Hammie Nixon

Hammie Nixon (January 22, 1908 – August 17, 1984) was an American harmonica player.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 22nd, 1908 (Brownsville), Died August 17th, 1984 (Jackson)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: harmonica, jug, vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 62461 10-in. 8/2/1937 Government money Sleepy John Estes instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 62462 10-in. 8/2/1937 I wanta tear it all the time-1 Sleepy John Estes instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 62463 10-in. 8/2/1937 Vernita blues Sleepy John Estes instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 62464 10-in. 8/2/1937 I ain't gonna be worried no more-1 Sleepy John Estes instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 62465 10-in. 8/2/1937 Floating bridge Sleepy John Estes instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 62466 10-in. 7/27/1937 Need more blues Sleepy John Estes instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 62468 10-in. 8/2/1937 Trembling blues-1 Charlie Pickett instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 62479 10-in. 8/3/1937 Jack and Jill blues Sleepy John Estes instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 62480 10-in. 8/3/1937 Poor man's friend (T model) Sleepy John Estes instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 62481 10-in. 8/3/1937 Hobo jungle blues Sleepy John Estes instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 62482 10-in. 8/3/1937 Airplane blues Sleepy John Estes instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 62483 10-in. 8/3/1937 You may be beautiful but you got to die-1, 2 Lee Green instrumentalist, jug  
Decca 62484 10-in. 8/3/1937 I'm gonna beat your bread-1, 2 Lee Green instrumentalist, jug  
Decca 90094 10-in. 7/9/1935 Down South blues-1 Sleepy John Estes vocalist, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 91858 10-in. 10/27/1939 The old ship of Zion Golden Eagle Gospel Singers instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 91859 10-in. 10/27/1939 Shake mother's hand for me-2 Hammie Nixon instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 91861 10-in. 10/27/1939 A warrior on the battlefield Golden Eagle Gospel Singers instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 91862 10-in. 10/27/1939 The prodigal son Golden Eagle Gospel Singers instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 93014 10-in. 6/4/1940 How about you-1 Golden Eagle Gospel Singers instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 93015 10-in. 6/4/1940 He's my rock-1 Golden Eagle Gospel Singers instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca 93016 10-in. 6/4/1940 March, children, march-1 Golden Eagle Gospel Singers instrumentalist, harmonica  
Decca C 9396 10-in. 9/6/1934 All night long Brownsville "Son" Bonds vocalist, instrumentalist, jug  
Decca C 9397 10-in. 9/6/1934 She walks like my woman Brownsville "Son" Bonds vocalist, instrumentalist, jug  
Decca C 9403 10-in. 9/6/1934 Weary worried blues Brownsville "Son" Bonds vocalist, instrumentalist, jug  
Decca C 9404 10-in. 9/6/1934 Back and side blues Brownsville "Son" Bonds vocalist, instrumentalist, jug  
(Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nixon, Hammie," accessed December 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207294.

Nixon, Hammie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207294.

"Nixon, Hammie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207294

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