Joe Davis (composer)
Note on name: Wrote under many pseudonyms, including Roxanne Hampton, Leslie Beacon, and Bert Kapp.
See Also: Hampton, Roxanne
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description|
|Victor||BVE-42435||10-in.||2/10/1928||You'd rather forget than forgive||The Silver-Masked Tenor [i.e., Joseph M. White]||Male vocal solo, with orchestra|
|Victor||BVE-50904||10-in.||3/1/1929||Sparkling waters of Waikiki||Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra||Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian)|
|Victor||BVE-56752||10-in.||10/4/1929||Blue Ridge sweetheart||Vernon Dalhart||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and whistling|
|Victor||BS-74896||10-in.||1/26/1933||He's a son of the South||Louis Armstrong Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo|
|Victor||BS-75962||10-in.||7/28/1933||Colorado blues||Girls of the Golden West||Female vocal duet, with guitar|
|Victor||BS-75968||10-in.||7/28/1933||Listen to the story of Sleepy Hollow Bill||Girls of the Golden West||Female vocal duet, with guitar|
|Victor||BS-026855||10-in.||9/12/1938||(Shango, shango, shangoree) Rockin' rollers' jubilee||Erskine Hawkins Orchestra||Jazz/dance band|
|Victor||BS-027109||10-in.||9/14/1938||Indiana moonlight||Arthur Godfrey ; Johnny Salb||Male vocal solo, with electric organ|
|Victor||BS-027200||10-in.||9/19/1938||Indiana moonlight||Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Charles Wilson||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo|
|Victor||BS-027290||10-in.||10/13/1938||Shame! Shame! (Everybody knows your name)||Fats Waller and his Rhythm||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo|
|Victor||BS-027916||10-in.||10/14/1938||(Shango, shango, shangoree) Rockin' rollers' jubilee||Bunny Berigan Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo|
|Victor||BS-027975||10-in.||10/24/1938||That's got 'em||Three's A Crowd||Clarinet, guitar, and piano|
|Victor||BS-030365||10-in.||12/7/1938||I'll dance at your wedding||Fats Waller and his Rhythm||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo|
|Columbia||W140563||10-in.||4/29/1925||Dark Hawaiian eyes||Xylo-Rimba Orchestra||Jazz/dance band|
|Columbia||W140754||10-in.||7/7/1925||Dreamy nights in Honolulu||Frank Ferera ; John K. Paaluhi||Steel guitar and guitar duet|
|Columbia||W140852||10-in.||8/14/1925||Dark Hawaiian eyes||Ferera and Paaluhi||Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian)|
|Columbia||W143203||10-in.||12/21/1926||On Decoration Day (They'll know where to bring your flowers to)||Martha Copeland||Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano|
|Columbia||W145394||10-in.||12/23/1927||You'd rather forget than forgive||Joe Davis||Male vocal solo, with piano|
|Columbia||W145500||10-in.||1/10/1928||You'd rather forget than forgive||Art Gillham||Male vocal solo, with violin and piano|
|Columbia||W146257||10-in.||4/13/1928||You'd rather forget than forgive||Carolina Club Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo|
|Columbia||W150736||10-in.||8/26/1930||Dark Hawaiian eyes||Tom Frawley ; Lloyd Keating and his Music||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo|
|Columbia||W152352||10-in.||1/13/1933||He's a son of the South||Claude Hopkins ; Roseland Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo|
|OKeh||W81425||10-in.||9/8/1927||Best friend blues||Margaret Johnson||Female vocal solo, with clarinet and piano|
|OKeh||W400095||10-in.||2/17/1928||You'd rather forget than forgive||Lanin’s Famous Players||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo|
|OKeh||W400132||10-in.||3/6/1928||You'd rather forget than forgive||Seger Ellis||Male vocal solo, with instrumental|
|OKeh||W402470||10-in.||6/27/1929||Sparkling waters of Waikiki||Frank Ferera’s Trio||Instrumental trio (Hawaiian)|
|Edison||10400||10-in.||5/26/1925||While Hawaiian stars are gleaming||Waikiki Hawaiian Orchestra||Jazz/dance band|
|Edison||10625||10-in.||10/8/1925||Dark Hawaiian eyes||Waikiki Hawaiian Orchestra||Jazz/dance band|
|Edison||18252||10-in.||2/21/1928||You'd rather forget than forgive||Will Donaldson ; J. Donald Parker||Male vocal solo, with piano|
|Vocalion||E1898-E1899||10-in.||12/4/1925||Dark Hawaiian eyes||Castlewood Marimba Band||Marimba band, with male vocal solo|
|Vocalion||329W-331W||10-in.||2/4/1925||While Hawaiian stars are gleaming||Miami Marimba Band||Marimba band|
|Vocalion||867W-869W||10-in.||6/18/1925||Dreamy nights in Honolulu||Palala’s Hawaiians||Guitar duet (Hawaiian)|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Joe Davis (composer)," accessed December 14, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/53636/Davis_Joe_composer.
Joe Davis (composer). (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 14, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/53636/Davis_Joe_composer.
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