Georgia Tom

Thomas A. Dorsey

Also known as Georgia Tom And Friends, Georgia Tom Dorsey

Discography of Georgia Tom:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Georgia Tom & Friends 16 Audio Les Disques Pierre Cardin
2 Georgia Tom & Friends 16 Audio Riverside Records
3 Mrs. Baker's Blues / Worried Man Blues 2 Audio Vocalion (2)
4 Kunjine Baby / Corrine Corrina 2 Audio Vocalion (2)
5 1929–1930 20 Audio Best Of Blues
6 "The Accompanist" (1928-1931) 20 Audio 1989 RST Records
7 The Male Blues Vol. 2 4 Audio Jazz Collector


Born: June 1, 1899 - Villa Rica, GA

Died: January 23, 1993 - Chicago, IL

Piano player/songwriter best known for writing blues classic "It's Tight Like That" (1928) and gospel standards like "Precious Lord, Take My Hand" (1932). In 1932 Dorsey (better known as "Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey") completely turned to writing biblical songs.

Thomas A. Dorsey got awarded with a Governor's Award For The Arts in Chicago (1985) and a Grammy\National Trustees Award (1992).


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