Mamie Smith

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Mamie Smith

Other names, billings: Queen of the Blues
Birth name: Mamie Robinson

Personal: married to William "Smitty" Smith (c1912-), Sam Gardner (1920s), Jack Goldberg (c1929-)

* May 26, 1883 Cinncinnati Ohio
from 1893 - toured as dancer with The Four Dancing Mitchells working at theater circuit
1912 - toured as chorus dancer in J Homer Tutt and Salem Tutt-Whitney's The Smart Set Company working at theaters across US
1913-20 - frequently worked at Barron's, Leroy's, Edmond's, Percy Brown's, William Banks, Goldgraben's ond other clubs, cabarets and cafes, New York City area
1918 - appeared in Perry Bradford's musical revue Made In Harlem, Lincoln Theater, New York City
1918-20 - frequently worked at Lincoln Theater, New York City
1919 - worked at The Orient, New York City
1920 - recorded for Victor (unissued) - worked at Digg's Cafe, New York City - worked at Gibson's Standard Theater, Philadelphia PA - at Putnam Theater, Brooklyn NY - at Howard Theater, Washington DC
1920-23 - recorded for OKeh, New York City
1921 - worked at 12th Street Theater, Kansas City MO - at Billy Sunday's Tabernacle, Norfolk VA - Pershine Theater, Philadelphia PA
1921-22 - worked at Avenue Theater, Chicago IL
1922 - worked at Bal Tabarin Theater, Atlantic City NJ - at Protector's, New York City - Loew's Theater, Toronto CAN - Loew's Theater, Ottawa CAN - Metropolitan Theater, Brooklyn NY - Lincoln Theater, with Bubber Miley and Sidney Bechet at Garden Of Joy, New York City - appeared in the musical comedy Follow Me, Lafayette Theater, New York City
1923 - appeared with Jazz Hounds as headliner at Lafayette Theater, New York City - toured in own Struttin' Along Revue working at theaters on the West Coast - worked at Green Parrot Dance Hall, Dallas TX
1924 - worked at City Auditorium, Houston TX - at Indiana Theater, Chicago IL - worked with own Jazz Hounds at Lincoln theater - appeared as headliner in Syncopationland Revue and Dixie Revue at Lafayette Theater, New York City - recorded for Ajax, New York City
1924-25 - frequently worked at Lincoln Theater, New York City
1925 - appeared in own Syncopated Revue, Howard Theater, Washington DC
mid-20s - frequently worked at Entertainers Cabaret, New Orleans LA
1926 - recorded for Victor, New York City - worked at Lafayette Theater, Lincoln Theater, Delancey Street Theater, New York City - appeared in Frolicking Around Revue, Lincoln Theater, New York City
1926-27 - toured in own Mamie Smith Company working theater dates on Loew's circuit through the South'
1927 - worked at Orpheum Theater, Newark NJ - at Savoy Theater, Atlantic City NJ
1928 - at Carlton Theater, Red Bank NJ - at Capitol Theater, Trenton NJ - appeared in musical comedy Sugar Cane Revue at Lafayette Theater, New York City - appeared as Mamie Smith and Her Gang at A Riot Of Fun Revue, Lincoln Revue New York City
1929 - appeared in musical comedy Sun-Tan Frolics at Lincoln Theater, New York City - appeared in the film Jailhouse Blues - recorded for OKeh, New York City
1930 - appeared with Fats Waller-Jimmie Johnson Syncopators in Fireworks Revue at Lafayette Theater, New York City
1931 - recorded for OKeh, New York City - appeared in Rhumbaland Revue at Lafayette Theater, New York City
1932-34 - toured with Fats Pichon Orchestra in own Yelping Hounds Revue working theater dates
1932 - worked at Grand Theater, West Palm Beach FL
1933 - appeared in revue at Lafayette Revue, New York City
1935 - worked at Harlem Opera House, New York City
c1936 - toured through Europe working theater dates
1936 - worked with own Beale Street Boys at Town Casino, New York City
1939 - appeared with Lucky Millinder Orchestra in the film Paradise In Harlem
c1940 - toured through Florida working club dates - appeared in the film Stolen Paradise
1941 - appeared in the film Sunday Sinners and Murder On Lenox Avenue (to watch the movie click here)
1944 - worked at Lido Ballroom, New York City
c1944 - entered Harlem Hospital where she died after lengthly illness
Sept. 16, Oct. 30, Nov. 5?, 1946 New York City
buried at Frederick Douglass Memorial Park Cemetery

