Slim Mays

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, composer, speaker

Notes: Also known as "Slim Jim" and Debs Mays, his given name. Sometimes credited without surname as "Slim." Slim Mays's composer credits are often under his given name, Debs Mays.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-0501 10-in. 9/9/1936 Spooning 'neath a Western sky Slim Mays ; Rex Mitchell ; Oklahoma Cowboys ; Jack Pierce Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor BS-0503 10-in. 9/9/1936 If you don't believe I'm leavin' Slim Mays ; Oklahoma Cowboys ; Jack Pierce Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BS-0505 10-in. 9/9/1936 My dad Slim Mays ; Oklahoma Cowboys ; Jack Pierce Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-0506 10-in. 9/9/1936 The Blue Ridge home I love Slim Mays ; Oklahoma Cowboys ; Jack Pierce Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BS-0507 10-in. 9/9/1936 Sweetheart, let's grow old together Willie (Red) Herman Harmonica solo, with guitar and string bass instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0508 10-in. 9/9/1936 (Trouble ends) Out where the blue begins Willie (Red) Herman Harmonica solo, with guitar and string bass instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0509 10-in. 9/9/1936 Shine on, harvest moon Willie (Red) Newman Harmonica solo, with guitar and string bass instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0510 10-in. 9/9/1936 St. Louis blues Willie (Red) Newman Harmonica solo, with guitar and string bass instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0511 10-in. 9/9/1936 Slim's talkin' blues Slim Mays Dialogue, with guitar composer, instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Victor BS-0512 10-in. 9/9/1936 Slim's talkin' blues Slim Mays Dialogue, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, speaker, composer  
Victor BS-0513 10-in. 9/9/1936 Soap box blues Slim Jim Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0514 10-in. 9/9/1936 Rabbit blues Slim Jim Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, composer, vocalist  
Victor BS-0517 10-in. 9/9/1936 Spanish waltz Los Fronterizos Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0518 10-in. 9/9/1936 La polka de Juanito Los Fronterizos Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0519 10-in. 9/9/1936 La polka de Jill Los Fronterizos Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0520 10-in. 9/9/1936 Helena Earl Carr ; Slim Mays Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0521 10-in. 9/9/1936 Leña acarreada por el agua Oklahoma Cowboys ; Jack Pierce Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0522 10-in. 9/9/1936 Cabra Oklahoma Cowboys ; Jack Pierce Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0523 10-in. 9/9/1936 Oklahoma medley Oklahoma Cowboys ; Jack Pierce Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0524 10-in. 9/9/1936 Frontier breakdown Oklahoma Cowboys ; Jack Pierce Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0526 10-in. 9/9/1936 Wabash blues Slim Mays ; Oklahoma Cowboys ; Jack Pierce Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BS-0527 10-in. 9/9/1936 Wang wang blues Slim Mays ; Oklahoma Cowboys ; Jack Pierce Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BS-0528 10-in. 9/9/1936 Has anybody seen my gal Slim Mays ; Oklahoma Cowboys ; Jack Pierce Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo and talk vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-0529 10-in. 9/9/1936 If I had my way Slim Mays ; Oklahoma Cowboys ; Jack Pierce Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mays, Slim," accessed March 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206481.

Mays, Slim. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206481.

"Mays, Slim." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 March 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206481

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