W. C. Handy (composer)

Also known as: Handy, William Christopher

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CompanyMatrix No.SizeFirst Recording DateTitlePrimary PerformerDescription 
Victor B-15065 10-in. 7/15/1914 The Memphis blues Victor Military Band Band  
Victor B-15244 10-in. 10/2/1914 The Memphis blues Morton Harvey Male vocal solo, with orchestra  
Victor B-18495 10-in. 10/10/1916 'Joe Turner blues' medley Victor Military Band Band  
Victor B-20505 10-in. 8/13/1917 Beale Street blues Earl Fuller's Famous Jazz Band Jazz/dance band  
Victor B-22728 10-in. 3/6/1919 Hooking cow blues Frantzen's Society Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Victor B-23276 10-in. 9/25/1919 Yellow dog blues Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Victor B-23282 10-in. 10/1/1919 Yellow dog blues Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Victor B-25073 10-in. 5/3/1921 St. Louis blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band  
Victor B-25412 10-in. 5/25/1921 St. Louis blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor B-26266 10-in. 3/22/1922 Memphis blues Ross Gorman ; Virginians Jazz/dance band  
Victor B-27446 10-in. 2/1/1923 Aunt Hagar's blues Ross Gorman ; Virginians Jazz/dance band  
Victor B-30326 10-in. 6/26/1924 Beale Street blues George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band  
Victor BVE-35251 10-in. 3/29/1926 St. Louis blues Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Victor BVE-36773 10-in. 11/17/1926 St. Louis blues Fats Waller Pipe organ solo  
Victor BVE-37103 10-in. 12/6/1926 Memphis blues Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with guitar and ukulele  
Victor BVE-37359 10-in. 1/14/1927 Loveless love Fats Waller Pipe organ solo  
Victor BVE-37360 10-in. 1/14/1927 Harlem blues Fats Waller Pipe organ solo  
Victor BVE-37788 10-in. 2/16/1927 Ever after on Edna Winston Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet  
Victor BVE-38046 10-in. 5/20/1927 Beale Street blues Alberta Hunter Female vocal solo, with pipe organ  
Victor BVE-38047 10-in. 5/20/1927 Beale Street blues Fats Waller Pipe organ solo  
Victor BVE-38632 10-in. 6/6/1927 Long gone E. J. Derry ; Travis B. Hale Male vocal duet, with banjo and mandolin (self-accompaniment)  
Victor BVE-38661 10-in. 6/10/1927 Beale Street blues Jelly Roll Morton ; Red Hot Peppers Jazz/dance band  
Victor BVE-41343 10-in. 12/7/1927 Memphis blues Ben Pollack Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Victor CVE-43191 12-in. 3/29/1928 St. Louis blues Waring's Concert Orchestra Orchestra  
Victor BVE-43429 10-in. 2/23/1928 St. Louis blues Leroy Smith Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Victor BVE-43935 10-in. 5/1/1928 The St. Louis blues Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with orchestra  
Victor BVE-45562 10-in. 6/6/1928 St. Louis blues Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra  
Victor CVE-47536 12-in. 9/19/1928 Yellow dog blues Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo  
Victor CVE-49007 12-in. 12/20/1928 St. Louis blues Warren Mills and his Blue Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal chorus  
Victor BVE-49674 10-in. 1/22/1929 Yellow dog blues Ben's Bad Boys ; Ben Pollack Jazz/dance band  
Victor BVE-51751 10-in. 5/8/1929 Memphis blues Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra  
Victor BVE-57034 10-in. 10/29/1929 Beale Street blues Boyd Senter ; Senterpedes Jazz/dance band  
Victor BVE-58590 10-in. 2/19/1930 St. Louis blues Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BVE-59720 10-in. 3/21/1930 St. Louis blues Bennie Paine ; Fats Waller Piano duet  
Victor BRC-68942 10-in. 3/27/1931 Loveless love Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys ; Blanche Calloway Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor ABRC-69907 10-in. 6/9/1931 Loveless love Harlem Highlights ; Dave Nelson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor ABRC-69908 10-in. 6/9/1931 St. Louis blues Harlem Highlights ; Dave Nelson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BRC-70120 10-in. 7/10/1931 St. Louis blues Manolo Castro ; Havana Yacht Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal chorus  