Instruments: piano

Influenced: Monette Moore, Jimmy Rushing, Tampa Red, Sippie Wallace

Sources:
Wikipedia
Blues Who's Who
Dixon, Robert M.W.: Blues & Gospel Records 1890-1943
www.redhotjazz.com

Songs (with date of recording):

Alabama Blues (Libbie Williams Mehr)
1922.06.00? -- NYC - 70730-A OKeh 4658 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bubber Milley? (t), Herb Flemming? (tb), Bob Fuller? (cl), Coleman Hawkins? (as), George Bell? (vn), unknown (t,p,d))
Arkansas Blues (A Down Home Chant) (Anton Lada, Spencer Williams)
1921.09.05? -- NYC - 70141-A OKeh 4446 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy, Julius Berkin (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Joseph Samuels (cl,vn,dir), Nathan Glantz (as), Larry Briers (p), unknown (bb,d))
A-Wearin' Away the Blues (Roy Turk, J. Russell Robinson)
1921.08.29? -- NYC - 70122-B OKeh 4600 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy, Julius Berkin (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Nathan Glantz (cl,as), Joseph Samuels (vn,dir), unknown (bsn,d))
Because I Love You --> see: Lord! Lord! (Because I Love You)
Crazy Blues (Perry Bradford)
1920.09.10 -- NYC - 7529-C OKeh 4169 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Johnny Dunn (c), Dope Andrews (tb), Ernest Elliott (cl), Leroy Parker (vn), Perry Bradford? (p) -

