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Spencer Williams

voc, p, 1889-1965 US, New Orleans
Singer / Musician / Composer of Jazz and Blues
A.k.a. Spencer Williams

Spencer Williams (October 14, 1889 – July 14, 1965) was an African-American jazz and popular music composer, pianist, and singer. He is best known for his hit songs "Basin Street Blues", "I Ain't Got Nobody", "Royal Garden Blues", "I've Found a New Baby", "Everybody Loves My Baby", "Tishomingo Blues", and many others.

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Piano
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
It's Sweet Like So on Teddy Bunn by Various Artists
Wipe It Off (with James P. Johnson) on Classic Sessions Vol. 2 by James P. Johnson
Once or Twice (with James P. Johnson) on Classic Sessions Vol. 2 by James P. Johnson
How Could I Be Blue? on Classic Sessions Vol. 2 by James P. Johnson
I've Found a New Baby on Classic Sessions Vol. 2 by James P. Johnson
Bonne chance (Fox Moderato) on Vive les refrains chantés by Various Artists
The Chicken And The Worm on Teddy Bunn by Various Artists
Pattin' Dat Cat on Teddy Bunn by Various Artists
Goose and Gander (with James P. Johnson) on Classic Sessions Vol. 2 by James P. Johnson
Dere's Jazz in Dem Dere Horns on The Man With the Mandolin by Billy Cotton Band

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
New Orleans To StockholmSpencer Williams1958Album
Blow It Up / The New Goose And GanderTeddy Bunn - Spencer Williams1930Album
It Feels So GoodLonnie Johnson & Spencer Williams1929Album
It Feels So GoodLonnie Johnson & Spencer Williams1929Album
Death Is On Your Track / I Want A Little Some O' That What You GotLonnie Johnson And Spencer Williams And Jimmy Foster1929Album
Those Irresistible BluesSue Keller, Hart A. Wand, Lloyd Garrett, W. C. Handy, Zez Confrey, Lada, Spencer Williams, George E. Jefferson, George W. Thomas, Lemual Fowler, Thomas Dorsey, James Price JohnsonAlbum
Basin Street Blues / Via TralalaKid Orbis Mit Seinem Swing Orchester, Spencer Williams, Jack Teagarden And His OrchestraSingle
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