Sam McGee

Birth and Death Data: Born May 1st, 1894 (Franklin), Died August 21st, 1975 (Franklin)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, banjo-guitar, banjo, speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W404754 10-in. 12/17/1930 Tennessee red fox chase Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Banjo and banjo-guitar duet, with talk instrumentalist, banjo-guitar, speaker  
OKeh W404755 10-in. 12/17/1930 The wreck of the Tennessee gravy train Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
OKeh W404756 10-in. 12/17/1930 Oh baby, you done me wrong Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
OKeh W404757 10-in. 12/17/1930 She's got the money too Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
OKeh W404758 10-in. 12/17/1930 Oh lovin' babe Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
OKeh W404759 10-in. 12/17/1930 Mysteries of the world Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
OKeh W404760 10-in. 12/17/1930 Round dice reel Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
OKeh W404761 10-in. 12/17/1930 Come along, buddie, don’t you want to go? Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
OKeh W404762 10-in. 12/17/1930 Go on, Nora Lee Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
OKeh W404763 10-in. 12/17/1930 Was you there when they took my Lord away? Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
Brunswick C2125 10-in. 7/25/1928 From earth to heaven Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
Brunswick C2126 10-in. 7/25/1928 The coon that had the razor Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
Brunswick C2127 10-in. 7/25/1928 Buddy, won’t you roll down the line Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
Brunswick C2128 10-in. 7/25/1928 Worthy of estimation Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
Brunswick C2129 10-in. 7/25/1928 I’m the child to fight Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
Brunswick C2130 10-in. 7/25/1928 Over the road I’m bound to go Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
Brunswick C2131 10-in. 7/25/1928 Uncle Dave’s banjo medley Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Banjo duet instrumentalist, banjo  
Brunswick C2132 10-in. 7/25/1928 Easy rider Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo-guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
Brunswick C2133 10-in. 7/25/1928 Chevrolet car Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo-guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
Brunswick C2134 10-in. 7/25/1928 The dying thief Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with banjo and banjo-guitar instrumentalist, banjo-guitar  
Brunswick C2135 10-in. 7/25/1928 Uncle Dave’s favorite religious melodies Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Banjo duet instrumentalist, banjo  
Brunswick C2136 10-in. 7/25/1928 As Willie and Mary strolled by the sea shore Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C2137 10-in. 7/25/1928 The ship without a sail Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C2140 10-in. 7/26/1928 Comin’ round the mountain Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C2141 10-in. 7/26/1928 Governor Al Smith Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2751-E2752 10-in. 4/14/1926 Rise when the rooster crows Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2753-E2754 10-in. 4/14/1926 Way down the Old Plank Road Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2755-E2756 10-in. 4/14/1926 The Bible’s true Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2757-E2758 10-in. 4/14/1926 He won the heart of my Sarah Jane Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2759-E2760 10-in. 4/14/1926 Last night when my Willie came home Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2761-E2762 10-in. 4/14/1926 I’ve got the mourning blues Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2763-E2764 10-in. 4/14/1926 The death of John Henry Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2765-E2766 10-in. 4/14/1926 On the Dixie Bee Line Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2767-E2768 10-in. 4/14/1926 Buck dancer’s choice Sam McGee Guitar solo vocalist  
Vocalion E2769-E2770 10-in. 4/14/1926 The Franklin blues Sam McGee Guitar solo vocalist  
Vocalion E2774-E2775 10-in. 4/16/1926 Whoop ‘em up, Cindy Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2776-E2777 10-in. 4/16/1926 Only as far as the gate, dear Ma Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2778-E2779 10-in. 4/16/1926 Just tell them that you saw me Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2780-E2781 10-in. 4/16/1926 Poor sinners, fare you well Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2792-E2793 10-in. 4/16/1926 Old ties Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2794-E2795 10-in. 4/17/1926 In a cool shady nook Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2796-E2797 10-in. 4/17/1926 If I could only blot out the past Sam McGee Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E2798-E2799 10-in. 4/17/1926 Knoxville blues Sam McGee Guitar solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4923-E4924 10-in. 5/7/1927 Bake that chicken pie Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4925-E4926 10-in. 5/7/1927 Rock about my Sara Jane Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4927-E4928 10-in. 