Porter Grainger (instrumentalist : piano)

Note on name: Sometimes billed as "The Singin' Piano Man."

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CompanyMatrix No.SizeFirst Recording DateTitlePrimary PerformerDescription 
Victor B-27894 10-in. 5/9/1923 'Tain't nobody's biz-ness if I do Lena Wilson Female vocal solo, with piano  
Victor B-27895 10-in. 5/9/1923 Triflin' blues Lena Wilson Female vocal solo, with piano  
Victor B-28398 10-in. 8/22/1923 Tain't no tellin' what the blues will make you do Lena Wilson Female vocal solo, with piano  
Victor B-28399 10-in. 8/22/1923 Wish I had you (And I'm gonna get you blues) Lena Wilson Female vocal solo, with piano  
Victor MVE-50603 16-in. 4/9/1929 Jailhouse blues Mamie Smith Motion picture soundtrack : Female vocal solo, with violin and piano  
Victor BVE-58676 10-in. 2/27/1930 The man I got ain't the man I want Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio  
Victor BVE-58677 10-in. 2/27/1930 Yellow dog gal blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio  
Victor BVE-58678 10-in. 2/27/1930 Easy ridin' papa Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio  
Victor BVE-58679 10-in. 2/27/1930 Done throwed the key away Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio  
Victor BVE-62291 10-in. 6/26/1930 Gotta have what it takes Harold Grey [i.e., Porter Grainger] ; Victoria Spivey Female-male vocal duet, with guitar and piano  
Victor BVE-62292 10-in. 6/26/1930 Gotta have what it takes Harold Grey [i.e., Porter Grainger] ; Victoria Spivey Female-male vocal duet, with guitar and piano  
Victor BVE-62293 10-in. 6/26/1930 Baulin' water blues Harold Grey [i.e., Porter Grainger] ; Victoria Spivey Female-male vocal duet, with guitar and piano  
Victor BVE-62294 10-in. 6/26/1930 Baulin' water blues Harold Grey [i.e., Porter Grainger] ; Victoria Spivey Female-male vocal duet, with guitar and piano  
Victor BVE-Test-407 10-in. 1/3/1929 Dese men don't mean you no good, part 1 Ozie Ware Female vocal solo, with piano  
Victor BVE-Test-408 10-in. 1/3/1929 Dese men don't mean you no good, part 2 Ozie Ware Female vocal solo, with piano  
Columbia 80912 10-in. 3/27/1923 Laughin' cryin' blues Amanda Brown ; Porter Grainger Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia 80913 10-in. 3/27/1923 Strut long papa Amanda Brown ; Porter Grainger Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia 80990 10-in. 4/26/1923 Triflin' blues Amanda Brown ; Porter Grainger Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia 80991 10-in. 4/26/1923 Chirping the blues Amanda Brown ; Porter Grainger Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia 81033 10-in. 5/24/1923 Tired o' waitin' blues Amanda Brown ; Porter Grainger Female vocal solo, with piano  
Columbia 81034 10-in. 5/24/1923 Michigan water blues Amanda Brown ; Porter Grainger Female vocal solo, with piano  
Columbia 81278 10-in. 10/11/1923 Save your man and satisfy your soul Porter Grainger ; Edna Hicks Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia 81722 10-in. 4/23/1924 Don't advertise your man Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with ukulele and piano  
Columbia 81723 10-in. 4/23/1924 Mama's gone, goodbye Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with ukulele and piano  
Columbia 81788 10-in. 5/21/1924 Ground hog blues Tennessee Tooters Jazz/dance band  
Columbia 81789 10-in. 5/21/1924 Chattanooga Tennessee Tooters Jazz/dance band  
Columbia 140064 10-in. 9/30/1924 Freight train blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio  
Columbia 140076 10-in. 9/30/1924 Done sold my soul to the devil (and my heart's done turned to stone) Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet and piano  
Columbia 140108 10-in. 10/15/1924 Death letter blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio  
Columbia 140109 10-in. 10/15/1924 Prescription for the blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio  
Columbia 140181 10-in. 12/16/1924 Steel drivin' Sam Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, alto saxophone, and piano  
Columbia 140182 10-in. 12/16/1924 He's mine, all mine Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, alto saxophone, and piano  
Columbia 140230 10-in. 1/8/1925 If you only knowed Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with violin and piano  
Columbia 140231 10-in. 1/8/1925 You better keep the home fires burning (cause your mamma's getting cold) Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with violin and piano  
Columbia W141257 10-in. 11/10/1925 The Market Street blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet and piano  
Columbia W141258 10-in. 11/10/1925 It takes the Lawd (To tell what's on my mind) Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with saxophone and piano  
Columbia W141259 10-in. 11/10/1925 Caught you triflin' blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio  
Columbia W141315 10-in. 11/27/1925 Done got de blues The Harmony Hounds Male vocal ensemble, with piano  
Columbia W141316 10-in. 11/27/1925 I've got a gal and she ain't no good The Harmony Hounds Male vocal ensemble, with piano  
Columbia W141480 10-in. 1/12/1926 Up north blues The Harmony Hounds Male vocal trio, with piano  
Columbia W141481 10-in. 1/12/1926 That dog o'mine The Harmony Hounds Male vocal trio, with piano  
Columbia W141628 10-in. 2/15/1926 I'm so glad trouble don't last alway Three Harmony Hounds Male vocal trio, with piano  
