Leroy Kirkland

Leroy E. Kirkland (February 10, 1904 or 1906 – April 6, 1988) was an American arranger, bandleader, guitarist and songwriter whose career spanned the eras of big band jazz, R&B, rock and roll and soul.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 10, 1906 (South Carolina), Died April 6, 1988 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1967

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, leader, arranger, composer

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Recordings (Results 51-75 of 75 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 105060 6/2/1958 Remembering Rosemarie McCoy arranger, leader  
Decca 105061 6/2/1958 Joy and jubilation Rosemarie McCoy arranger, leader  
Decca 105062 6/2/1958 [Unknown title(s)] Rosemarie McCoy arranger, leader  
Decca 107927 10/7/1959 Wonderful girl Bill Baker arranger  
Decca 107928 10/7/1959 Chit chat Bill Baker arranger  
Decca 109332 7/5/1960 Deep purple Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 109333 7/5/1960 Hawkin' around Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 109334 7/5/1960 Things ain't what they used to be Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 109335 7/5/1960 Love is here to stay Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 109336 7/6/1960 Cherry Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 109337 7/6/1960 Tippin' in Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 109338 7/6/1960 Birth of the blues Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 109339 7/6/1960 Someone's rocking my dreamboat Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 109340 7/7/1960 Midnight stroll Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 109341 7/7/1960 If I could be with you Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 109342 7/7/1960 Tuxedo junction Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 109343 7/7/1960 Blue Embers Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 109678 9/23/1960 Zing went the strings of my heart-1 The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 117676 7/8/1966 I'm not made of clay-1 ; I'm not made of clay Screamin' Jay Hawkins leader  
Decca 117677 7/8/1966 All night-1 ; All night Screamin' Jay Hawkins leader  
Decca 117678 7/8/1966 Mountain jive-1 ; Mountain jive Screamin' Jay Hawkins leader  
Decca 117679 7/8/1966 I'll be there-1 ; I'll be there Screamin' Jay Hawkins leader  
Decca 119493 10/10/1967 The loner The Sidewinders arranger  
Decca 119494 10/10/1967 Time marches on The Sidewinders arranger  
Decca 119495 10/10/1967 Sweet Lorene The Sidewinders arranger  
(Results 51-75 of 75 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kirkland, Leroy," accessed October 2, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205422.

Kirkland, Leroy. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 2, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205422.

"Kirkland, Leroy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 2 October 2023.

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