Victor BRC-71857 10-in. 2/15/1932 St. Louis blues Rascals ; Hollis Smith Male vocal ensemble, with guitar and piano  
Victor BRC-72210 10-in. 3/28/1932 St. Louis blues Pauline Alpert PIano solo  
Victor BS-74755 10-in. 12/29/1932 St. Louis blues Trini Varela Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble  
Victor BS-75480 10-in. 4/26/1933 St. Louis blues Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-77329 10-in. 12/12/1933 St. Louis blues Jim & Bob Guitar duet (Hawaiian)  
Victor PBS-79110 10-in. 3/9/1934 Saint Louis blues Sol K. Bright’s Hollywaiians Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian)  
Victor BS-83614 10-in. 7/23/1934 The Memphis blues Tom Berwick Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BVE-87718 10-in. 1/27/1935 St. Louis blues Bill Boyd ; Jim Boyd ; Cowboy Ramblers Male vocal duet, with string band  
Victor BS-92232 10-in. 6/10/1935 St. Louis blues Al Bowlly ; Ray Noble Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-92797 10-in. 7/31/1935 Loveless love Little Ramblers ; Fred McElmurry Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-92910 10-in. 8/1/1935 Long gone Willie Bryant Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Victor PBS-97748 10-in. 8/21/1936 St. Louis blues Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Victor BS-99321 10-in. 2/24/1936 Beale Street blues Jesse Ashlock ; Bill Boyd ; Cowboy Ramblers String band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-101895 10-in. 6/2/1936 St. Louis blues Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band  
Victor PBVE-310 10-in. 5/13/1927 St. Louis blues Eddie Peabody Banjo solo  
Victor BS-0510 10-in. 9/9/1936 St. Louis blues Willie (Red) Newman Harmonica solo, with guitar and string bass  
Victor CS-010345 12-in. 5/26/1937 Beale Street blues Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Victor BS-017702 10-in. 12/10/1937 St. Louis blues Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Victor BS-023752 10-in. 6/29/1938 St. Louis blues Claude Thornhill Orchestra ; Maxine Sullivan Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band  
Victor PBS-055070 10-in. 9/7/1940 Chantez les bas Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Victor BS-066125 10-in. 6/23/1941 Memphis blues Dixieland Octet of NBC's Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street ; Henry Levine Jazz/dance band  
Victor BS-066126 10-in. 6/23/1941 Joe Turner blues Dixieland Octet of NBC's Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street ; Henry Levine Jazz/dance band  
Victor BS-066127 10-in. 6/23/1941 St. Louis blues Dixieland Octet of NBC's Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street ; Lena Horne ; Henry Levine Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-066128 10-in. 6/23/1941 Careless love The Dixieland Jazz Group of NBC's Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street ; Lena Horne ; Henry Levine Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-066142 10-in. 6/25/1941 East St. Louis blues Dixieland Jazz Group of NBC's Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street ; Henry Levine Jazz/dance band  
Victor BS-066143 10-in. 6/25/1941 John Henry blues Dixieland Jazz Group of NBC's Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street ; Henry Levine Jazz/dance band  
Victor BS-066144 10-in. 6/25/1941 Aunt Hagar's blues Dixieland Jazz Group of NBC's Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street ; Lena Horne ; Henry Levine Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-066145 10-in. 6/25/1941 Beale Street blues Dixieland Jazz Group of NBC's Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street ; Lena Horne ; Henry Levine Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-071903 10-in. 2/11/1942 St. Louis blues John Kirby Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Victor BVE-Test-327 10-in. 6/10/1930 St. Louis blues Jane Froman Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble  
