J. Mayo Williams

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist, composer

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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  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, J. Mayo," accessed December 1, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/211068.

Williams, J. Mayo. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/211068.

"Williams, J. Mayo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 1 December 2023.

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


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