Image Source: Wikipedia

Sammy Price

Samuel Blythe Price (October 6, 1908 – April 14, 1992) was an American jazz, boogie-woogie and jump blues pianist and bandleader. Price's playing is dark, mellow, and relaxed rather than percussive, and he was a specialist at creating the appropriate mood and swing for blues and rhythm and blues recordings.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 6, 1908 (Honey Grove), Died April 14, 1992 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, vocalist, guitar, leader

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 377 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick DAL464 10-in. 10/26/1929 Blue rhythm stomp Four Quarters ; Sammy Price Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick DAL465 10-in. 10/26/1929 Nasty but nice Bert Johnson ; Sammy Price Trombone solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick DAL466 10-in. 10/26/1929 The right string but the wrong yo-yo Douglas Finnell ; Royal Stompers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Brunswick DAL467 10-in. 10/26/1929 Sweet, sweet mama Douglas Finnell ; Royal Stompers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Decca 60520 10-in. 2/19/1936 Rhythm for sale Monette Moore instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60521 10-in. 2/19/1936 Two old maids in a folding bed Monette Moore instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63756 10-in. 5/12/1938 Crying my blues away Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63757 10-in. 5/12/1938 Fast life Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63758 10-in. 5/12/1938 Sail with me Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63759 10-in. 5/12/1938 Lonesome bedroom blues Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63760 10-in. 5/12/1938 Alberta, Alberta Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63761 10-in. 5/12/1938 She's doin' it now Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63762 10-in. 5/12/1938 Keep your nose out of other people's business Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63763 10-in. 5/12/1938 Don't you loud mouth me Cow Cow Davenport instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63764 10-in. 5/12/1938 I ain't no ice man Cow Cow Davenport instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63765 10-in. 5/12/1938 The mess is here Cow Cow Davenport instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63766 10-in. 5/12/1938 Railroad blues Cow Cow Davenport instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63767 10-in. 5/12/1938 That'll get it Cow Cow Davenport instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63862 10-in. 5/25/1938 Swing low, sweet chariot Three Ebony instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63863 10-in. 5/25/1938 Go down Moses Three Ebony instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63864 10-in. 5/25/1938 Heartbroken blues Three Ebony instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63865 10-in. 5/25/1938 Mississippi moan Three Ebony instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63866 10-in. 5/26/1938 Freight train blues Trixie Smith instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63867 10-in. 5/26/1938 Trixie blues Trixie Smith instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63868 10-in. 5/26/1938 My Daddy rocks me Trixie Smith instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 377 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Price, Sammy," accessed May 23, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208151.

Price, Sammy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 23, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208151.

"Price, Sammy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 23 May 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208151

Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.