Leona Williams was born in New Orleans. She is backed up by The Original Memphis Five under the name of the Dixie Band on these recordings. Leona's style is somewhat reminiscent of Maime Smith. Leona's version of Uncle Bud is quite nice.

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Achin' Hearted Blues
(Clarence Williams / Clarence Johnson / Spencer Williams)
3-24-1922 New York, New York Columbia A3599
Bring It With You When You Come
(Porter Grainger)
1-13-1923 New York, New York Columbia A3815
Cruel Daddy Blues
(Tim Brymn)
1-24-1922 New York, New York Columbia A3565
Decatur Street Blues
(Clarence Williams / Hammed)
1-24-1922 New York, New York Columbia A3565
Got To Cool My Doggies Now
(Sweet N' Pretty Strut)

(Schafer / Thompson / Williams)
5-23-1922 New York, New York Columbia A3642
If You Don't Beleive I Love You, Look What A Fool I've Been
(Clarence Williams)
9-19-1922 New York, New York Columbia A3713
If Your Man Is Like My Man
(A.J. Piron)
2-6-1923 New York, New York Columbia A3835
I'm Goin' Away
(Smith / Johnson / Smith)
1-11-1923 New York, New York Columbia A3815
It Makes No Difference Now
(Dowell)
5-23-1922 New York, New York Columbia A3642
I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
(A.J. Piron)
9-19-1922 New York, New York Columbia A3713
Mexican Blues
(Sam Gray / Virginia Liston)
10-4-1922 New York, New York Columbia A3736
Struttin' Blues
(Tim Brymn)
3-24-1922 New York, New York Columbia A3599
Sugar Blues
(Clarence Williams)
8-11-1922 New York, New York Columbia A3696
That Teasin', Squeezin' Man Of Mine
(Dowell)
1-13-1923 New York, New York Columbia A3835
The Meanest Blues In The World
(Milady's Blues)

(Clarence Williams)
8-11-1922 New York, New York Columbia A3696
Uncle Bud (Bugle Blues)
Introducing "Skeeter Skoot"

(Bob Miller)
(Arranged by Harry Dillman)
10-4-1922 New York, New York Columbia A3736
Artist Instrument
Doc Behrendson Clarinet
Jimmy Durante Piano
Moe Gappell Trombone
Jack Lytell Clarinet
Miff Mole Trombone
Phil Napoleon Trumpet
Charlie Panelli Trombone
Jack Roth Drums
Frank Signorelli Piano
Leona Williams Vocals