female vocal solo, with pipe organ lyricist  
Victor BS-030773 10-in. 12/28/1938 Sugar Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1918-02-27-06] Not documented 2/27/1918 Draftin' blues Edna Alexander Female vocal solo, with violin, cornet, and piano vocalist  
Columbia 78512 10-in. 6/19/1919 Granny Adele Rowland Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W140643 10-in. 6/2/1925 Make those naughty eyes behave 14 Virginians ; Ace Brigode Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W141707 10-in. 2/20/1926 Sugar Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano songwriter  
Columbia W144798 10-in. 9/27/1927 Sugar Eddie Thomas’ Collegians ; Frank Harris Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W147400 10-in. 12/7/1928 My kitchen man Clarence Williams’ Jazz Kings Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W148487 10-in. 5/8/1929 Kitchen man Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano songwriter  
OKeh 462 10-in. ca. Nov. 1918 Tell me why you went away Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
OKeh 868 10-in. ca. July 1919 Granny Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-7539 10-in. Aug. 1920 It's right here for you (If you don't get it—'tain't no fault of mine) Jazz Hounds ; Mamie Smith Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-7872 10-in. Apr. 1921 It's right here for you Black Devil Orchestra ; J. Tim Brymn Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-70081 10-in. Aug. 1921 'Tain't nothin' else but jazz Rega Orchestra ; Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
OKeh S-72856 10-in. Sept. 1924 Cage of apes Sara Martin ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh 73687 10-in. 10/6/1925 Living high (Sometimes) Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Eva Taylor Jazz/dance sextet, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 6941 10-in. 9/23/1919 Granny Marion Evelyn Cox Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Vocalion 473W-475W 10-in. 2/26/1925 Does my sweetie do, and how Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Alexander, Edna," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114216.

Alexander, Edna. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114216.

"Alexander, Edna." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114216

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