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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 676 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 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  
Victor D9AB-2283 10-in. 10/5/1949 White Christmas Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9AB-2284 10-in. 10/5/1949 ('Round her neck) She wore a yellow ribbon Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9VB-2459 10-in. 11/2/1949 I gotta have my baby back Dave Denney Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9VB-2460 10-in. 11/2/1949 My bucket's got a hole in it Dave Denney Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9VB-2785 10-in. 12/16/1949 Quicksilver Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9VB-2786 10-in. 12/16/1949 The yodel blues Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with string band and yodeling instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9AB-2787 10-in. 12/16/1949 Hey-ho Virginia reel The Honeydreamers Vocal group, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9VB-2828 10-in. 12/29/1949 Untitled Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9VB-2858 10-in. 12/29/1949 What's the use of wond'ring Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9AB-2859 10-in. 12/29/1949 Leave it to love Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
(Results 1-25 of 676 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Haggart, Bob," accessed January 26, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106788.

Haggart, Bob. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106788.

"Haggart, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 26 January 2022.

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