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Don Bestor

Don Bestor (September 23, 1889 - January 13, 1970) was an American bandleader, probably best known for directing the orchestra in the early years of The Jack Benny Program on old-time radio.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 23rd, 1889, Died January 13th, 1970 (Metamora)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, leader, piano, composer, songwriter, arranger, speaker, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-10378 10-in. 5/24/1911 Peek-a-boo, Mister Moon, peek-a-boo "That Girl" Quartet Female vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-27513 10-in. 1/29/1923 Down in Maryland Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-27514 10-in. 1/29/1923 Trot along Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-27515 10-in. 1/30/1923 Starlight Bay Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-27516 10-in. 1/30/1923 Georgia cabin door Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-27517 10-in. 1/30/1923 Someday you'll cry over someone (As I have cried over you) Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-27518 10-in. 1/30/1923 Think of me Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-27519 10-in. 1/31/1923 Loose feet Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-27524 10-in. 1/31/1923 Sweet one Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-27525 10-in. 1/31/1923 Old time medley fox trot Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader, arranger  
Victor B-28114 10-in. 6/13/1923 In a tent Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28115 10-in. 6/13/1923 Love is just a flower Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28116 10-in. 6/13/1923 I'm drifting back to dreamland Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28117 10-in. 6/14/1923 Just for tonight Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28118 10-in. 6/14/1923 Nobody knows but my pillow and me Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28124 10-in. 6/14/1923 I never miss the sunshine (I'm so used to the rain) Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28125 10-in. 6/15/1923 Dreams of India Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28126 10-in. 6/15/1923 March of the mannikins Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28127 10-in. 6/15/1923 The cat's whiskers Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28406 10-in. 7/20/1923 No no Nora Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28407 10-in. 7/20/1923 What could be sweeter Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28415 10-in. 7/25/1923 Somebody's wrong Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28432 10-in. 8/17/1923 Sobbin' blues Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28433 10-in. 8/17/1923 Royal Garden blues Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28436 10-in. 8/21/1923 Mean, mean mamma Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with piano duet leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-28447 10-in. 8/27/1923 Foolish child Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28448 10-in. 8/27/1923 That old gang of mine Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28459 10-in. 9/10/1923 Wolverine blues Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28460 10-in. 9/10/1923 The thrill of love Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28474 10-in. 9/17/1923 Easy melody Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28475 10-in. 9/17/1923 Are you lonely? Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28476 10-in. 9/17/1923 In a covered wagon with you Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28477 10-in. 9/17/1923 Midnight rose Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28478 10-in. 9/17/1923 Oh you little sun-uv-er-gun Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28869 10-in. 11/4/1923 Lonesome and blue Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28870 10-in. 11/4/1923 Wow! Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28871 10-in. 11/4/1923 Forgetful blues Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28872 10-in. 11/4/1923 Black sheep blues Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28873 10-in. 11/5/1923 Do you, don't you, will you, won't you love me too Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28874 10-in. 11/5/1923 When lights are low Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28875 10-in. 11/5/1923 You Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28876 10-in. 11/5/1923 My sweetie's sweeter than that Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28877 10-in. 11/6/1923 Queen of Egypt Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28878 10-in. 11/6/1923 The old folks at home Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28883 10-in. 11/7/1923 Oklahoma Indian jazz Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28884 10-in. 11/7/1923 Just one more kiss Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28885 10-in. 11/7/1923 One hour more Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-28886 10-in. 11/7/1923 That lullaby strain Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-29820 10-in. 4/1/1924 Forget-me-not (Means remember me) Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-29821 10-in. 4/1/1924 At dawning (I love you) Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-29822 10-in. 4/1/1924 My dream moon Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-29823 10-in. 4/1/1924 You left me out in the rain Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-29824 10-in. 4/2/1924 Doodle-doo-doo Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor B-29825 10-in. 4/2/1924 Wait'll you see my gal Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor B-29826 10-in. 4/2/1924 Lonely little wallflow'r Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor B-29827 10-in. 4/2/1924 Back in Hackensack, New Jersey Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor B-30298 10-in. 6/19/1924 Tears of happiness Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30299 10-in. 6/19/1924 The doodle-um blues Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30400 10-in. 6/19/1924 Pickin' 'em up and