Huey Long

Huey Long (April 25, 1904 – June 10, 2009) was an American jazz and R&B guitarist and singer and band leader who was a member of the quartet The Ink Spots. Long's career began in the 1919 as a banjoist before moving to guitar. He became a member of the Ink Spots in 1945 and participated in spinoff bands in the 1960s.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 25, 1904 (Texas), Died June 10, 2009 (Houston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D7VB-1215 10-in. 6/30/1947 Trouble is a man Hall Sisters ; Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-1216 10-in. 6/30/1947 You never can tell the depth of a well (by the length of the handle on the pump) Hall Sisters ; Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-1658 10-in. 9/29/1947 An ace in the hole Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-1659 10-in. 9/29/1947 Mister jelly fingers Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-1660 10-in. 9/29/1947 Hey, sister Lucy (what makes your lips so juicy) Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-1661 10-in. 9/29/1947 The donkey and the elephant Jesse Stone Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-1662 10-in. 9/29/1947 Keep your big mouth shut Jesse Stone Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-2085 10-in. 11/17/1947 Sneaky Pete Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Male vocal solo, with jazz septet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-2086 10-in. 11/17/1947 I came home unexpectedly Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Male vocal solo, with jazz septet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75844 2/9/1950 When the roll is called up yonder Brother John Sellers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75845 2/9/1950 I started to make heaven my home Brother John Sellers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90967 10-in. 10/27/1936 Love me or leave me alone Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90968 10-in. 10/27/1936 My hi-de-ho man Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90969 10-in. 10/27/1936 Brown gal Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90970 10-in. 10/27/1936 Doin' the Suzie-Q Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90971 10-in. 10/27/1936 Just for a thrill Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90972 10-in. 10/27/1936 It's murder Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9660 10-in. 1/16/1935 Bring it on home to Grandma Richard M. Jones’ Jazz Wizards instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9661 10-in. 1/16/1935 Blue reefer blues Richard M. Jones’ Jazz Wizards instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9846 10-in. 3/7/1935 Muggin' the blues Richard M. Jones’ Jazz Wizards instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9847 10-in. 3/7/1935 I'm gonna run you down Richard M. Jones’ Jazz Wizards instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Long, Huey," accessed July 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327882.

Long, Huey. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327882.

"Long, Huey." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 July 2024.

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