Daddy, Your Mama Is Lonesome For You (Chris Smith, Bob Schafer, Jimmy Durante)
1921.08.05? -- NYC - 0075-A-C OKeh unissued - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Johnny Dunn (c), Herb Flemming? (tb), Buster Bailey (cl), Leroy Parker? (vn), Phil Worde (p), Mort Perry (d))
1921.08.00 -- NYC - 70075-B OKeh 4416 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy, Julius Berkin (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Joseph Samuels (cl,vn,dir), Nathan Glantz (cl,as), Larry Briers (p), unknown (bsn)
Dangerous Blues (Anna Welker Brown, Billie Brown)
1921.05.20? -- NYC - 7959-C OKeh 4351 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Johnny Dunn (c), Herb Flemming? (tb), Buster Bailey (cl), Leroy Parker? (vn), Phil Worde (p), Mort Perry (d))
The Darktown Flappers Ball (Bernie Grossman, Irving Maslof)
1922.12.08? -- NYC - 71086-B Okeh 4767 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bubber Miley? (t), Ernest Elliott (cl), George Bell (vn), unknown (t,tb,p,d))
Dem Knock-Out Blues (George Butts)
1922.05.00? -- NYC - 70651-B Okeh 4631 - Mamie Smith (v), and Her Jazz Hounds (George Martin? (t), Cecil Carpenter? (tb), Bob Fuller (cl), Coleman Hawkins? (as), George Bell (vn), Charles Matson (p), Curtis Mosby or Cutie Perkins? (d))
Do It Mr. So And-So (Myrtle Barger, Lukie Johnson)
1923.08.15? -- NYC - 71760-A OKeh 40019 - Mamie Smith (v), Porter Grainger (p)
Don't Care Blues (Perry Bradford)
1920.11.06 -- NYC - 7658-E OKeh 4253 - Mamie Smith (v), and Her Jazz Hounds (Johnny Dunn (c), Dope Andrews (tb), Ernest Elliott (cl), unknown (cl,as), Leroy Parker (vn), Porter Grainger (p)
Don't Mess With Me (Sam Gold)
1922.12.06? -- NYC - 71080-B Okeh 4752 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bubber Miley (t), Ernest Elliott or Garvin Bushell? (cl,as), Herschel Brassfield (as), Coleman Hawkins (ts), unknown (tb,p))
Don't You Advertise Your Man (Jimmy Foster)
1931.02.19 -- NYC - 404866-A OKeh 8864 - Mamie Smith (v), unknown (t,tb,as,ts,p,bj,sb,d)
Doo Dah Blues (Fred Roso / Eddie White)
1922.02.16? -- NYC - 70479-C OKeh 4578 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bob Fuller? (ss), poss. George Bell (vn), unknown (t,tb,p))
Down Home Blues (Tom Delaney)
1921.08.30? -- NYC - 70127-E OKeh 4446 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Joseph Schmidt (cl,vn,dir), Nathan Glantz (as), Larry Briers (p), Herman Berkin (d), unknown (bsn))
Fare Thee Honey Blues (Perry Bradford)
120.09.12 -- NYC - 7589-C OKeh 4194 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Johnny Dunn (c), Dope Andrews (tb), Ernest Elliott (cl), Leroy Parker (vn), Perry Bradford? (p)
Frankie Blues (Marion Dickerson)
1921.02.22? -- NYC - 7794-C OKeh 4856 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Johnny Dunn (c), unknown (c), Buster Bailey (cl), Leroy Parker (vn), Phil Worde (p), Harry Hull or Chink Johnosn (b)), unknown (d))
Get Hot (Al Siegel)
1921.08.30? -- NYC - 70128-B OKeh 4445 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Joseph Schmidt (cl,vn,dir), Nathan Glantz (as), Larry Briers (p), Herman Berkin (d,cel), unknown (bsn))
Goin' Crazy With the Blues (Andy Razaf, J.C. Johnson)
1926.08.27 -- NYC - 36069-1 Victor unissued, 36069-2 Victor 20210 - Mamie Smith (v), Tom Morris (c), Charlie Irvis (tb), Bob Fuller (cl), Mike Jackson or J.C. Johnson? (p), Buddy Christian (bj)
Golfing Papa (Raymond)
1931.02.19 -- NYC - 404851-A OKeh 8915 - Mamie Smith (v), unknown (t,tb,as,ts,p,bj,sb,d)
Good Looking Papa (Clarence Williams)
1923.07.00? -- NYC - 71680-B OKeh 4935 - Mamie Smith (v), Clarence Williams (p)
Good Time Ball
1924.09.00? -- NYC - 31670 Ajax 17058 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Gus Aiken, Horace Holmes (c), Jake Frazier (tb), Percy Glascoe, Ernie Bullock (cl,sax), Leslie A. Hutchinson "Hutch" (p), Elmer Snowden (bj), Alex Jackson (bsx), Norman Buster (d))
Good Times Are Here Again
1940.00.00 -- NYC - from the Goldberg Productions film Sunday Sinners - Mamie Smith (v), Donald Heywood and His Orchestra
Got To Cool My Doggies Now (Bob Schafer, Babe Thompson, Spencer Williams)
1922.08.00? -- NYC - 70790-B Okeh 4670 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bubber Miley (t), poss. Ernest Elliott or Garvin Bushell (cl,as), Herschel Brassfield (as), Coleman Hawkins (ts), George Bell (vn), Samuel Speed (bj), unknown (tb,p,d))
