George Elmo Chumbler

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, guitar, vocalist

Notes: Sometimes listed as Judge Lee.

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W149358 10-in. 11/4/1929 The hallelujah side The Chumbler Family Vocal ensemble, with guitar and autoharp instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149359 10-in. 11/4/1929 Sailing to glory The Chumbler Family Vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149360 10-in. 11/4/1929 Jacob's ladder The Chumbler Family Mixed vocal ensemble, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149361 10-in. 11/4/1929 In a garden The Chumbler Family Female vocal solo, with guitar and autoharp instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149362 10-in. 11/4/1929 I'm going home to my wife The Chumbler Family Mixed vocal ensemble, with guitar, autoharp, and whistling instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149363 10-in. 11/4/1929 If he should come again The Chumbler Family Vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick ATL961 10-in. 3/22/1930 A bootlegger’s joint in Atlanta, pt. 1 Bill Brown ; George Elmo Chumbler ; William Archer Chumbler ; Pink Lindsey ; Sterling Melvin ; Hoke Rice Descriptive scene, with male vocal ensemble, fiddle (violin), and guitar speaker  
Brunswick ATL962 10-in. 3/22/1930 A bootlegger’s joint in Atlanta, pt. 1 Bill Brown ; George Elmo Chumbler ; William Archer Chumbler ; Pink Lindsey ; Sterling Melvin ; Hoke Rice Descriptive scene, with male vocal ensemble, fiddle (violin), and guitar speaker  
Brunswick ATL963 10-in. 3/22/1930 A bootlegger’s joint in Atlanta, pt. 1 Bill Brown ; George Elmo Chumbler ; William Archer Chumbler ; Pink Lindsey ; Sterling Melvin ; Hoke Rice Descriptive scene, with male vocal ensemble, fiddle (violin), and guitar speaker  
Brunswick ATL964 10-in. 3/22/1930 A bootlegger’s joint in Atlanta Bill Brown ; George Elmo Chumbler ; William Archer Chumbler ; Pink Lindsey ; Sterling Melvin ; Hoke Rice Descriptive scene, with male vocal ensemble, fiddle (violin), and guitar speaker  
Brunswick ATL965 10-in. 3/22/1930 A bootlegger’s joint in Atlanta, pt. 2 Bill Brown ; George Elmo Chumbler ; William Archer Chumbler ; Pink Lindsey ; Sterling Melvin ; Hoke Rice Descriptive scene, with male vocal ensemble, fiddle (violin), and guitar speaker  
Brunswick ATL966 10-in. 3/22/1930 A bootlegger’s joint in Atlanta Bill Brown ; George Elmo Chumbler ; William Archer Chumbler ; Pink Lindsey ; Sterling Melvin ; Hoke Rice Descriptive scene, with male vocal ensemble, fiddle (violin), and guitar speaker  
Brunswick ATL967 10-in. 3/22/1930 A bootlegger’s joint in Atlanta, pt. 2 Bill Brown ; George Elmo Chumbler ; William Archer Chumbler ; Pink Lindsey ; Sterling Melvin ; Hoke Rice Descriptive scene, with male vocal ensemble, fiddle (violin), and guitar speaker  
Brunswick ATL6658 10-in. 11/14/1930 A bootlegger’s joint in Atlanta, pt. 3 William Archer Chumbler ; Sterling Melvin ; Seven Foot Dilly ; Lowe Stokes ; Dan Tucker Descriptive scene, with instrumental ensemble and male vocal solo speaker  
Brunswick ATL6668 10-in. 11/14/1930 You can’t ride my mule Lee Brothers Trio Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick ATL6669 10-in. 11/14/1930 Cotton mill blues William Archer Chumbler ; Lee Brothers Trio Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars and autoharp instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick ATL6676 10-in. 11/15/1930 A bootlegger’s joint in Atlanta, pt. 4 William Archer Chumbler ; Sterling Melvin ; Seven Foot Dilly ; Lowe Stokes ; Dan Tucker Descriptive scene, with instrumental ensemble and male vocal ensemble speaker  
Brunswick ATL6677 10-in. 11/15/1930 A bootlegger’s joint in Atlanta William Archer Chumbler ; Sterling Melvin ; Seven Foot Dilly ; Lowe Stokes ; Dan Tucker Descriptive scene, with instrumental ensemble and male vocal ensemble speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Chumbler, George Elmo," accessed December 9, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201827.

Chumbler, George Elmo. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 9, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201827.

"Chumbler, George Elmo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 9 December 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201827

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