Lewis Bronzeville Five

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Notes: Dixon/Godrich/Rye indicates that composer Mabel Sanford Lewis was the manager of the Lewis Bronzeville Five, but did not perform with them.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-044965 10-in. 5/9/1940 Mississippi fire blues Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BS-044966 10-in. 5/9/1940 Natchez Mississippi blues Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BS-044967 10-in. 5/9/1940 Oh! Mabel, oh! Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BS-044968 10-in. 5/9/1940 It can happen to you Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BS-049097 10-in. 4/11/1940 Laughing at life Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BS-049098 10-in. 4/11/1940 Linda Brown Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BS-049099 10-in. 4/11/1940 Cotton blossom blues Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BS-049100 10-in. 4/11/1940 Low down gal blues Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lewis Bronzeville Five," accessed July 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114767.

Lewis Bronzeville Five. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114767.

"Lewis Bronzeville Five." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114767

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