Bob Schafer

Birth and Death Data: Born July 24, 1897, Died September 28, 1943

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1932

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

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-25777 10-in. 11/22/1921 I've got my habits on Isabelle Patricola Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-27197 10-in. 12/1/1922 That da-da strain Ross Gorman ; Virginians Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-28753 10-in. 10/17/1923 Walk, Jennie, walk Barney Rapp Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-30475 10-in. 7/9/1924 Sadie O'Brady Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-31113 10-in. 10/22/1924 Choo-choo (I gotta hurry home) Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-32752 10-in. 7/2/1925 Sonya (Yup, alay yup!) Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-33199 10-in. 9/3/1925 Sonya (Yup, alay yup!) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-33309 10-in. 8/14/1925 Sonya (Yup, alay yup!) Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-33848 10-in. 11/4/1925 Some other bird whistled a tune Whispering Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with whistling and piano (takes 4-7) lyricist  
Victor BVE-37197 10-in. 12/30/1926 Still waters Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with female vocal duet and whistling lyricist  
Victor BVE-43138 10-in. 3/12/1928 When Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-43667 10-in. 4/23/1928 Louisiana Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-53654 10-in. 5/22/1929 In our cottage of love Clarence Williams’ Washboard Band Jazz/dance ensemble songwriter  
Victor BRC-70984 10-in. 12/18/1931 Sittin' on a rubbish can Julia Gerity and her Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BRC-72551 10-in. 5/5/1932 Who, beside me? (Sits beside you) The New Yorkers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-73342 10-in. 8/31/1932 Three kisses Eliot Everett Orchestra ; James Harkins Jazz/dance band (take 3); with male vocal solo (takes 1 and 2) lyricist  
Columbia 80363 10-in. 5/22/1922 Got to cool my doggies now Leona Williams Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 81074 10-in. 6/14/1923 Sittin' on the curbstone blues Fletcher Henderson ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano songwriter  
Columbia 81242 10-in. 9/27/1923 Walk, Jenny, walk! Billy Jones ; The Original Memphis Five Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 81352 10-in. 11/14/1923 The gal ain't born who can treat me like you do Fletcher Henderson ; George W. Williams Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano songwriter  
Columbia 81864 10-in. 7/7/1924 Sadie O'Brady William A. Kennedy Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 81910 10-in. 8/12/1924 Choo choo Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W140476 10-in. 3/30/1925 Cross words between Sweetie and me Billy Jones ; Little Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W140673 10-in. 7/9/1925 Sonya (Yup, alay yup!) California Ramblers ; Billy Jones Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W141482 10-in. 1/12/1926 Tell me why you and I should be strangers Ernie Golden ; Hotel McAlpin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, lyricist  
Columbia 141594 10-in. 2/2/1926 Tell me why you and I should be strangers Ernie Golden ; Hotel McAlpin Orchestra ; Billy West Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 142367 10-in. 7/6/1926 I never cried before I met you WMCA Broadcasters Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W142651 10-in. 9/18/1926 My special friend is back in town Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano lyricist  
Columbia W142973 10-in. 11/30/1926 Still waters Harriet Lee ; Juanita Rae Female vocal duet lyricist  
Columbia W143274 10-in. 1/9/1927 Still waters Charles Kaley ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W143438 10-in. 3/8/1927 Sonya Mory Leaf Male vocal solo, with ukulele lyricist  
Columbia W145694 10-in. 2/29/1928 When Ben Selvin and his Orchestra ; Frank Harris Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146898 10-in. 8/27/1928 Louisiana Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble lyricist  
Columbia W148638 10-in. 5/28/1929 In our cottage of love Clarence Williams’ Jazz Kings Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-7535 10-in. Aug. 1920 Ev'rything about you tells me that you're Irish Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh S-70070 10-in. Aug. 1921 I didn't start in to love you (Until you stopped loving me) Daisy Martin ; Tampa Blue Jazz Band Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
OKeh S-70075 10-in. Aug. 1921 Daddy, your mama is lonesome for you Mamie Smith and her Jazz Band Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
OKeh S-70790 10-in. Aug. 1922 Got to cool my doggies now Jazz Hounds ; Mamie Smith Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-72322 10-in. Feb. 1924 Sittin' on the curbstone blues Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-72622 10-in. June 1924 Sadie O'Brady Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-72997 10-in. 11/25/1924 Changeable daddy of mine Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Margaret Johnson Female vocal solo, with instrumental quartet lyricist  
OKeh 73530 10-in. Aug. 1925 Sonya (Yup, alay yup) Billy Jones ; Okeh Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh 73626 10-in. 9/17/1925 Some other bird whistled a tune Billy Jones ; The Red Hotters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick 8926-8928 10-in. approximately Oct. 1922 Got to cool my doggies now Cotton Pickers Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick 11345-11347 10-in. 9/18/1923 Walk, Jenny, walk Cotton Pickers Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 14350-14353 10-in. 11/24/1924 Choo-choo Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E28682 10-in. approximately Nov. 1928 Louisiana The Cross Roads Inn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  
Brunswick E3557-E3559 10-in. 7/26/1926 I never cried before I met you Essex Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E26730-E26732 10-in. 2/29/1928 When Kenn Sisson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick XE27235-XE27237 12-in. 3/31/1928 Ol’ Man River Ben Bernie ; Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra ; Bob Schafer Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take XE27237) vocalist  
Brunswick IND643 10-in. 6/21/1928 When Charlie Davis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick C789-C790 10-in. 4/21/1927 If you want to be my sugar papa (You gotta be sweet to me) Jimmy Bertrand's Washboard Wizards Instrumental quartet songwriter  
Brunswick C1788-C1789 10-in. 3/24/1928 Louisiana Ruth Muse Female vocal solo, with piano, violin, and cello lyricist  
Brunswick 1042W-1044W 10-in. 8/6/1925 Sonya (Yup alay yup!) Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Edison 8303 10-in. 11/25/1921 I've got my habits on Al Bernard ; Vernon Dalhart Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 9989 10-in. 2/3/1925 Cross-words (Between sweetie and me) Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 10495 10-in. 7/13/1925 Sonya (Yup, alay yup!) Hotel Carlton Terrace Orchestra ; Mike Speciale Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 11380 10-in. 12/17/1926 Still waters Jack Stillman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  
Edison 11980 10-in. 10/24/1927 My special friend (Is back in town) Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 18114 10-in. 12/19/1927 "N" you Jack Stillman Orchestra ; The Songsters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist  
Edison 19113 10-in. 3/19/1929 Hello sweetie Lucky Strike Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Edison N-804 12-in. 3/19/1929 Hello sweetie Lucky Strike Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Edison N-1175 10-in. 10/3/1929 In our cottage of love Eva Taylor Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schafer, Bob," accessed June 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109991.

Schafer, Bob. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109991.

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