Charlie Drayton

Birth and Death Data: Born May 5th, 1919, Died July 31st, 1953

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-063700 10-in. 4/1/1941 Midnight Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-063701 10-in. 4/1/1941 My favorite blues Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-063702 10-in. 4/1/1941 Lullaby to a dream Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-063703 10-in. 4/1/1941 What a diff'rence a day made Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-066792 10-in. 10/16/1941 Sunday Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-066793 10-in. 10/16/1941 Ill wind (you're blowin' me no good) Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-066794 10-in. 10/16/1941 Back Bay boogie Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-066795 10-in. 10/16/1941 [Unknown title(s)] Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64823 10-in. 12/20/1938 Toodle-loo on down Rodney Sturgis instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64824 10-in. 12/20/1938 So good Rodney Sturgis instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64825 10-in. 12/20/1938 Away from you Rodney Sturgis instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64826 10-in. 12/20/1938 Honey in the bee ball Louis Jordan's Elks Rendezvous Band instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64827 10-in. 12/20/1938 Barnacle Bill the sailor Louis Jordan's Elks Rendezvous Band instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 65304 10-in. 3/29/1939 Flat face (Instrumental) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 65305 10-in. 3/29/1939 Keep a-knockin' (but you can't come in) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 65306 10-in. 3/29/1939 Sam Jones done snagged his britches on Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 65307 10-in. 3/29/1939 Swingin' in a cocoanut tree (Instrumental) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 65308 10-in. 3/29/1939 Doug the jitterbug Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 65309 10-in. 3/29/1939 At the swing cats' ball Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 66871 10-in. 11/14/1939 Jake, what a snake (Instrumental) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 66872 10-in. 11/14/1939 Honeysuckle rose Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 66873 10-in. 11/14/1939 'Fore day blues-2 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 66874 10-in. 11/14/1939 But I'll be back Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 66875 10-in. 11/14/1939 You ain't nowhere Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 66876 10-in. 11/14/1939 You're my meat-1 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
(Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Drayton, Charlie," accessed October 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/312872.

Drayton, Charlie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/312872.

"Drayton, Charlie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/312872

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