Orlandus "Dad" Johnson

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal

Notes: Wilson is listed in Victor ledgers as "Arlandus Wilson."

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-011931 10-in. 8/4/1937 Golden Gate Gospel Train Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-011932 10-in. 8/4/1937 Gabriel blows his horn Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-011933 10-in. 8/4/1937 Bedside of a neighbor Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-011934 10-in. 8/4/1937 Jonah in the whale Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-011935 10-in. 8/4/1937 Preacher and the bear Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-011936 10-in. 8/4/1937 Born ten thousand years ago Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-011937 10-in. 8/4/1937 Behold the bridegroom cometh Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-011938 10-in. 8/4/1937 Go where I send thee Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-011939 10-in. 8/4/1937 Won't there be one happy time Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-011940 10-in. 8/4/1937 Job Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-011941 10-in. 8/4/1937 Bonnet Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied, with vocal effects vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-011942 10-in. 8/4/1937 Massa's in the cold, cold ground Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-011943 10-in. 8/4/1937 Stand in the test in judgment Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-011944 10-in. 8/4/1937 Found a wonderful Saviour Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-018625 10-in. 1/24/1938 John, the Revelator Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-018632 10-in. 1/24/1938 Sampson Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-018633 10-in. 1/24/1938 I was brave Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-028962 10-in. 11/15/1938 Cheer the weary traveler Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, with celeste vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-028963 10-in. 11/15/1938 I heard Zion moan Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-028964 10-in. 11/15/1938 Noah Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-028965 10-in. 11/15/1938 Lord am I born to die? Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-028966 10-in. 11/15/1938 What are they doing in heaven today? Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-028967 10-in. 11/15/1938 Packing up—Getting ready to go Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-031980 10-in. 2/2/1939 Noah Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042900 10-in. 10/6/1939 What a time Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042901 10-in. 10/6/1939 Alone Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042902 10-in. 10/6/1939 He said He would calm the ocean Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042903 10-in. 10/6/1939 Hide me in Thy bosom Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042904 10-in. 10/6/1939 If I had my way Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042905 10-in. 10/6/1939 I looked down the road and I wondered Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042906 10-in. 10/6/1939 'Way down in Egypt land Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042907 10-in. 10/6/1939 Our Father Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042908 10-in. 10/6/1939 You'd better mind Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042909 10-in. 10/6/1939 I'm a pilgrim Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042910 10-in. 10/6/1939 Every time that I feel the Spirit Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042911 10-in. 10/6/1939 Whoa babe Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042912 10-in. 10/6/1939 Stormy weather (Keeps rainin' all the time) Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042913 10-in. 10/6/1939 The devil with the devil Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042914 10-in. 10/6/1939 Julius Caesar Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042915 10-in. 10/6/1939 Timber Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-042916 10-in. 10/6/1939 Jonah in the whale Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-046124 10-in. 12/26/1939 My walking stick Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-046125 10-in. 12/26/1939 Darling Nellie Gray Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-046126 10-in. 12/26/1939 What's new? Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-046127 10-in. 12/26/1939 My prayer Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-046128 10-in. 12/26/1939 What did Jesus say? Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-046129 10-in. 12/26/1939 The valley of time Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-051295 10-in. 6/14/1940 Pick a bale of cotton Golden Gate Quartet ; Leadbelly Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-051296 10-in. 6/14/1940 Yellow gal Golden Gate Quartet ; Leadbelly Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-051297 10-in. 6/14/1940 Whoa, back buck Golden Gate Quartet ; Leadbelly Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-051298 10-in. 6/14/1940 The Midnight Special Golden Gate Quartet ; Leadbelly Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-051299 10-in. 6/14/1940 Alabama bound Golden Gate Quartet ; Leadbelly Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-051327 10-in. 6/17/1940 Grey goose Golden Gate Quartet ; Leadbelly Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-051329 10-in. 6/17/1940 Stewball Golden Gate Quartet ; Leadbelly Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-051331 10-in. 6/17/1940 Can't you line 'em Leadbelly Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-051332 10-in. 6/17/1940 Julienne Johnson Golden Gate Quartet ; Leadbelly Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-051333 10-in. 6/17/1940 Ham an' eggs Golden Gate Quartet ; Leadbelly Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-051500 10-in. 6/14/1940 Rock Island Line Golden Gate Quartet ; Leadbelly Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet vocalist, baritone vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wilson, Orlandus "Dad"," accessed November 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/351208.

Wilson, Orlandus "Dad". (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/351208.

"Wilson, Orlandus "Dad"." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/351208

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