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Bob Roberts

Robert S. Roberts (April 27, 1871 – January 21, 1930), sometimes referred to as "Ragtime" Bob Roberts, was an American novelty singer and ragtime song composer in the early years of the 20th century.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 27th, 1879 (Cincinnati), Died January 21st, 1930

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1901 - 1912

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, speaker, author

Notes: Listed as "comedian" in Victor catalog

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 360 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor A-471 7-in. 10/1/1903 Wouldn't that make you hungry Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-471 10-in. 10/1/1903 Wouldn't that make you hungry Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-472 7-in. 10/1/1903 I'se got to go, cause I think it's goin' to rain Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-472 10-in. 10/1/1903 I'se got to go now, because I think it's goin' to rain Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-473 7-in. 10/1/1903 In the lives of famous men Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-473 10-in. 10/1/1903 In the lives of famous men Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-474 7-in. 10/1/1903 Sing hallelujah! Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-474 10-in. 10/1/1903 Sing hallelujah! Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-475 10-in. 10/1/1903 Why he don't eat lam' no mo' Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-476 7-in. 10/1/1903 Marriage is sublime Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-476 10-in. 10/1/1903 Marriage is sublime Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-891 7-in. 1/11/1904 Hannah Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-891 10-in. 1/11/1904 Hannah Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-892 7-in. 1/11/1904 The woodchuck song Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-892 10-in. 1/11/1904 The woodchuck song Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-893 7-in. 1/11/1904 I'm just barely livin', dat's all Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-893 10-in. 1/11/1904 I'm just barely livin', dat's all Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-894 7-in. 1/11/1904 'Tain't no disgrace to run, when you're skeered Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-894 10-in. 1/11/1904 'Tain't no disgrace to run, when you're skeered Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-895 7-in. 1/11/1904 Rafferty Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-895 10-in. 1/11/1904 Mother Goose Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-1034 7-in. 2/10/1904 Under the mistletoe bough Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1034 10-in. 2/10/1904 Under the mistletoe bough Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-1061 7-in. 3/2/1904 Wouldn't it make you hungry? Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1061 10-in. 3/2/1904 Wouldn't it make you hungry? Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 360 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Roberts, Bob," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100306.

Roberts, Bob. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100306.

"Roberts, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100306

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