Emmett Miller was a minstrel performer who had the good fortune to have top-notch Jazz musicians assigned to his Okeh sessions in the late 1920s. His records made between June of 1928 and September of 1929 where labeled Emmett Miller accompanied by his Georgia Crackers and are of Jazz interest only for the back-up musicians that accompany Miller on these sessions. His complete commercial output is listed below.

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Anytime
(Herbert Lawson)
10-25-1924 New York, New York Okeh
40239
Anytime
(Herbert Lawson)
8-9-1928 New York, New York Okeh
41095
Anytime
(Herbert Lawson)
9-1-1936 New York, New York Bluebird
6577
Big Bad Bill
(Jack Yellen / Milton Ager)
12-28-1928 New York, New York Okeh
40465
Big Bad Bill Is Sweet William Now
(Jack Yellen / Milton Ager)
9-5-1929 New York, New York Okeh
41305
Brother Bill
Assisted by Roy Cowan

(Emmett Miller)
1-15-1928 New York, New York Okeh
40976
Dusky Stevedore
(Andy Razaf / J.C. Johnson)
9-14-1928 New York, New York Okeh
41135
God's River Blues
(Baskett)
6-12-1928 New York, New York Okeh
41438
Hungry Sam
(Emmett Miller)
1-21-1928 New York, New York Okeh
41005
I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None Of This Jelly Roll
(Spencer Williams / Clarence Williams)
1-8-1929 New York, New York Okeh
41280
I Ain't Got Nobody
(And Nobody Cares For Me)

(Assisted by Dan Fitch)

(Roger Graham / Spencer Williams / Dave Peyton)
6-12-1928 New York, New York Okeh
41062
I Ain't Got Nobody
(Roger Graham / Spencer Williams / Dave Peyton)
9-1-1936 New York, New York Bluebird
6550
(I Got A Woman Crazy For Me) She's Funny That Way
(Neil Moret / Richard Whiting)
9-1-1925 New York, New York Okeh
40465
I Never Had The Blues
(Until I Left Old Dixieland)

(Spencer Williams / Charley Straight)
9-1-1925 New York, New York Okeh
40545
Lovesick Blues
(Assisted by Dan Fitch)

(Cliff Friend / Irving Mills)
6-12-1928 New York, New York Okeh
41062
Lovesick Blues
(Cliff Friend / Irving Mills)
9-1-1925 New York, New York Okeh
40465
Loving Sam (The Shiek Of Alabam)
(Jack Yellen / Milton Ager)
9-5-1929 New York, New York Okeh
41305
Right Or Wrong
(Helen Gillespie / Arthur Sizemore / Paul Biese)
1-19-1929 New York, New York Okeh
41280
Right Or Wrong
(Helen Gillespie / Arthur Sizemore / Paul Biese)
9-1-1936 New York, New York Bluebird
6550
Sam And Bill At The Graveyard
(Emmett Miller)
10-17-1930 New York, New York Okeh
41462
Sam And His Family
(Emmett Miller)
1-21-1928 New York, New York Okeh
41005
Sam's New Job Part 1
(Emmett Miller)
10-17-1930 New York, New York Okeh
45546
Sam's New Job Part 2
(Emmett Miller)
10-17-1930 New York, New York Okeh
45546
St. Louis Blues
(W.C. Handy)
8-9-1928 New York, New York Okeh
41095
Sweet Mama, Papa's Getting Mad
(Rose / Little / Frost)
9-12-1929 New York, New York Okeh
41342
Take Your Tomorrow
(And Give Me Yesterday)

(Andy Razaf / J.C. Johnson)
9-14-1928 New York, New York Okeh
41135
That's The Good Old Sunny South
(Jack Yellen / Milton Ager)
1-19-1929 New York, New York Okeh
41438
The Blues Singer
(From Alabam')

(Agnes Castleton / Spencer Williams)
9-12-1929 New York, New York Okeh
41377
The Ghost Of The St Louis Blues
(Billy Curtis / J. Russell Robinson)
9-5-1929 New York, New York Okeh
41342
The Gypsy
(Emmett Miller)
9-1-1936 New York, New York Bluebird
6577
The Licker Taster
(Emmett Miller)
10-17-1930 New York, New York Okeh
41462
The Lion Tamers
(Emmett Miller)
6-12-1928 New York, New York Okeh
41205
The Okeh Medicine Show (Acts 1-6) 9-24-1929 New York, New York Okeh
45380
Okeh 45391
Okeh 45413
The Pickaninnies Paradise
(Sam Ehrich / Nat Osborne)
11-7-1924 New York, New York Okeh
40239
The Pickaninnies Paradise
(Sam Ehrich / Nat Osborne)
9-12-1929 New York, New York Okeh
41377
Thousand Frogs On A Log
Assisted by Roy Cowan

(Emmett Miller)
1-15-1928 New York, New York Okeh
40976
You Lose
(Emmett Miller)
1-8-1929 New York, New York Okeh
41205
You're The Cream In My Coffee
(from the Musical "Hold Everything")

(Buddy De Sylva / Lew Brown / Ray Henderson)
1-19-1929 New York, New York Okeh
41182
You're Just The Girl For Me 9-1-1925 New York, New York Okeh
40545
Artist Instrument
Gene Cobb Vocals
Roy Cowan Dialog
Jimmy Dorsey Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Tommy Dorsey Trombone
Stan King Drums
Gene Krupa Drums
Manny Klein Trumpet
Eddie Lang Guitar
Pick Maloney Dialog
Leo McConville Trumpet
Emmett Miller Vocals
Arthur Schutt Piano
Joe Tarto Bass
Emmett Miller, Forgotten Legend by Jack Norton, The Mississippi Rag, Volume 30, Number 1, November, 2002
Where Dead Voices Gather by Nick Tosches, Little, Brown and Company, 2001