Rousseau Simmons

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-30340 10-in. 6/30/1924 Pleasure mad Whitey Kaufman ; Original Pennsylvania Serenaders Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W142588 10-in. 9/3/1926 Who'll chop your suey when I'm gone Buddy Christian ; Willie Jackson Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with banjo lyricist  
OKeh S-73081 10-in. 1/8/1925 Who'll chop your suey (When I'm gone) Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Margaret Johnson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet lyricist  
OKeh 73787 10-in. 11/26/1925 Pleasure mad Russell Lee ; Daisy Wright Female-male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Brunswick E4112-E4113 10-in. 11/29/1926 Who is she? Duke Ellington ; Kentucky Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Simmons, Rousseau," accessed July 12, 2024,

Simmons, Rousseau. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 12, 2024, from

"Simmons, Rousseau." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 12 July 2024.

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