Freddie Johnson

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1954

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

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 140170 10-in. 12/12/1924 Sing Sing Prison blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with 2 clarinets and piano composer  
Columbia 140396 10-in. 2/26/1925 Will you love me while you're gone? Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with clarinet and piano songwriter  
Columbia W144102 10-in. 5/6/1927 Home Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio songwriter  
OKeh S-73392 10-in. 6/3/1925 If you can't bring it you've got to send it Butterbeans & Susie ; Clarence Williams Female-male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
OKeh W80510 10-in. 3/9/1927 Home, cradle of happiness Laura Smith Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet songwriter  
OKeh W80708 10-in. 4/8/1927 Home, cradle of happiness Holland Trio ; Shaky Todd Male vocal solo and vocal trio, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W81074 10-in. 5/10/1927 Home (Cradle of happiness) Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Decca 86041 3/17/1954 I'm too busy crying Margie Day instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86042 3/17/1954 Take out your false teeth, Daddy Margie Day instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86043 3/17/1954 Mole in the hole Margie Day instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86044 3/17/1954 Just couldn't keep it to myself Margie Day instrumentalist, piano  
Decca AM 397 10-in. 8/18/1937 Somebody loves me Benny Carter Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca AM 399 10-in. 8/18/1937 Pardon me pretty baby Benny Carter Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca AM 400 10-in. 8/18/1937 My buddy Benny Carter Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca AM 401 10-in. 8/18/1937 Star dust Coleman Hawkins instrumentalist, piano  
Decca AM 402 10-in. 8/18/1937 Well alright then Coleman Hawkins instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Freddie," accessed October 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205010.

Johnson, Freddie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205010.

"Johnson, Freddie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205010

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