Harlem Blues (Perry Bradford)
1939.03/04 or 1940? -- NYc - from the Jubilee Pictures film Paradise in Harlem - Mamie Smith (v), Lucky Millinder & his orchestra (His Cotton Pickers [Dixon, Robert M.W.: Blues & Gospel Records 1890-1943] or The Alphabetical Four [The Internet Movie Database]), Juanita Hall Singers
I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None O' This Jelly Roll (Spencer Williams, Clarence Williams)
1922.12.06? -- NYC - 71079-B Okeh 4752 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bubber Miley (t), poss. Ernest Elliott or Garvin Bushell (cl,as), Herschel Brassfield (as), Coleman Hawkins (ts), unknown (tb,p))
If You Don't Want Me Blues (Perry Bradford)
1920.11.05 -- NYC - 7643-B OKeh 4228 - Mamie Smith (v), and Her Jazz Hounds (Johnny Dunn (c), Dope Andrews (tb), Ernest Elliott (cl), Leroy Parker (vn), Porter Grainger (p)
I'll Do Anything For Love
1940.00.00 -- NYC - from the Goldberg Productions film Sunday Sinners - Mamie Smith (v), Donald Heywood and His Orchestra
I'll Get Even With You (Donald Heywood)
1940.00.00 -- NYC - from the Colonnade Pictures film Murder On Lenox Avenue - Mamie Smith (v), Donald Heywood and His Orchestra, Sidney Easton (sp) (to watch the movie click here)
I'm Free, Single, Disengaged, Looking For Someone To Love (Charles Tyus, Effie Tyus)
1921.08.23 -- NYC - 70112-B OKeh 4427 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy, Julius Berkin (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Nathan Glantz (cl,as), Joseph Samuels (vn,dir), unknown (bsn))
I'm Gonna Get You (Porter Grainger, Bob Ricketts)
1922.12.20? -- NYC - 71112-B OKeh 4781 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bubber Miley? (t), Ernest Elliott (cl), Coleman Hawkins (ts), George Bell? (vn), Harvey Brooks? (p), unknown (t,tb,ts,bj,d))
I Once Was Yours I'm Somebody Else's Now
1926.08.31 -- NYC - 36082-1 Victor 20210 - Mamie Smith (v), Tom Morris (c), Charlie Irvis (tb), Bob Fuller (cl), Mike Jackson or J.C. Johnson? (p), Buddy Christian (bj)
It's Right Her For You (If You Don't Get It 'Taint No Fault) (Marion Dickerson, Alex. Belledna)
1920.08.10 -- NYC - 7539-B OKeh 4169 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Johnny Dunn (c), Dope Andrews (tb), Ernest Elliott (cl), Leroy Parker (vn), prob. Perry Bradford (p)
I Want A Jazzy Kiss (Milo, Rega)
1921.08.05? -- NYC - 70076-A OKeh 4623 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Johnny Dunn (c), poss. Herb Flemming (tb), Buster Bailey (cl), poss. Leroy Parker (vn), Phil Worde (p), Mort Perry (d))
1921.08.00? -- NYC - 70076-D OKeh 4623 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy, Julius Berkin (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Joseph Samuels (cl,vn,dir), Nathan Glantz (cl,as), Larry Briers (p), unknown (bsn)
The Jail House Blues/You Can't Do It
1929.04.09 -- Camden NJ - 50603-3 Victor custom recording, for the film: The Jail House Blues - Mamie Smith (v), Porter Grainger (p), unknown (one-string fiddle)
Jazzbo Ball (Marion Dickerson)
1921.02.21? -- NYC - 7788-B OKeh 4295 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Johnny Dunn (c), unknown (c), Buster Bailey (cl), Leroy Parker (vn), Phil Worde (p), Harry Hull or Chink Johnosn 8bb), unknown (d))
Jenny's Ball (Reed)
1931.02.19 -- NYC - 404852-A OKeh 8915 - Mamie Smith (v), unknown (t,tb,as,ts,p,bj,sb,d)
Just Like You Took MY Man Away From Me (Summer)
1924.09.00? -- NYC - 31661 Ajax 17063 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bob Fuller (as), Louis Hopper (p), Elmer Snowden (bj))
Kansas City Man Blues (Clarence Williams, Clarence Johnson)
1923.08.05? -- NYC - 71726-B OKeh 4926 - Mamie Smith (v), Harlem Trio (Sidney Bechet (ss), Clarence Williams (p), Buddy Christian (bj))
Keep A Song In Your Soul (Fats Waller, Alex Hill)
1931.02.19 -- NYC - 404853-A OKeh 8864 - Mamie Smith (v), unknown (t,tb,as,ts,p,bj,sb,d)
Lady Luck Blues (William Webber, Clarence Williams)
1923.08.05? -- NYC - 71725-B OKeh 4926 - Mamie Smith (v), Harlem Trio (Sidney Bechet (ss), Clarence Williams (p), Buddy Christian (bj))
Let's Agree To Disagree (Mamie Smith, Chris Smith, Jimmy Durante)
1921.10.12? -- NYC - 70246-B OKeh 4511 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bubber Milley (t), Jake Green (tb), Bob Fuller (cl,ss?), George Bell (vn), Gilliam (p), Curtis Moseley (d)) -