layin' 'em down Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30401 10-in. 6/20/1924 Vampanella Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Victor B-30569 10-in. 8/14/1924 Morning (Won't you ever come 'round) Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30570 10-in. 8/14/1924 Tea for two Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30708 10-in. 8/21/1924 Sing a little song Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30709 10-in. 8/21/1924 After all I adore you Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor B-30729 10-in. 8/28/1924 That's Georgia Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30778 10-in. 9/8/1924 My Rose Marie Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30779 10-in. 9/8/1924 Forsaken blues Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30780 10-in. 9/8/1924 I picked the wrong one to love Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30781 10-in. 9/8/1924 Copenhagen Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30946 10-in. 9/29/1924 Words Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30947 10-in. 9/29/1924 Keep on dancing Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30948 10-in. 9/29/1924 Some other day, some other girl Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30949 10-in. 9/30/1924 Go, Emmaline Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-30955 10-in. 9/30/1924 See what you've done Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-31142 10-in. 11/4/1924 Underneath a sunny sky Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-31143 10-in. 11/4/1924 King Porter stomp Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-31161 10-in. 11/11/1924 Heart broken strain Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-31162 10-in. 11/11/1924 Tallahassee Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor BVE-32709 10-in. 5/21/1925 I had someone else before I had you (And I'll have someone after you're gone) Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-32710 10-in. 5/21/1925 Pal of my cradle days Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-32711 10-in. 5/21/1925 The whole world is dreaming of love Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band composer, director  
Victor BVE-32712 10-in. 5/21/1925 Because of you (The world is mine) Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-32713 10-in. 5/22/1925 When eyes of blue are fooling you Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-32714 10-in. 5/23/1925 Oh, how I miss you tonight Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-32715 10-in. 5/23/1925 Riverboat shuffle Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-33205 10-in. 8/3/1925 Mighty blue Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-33206 10-in. 8/3/1925 Are you sorry? Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-33207 10-in. 8/3/1925 The farmer took another load away! Hay! Hay! Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-33208 10-in. 8/4/1925 Summer nights Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-33209 10-in. 8/4/1925 She's drivin' me wild Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-33210 10-in. 8/4/1925 Charleston baby of mine Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-33753 10-in. 11/4/1925 Down by the winegar woiks Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33779 10-in. 11/12/1925 Teach me to smile Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-34347 10-in. 1/20/1926 Down by the winegar woiks The Troubadours Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-34725 10-in. 3/15/1926 So does your old Mandarin Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-34726 10-in. 3/15/1926 Say mister, have you met Rosie's sister? Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-34727 10-in. 3/15/1926 Truly I do Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-34728 10-in. 3/15/1926 Baby blues Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-34729 10-in. 3/15/1926 Dallas stomp Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, director  
Victor BVE-41028 10-in. 11/14/1927 Who knows? Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-41029 10-in. 11/14/1927 Baby your mother (Like she babied you) Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-41030 10-in. 11/14/1927 Fascination Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-45907 10-in. 6/18/1928 It must be love Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-45908 10-in. 6/18/1928 I'm crying 'cause I know I'm losing you Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-45909 10-in. 6/18/1928 Tell me you're sorry Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-45910 10-in. 6/18/1928 The loon Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, director  
Victor BVE-46409 10-in. 7/15/1928 That old sweetheart of mine Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-46410 10-in. 7/15/1928 Sweetheart I'm sorry (that I made you cry) Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-48664 10-in. 12/4/1928 Along came sweetness Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-48665 10-in. 12/4/1928 You'll never know Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-48666 10-in. 12/4/1928 Give your little baby lots of lovin' Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, chorus, and talking director, speaker  
Victor ESHQ-72893 8-in. 6/14/1932 Gee but I hate to say goodnight Jim Harkins and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-73392 10-in. 9/14/1932 I guess it wasn't meant to be Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-73393 10-in. 9/14/1932 (To the rhythm of) The River Rhine in tulip time Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor LBS-73394 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 9/14/1932 (To the rhythm of) The River Rhine in tulip time Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-73395 10-in. 9/14/1932 Sweetheart hour Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal trio director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-73396 10-in. 9/14/1932 Contented Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor LBS-73397 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 9/14/1932 Contented Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BS-73712 10-in. 9/29/1932 'Long about sundown Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-73713 10-in. 9/29/1932 My darling Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-73714 10-in. 9/29/1932 Along came love Don Bestor ; Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet director, vocalist  
