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Phil Baker

Phil Baker (August 26, 1896 – November 30, 1963) was an American comedian and emcee on radio. Baker was also a vaudeville actor, composer, songwriter, accordionist and author.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 24th, 1896 (Philadelphia), Died Copenhagen

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: accordion, songwriter, composer, speaker, vocalist, piano, lyricist, author, leader

Notes: Sometimes billed as Phil Baker and his Accordion.

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 79 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-017060 10-in. 11/17/1937 My heaven on earth Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Trial 1918-06-07-03] Not documented 6/7/1918 I made up my mind to marry Carolina Phil Baker ; Ben Bernie Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor [Trial 1918-06-07-04] Not documented 6/7/1918 Waters of Venice Phil Baker ; Ben Bernie Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor [Trial 1918-06-26-01] Not documented 6/26/1918 I made up my mind to marry Carolina Phil Baker ; Ben Bernie Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 80792 10-in. 1/15/1923 My buddy Phil Baker ; Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with accordion instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 81182 10-in. 8/31/1923 The black sheep blues Frost's Bostonians Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81224 10-in. 9/20/1923 The black sheep blues Jimmy Carr's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81312 10-in. 10/18/1923 The black sheep blues Midway Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W141237 10-in. 11/4/1925 Ann and her little sedan Phil Baker Male vocal solo, with piano accordion and spoken introduction vocalist, instrumentalist, accordion, speaker  
Columbia W141238 10-in. 11/4/1925 Big butter and egg man Phil Baker Male vocal solo, with piano accordion and spoken introduction vocalist, instrumentalist, accordion, author, speaker  
Columbia W141361 10-in. 12/8/1925 Pretty little baby Carleton Terrace Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W141390 10-in. 12/14/1925 Pretty little baby Ed Smalle Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W141436 10-in. 12/28/1925 Pretty little baby Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W144332 10-in. 6/15/1927 Love and kisses Paul Ash Orchestra ; Paul Small ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist  
Columbia W144770 10-in. 10/27/1927 Did you mean it? Frank Harris ; Hollywood Orchestra ; Vincent Rose ; Jackie Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W144846 10-in. 10/10/1927 Did you mean it? Lee Morse Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet songwriter  
Columbia W144890 10-in. 10/21/1927 Did you mean it? Astorites Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W145603 10-in. 2/3/1928 Did you mean it? Marsh McCurdy Pipe organ solo, with vibraphone and xylophone songwriter  
Columbia W152253 10-in. 8/11/1932 Strange interlude Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W152255 10-in. 8/11/1932 Strange interlude Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Dubbed recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh S-7255 10-in. Feb. 1920 Lone star Palace Trio ; Rudy Wiedoeft Instrumental trio instrumentalist, accordion  
OKeh S-7256 10-in. Feb. 1920 Missy Palace Trio ; Rudy Wiedoeft Instrumental trio instrumentalist, accordion  
OKeh S-71887 10-in. Sept. 1923 The black sheep blues Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 73948 10-in. 1/21/1926 Pretty little baby Melody Sheiks Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W81113 10-in. 6/27/1927 Love and kisses (From baby to you) Ted Wallace and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
(Results 26-50 of 79 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baker, Phil," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109999.

Baker, Phil. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109999.

"Baker, Phil." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

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