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
|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|
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.
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