Gus Horsley

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1930

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

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-63139 10-in. 9/16/1930 Song of the silver dollar Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Columbia 80357 10-in. 5/19/1922 Take it 'cause it's all yours Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds ; Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80529 10-in. 8/18/1922 Four o'clock blues Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81021 10-in. 5/17/1923 Fade away blues Gulf Coast Seven Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W140629 10-in. 5/27/1925 J. C. Holmes blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia W140761 10-in. 7/14/1925 1620 to 1865 Original Jazz Hounds Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W142726 10-in. 10/4/1926 Harry Wills, the champion Howell, Horsley, and Bradford Male vocal trio, with ukulele and piano vocalist  
Columbia W142727 10-in. 10/4/1926 Wasn't it nice Howell, Horsley, and Bradford Male vocal trio, with ukulele and piano vocalist, songwriter  
Columbia 142854 10-in. 10/21/1926 Wasn't it nice? Georgia Strutters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 142855 10-in. 10/21/1926 Original black bottom dance Georgia Strutters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W142889 10-in. 10/29/1926 Original black bottom dance Sadie Jackson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano composer  
Columbia W148015 10-in. 3/5/1929 Put your mind right on it Jimmy Johnson Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet vocalist  
OKeh S-71140 10-in. Jan. 1923 Four o'clock blues Tampa Blue Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-71323 10-in. Feb. 1923 Four o'clock blues Esther Bigeou ; Ricketts' Stars Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh 74428 10-in. Nov. 1926 Original black bottom dance Perry Bradford and his Gang Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh 74429 10-in. Nov. 1926 Kansas City blues Perry Bradford ; Perry Bradford and his Gang Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E2647-E2648 10-in. 3/16/1926 Lord, I done what you told me to do Cotton Belt Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano arranger  
Brunswick E3197-E3199 10-in. 6/8/1926 So's your old man (How'd you get that way) Blackbirds of Harmony Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Brunswick E3200-E3202 10-in. 6/8/1926 Wasn’t it nice Blackbirds of Harmony Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter, vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick XE19558-XE19561 12-in. 6/14/1926 Wasn’t it nice Male vocal chorus (unidentified; Brunswick Records) Male vocal chorus, with orchestra songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Horsley, Gus," accessed September 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115316.

Horsley, Gus. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115316.

"Horsley, Gus." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115316

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