Victor BVE-Test-1032 10-in. 12/15/1930 St. Louis blues Charles ("Chic") Farmer Male vocal solo, with piano  
Victor [Trial 1921-10-11-03] 10-in. 10/11/1921 St. Louis blues Four Harmony Kings Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied  
Columbia 1492 7-in. ca. 1903-Oct. 1905 Oh, didn't he ramble Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano  
Columbia 1492 10-in. ca. 1903 Oh, didn't he ramble Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano  
Columbia 45564 10-in. 4/19/1915 Memphis blues Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra  
Columbia 77075 10-in. 5/24/1917 Beale Street blues Prince's Band Band  
Columbia 77359 10-in. 9/21/1917 Preparedness blues Handy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Columbia 77362 10-in. 9/21/1917 Ole Miss rag Handy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Columbia 77371 10-in. 9/24/1917 The hooking cow blues Handy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Columbia 78334 10-in. 3/4/1919 The hesitating blues Adele Rowland Female vocal solo, with orchestra  
Columbia 78679 10-in. 9/20/1919 The hesitating blues Art Hickman's Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Columbia 78695 10-in. 9/25/1919 Yellow dog blues Art Hickman's Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Columbia 79124 10-in. 4/16/1920 The "St. Louis blues" Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra  
Columbia 79395 10-in. 8/31/1920 Long gone Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra  
Columbia 79747 10-in. 3/2/1921 The Memphis blues Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra  
Columbia 79748 10-in. 3/2/1921 Beale Street blues Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra  
Columbia 80711 10-in. 12/7/1922 St. Louis blues Ted Lewis Jazz Band Jazz/dance band  
Columbia 80763 10-in. 1/4/1923 The Memphis blues Ted Lewis Jazz Band Jazz/dance band  
Columbia 80916 10-in. 3/29/1923 Aunt Hagar's blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Columbia 80970 10-in. 4/16/1923 Aunt Hagar's blues Ted Lewis Jazz Band Jazz/dance band  
Columbia 80979 10-in. 4/19/1923 Beale Street blues Ted Lewis Jazz Band Jazz/dance band  
Columbia 140052 10-in. 9/20/1924 The basement blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet and piano  
Columbia 140241 10-in. 1/14/1925 St. Louis blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and organ  
Columbia 37010 12-in. 7/24/1914 The Memphis blues Prince's Band ; G. Hepburn Wilson Band  
Columbia 37439 12-in. 10/21/1915 The hesitation blues Prince's Band Band  
Columbia 37476 12-in. 11/20/1915 St. Louis blues Prince's Band ; G. Hepburn Wilson Band  
Columbia 48880 12-in. 7/21/1916 Joe Turner blues Prince's Band ; G. Hepburn Wilson Band  
Columbia W140423 10-in. 3/10/1925 The St. Louis blues Ferera and Paaluhi Guitar-steel guitar duet (Hawaiian)  
Columbia W140586 10-in. 5/6/1925 The Yellow Dog blues Fletcher Henderson’s Hot Six ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance ensemble  
Columbia W140604 10-in. 5/15/1925 Careless love blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, trombone, and piano  
Columbia W141192 10-in. 10/24/1925 Memphis blues Art Gillham Piano solo  
Columbia W141546 10-in. 1/22/1926 Memphis blues Honey Duke Ukulele solo  
Columbia W142276 10-in. 6/3/1926 The new St. Louis blues Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band  
Columbia W142316 10-in. 6/18/1926 The St. Louis blues Gus Mulcay Harmonica solo, with piano  
Columbia W142541 10-in. 8/19/1926 St. Louis blues Virgina Childs Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar  
Columbia W143043 10-in. 11/3/1926 The St. Louis blues Daisy Douglas Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with violin and guitar  
Columbia W143222 10-in. 12/27/1926 Beale Street blues University Six Jazz/dance band  
Columbia W143432 10-in. 3/7/1927 St. Louis blues Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian)  
