The enchanting Faye Barnes, ''The Texas Nightingale", was born in Texas around 1900. She moved North sometime around 1920 and worked on the T.O.B.A. vaudeville circuit and in clubs in New York. After her first record was released on Black Swan records in August of 1923 she only used the name Faye Barnes one other time when she was accompanied by Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra in June of 1924. All of her other records were released under the name of Maggie Jones.