A Little Kind Of Treatment (Is Exactly What I Need) (Howard Rogers, Maceo Pinkard)
1921.08.30? -- NYC - 70131-B OKeh 4623 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Joseph Schmidt (cl,vn,dir), Nathan Glantz (as), Larry Briers (p), Herman Berkin (d), unknown (bsn)) -

Lonesome Mama Blues (Anna Wellker Brown, E. Nickel, Billie Brown)
1922.05.00? -- NYC - 70654-B Okeh 4630 - Mamie Smith (v), and Her Jazz Hounds (George Martin? (t), Cecil Carpenter? (tb), Bob Fuller (cl), Coleman Hawkins? (as), George Bell (vn), Charles Matson (p), Curtis Mosby or Cutie Perkins? (d))
Lord, I Love That Man --> see: Lord! Lord! (Because I Love You)
Lord! Lord! (Because I Love You) [Dixon, Robert M.W.: Blues & Gospel Records 1890-1943] or Lord, I Love That Man [The Internet Movie Database]
1939.03/04 or 1940? -- NYC - from the Jubilee Pictures film Paradise in Harlem - Mamie Smith (v), Lucky Millinder & His Cotton Pickers
Lost Opportunity Blues (Bennett)
1924.09.00? -- NYC - 31669 Ajax 17058 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Gus Aiken, Horace Holmes (c), Jake Frazier (tb), Percy Glascoe, Ernie Bullock (cl,sax), Leslie A. Hutchinson "Hutch" (p), Elmer Snowden (bj), Alex Jackson (bsx), Norman Buster (d))
Lovin' Sam From Alabam (Perry Bradford)
1920.11.06 -- NYC - 7659-C OKeh 4253 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Johnny Dunn (c), Dope Andrews (tb), Ernest Elliott (cl), unknown (cl,as), Leroy Parker (vn), Porter Grainger (p)
The Lure Of the South
1929.03.30 -- NYC - 401762-B OKeh unissued - Mamie Smith (v), Billy Fowler? (dir), unknown (t,saxes,p,g,bb,d)
1929.04.01 -- NYC - 401762-F OKeh unissued - Mamie Smith (v), Billy Fowler? (dir), unknown (t,saxes,p,g,bb,d,v)
Mama Whip! Mama Spank! (If Her Daddy Don't Come Home) (Roy Turk, J. Russel Robinson)
1921.08.23 -- NYC - 70111-B OKeh 4427 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy, Julius Berkin (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Nathan Glantz (cl,as), Joseph Samuels (vn,dir), unknown (bsn))
Mamie Smith Blues (Mamie Smith, Milo, Rega)
1922.06.00? -- NYC - 70729-C OKeh 4658 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bubber Milley? (t), Herb Flemming? (tb), Bob Fuller? (cl), Coleman Hawkins? (as), poss. George Bell (vn), unknown (t,p,d))
Mean Daddy Blues (Fred Hamburger, Irving Bloom, Jimmy Durante)
1922.05.00? -- NYC - 70650-B Okeh 4631 - Mamie Smith (v), and Her Jazz Hounds (George Martin? (t), Cecil Carpenter? (tb), Bob Fuller (cl), Coleman Hawkins? (as), George Bell (vn), Charles Matson (p), Curtis Mosby or Cutie Perkins? (d))
Mean Man (Millard H. Thomas)
1922.12.08? -- NYC - 71085-A Okeh 4856 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bubber Miley? (t), Ernest Elliott (cl), George Bell (vn), unknown (t,tb,p,d))
Mem'ries Of You Mammy (Perry Bradford)
1920.11.05 -- NYC - 7642-B OKeh 4228 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Johnny Dunn (c), Dope Andrews (tb), Ernest Elliott (cl), Leroy Parker (vn), Porter Grainger (p)
Mistreatin' Daddy Blues (Porter Grainger, Bob Ricketts)
1923.08.15? -- NYC - 71759-A OKeh 4960 - Mamie Smith (v), Porter Grainger (p)
My Mammy's Blues (Reb Spikes)
1923.08.16? -- NYC - 71764-B OKeh 40019 - Mamie Smith (v), Porter Grainger (p)
My Sportin' Man
1929.03.30 -- NYC - 401761-B OKeh unissued - Mamie Smith (v), Billy Fowler? (dir), unknown (t,saxes,p,g,bb,d)
