Kate McTell (born Ruthy Kate Williams; August 22, 1911 – October 3, 1991) was an American blues musician and nurse from Jefferson County, Georgia. She is known primarily as the former wife of the blues musician Blind Willie McTell, whom she accompanied vocally on several recordings. She may have recorded as Ruby Glaze, but there is some uncertainty about whether she and Glaze were the same person, despite the fact that she claimed to be Glaze.
Birth and Death Data: Born August 22nd, 1911 (Savannah), Died October 3rd, 1991
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||C 9934||10-in.||4/23/1935||Ain't it grand to be a Christian||Blind Willie McTell||vocalist|
|Decca||C 9936||10-in.||4/23/1935||Don't let nobody turn you 'round||Blind Willie McTell||vocalist|
|Decca||C 9937||10-in.||4/23/1935||I got religion, I'm so glad||Blind Willie McTell||vocalist|
|Decca||C 9944||10-in.||4/23/1935||Dying gambler-1||Blind Willie McTell||vocalist|
|Decca||C 9945||10-in.||4/23/1935||God don't like it-1||Blind Willie McTell||vocalist|
|Decca||C 9954||10-in.||4/25/1935||Ticket agent blues-2||Blind Willie McTell||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McTell, Kate," accessed February 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/330893.
McTell, Kate. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/330893.
"McTell, Kate." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 February 2021.
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