Perry Bradford  (1893-1970)
Last updated: 14.02.21
According to the Internet source given below, Perry Bradford was an African-American composer, songwriter, and vaudeville performer born in Montgomery, Alabama.
Of ragtime interest is Lonesome Blues (1918) published by Frederick V. Bowers Inc., New York, USA.
He died in New York City.
Websites:
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 20 works by Perry Bradford (1893-1970). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Harlem Blues 1917  wvicon.gif
Broken Hearted Blues 1918  wvicon.gif
Lonesome Blues (w&m) 1918  wvicon.gif
Stewin' De Rice 1918 Frederic V Bowers (words)  wvicon.gif
I'm Crazy 'bout Your Lovin' and I Wants It All the Time (w&m) 1919  wvicon.gif
That Thing Called Love 1919  wvicon.gif
Crazy Blues 1920 Robert W Ricketts (words)  wvicon.gif
Fare-Thee Honey Blues (w&m) 1920 Mamie Smith (sung by)  wvicon.gif
You Can't Keep a Good Man Down 1920 S. Tucker (sung by)  wvicon.gif
If You Don't Want Me (w&m) 1921  wvicon.gif
Mem'ries of You, Mammy : Ballad Fox Trot 1921 Robert W Ricketts (words)  wvicon.gif
Nervous Blues 1921  wvicon.gif
Old Time Blues 1921
I Don't Want Nobody Blues (w&m) 1922  wvicon.gif
Wicked Blues 1922 Phil Worde (words)  wvicon.gif
Memphis Tennessee 1923 Harold Curtis Brown (words)  wvicon.gif
Sinful Blues 1924 B. Smith (sung by)
I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle/Lucy Long 1925
Ev'rybody Mess Aroun' (w&m) 1926  wvicon.gif
Put Your Mind Right on It ? James P. Johnson (words)
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Broken Hearted Blues 1:48 Ragtime Dorian Henry P. Bradford 
youtube15.jpg Crazy Blues 1:17 Ragtime Dorian Henry P. Bradford 
youtube15.jpg Harlem Blues 2:09 Ragtime Dorian Henry P. Bradford 
youtube15.jpg Lonesome Blues 2:03 Ragtime Dorian Henry P. Bradford 
youtube15.jpg Nervous Blues 2:18 Ragtime Dorian Henry P. Bradford