Columbia W142707 10-in. 9/30/1926 Tain't what you pay to get a thing Willie Jackson Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with banjo and piano  
Columbia W142708 10-in. 9/30/1926 Railroad man blues Willie Jackson Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with banjo and piano  
Columbia W142709 10-in. 9/30/1926 Befo' this time another year Odette and Ethel Female vocal duet, with piano  
Columbia W142710 10-in. 9/30/1926 When the train comes along Odette and Ethel Female vocal duet, with piano  
Columbia W142744 10-in. 10/7/1926 Hold to God's unchanging hands Rev. J. C. Burnett ; Ethel Grainger ; Odette Jackson Sermon, with male vocal solo, female vocal duet, and piano  
Columbia W142745 10-in. 10/7/1926 Christians' home Rev. J. C. Burnett ; Sisters Grainger and Jackson Male vocal solo and female vocal duet, with piano  
Columbia W143142 10-in. 11/23/1926 Livin' humble Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with female vocal duet and piano  
Columbia W143143 10-in. 11/23/1926 Get on board Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with female vocal duet and piano  
Columbia W143155 10-in. 11/29/1926 Cheatin' daddy Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with alto saxophone and piano  
Columbia W143156 10-in. 11/29/1926 Deep down in my soul Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with alto saxophone and piano  
Columbia W144097 10-in. 5/5/1927 Dyin' crap-shooter's blues Martha Copeland Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio  
Columbia W144098 10-in. 5/5/1927 Mister brakes-man (Let me ride your train) Martha Copeland Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio  
Columbia W144249 10-in. 6/1/1927 That's why the undertakers are busy today Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with alto saxophone and piano  
Columbia W144490 10-in. 7/22/1927 Police blues Martha Copeland Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W144491 10-in. 7/22/1927 Skeleton key blues Martha Copeland Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W144538 10-in. 8/9/1927 Hobo Bill Martha Copeland Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with banjo and piano  
Columbia W144539 10-in. 8/9/1927 Nobody rocks me like my baby do Martha Copeland Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with banjo and piano  
Columbia W144796 10-in. 9/27/1927 Mean old bed bug blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano  
Columbia W144797 10-in. 9/27/1927 A good man is hard to find Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano  
Columbia W144800 10-in. 9/28/1927 Homeless blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with alto saxophone and piano  
Columbia W144801 10-in. 9/28/1927 Lookin' for my man blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with alto saxophone solo and piano  
Columbia W144852 10-in. 10/13/1927 Shootin' star blues Martha Copeland Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet and piano  
Columbia W144853 10-in. 10/13/1927 Good time mama blues Martha Copeland Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet and piano  
Columbia W145236 10-in. 11/26/1927 He's gone home Porter Grainger Male vocal solo, with piano  
Columbia W145238 10-in. 11/26/1927 I wonders what this new year's gonna bring to me Porter Grainger Male vocal solo, with piano  
Columbia W145275 10-in. 12/6/1927 Wylie Avenue blues Martha Copeland and her Smokey City Trio Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio  
Columbia W145276 10-in. 12/6/1927 Everybody does it now Martha Copeland and her Smokey City Trio Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio  
Columbia W145478 10-in. 1/6/1928 Bank failure blues Martha Copeland Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W145479 10-in. 1/6/1928 Second-hand daddy Martha Copeland Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W145560 10-in. 1/21/1928 Kansas City blues Willie Jackson Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano  
Columbia W145561 10-in. 1/21/1928 T. B. blues Willie Jackson Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano  
Columbia W145650 10-in. 2/16/1928 I'd rather be dead and buried in my grave Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with 2 clarinets and piano  
Columbia W145651 10-in. 2/16/1928 Hit me in the nose blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with 2 clarinets and piano  
Columbia W145783 10-in. 3/19/1928 Spider man blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, alto saxophone, and piano  
Columbia W145784 10-in. 3/19/1928 Tombstone blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, alto saxophone, and piano  
Columbia W145785 10-in. 3/20/1928 Empty bed blues Porter Grainger ; Charlie Green ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano  
Columbia W145786 10-in. 3/20/1928 Empty bed blues Porter Grainger ; Charlie Green ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano  
Columbia W145787 10-in. 3/20/1928 Put it right here (Or keep it out there) Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano  
Columbia W146324 10-in. 5/23/1928 Steamboat man blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano  
Columbia W146325 10-in. 5/23/1928 Sobbin' sister blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano  
Columbia W146895 10-in. 8/24/1928 Poor man's blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio  
Columbia W146896 10-in. 8/25/1928 Please help me get him off my mind Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano  
Columbia W146897 10-in. 8/25/1928 Me and my gin Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano  
