Billy Vest

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, yodeling, composer, lyricist

Notes: Often referred to as the "Strolling Yodeler."

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W150239 10-in. 4/16/1930 She'll never find another daddy like me Billy Vest Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150240 10-in. 4/16/1930 I loved you better than you knew Billy Vest Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150827 10-in. 9/19/1930 Yodeling hobo Billy Vest Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150828 10-in. 9/19/1930 A message from home Billy Vest Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151521 10-in. 4/17/1931 Billy's blue yodel Billy Vest Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W151522 10-in. 4/17/1931 She died like a rose Billy Vest Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, lyricist, composer  
Columbia W151523 10-in. 4/17/1931 The club held a meeting Billy Vest Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W151524 10-in. 4/17/1931 Little girl's plea Billy Vest Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W151525 10-in. 4/17/1931 A crown of soft brown hair Billy Vest Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W151526 10-in. 4/17/1931 Oh! Sir, I was only flirting Billy Vest Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Vest, Billy," accessed April 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210581.

Vest, Billy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210581.

"Vest, Billy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 April 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210581

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