Billy Taylor, Sr.

Birth and Death Data: Died 1977

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 82 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 69523 10-in. 7/17/1941 Nobody in mind Joe Turner instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 69524 10-in. 7/17/1941 Somebody's got to go Joe Turner instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 69525 10-in. 7/17/1941 Ice man Joe Turner instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 69526 10-in. 7/17/1941 Chewed up grass Joe Turner instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 72430 10-in. 10/13/1944 Fish market Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 72431 10-in. 10/13/1944 Twilight time Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 72432 10/13/1944 St. Louis blues Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73274 1/11/1946 Don't take everybody to be your friend Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73275 1/11/1946 Tell the world to sing Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73276 1/11/1946 How far from God Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73277 1/11/1946 When I move to the sky Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73440 3/13/1946 Big stuff (Prologue)-1 Billie Holiday Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73914 5/15/1947 Peg o' my heart Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73915 5/15/1947 Yesterdays Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73925 5/27/1947 Yesterdays Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73926 5/27/1947 Peg o' my heart Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74637 12/2/1948 He watches me Mary (Marie) Knight ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74638 12/2/1948 He's all I need (The Lord is my shepherd De. 30084, De. 9-30084) Mary (Marie) Knight ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74639 12/2/1948 Florida storm Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74640 12/2/1948 Gospel train-1 Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74641 12/2/1948 Down by the riverside Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74642 12/2/1948 Little boy Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74643 12/2/1948 My Lord's gonna move that wicked race Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74644 12/3/1948 Hallelujah what a song Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74645 12/3/1948 Behold His face Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, string bass  
(Results 1-25 of 82 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Taylor, Billy, Sr.," accessed August 14, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/346359.

Taylor, Billy, Sr.. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 14, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/346359.

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