Curley Williams

Curley Williams (b. Dock Williams, June 3, 1914 – d. September 5, 1970) was an American country and western musician and songwriter from Georgia. His best-known song is "Half As Much". He was admitted to the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 3, 1914 (Cairo), Died September 5, 1970 (Montgomery)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, leader, vocalist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia H1353 10-in. 6/25/1945 Tender hearted Sue The Rambling Rogue (Fred Rose) String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia H1354 10-in. 4/9/1945 You're only in my arms (to cry on my shoulder) The Rambling Rogue (Fred Rose) String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia HCO1858 10-in. 6/3/1946 Leave me alone with the blues Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia HCO1859 10-in. 6/3/1946 Grandma's turned over again Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia HCO1860 10-in. 6/3/1946 Woe is me Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo and vocal trio instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia HCO2915 10-in. 12/9/1947 Georgia boogie Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia HCO2916 10-in. 12/9/1947 If I knew then what I know now Georgia Peach Pickers ; Joe Pope ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal duet leader, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia HCO2917 10-in. 12/9/1947 Georgia Anne from Georgia Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia HCO2918 10-in. 12/9/1947 Blue melody Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia HCO2919 10-in. 12/10/1947 Georgia polka Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia HCO2921 10-in. 12/10/1947 Georgiana moon Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia HCO2922 10-in. December 1947 Just a-pickin' and a-singin' Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia RHCO4089 10-in. 6/5/1950 M-i-s-s-i-s-s-i-p-p-i Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia RHCO4090 10-in. 6/5/1950 Saturday night rag Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band leader, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia RHCO4091 10-in. 6/5/1950 Whole hog or none Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia RHCO4092 10-in. 6/5/1950 Honey do you love me - huh? Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with mixed vocal trio leader, instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia C4389 10-in. 2/20/1945 Jealous lady Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia C4390 10-in. 2/20/1945 Georgia steel guitar Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia C4391 10-in. 2/20/1945 I see a change in you Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia C4392 10-in. 2/20/1945 One sided affair Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia C4395 10-in. 2/20/1945 Southern belle (from Nashville, Tennessee) Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia CO20575 10-in. 12/10/1947 You can't brush me off Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia CO41721 10-in. 9/11/1949 Fiddlin' boogie Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia CO41722 10-in. 9/11/1949 Barbecue rag Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams String band leader, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia CO41723 10-in. 9/11/1949 No not now Georgia Peach Pickers ; Curley Williams ; Curley Williams String band, with mixed vocal duet leader, instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, Curley," accessed July 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350991.

Williams, Curley. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350991.

"Williams, Curley." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 July 2024.

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