Willard Robinson

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, songwriter, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-022485 10-in. 4/21/1938 'Round the old deserted farm Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Ruth Gaylor Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-026689 10-in. 9/1/1938 Old folks Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-037179 10-in. 6/2/1939 Guess I'll go back home (This summer) Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-037189 10-in. 6/5/1939 Guess I'll go back home (This summer) Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-037652 10-in. 6/16/1939 Guess I'll go back home (This summer) Three Reasons ; Dick Todd Male vocal solo, with female vocal trio and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-037666 10-in. 6/21/1939 Poor Loulie Jean Bill Darnell ; Red Nichols Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-038280 10-in. 7/17/1939 (Stay up "Stan") The all night record man Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor PBS-049837 10-in. 6/3/1940 Cottonwood corners Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E20925-E20927 10-in. 12/10/1926 Lonely acres Ernie Golden ; Hotel McAlpin Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Decca 84497 5/13/1953 Old folks Willard Robinson vocalist  
Decca 84498 5/13/1953 Guess I'll go back home Willard Robinson vocalist  
Decca 84499 5/13/1953 Moonlight Mississippi Willard Robinson vocalist  
Decca 84500 5/13/1953 Run for the roundhouse Nelly Willard Robinson vocalist  
Decca 84507 5/14/1953 Heard a mocking bird singing Willard Robinson vocalist  
Decca 84508 5/14/1953 Sharecroppin' blues Willard Robinson vocalist  
Decca 84509 5/14/1953 Revolvin' Jones Willard Robinson vocalist  
Decca 84510 5/14/1953 Book at my bedside Willard Robinson vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Robinson, Willard," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101817.

Robinson, Willard. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101817.

"Robinson, Willard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101817

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