Luckey Roberts

Charles Luckyth Roberts (August 7, 1887 – February 5, 1968), better known as Luckey Roberts, was an American composer and stride pianist who worked in the jazz, ragtime, and blues styles.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 7th, 1887 (Philadelphia), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, songwriter

Notes: Name also spelled Lucky Roberts.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-071781 10-in. 2/9/1942 Moonlight cocktail Joe Reichman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 3555 10-in. 2/2/1915 The music box rag Jaudas' Society Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 7496 10-in. 8/11/1920 Railroad blues Harry Raderman's Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 8735 10-in. 3/30/1923 When you dance with a wonderful girl Stevens' Dance Quartet Instrumental quartet composer  
Edison 8907 10-in. 4/4/1923 Rosetime and you Atlantic Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 8908 10-in. 4/4/1923 Struttin' the blues away Atlantic Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 8912 10-in. 4/6/1923 When you dance with a wonderful girl Ernest L. Stevens Trio Instrumental trio composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Roberts, Luckey," accessed August 8, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100075.

Roberts, Luckey. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 8, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100075.

"Roberts, Luckey." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 8 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100075

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