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 February 5th, 1968 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, songwriter

Notes: Name also spelled Lucky Roberts.

Recordings (Results 26-49 of 49 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 39007 10-in. 9/6/1913 Junk man rag Fred Van Eps Banjo solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39321 10-in. 4/10/1914 Medley Williams College Mandolin Club Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 47099 10-in. 10/26/1916 Shoo fly Luckey Roberts Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 47100 10-in. 10/26/1916 Shy and sly Luckey Roberts Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 77220 10-in. 7/19/1917 Pork and beans Earl Fuller ; Rector Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 77239 10-in. 8/8/1917 Rockaway Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79024 10-in. 3/5/1920 Railroad blues Yerkes Southern Five Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79551 10-in. 12/6/1920 Complainin' Paul Biese Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Columbia 80129 10-in. 1/8/1922 Complainin' Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 80431 10-in. 6/28/1922 Lonesome longin' blues Dolly Kay Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W144198 10-in. 5/23/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144273 10-in. 6/14/1927 Our child Charles E. Mack Comic monologue, with piano composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144467 10-in. 7/18/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145396 10-in. 12/23/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98411 12-in. 11/25/1927 Our child Charles E. Mack ; Luckey Roberts Monologue, with piano and baby cries instrumentalist, piano, songwriter  
OKeh S-7295 10-in. Feb. 1920 Railroad blues Harry Raderman's Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-70565 10-in. Mar. 1922 Complainin' (It's human nature to complain) Sophie Tucker Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-71600 10-in. June 1923 Rosetime and you Markel's 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  
(Results 26-49 of 49 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Roberts, Luckey," accessed December 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100075.

Roberts, Luckey. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100075.

"Roberts, Luckey." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 December 2020.

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

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