James Williams

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, songwriter, lyricist, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W149541 10-in. 12/5/1929 Riverside blues Nick Nichols Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano lyricist, composer  
Brunswick C3225 10-in. 4/2/1929 Riverside blues Coletha Simpson ; James Williams Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, songwriter  
Brunswick C3226 10-in. 4/2/1929 Down South blues Coletha Simpson Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick C3298 10-in. 4/15/1929 Black man blues Coletha Simpson Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Decca L 3906 10-in. 8/9/1945 Baby are you kiddin' Delta Rhythm Boys ; Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3907 10-in. 8/9/1945 Where's the melody Delta Rhythm Boys ; Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3908 10-in. 8/9/1945 The honeydripper Delta Rhythm Boys ; Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3909 10-in. 8/9/1945 I've got the Caroline blues Delta Rhythm Boys ; Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, James," accessed February 2, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/211072.

Williams, James. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 2, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/211072.

"Williams, James." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 2 February 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/211072

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