Columbia W143730 10-in. 3/31/1927 Fantasy on St. Louis blues Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Columbia W143731 10-in. 3/31/1927 Fantasy on St. Louis blues Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Columbia W143769 10-in. 3/26/1927 St. Louis blues Clayton McMichen Violin solo, unaccompanied  
Columbia W143997 10-in. 4/21/1927 The Memphis blues Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band  
Columbia W144136 10-in. 5/12/1927 The St. Louis blues Dixie Stompers Jazz/dance band  
Columbia W144262 10-in. 6/8/1927 Beale Street blues Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band  
Columbia W146139 10-in. 4/19/1928 Careless love Clarence Cronic Male vocal solo  
Columbia W146181 10-in. 4/24/1928 St. Louis blues Barrel-House Pete Piano solo  
Columbia W146182 10-in. 4/24/1928 Memphis blues Barrel-House Pete Piano solo  
Columbia W146529 10-in. 6/15/1928 The new St. Louis blues Roy Evans Male vocal solo, with piano  
Columbia W147929 10-in. 2/6/1929 The Yellow Dog blues Nonpareil Trio Male vocal trio, with guitar and piano  
Columbia W147993 10-in. 2/5/1929 St. Louis blues Johnny O'Brien Harmonica solo, with guitars  
Columbia W148546 10-in. 5/17/1929 Harlem blues Deep River Orchestra ; Willard Robison Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Columbia W148547 10-in. 5/17/1929 Beale Street blues Deep River Orchestra ; Willard Robison Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Columbia W149722 10-in. 12/13/1929 St. Louis blues Kate Smith Female vocal solo, with orchestra  
Columbia W149784 10-in. 1/20/1930 Aunt Hagar's blues Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band  
Columbia W150482 10-in. 4/18/1930 The Yellow Dog blues Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band  
Columbia W151293 10-in. 2/9/1931 Beale Street blues Charleston Chasers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Columbia W151979 10-in. 10/29/1931 Careless love Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar  
Columbia W152269 10-in. 8/12/1932 The St. Louis blues Aaron Sisters Female vocal trio, with male vocal quartet  
Columbia W152284 10-in. 8/17/1932 The newest St. Louis blues Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble  
Columbia 98711 12-in. 6/24/1930 St. Louis blues Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band  
Columbia 98722 12-in. 10/1/1930 St. Louis blues Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble  
OKeh 458 10-in. ca. Nov. 1918 The St. Louis blues All Star Trio Instrumental trio  
OKeh 477 10-in. ca. Nov. 1918 Ole Miss New Orleans Jazz Band Jazz/dance band  
OKeh S-7163 10-in. ca. Jan. 1920 Yellow dog blues Paul Biese’s Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
OKeh S-7674 10-in. Nov. 1920 The St. Louis blues Palace Trio ; Rudy Wiedoeft Instrumental trio  
OKeh S-7751 10-in. Feb. 1921 Beale Street blues Black and White Melody Boys ; Ray Miller Jazz/dance band  
OKeh S-7856 10-in. Apr. 1921 Aunt Hagar's children blues Tim Brymn’s Black Devil Four Male vocal quartet  
OKeh S-7873 10-in. Apr. 1921 The Memphis blues Black Devil Orchestra ; J. Tim Brymn Jazz/dance band  
OKeh S-7982 10-in. June 1921 The hesitating blues Brown and Terry Jazzola Boys Jazz/dance band  
OKeh 8610 12-in. Mar. 1924 John Henry blues Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo  
OKeh 9377 10-in. Sept. 1925 St. Louis blues Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with 2 clarinets  
OKeh 9829 10-in. 10/28/1926 Aunt Hagar's blues Scottdale String Band Instrumental trio  
OKeh S-70190 10-in. Sept. 1921 Aunt Hagar's children blues Brown and Terry Jazzola Boys Jazz/dance band  
OKeh S-70223 10-in. 10/5/1921 The Memphis blues Esther Bigeou Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble  
OKeh S-70224 10-in. 10/5/1921 The St. Louis blues Esther Bigeou Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble  
OKeh S-71150 10-in. Jan. 1923 Aunt Hagar's blues Handy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
OKeh S-71249 10-in. Feb. 1923 Yellow dog blues Lizzie Miles ; Ricketts' Stars Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble  
OKeh S-71350 10-in. Mar. 1923 St. Louis blues Handy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
