Billy Mack

Birth and Death Data: Born 1894

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1940

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

Notes: Sometimes credited in Victor ledgers and on Bluebird disc label as Billie Mack.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-01898 10-in. 12/22/1936 You gotta quit your low down ways Mack and Mack Female-male vocal duet, with piano composer, vocalist  
Victor BS-01899 10-in. 12/22/1936 Black Mack and Mack Female-male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-044968 10-in. 5/9/1940 It can happen to you Lewis Bronzeville Five Male vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Columbia W141815 10-in. 3/17/1926 He ain't done right by Nell Art Gillham Male vocal solo, with tuba and piano songwriter  
Columbia 141934 10-in. 4/8/1926 He ain't done right by Nell Confidential Charley Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh 8892 10-in. 1/22/1925 Black but sweet, oh God! Billy Mack ; Mary Mack Female-male vocal duet, with cornet and piano vocalist  
OKeh 8897 10-in. 1/22/1925 My heartbreakin' gal Billy Mack ; Mary Mack Female-male vocal duet, with cornet and piano vocalist, songwriter  
OKeh 73907 10-in. Jan. 1926 You gotta quit your low down ways Billy Mack ; Mary Mack Female-male vocal duet, with jazz/dance trio composer, vocalist, lyricist  
OKeh 73908 10-in. Jan. 1926 Fetch it when you come Billy Mack ; Mary Mack Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist, composer  
OKeh 73910 10-in. Jan. 1926 [Unknown title(s)] Billy Mack ; Mary Mack Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist  
OKeh 73911 10-in. Jan. 1926 You don't want much Clarence Williams’ Trio ; Billy Mack ; Mary Mack Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist, songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mack, Billy," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115717.

Mack, Billy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115717.

"Mack, Billy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115717

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