Victor BS-73715 10-in. 9/29/1932 Good-night, my lady love Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor LBS-73716 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 9/29/1932 Good-night, my lady love Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-73899 10-in. 11/1/1932 Just a little home for the old folks Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-73900 10-in. 11/1/1932 Speak to me of love Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-73901 10-in. 11/1/1932 Just because you're you Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-73902 10-in. 11/1/1932 I'm sure of everything but you Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-74769 10-in. 1/5/1933 After you Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-74770 10-in. 1/5/1933 Two empty arms Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, composer  
Victor BS-74771 10-in. 1/5/1933 It's within your power Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor LBS-74772 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 1/5/1933 It's within your power Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-74773 10-in. 1/5/1933 It's within your power Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-74774 10-in. 1/5/1933 Now we're on our second honeymoon Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-75298 10-in. 2/26/1933 You must believe me Don Bestor Orchestra ; Johnny Russell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-75299 10-in. 2/26/1933 Shuffle off to Buffalo Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-75300 10-in. 2/26/1933 Shuffle off to Buffalo Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor LBS-75316 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 2/26/1933 Shuffle off to Buffalo Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-75317 10-in. 2/26/1933 Meet me in the gloaming Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-75318 10-in. 2/26/1933 Close to my heart Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-75319 10-in. 2/26/1933 What do I care, it's home! Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor LBS-75320 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 2/26/1933 Dance medley Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-75323 10-in. 2/26/1933 Forty-second Street Don Bestor Orchestra ; Dudley Mecum Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76106 10-in. 5/8/1933 Sing to me Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76107 10-in. 5/8/1933 Isn't this a night for love? Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76108 10-in. 5/8/1933 Gypsy fiddles Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76109 10-in. 5/8/1933 Sweetheart darlin' Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76465 10-in. 6/15/1933 I've got to pass your house Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76466 10-in. 6/15/1933 Shadow waltz Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76467 10-in. 6/15/1933 Hold your man Florence Case ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76468 10-in. 6/15/1933 Learn to croon Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76469 10-in. 6/15/1933 Under a blanket of blue Florence Case ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76470 10-in. 6/15/1933 Let's make up Florence Case ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-76471 10-in. 6/15/1933 Moonstruck Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-77553 10-in. 8/28/1933 The last round-up Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-77554 10-in. 8/28/1933 Be careful Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-77555 10-in. 8/28/1933 I want to ring bells Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-77556 10-in. 8/28/1933 Time to go Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-77557 10-in. 8/28/1933 Gather lip rouge while you may Florence Case ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-77558 10-in. 8/28/1933 Beloved Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet director  
Victor BS-77559 10-in. 8/28/1933 Swingy little thingy Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-77983 10-in. 9/25/1933 Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Florence Case ; Don Bestor Orchestra ; Charles Yontz Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet director  
Victor BS-77984 10-in. 9/25/1933 Mickey Mouse and Minnie's in town The Demarco Girls ; Don Bestor Orchestra ; Frank Sherry Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal quartet director  
Victor BS-77985 10-in. 9/25/1933 You gotta be a football hero Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus director  
Victor BS-77986 10-in. 9/25/1933 That co-ed party Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus director  
Victor BS-77987 10-in. 9/25/1933 Till then Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-78081 10-in. 10/4/1933 I hear my heart saying you're mine Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-78082 10-in. 10/4/1933 Deep in the blue Florence Case ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-78083 10-in. 10/4/1933 Tonight may never come again Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-78148 10-in. 10/11/1933 Heaven only knows Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-78149 10-in. 10/11/1933 There's a ring around the moon Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-78150 10-in. 10/11/1933 Beautiful girl Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-78151 10-in. 10/11/1933 I'm dancing on a rainbow Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-78152 10-in. 10/11/1933 When the last rose of summer whispers goodbye Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-78153 10-in. 10/11/1933 That's me without you Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-78300 10-in. 10/18/1933 There's a wild rose that grows on the side of the hill Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-78301 10-in. 10/18/1933 Goodnight Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-78302 10-in. 10/18/1933 Home on the range Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-78303 10-in. 10/18/1933 There's a home in Wyomin' Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-78304 10-in. 10/18/1933 The tree that Father planted for me Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-81100 10-in. 12/26/1933 Inka dinka doo The Chanters ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal chorus director  