5/7/1927 Tell her to come back home Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4929-E4930 10-in. 5/7/1927 Hold that wood-pile down Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4931-E4932 10-in. 5/7/1927 Carve that possum Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4933-E4934 10-in. 5/7/1927 Hop high ladies, the cake’s all dough Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4935-E4936 10-in. 5/7/1927 Sail away, ladies Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4944-E4945 10-in. 5/9/1927 I’m a-goin’ away in the morn Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4946-E4947 10-in. 5/9/1927 Sleepy Lou Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4948-E4949 10-in. 5/9/1927 The gray cat on the Tennessee farm Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4950-E4951 10-in. 5/9/1927 Walk, Tom Wilson, walk Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4952-E4953 10-in. 5/9/1927 I’se gwine back to Dixie Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4954-E4955 10-in. 5/9/1927 Take me home, poor Julia Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4956-E4957 10-in. 5/9/1927 Go along mule Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4958-E4959 10-in. 5/9/1927 Tom and Jerry Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4960-E4961 10-in. 5/9/1927 The rabbit in the pea patch Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4962-E4963 10-in. 5/9/1927 Jordan is a hard road to travel Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4964-E4966 10-in. 5/9/1927 [Unknown title(s)] Uncle Dave Macon ; Uncle Dave Macon Fruit Jar Drinkers Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4967-E4968 10-in. 5/9/1927 Piccaninny lullaby song Fruit-Jar Drinkers ; Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4969-E4970 10-in. 5/10/1927 Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb Dixie Sacred Singers Male vocal trio, with instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4971-E4972 10-in. 5/10/1927 The maple on the hill Dixie Sacred Singers Male vocal trio, with instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4973-E4974 10-in. 5/10/1927 Poor old Dad Uncle Dave Macon ; McGee Brothers Male vocal trio, with instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4975-E4976 10-in. 5/10/1927 Walking in the sunlight Dixie Sacred Singers Male vocal trio, with instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4977-E4978 10-in. 5/10/1927 O bear me away on your snowy wings Dixie Sacred Singers Male vocal trio, with instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4979-E4980 10-in. 5/10/1927 The mocking bird song medley Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4981-E4982 10-in. 5/10/1927 Shall we gather at the river? Dixie Sacred Singers Male vocal trio, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4983-E4984 10-in. 5/10/1927 When the roll is called up yonder Dixie Sacred Singers Male vocal trio, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4985-E4986 10-in. 5/10/1927 In the sweet bye and bye Dixie Sacred Singers Male vocal trio, with instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E4987-E4988 10-in. 5/10/1927 God be with you ‘till we meet again Dixie Sacred Singers Male vocal trio, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E5014-E5015 10-in. 5/11/1927 Old Master’s runaway McGee Brothers and Todd Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E5016-E5017 10-in. 5/11/1927 Charming Bill McGee Brothers and Todd Male vocal solo, with 2 fiddles (violins), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E5018-E5019 10-in. 5/11/1927 A flower from my angel mother’s grave McGee Brothers Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E5020-E5021 10-in. 5/11/1927 C-H-I-C-K-E-N spells chicken McGee Brothers Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Vocalion E5022-E5023 10-in. 5/11/1927 Salty dog blues McGee Brothers Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Vocalion E5024-E5025 10-in. 5/11/1927 Salt Lake City blues McGee Brothers Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Vocalion E5026-E5027 10-in. 5/11/1927 Rufus Blossom McGee Brothers and Todd Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Vocalion E5028-E5029 10-in. 5/11/1927 Ragged Jim McGee Brothers Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E5030-E5031 10-in. 5/11/1927 Someone else may be there while I’m gone McGee Brothers Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E5032-E5033 10-in. 5/11/1927 Hannah won’t you open the door McGee Brothers Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E5034-E5035 10-in. 5/11/1927 My family has been a crooked set McGee Brothers Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E5036-E5037 10-in. 5/11/1927 The tramp McGee Brothers Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Vocalion E5038-E5039 10-in. 5/11/1927 You’ve been a friend to me Uncle Dave Macon ; McGee Brothers Male vocal solo, with male vocal duet and banjo vocalist  
Vocalion E5040-E5041 10-in. 5/11/1927 Backwater blues Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McGee, Sam," accessed March 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206570.

McGee, Sam. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206570.

"McGee, Sam." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 March 2021.

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