OKeh S-71374 10-in. Mar. 1923 Beale Street blues Esther Bigeou Female vocal solo, with piano  
OKeh S-71375 10-in. Mar. 1923 The hesitating blues Esther Bigeou Female vocal solo, with piano  
OKeh S-71391 10-in. Apr. 1923 Joe Turner blues Sara Martin Female vocal solo, with piano  
OKeh S-71468 10-in. Apr. 1923 Sundown blues Handy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
OKeh S-71601 10-in. June 1923 Memphis blues Handy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
OKeh S-71712 10-in. Aug. 1923 Atlanta blues Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Sara Martin Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band  
OKeh S-71720 10-in. Aug. 1923 Ole Miss blues Handy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
OKeh S-71721 10-in. Aug. 1923 Darktown reveille Handy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
OKeh S-72023 10-in. 11/8/1923 Tom Watson special Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo  
OKeh S-72561 10-in. 5/23/1924 Chicago gouge Broadway Syncopators ; Billy Page Jazz/dance band  
OKeh W80324 10-in. 1/21/1927 New St. Louis blues Eddie Lang ; Boyd Senter Clarinet solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W80544 10-in. 3/16/1927 Beale Street blues Birmingham Society Serenaders ; Jack Linx Jazz/dance band  
OKeh W80987 10-in. 6/7/1927 Beale St. blues Eddie Lang ; Boyd Senter Clarinet solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81820 10-in. 11/14/1927 St. Louis blues Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble  
OKeh W81884 10-in. 11/27/1927 St. Louis blues Walter Beasley ; Sylvester Weaver Guitar duet  
OKeh W82095 10-in. 12/17/1927 St. Louis blues The Three Jacks Instrumental trio  
OKeh W400704 10-in. 5/23/1928 St. Louis blues Kalama Quartette Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian)  
OKeh W400999 10-in. 7/8/1928 St. Louis blues Charles Anderson Male vocal solo, with piano  
OKeh W401061 10-in. 8/9/1928 St. Louis blues Emmett Miller Male vocal solo, with orchestra  
OKeh W402285 10-in. 3/12/1929 Careless love Gus Clark ; Theo Clark Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet  
OKeh W403495 10-in. 12/13/1929 St. Louis blues Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
OKeh W403874 10-in. 3/21/1930 St. Louis blues Seger Ellis Piano solo  
OKeh W490016 10-in. 12/13/1929 St. Louis blues Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Edison 7000 10-in. 11/1/1919 St. Louis blues Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra  
Edison 7103 10-in. 1/9/1920 Yellow dog blues Harry Raderman's Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Edison 9167 10-in. 9/20/1923 Darktown reveille Jazz-O-Harmonists Jazz/dance band  
Edison 10561 10-in. 9/4/1925 The St. Louis blues Ferera and Paaluhi Steel guitar duet  
Edison 10854 10-in. 2/26/1926 Memphis blues Johnny Marvin Ukulele solo, with instrumental imitations  
Edison 18424 10-in. 4/20/1928 The St. Louis blues Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band  
Edison 18438 10-in. 4/24/1928 Careless love Dixie Mountaineers ; Ernest V. Stoneman Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble  
Edison 18617 10-in. 7/16/1928 The Memphis blues Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker ; Variety Players Male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band  
Gramophone 0B-5906 10-in. 2/20/1934 St. Louis blues Paul Robeson Bass vocal solo, with orchestra  
Gramophone 0EA-6505 10-in. June 1938 St. Louis blues Reginald Foresythe ; Arthur Young Piano duet  

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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "W. C. Handy (composer)," accessed November 14, 2018, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/41663/Handy_W._C._composer.

W. C. Handy (composer). (2018). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 14, 2018, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/41663/Handy_W._C._composer.

"W. C. Handy (composer)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2018. Web. 14 November 2018.

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