Victor BS-81101 10-in. 12/26/1933 Like me a little bit less The Chanters ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal chorus director  
Victor BS-81102 10-in. 12/26/1933 Tired of it All Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-81103 10-in. 12/26/1933 Keep on doin' what you're doin' Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-81104 10-in. 12/26/1933 Masquerading in the name of love Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-81105 10-in. 12/26/1933 Someday (Sometime, somewhere) Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-81106 10-in. 12/26/1933 Armful of trouble Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-81328 10-in. 1/29/1934 The party's over Neil Buckley ; The Chanters ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-81329 10-in. 1/29/1934 Beloved Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-81330 10-in. 1/29/1934 Charming Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-81331 10-in. 1/29/1934 I found a song Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-81332 10-in. 1/29/1934 When tomorrow comes Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band; with male vocal solo (takes 1 and 2) director  
Victor BS-81333 10-in. 1/29/1934 Throw another log on the fire The Chanters ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-81344 10-in. 2/1/1934 What's good for the goose is good for the gander The Chanters ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-81345 10-in. 2/1/1934 Jimmy had a nickel Don Bestor Orchestra ; Charles Yontz Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-81926 10-in. 3/14/1934 Little Dutch mill Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-81927 10-in. 3/14/1934 A thousand good nights Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-81972 10-in. 3/22/1934 Butterfingers Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-81973 10-in. 3/22/1934 Love me Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-81974 10-in. 3/22/1934 Moon time Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-81975 10-in. 3/22/1934 Waitin' at the gate for Katy Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-81976 10-in. 3/22/1934 Little did I dream Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-82548 10-in. 5/24/1934 Dancing on a roof-top Don Bestor Orchestra ; Charles Yontz Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-82549 10-in. 5/24/1934 Moon-glow Don Bestor Orchestra ; Joy Lynne Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-82550 10-in. 5/24/1934 Thank you for a lovely evening Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-82551 10-in. 5/24/1934 Don't let it happen again Don Bestor Orchestra ; Joy Lynne Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-82552 10-in. 5/24/1934 In a little red barn (On a farm down in Indiana) Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-82553 10-in. 5/24/1934 Butterfly Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-83632 10-in. 7/26/1934 A little church around the corner Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-83633 10-in. 7/26/1934 Let me call you mine Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-83634 10-in. 7/26/1934 I'll close my eyes to everyone else (If you'll open your heart to me) Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-83635 10-in. 7/26/1934 Moon of desire Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-83636 10-in. 7/26/1934 The prize waltz Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-83637 10-in. 7/26/1934 Ooh! You miser you Don Bestor Orchestra ; Joy Lynne Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-015527 10-in. 10/21/1937 You're a sweetheart Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-015528 10-in. 10/21/1937 This never happened before Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-015529 10-in. 10/21/1937 Sailing home Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra ; Teddy Powell ; Walter G. Samuels ; Leonard Whitcup Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-015530 10-in. 10/21/1937 True confession Neil Buckley ; Sam Coslow ; Don Bestor Orchestra ; Frederick Hollander Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-015531 10-in. 10/21/1937 A strange loneliness Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-015532 10-in. 10/21/1937 Let's give love another chance Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-Test-1787 10-in. 10/18/1933 Swingy little thingy Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Columbia W141227 10-in. 10/30/1925 Down by the winegar woiks Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with ukulele songwriter  
Columbia W141403 10-in. 12/17/1925 Teach me to smile Manhattan Dance Makers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W141433 10-in. 12/24/1925 Teach me to smile Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh 73968 10-in. Jan. 1926 Down by the winegar woiks Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Brunswick E17454-E17456 10-in. 1/12/1926 Down by the winegar woiks Ed Smalle Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison 10739 10-in. 12/24/1925 Down by the winegar woiks Dave Kaplan Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Vocalion E1703-E1705 10-in. 11/13/1925 Down by the winegar woiks Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with lute and piano composer  

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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bestor, Don," accessed November 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109951.

Bestor, Don. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109951.

"Bestor, Don." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 November 2020.

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