1929.04.01 -- NYC - 401761-D OKeh unissued - Mamie Smith (v), Billy Fowler? (dir), unknown (t,saxes,p,g,bb,d)
My Sweet Man (Tickles the Ivories For Me) (Benett)
1924.09.00? -- NYC - 31656 Ajax 17068 - Mamie Smith (v), Choo Choo Jazzers (Louis Hopper (p))
New Orleans (Vaughn De Leath)
1922.05.00? -- NYC - 70655-B Okeh 4630 - Mamie Smith (v), and Her Jazz Hounds (prob. George Martin (t), Cecil Carpenter? (tb), Bob Fuller (cl), Coleman Hawkins? (as), George Bell (vn), Charles Matson (p), Curtis Mosby or Cutie Perkins? (d))
Oh, Joe (Please Don't Go) (L.M. Walker, Larry Briers)
1921.08.30? -- NYC - 70130-A OKeh 4542 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Joseph Schmidt (cl,vn,dir), Nathan Glantz (as), Larry Briers (p), Herman Berkin (d), unknown (bsn))
Plain Old Blues (Porter Grainger, Mamie Smith)
1923.08.06? -- NYC - 71727-A OKeh 4960 - Mamie Smith (v), Porter Grainger (p)
Remorseful Blues (Gilbert, Rega)
1925.09.00? -- NYC - 31662 Ajax 17063 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bob Fuller (as), Louis Hopper (p), Elmer Snowden (bj), Norman Buster (d))
The Road Is Rocky (But I Am Gonna Find My Way) (Perry Bradford)
1920.09.12 -- NYC - 7589-C OKeh 4194 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Johnny Dunn (c), Dope Andrews (tb), Ernest Elliott (cl), Leroy Parker (vn), Perry Bradford? (p)
Sax-O-Phoney Blues (Milo, Rega)
1921.08.18? -- NYC - 70101-C OKeh 4416 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy, Julius Berkin (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Joseph Samuels (cl,vn,dir), Nathan Glantz (cl,as), Larry Briers (p), unknown (bsn)
The Show Must Go On
1929.04.01 -- NYC - 401763-B OKeh unissued - Mamie Smith (v), Billy Fowler? (dir), unknown (t,saxes,p,g,bb,d,v)
1929.04.29 -- NYC - 401763-D OKeh unissued - Mamie Smith (v), Billy Fowler? (dir), unknown
Sighin' Around With the Blues (Mike Rega)
1922.08.00? -- NYC - 70824-B Okeh 4767 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bubber Miley (t), Ernest Elliott or Garvin Bushell? (cl,as), Herschel Brassfield (as), Coleman Hawkins (ts), unknown (tb,p))
Stop! Rest A While (L. Wolfe Gilbert, Tim Brymn)
1921.09.10? -- NYC - 70153-B OKeh 4471 - Mamie Smith (v), unknown (tb,cl,as,vn,p,bb,d)
Sweet Cookie (Irwin Le Clere)
1921.09.10? -- NYC - 70152-A OKeh 4542 - Mamie Smith (v), unknown (tb,cl,as,vn,p,bb,d)
Sweet Man O'Mine (Roy Turk, J. Russel Robinson)
1921.08.18? -- NYC - 70102-B OKeh 4511 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy, Julius Berkin (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Joseph Samuels (cl,vn,dir), Nathan Glantz (cl,as), Larry Briers (p), unknown (bsn)
Sweet Virginia Blues (Andy Razaf, J.C. Johnson)
1926.08.27 -- NYC - 36070-1,-2 Victor 20233 - Mamie Smith (v), Tom Morris (c), Charlie Irvis (tb), Bob Fuller (cl), Mike Jackson or J.C. Johnson? (p), Buddy Christian (bj)
That Da Da Strain (Medina, Edgar Dowell)
1922.08.00? -- NYC - 70825-B Okeh 4689 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bubber Miley (t), Ernest Elliott or Garvin Bushell? (cl,as), Herschel Brassfield (as), Coleman Hawkins (ts), unknown (tb,p))
That Thing Called Love (Perry Bradford)
1920.01.10 -- NYC - Victor unissued trial recording - Mamie Smith (v,p)
1920.02.14 -- NYC - 7275-E OKeh 4113 - Mamie Smith (v), Rega Orchestra (Ed Cox (c), Dope Andrews (tb), Ernest Elliott (cl), Leroy Parker (vn), Willie "The Lion" Smith (p), unkown (bsx))
