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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 November 30th, 1963 (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 76-79 of 79 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 71771 10-in. 2/14/1944 What is this thing called love? Phil Baker instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 71772 10-in. 2/14/1944 Did you mean it? Phil Baker instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca L 3407 10-in. 5/2/1944 Easy to love Phil Baker instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca L 3408 10-in. 5/2/1944 The very thought of you Phil Baker instrumentalist, accordion  
(Results 76-79 of 79 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baker, Phil," accessed October 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109999.

Baker, Phil. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109999.

"Baker, Phil." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109999

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