J. Mayo Williams

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-100682 10-in. 8/5/1936 Black rider Richard M. Jones Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio songwriter  
Victor BS-036535 10-in. 4/26/1939 Corrine Corrini (Where've you been so long) Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor D9VB-1251 10-in. 4/8/1949 Drinkin' wine, spo-dee-o-dee Big John Greer ; The Rhythm Rockers (Big John Greer) Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Columbia W141429 10-in. 12/23/1925 Shake that thing Ethel Waters ; Pearl Wright Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano lyricist  
OKeh 73837 10-in. 12/15/1925 Shake that thing Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Eva Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E2046-E2048 10-in. 1/6/1926 Shake that thing Viola McCoy Female vocal solo, with violin, cornet, and piano lyricist  
Brunswick C2072 10-in. 7/18/1928 Les Backer’s yodeling blues Les Backer Male vocal solo and yodeling, with guitar and piano lyricist, composer  
Brunswick C3155 10-in. 3/20/1929 Don’t drink it in here Bill Johnson’s Louisiana Jug Band Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick DAL572 10-in. 5/16/1938 Keep knocking (but you can't come in) Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick DAL181 10-in. 9/28/1935 Corrine Corrina Roy Newman and his Boys String band, with male vocal duet songwriter  
Brunswick DAL974 10-in. 4/15/1940 Corrine Corinna Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, J. Mayo," accessed December 11, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/211068.

Williams, J. Mayo. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 11, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/211068.

"Williams, J. Mayo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 11 December 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/211068

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