There's Only One Man (That Satisfies Me) (Sam Gold)
1922.02.16? -- NYC - 70480-B OKeh 4600 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bob Fuller? (ss), George Bell? (vn), unknown (t,tb,p))
"U" Need Some Loving Blues (Perry Bradford)
1921.02.00? -- NYC - 7795-A OKeh 4295 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Johnny Dunn (c), unknown (c), Buster Bailey (cl), Leroy Parker (vn), Phil Worde (p), Harry Hull or Chink Johnosn 8bb), unknown (d))
Wabash Blues (Dave Ringle, Fred Meinken)
1922.02.16? -- NYC - 70481-B OKeh 4578 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bob Fuller? (ss), George Bell? (vn), unknown (t,tb,p))
The Wang, Wang Blues (Gus Mueller, Bert Johnson, Henry Busse)
1921.09.15? -- NYC - 70142-A OKeh 4445 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy, Julius Berkin (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Joseph Samuels (cl,vn,dir), Nathan Glantz (as), Larry Briers (p), unknown (bb,d))
Weepin' (Mamie Smith, Dave Ringle)
1921.08.29? -- NYC - 70121-B OKeh 4471 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Band (Jules Levy, Julius Berkin (t), Eph Hannaford (tb), Nathan Glantz (cl,as), Joseph Samuels (vn,dir), unknown (bsn,d))
What Have I Done (Perry Bradford)
1921.02.21? -- NYC - 7789-C OKeh 4351 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Johnny Dunn (c), unknown (c), Buster Bailey (cl), Leroy Parker (vn), Phil Worde (p), Harry Hull or Chink Johnosn (b)), unknown (d))
What Have You Done To Make Me Feel This Way (Andy Razaf, J.C. Johnson)
1926.08.31 -- NYC - 36081-1,-2 Victor 20233, 36081-3 Victor unissued - Mamie Smith (v), Tom Morris (c), Charlie Irvis (tb), Bob Fuller (cl), Mike Jackson or J.C. Johnson? (p), Buddy Christian (bj)
What You Need Is Me (and What I Need Is You)
1924.09.00? -- NYC - 31658 Ajax 17068 - Mamie Smith (v), Choo Choo Jazzers (Louis Metcalf? (c), Louis Hopper (p))
Wish That I Could But I Can't Forgive Blues
1922.08.00? -- NYC - 70809-A Okeh 4689 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bubber Miley (t), Ernest Elliott or Garvin Bushell? (cl,as), Herschel Brassfield (as), Coleman Hawkins (ts), George Bell (vn), Samuel Speed (bj), unknown (tb,p,d))
Wonderful Mammy
1929.03.30 -- NYC - 401760-B OKeh unissued - Mamie Smith (v), Billy Fowler? (dir), unknown (t,s,p,g,bb,d)
You Can't Do What My Last Man Did (J.C. Johnson, Allie Moore)
1923.07.00? -- NYC - 71675-B OKeh 4935 - Mamie Smith (v), unknown (p)
You Can't Have Him, I Don't Want Him, Didn't Love Him Anyhow Blues (William Tracy, Dan Dougherty)
1922.08.00? -- NYC - 70791-B Okeh 4670 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Bubber Miley (t), poss. Ernest Elliott or Garvin Bushell (cl,as), Herschel Brassfield (as), Coleman Hawkins (ts), George Bell (vn), Samuel Speed (bj), unknown (tb,p,d))
You Can't Keep A Good Man Down (Perry Bradford)
1920.02.14 -- NYC - 7276-D OKeh 4113 - Mamie Smith (v), Rega Orchestra (Ed Cox (c), Dope Andrews (tb), Ernest Elliott (cl), Leroy Parker (vn), Willie "The Lion" Smith (p), unkown (bsx))
You've Got To See Mamma Ev'ry Night (Or You Can't See Mamma At All) (Billy Rose, Con Conrad)
1923.01.09? -- NYC - 71161-C OKeh 4781 - Mamie Smith (v) and Her Jazz Hounds (Joe Smith (t), Ernest Elliott (cl), Coleman Hawkins (ts), Leroy Parker? (vn), Harvey Brooks? (p), unknown (ts,bj,d))

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