Noble Watts

Noble "Thin Man" Watts (February 17, 1926 – August 24, 2004) was an American blues, jump blues and rhythm and blues saxophonist. He primarily played tenor saxophone. The AllMusic journalist, Bill Dahl, considered Watts "one of the most incendiary [...] fire-breathing tenor sax honkers" of the 1950s.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 17th, 1926 (DeLand), Died August 24th, 2004 (DeLand)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1954 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 86041 3/17/1954 I'm too busy crying Margie Day instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86042 3/17/1954 Take out your false teeth, Daddy Margie Day instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86043 3/17/1954 Mole in the hole Margie Day instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86044 3/17/1954 Just couldn't keep it to myself Margie Day instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 120564 7/12/1968 Thing a ma jig Noble Watts instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 120565 7/12/1968 F.L.A. Noble Watts instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Watts, Noble," accessed June 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350185.

Watts, Noble. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350185.

"Watts, Noble." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350185

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