Charles A. Matson was an African-American pianist and arranger who was very active in New York during the mid-twenties. He accompanied various blues singers as a pianist, including Mamie Smith and Clara Smith. Besides these two songs on the Edison label his other records were released under the names of Matson's Lucky Seven which was recorded for the Paramount label in January of 1924 and Ted Claire's Snappy Bits Band for Gennett in January of 1923.

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
I Just Want A Daddy
(I Can Call My Own)

(Thomas A. Dorsey)
7-30-1923 New York, New York Edison

'Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do
Introducing "Achin Hearted Blues"

(Porter Grainger/ Robbins)
(Clarence Williams / Clarence Johnson / Spencer Williams)
7-30-1923 New York, New York Edison

Artist Instrument
Charles A. Matson Piano, Leader
unknown Clarinet, Trombone,Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Banjo, Tuba, Drums