Theron E. "Buster" Johnson

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, trombone, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-24390 10-in. 8/9/1920 The Japanese sandman Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor C-24391 12-in. 8/9/1920 Avalon Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor B-24392 10-in. 8/9/1920 Wang-wang blues Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor B-24393 10-in. 8/9/1920 Whispering Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor C-24394 12-in. 8/19/1920 Best ever medley Ambassador Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor B-24400 10-in. 8/23/1920 Anytime, anyday, anywhere Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor C-24545 12-in. 10/22/1920 Honolulu eyes Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor B-24545 10-in. 11/3/1920 Honolulu eyes Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band, with whistling instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor B-24546 10-in. 10/22/1920 Darling Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor C-24556 12-in. 10/28/1920 Grieving for you Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor C-24557 12-in. 10/28/1920 My wonder girl Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor C-24560 12-in. 11/3/1920 Just snap your fingers at care Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBVE-42079 10-in. 3/12/1928 Wang-wang blues Sam-Ku-West Harmony Boys Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-49673 10-in. 1/22/1929 Wang-wang blues Ben's Bad Boys ; Ben Pollack Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PB-9 10-in. 6/11/1924 Helen gone Buddy Burns ; Montmartre Orchestra ; Vincent Rose Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 79839 10-in. 5/12/1921 Wang wang blues Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79963 10-in. 8/18/1921 Wang wang blues Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 143638 10-in. 3/23/1927 The wang wang blues Dixie Stompers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W146163 10-in. 4/20/1928 The wang wang blues Red Mountain Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo and talking composer  
Columbia W148541 10-in. 5/16/1929 The wang wang blues Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-7816 10-in. Mar. 1921 Wang wang blues Black Devil Orchestra ; J. Tim Brymn Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-70085 10-in. Aug. 1921 Wang wang blues Horace Davis ; Sam Moore Octo-chorda and guitar duet composer  
OKeh S-70142 10-in. Sept. 1921 Wang wang blues Mamie Smith and her Jazz Band Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-70172 10-in. Sept. 1921 Wang wang blues Norfolk Jazz Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer  
OKeh W80731 10-in. 4/14/1927 The wang wang blues The Goofus Five Jazz/dance ensemble composer  
Brunswick 5111-5112 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Wang wang blues Benny Krueger’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 11085-11088 10-in. 7/26/1923 Honey babe Lyman's California Ambassador Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick C660-C661 10-in. 9/17/1926 New wang wang blues Dixie Syncopators ; King Oliver Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick A80-A82 10-in. 5/13/1924 Helen gone Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E35036 10-in. 10/27/1930 Wang wang blues Jungle Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Edison 9479 10-in. 4/24/1924 Honey babe Top Notchers Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison N-1170 10-in. 10/2/1929 Wang wang blues Mal Hallett Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Theron E. "Buster"," accessed October 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205066.

Johnson, Theron E. "Buster". (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205066.

"Johnson, Theron E. "Buster"." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205066

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