Bob Haggart

Robert Sherwood Haggart (March 13, 1914 – December 2, 1998) was an American dixieland jazz double bass player, composer, and arranger. Although he is associated with dixieland, he was one of the finest rhythm bassists of the Swing Era.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 13, 1914 (New York City), Died December 2, 1998 (Venice)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1962

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass, arranger, leader, composer, whistling

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 686 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-031537 10-in. 1/20/1939 I'm prayin' humble Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-038129 10-in. 7/24/1939 What's new? Hal Kemp Orchestra ; Nan Wynn Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-038278 10-in. 7/17/1939 What's new? Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Larry Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-046126 10-in. 12/26/1939 What's new? Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer  
Victor E0VB-3913 10-in. 3/17/1950 Tell her you love her Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor E0VB-3914 10-in. 3/17/1950 Written guarantee Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor E0VB-5688 10-in. 9/28/1950 La raspa (Mexican bounce) Dick Contino Accordion solo, with guitar, string bass, maracas, and tambourine instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D5VB-0821 10-in. 11/5/1945 Amor Dick Leibert Instrumental ensemble, with oboe solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D5VB-0822 10-in. 11/5/1945 The sweetheart of Sigma Chi Dick Leibert Instrumental ensemble, with clarinet solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D6VB-3380 10-in. 12/6/1946 Body and soul Eric Siday Orchestra ; Eric Siday Female vocal solo, with jazz quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D6VB-3381 10-in. 12/6/1946 Chicken reel Eric Siday Orchestra ; Eric Siday Jazz quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-0668 10-in. 3/18/1947 Hitler lives Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-0669 10-in. 3/18/1947 On silver wings to San Antone Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-0915 10-in. 5/23/1947 It takes a long long train with a red caboose (to carry my blues away) Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-0916 10-in. 5/23/1947 Don't make me sorry Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-0917 10-in. 5/23/1947 Don't look now (but your broken heart is showing) Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-0918 10-in. 5/23/1947 Pal in Palo Alto Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-0994 10-in. 6/23/1947 Mother, Mother, Mother (is it good or is it bad) Toots Camarata ; Beryl Davis ; Toots Camarata Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-0995 10-in. 6/23/1947 You're breaking in a new heart (while you're breaking mine) Toots Camarata ; Beryl Davis ; Toots Camarata Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9AB-2277 10-in. 10/4/1949 My hero Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9AB-2278 10-in. 10/4/1949 Tell me why Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9AB-2279 10-in. 10/5/1949 Don't cry, Joe (Let her go, let her go, let her go) Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band. with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9AB-2280 10-in. 10/4/1949 Swing to 45 Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9AB-2281 10-in. 10/5/1949 Whispering hope Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9AB-2282 10-in. 10/5/1949 Penthouse serenade Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
(Results 1-25 of 686 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Haggart, Bob," accessed June 27, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106788.

Haggart, Bob. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 27, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106788.

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