George W. Williams

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, songwriter, composer

Notes: Also listed as George Williams.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 41 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 81157 10-in. 8/2/1923 Satisfied blues Bessie Brown ; Fletcher Henderson ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81158 10-in. 8/2/1923 Double crossin' daddy Bessie Brown ; Fletcher Henderson ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81292 10-in. 10/25/1923 You need some loving Bessie Brown ; Fletcher Henderson ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81293 10-in. 10/25/1923 Wish I had you (and I'm gonna get you blues) Bessie Brown ; Fletcher Henderson ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81341 10-in. 11/9/1923 You can't do what my last man did Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81342 10-in. 11/9/1923 If Mamma quits Papa, what will Papa do Bessie Brown ; Fletcher Henderson ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81347 10-in. 11/10/1923 He's never gonna throw me down Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81348 10-in. 11/10/1923 Papa don't you mean your mamma no good Bessie Brown ; Fletcher Henderson ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81351 10-in. 11/14/1923 A woman gets tired of one man all of the time Fletcher Henderson ; George W. Williams Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81352 10-in. 11/14/1923 The gal ain't born who can treat me like you do Fletcher Henderson ; George W. Williams Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81353 10-in. 11/14/1923 I'm goin' out tonight and strut my stuff Fletcher Henderson ; George W. Williams Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81538 10-in. 2/8/1924 You ain't quittin' me without two weeks notice Alexander Brown ; Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81539 10-in. 2/8/1924 I won't stand no leaving now Alexander Brown ; George W. Williams Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81540 10-in. 2/8/1924 It takes a brownskin man to make a high yellow blue Alexander Brown ; Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81543 10-in. 2/8/1924 He's never gonna throw me down Alexander Brown ; Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81847 10-in. 6/27/1924 No second handed lovin' for mine Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with cornet and piano vocalist  
Columbia 81848 10-in. 6/27/1924 If you hit my dog I'll kick your cat Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with cornet and piano vocalist  
Columbia 81854 10-in. 6/30/1924 Hard headed gal George W. Williams Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with alto saxophone and piano vocalist  
Columbia 81855 10-in. 6/30/1924 I'm tired of begging you to treat me right George W. Williams Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with alto saxophone and piano songwriter, vocalist  
Columbia 81887 10-in. 7/29/1924 I can do what you do Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with cornet, trombone, and piano vocalist  
Columbia 81888 10-in. 7/29/1924 When I get the devil in me Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with cornet and piano songwriter, vocalist  
Columbia 81889 10-in. 7/29/1924 Chain gang blues George W. Williams Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81890 10-in. 7/29/1924 My right man Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81917 10-in. 8/15/1924 When you go huntin', I'm goin' fishin' Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with cornet, trombone, and piano vocalist  
Columbia 140396 10-in. 2/26/1925 Will you love me while you're gone? Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with clarinet and piano vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 41 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, George W.," accessed May 7, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/211059.

Williams, George W.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 7, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/211059.

"Williams, George W.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 7 May 2021.

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