Birth and Death Data: Born December 11, 1889, Died December 26, 1950
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1940
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, leader, lyricist, director, banjo, speaker
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 108 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-22368||10-in.||1/30/1919||(Dry your) Tears||Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-23342||10-in.||11/20/1919||Behind your silken veil||Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-24052||10-in.||5/11/1920||Hold me||Palace Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Victor||C-24557||12-in.||10/28/1920||My wonder girl||Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-27267||10-in.||12/28/1922||Without you||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-31098||10-in.||11/11/1924||Nancy||George Olsen and his Music||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||B-32434||10-in.||4/16/1925||Beside a silv'ry stream||International Novelty Orchestra||Orchestra, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-32535||10-in.||4/23/1925||Moonlight and roses (Bring mem'ries of you)||John McCormack||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-32894||10-in.||6/12/1925||Moonlight and roses||Bernard Vessey||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-34014||10-in.||12/2/1925||Beside a silv'ry stream||Herbert Berger ; Coronado Hotel Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-35526||10-in.||6/3/1926||Moonlight and roses (Bring memories of you)||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-35768||10-in.||7/14/1926||I'll never miss you again||Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-36581||10-in.||11/3/1926||Don't sing 'Aloha' when I go||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-36652||10-in.||10/21/1926||Don't sing 'Aloha' when I go||Four Aristocrats||Male vocal quartet, with instrumental quartet||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-36918||10-in.||11/10/1926||Moonlight and roses (Bring memories of you)||Victor Salon Orchestra||Orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-39131||10-in.||8/30/1927||Moonlit waters||Ben Black Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||director|
|Victor||BVE-39132||10-in.||8/30/1927||Springtime||Ben Black Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||director|
|Victor||BVE-39694||10-in.||7/22/1927||Musical satire on Uncle Tom's cabin, part 1||Ben Black||Monologue, with male vocal chorus and orchestra||speaker, composer, director|
|Victor||BVE-39695||10-in.||7/22/1927||Musical satire on Uncle Tom's cabin, part 2||Ben Black||Monologue, with male vocal chorus and orchestra||speaker, director, composer|
|Victor||BVE-40574||10-in.||11/15/1927||An old guitar and an old refrain||Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-40955||10-in.||11/27/1927||An old guitar and an old refrain||Greta Woodson||Female vocal solo, with instrumental quartet||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-41581||10-in.||1/25/1928||An old guitar and an old refrain||Maurice J. Gunsky||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-46166||10-in.||8/29/1928||Moonlight and roses||Alice Williams||Female vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-47748||10-in.||10/15/1928||Blossoms that bloom in the moonlight||Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra||Orchestra, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-49228||10-in.||12/5/1928||Bubbles||Bourdon Orchestra||Orchestra, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Black, Ben," accessed January 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112018.
Black, Ben. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112018.
"Black, Ben." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 January 2023.
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