Buster Moten

Birth and Death Data: Born 1877, Died 1956

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: accordion, composer, piano

Notes: Real name: Ira Alexander Smith.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 43 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-53012 10-in. 4/15/1931 Ya got love Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten ; Jimmy Rushing Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-55420 10-in. 7/16/1929 Terrific stomp Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-55421 10-in. 7/16/1929 Let's get it Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-55422 10-in. 7/16/1929 Kansas City squabble Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-55423 10-in. 7/17/1929 Rite tite Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-55424 10-in. 7/17/1929 Moten's blues Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-55425 10-in. 7/17/1929 That's what I'm talking about Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-55426 10-in. 7/17/1929 That certain motion Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-55427 10-in. 7/17/1929 It won't be long Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-55428 10-in. 7/18/1929 Loose like a goose Bennie Moten ; Buster Moten Piano duet, with clarinet and traps instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-55429 10-in. 7/18/1929 Just say it's me Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion, composer  
Victor BVE-55430 10-in. 7/18/1929 Now goofy dust Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-55431 10-in. 7/18/1929 Michigan rag Bennie Moten ; Buster Moten Piano duet instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-57301 10-in. 10/23/1929 Rumba negro Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-57302 10-in. 10/23/1929 The Jones Law blues Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-57303 10-in. 10/23/1929 Band box shuffle Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-57304 10-in. 10/23/1929 Small black Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-57305 10-in. 10/23/1929 Everyday blues Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-57312 10-in. 10/24/1929 Boot it Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-57313 10-in. 10/24/1929 Mary Lee Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-57314 10-in. 10/24/1929 Rit-dit-ray Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-57315 10-in. 10/24/1929 New Vine Street blues Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-57316 10-in. 10/24/1929 Sweetheart of yesterday Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-62909 10-in. 10/27/1930 Won't you be my baby? Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten ; Jimmy Rushing Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-62910 10-in. 10/28/1930 I wish I could be blue! Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, accordion  
(Results 1-25 of 43 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Moten, Buster," accessed September 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108205.

Moten, Buster. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108205.

"Moten, Buster." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 September 2021.

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