Billy Hill

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1947 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, leader, songwriter

Notes: AKA W., W. H., or Wm. Hill (in Victor ledgers.)

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E0VB-3720 10-in. 7/20/1950 Smiles are made out of sunshine Dale Evans ; Roy Rogers Male-female vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor E0VB-3721 10-in. 7/20/1950 Easter parade Dale Evans ; Roy Rogers Male-female vocal duet, with male vocal quartet and string band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor E0VB-3723 10-in. 7/20/1950 Yellow bonnets and polka dot shoes Roy Rogers Male-female vocal duet, with male vocal quartet and string band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor E0VB-3731 10-in. 7/21/1950 Ride son, ride Roy Rogers Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
Victor E0VB-3732 10-in. 7/21/1950 The story of Bucky and Dan Roy Rogers Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
Victor E0VB-3733 10-in. 7/21/1950 Cowboy's heaven Roy Rogers Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
Victor E1VB-0679 10-in. 7/12/1951 Catch 'em young, treat 'em rough, tell 'em nothin' California Cowhands ; Hank Penny Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor E1VB-0681 10-in. 7/12/1951 I like molasses California Cowhands ; Hank Penny Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor D7VB-0548 10-in. 5/18/1947 Three fiddle rag Spade Cooley ; Spade Cooley Western Swing Band String band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor D7VB-1398 10-in. 10/20/1947 Call me darlin', do Spade Cooley ; Spade Cooley Band Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor D7VB-1800 10" 10/20/1947 Tuesday two-step Spade Cooley ; Spade Cooley Band String band instrumentalist, violin, songwriter  
Victor D7VB-1856 10-in. 11/7/1947 Mean, mean, mean (clean thru) Bill Boyd ; Cowboy Ramblers Male vocal solo, with string band, and vocal trio instrumentalist, violin  
Victor D7VB-1859 10-in. 11/7/1947 Too blue to care Bill Boyd ; Jim Boyd ; Cowboy Ramblers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor D7VB-1860 10-in. 11/7/1947 I always lose Bill Boyd ; Cowboy Ramblers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor D7VB-1863 10-in. 11/7/1947 Yes you did Bill Boyd ; Cowboy Ramblers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor D7VB-1864 10-in. 11/7/1947 Come and get it Bill Boyd ; Jim Boyd ; Cowboy Ramblers Male vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor D7VB-1867 10-in. 11/7/1947 Texas blues Bill Boyd ; Cowboy Ramblers String band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor D7VB-2151 10-in. 12/3/1947 I met a miss in Texas Roy Rogers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Victor D7VB-2156 10-in. 12/4/1947 With a sweep of my sombrero Roy Rogers Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor D7VB-2158 10-in. 12/4/1947 Dusty Roy Rogers Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, violin  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hill, Billy," accessed January 21, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356204.

Hill, Billy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 21, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356204.

"Hill, Billy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 21 January 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356204

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