Columbia W147074 10-in. 9/27/1928 Rasslin' till the wagon comes Kid and Coot Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano  
Columbia W147075 10-in. 9/27/1928 Key hole blues Kid and Coot Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano  
Columbia W147076 10-in. 9/27/1928 With tears in my eyes I'm laughing at you Jesse Cryor Male vocal solo, with cello and piano  
Columbia W147077 10-in. 9/27/1928 I'm looking for tulips to kiss my troubles away Jesse Cryor Male vocal solo, with cello and piano  
Columbia W147889 10-in. 1/26/1929 Daddy don't put that thing on me blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano  
Columbia W147890 10-in. 1/26/1929 It's tight like that Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano  
Columbia W150649 10-in. 7/21/1930 Don't fool around on me Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W150650 10-in. 7/21/1930 Down in the mouth blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W151401 10-in. 3/7/1931 I want a two-fisted double jointed man Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W151402 10-in. 3/7/1931 Good times (Come on back once more) Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
OKeh S-71727 10-in. Aug. 1923 Plain old blues Mamie Smith Female vocal solo, with piano  
OKeh S-71759 10-in. Aug. 1923 Mistreatin' daddy blues Mamie Smith Female vocal solo, with piano  
OKeh 74417 10-in. Nov. 1926 Wish I had-a died in Egypt land Albertina and Victoria ; Porter Grainger Female vocal duet, with piano  
OKeh 74418 10-in. Nov. 1926 There's a meetin' here tonight Albertina and Victoria ; Porter Grainger Female vocal duet, with piano  
OKeh 80034 10-in. 5/13/1926 Nina Lee Buddy Christian's Four Cry-Babies Male vocal quartet, with banjo and piano  
OKeh 80035 10-in. 5/13/1926 Jonah's ridin' on his mule Buddy Christian's Four Cry-Babies Male vocal quartet, with banjo and piano  
OKeh W80437 10-in. 2/17/1927 Cheatin' daddy Lethia Hill Female vocal solo, with piano  
OKeh W80440 10-in. 2/17/1927 My good Lord's done been here Perfect Harmony Quartette Male vocal quartet, with piano  
OKeh W80441 10-in. 2/17/1927 There's a meetin' here tonight Perfect Harmony Quartette Male vocal quartet, with piano  
OKeh W81424 10-in. 9/8/1927 Stinging bee blues Margaret Johnson Female vocal solo, with clarinet and piano  
OKeh W81425 10-in. 9/8/1927 Best friend blues Margaret Johnson Female vocal solo, with clarinet and piano  
OKeh W81503 10-in. 10/3/1927 St. Louis cyclone blues Lonnie Johnson Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81504 10-in. 10/3/1927 Bedbug blues, part 2 Lonnie Johnson Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81512 10-in. 10/4/1927 Nothin' but a double barrel shot-gun ('S gonna keep me away from you) Porter Grainger Male vocal solo, with piano  
OKeh W81513 10-in. 10/4/1927 Song from a cotton field Porter Grainger Male vocal solo, with piano  
OKeh W81583 10-in. 10/28/1927 Garter-snake blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81584 10-in. 10/28/1927 Christmas mornin' blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81585 10-in. 10/28/1927 Dope head blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81586 10-in. 10/28/1927 Red lantern blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81587 10-in. 10/31/1927 6/88 glide Lonnie Johnson Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81588 10-in. 10/31/1927 Tin Can Alley blues Lonnie Johnson Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81589 10-in. 10/31/1927 Blood thirsty blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81590 10-in. 10/31/1927 Nightmare blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81596 10-in. 11/1/1927 Murder in the first degree Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81597 10-in. 11/1/1927 Jelly, look what you done done Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81598 10-in. 11/1/1927 Your worries ain't like mine Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W81599 10-in. 11/1/1927 A good man is hard to find Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W400779 10-in. 6/11/1928 Mississippi woman blues Clint Jones Male vocal solo and yodeling, with piano  
OKeh W400780 10-in. 6/11/1928 Blue Valley blues Clint Jones Male vocal solo and yodeling, with piano  
OKeh W401848 10-in. 5/2/1929 Down home dance Ada Brown Female vocal solo, with piano  
OKeh W401849 10-in. 5/2/1929 Crazy 'bout my lollypop Ada Brown Female vocal solo, with piano  
OKeh W405148 10-in. 2/26/1932 Hot hot mama (Lookin' for a fire-proof man) Betty Kashman Female vocal solo, with piano  
OKeh W405149 10-in. 2/26/1932 Hoochee Miss Lou Betty Kashman Female vocal solo, with piano  
Brunswick 10971-10977 10-in. 7/2/1923 Bleeding hearted blues Porter Grainger ; Lena Wilson Female vocal solo, with piano  
Brunswick 10975-10976 10-in. 7/2/1923 Chirpin’ the blues Porter Grainger ; Lena Wilson Female vocal solo, with piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Porter Grainger (instrumentalist : piano)," accessed April 19, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/63064/Grainger_Porter_instrumentalist_piano.

Porter Grainger (instrumentalist : piano). (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 19, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/63064/Grainger_Porter_instrumentalist_piano.

"Porter Grainger (instrumentalist : piano)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 19 April 2019.

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