Ben Black

Birth and Death Data: Born December 11th, 1889, Died December 26th, 1950

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, leader, lyricist, director, banjo, speaker

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 106 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MVE-49342 16-in. 12/7/1928 Scarlet seas Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor PB-60 10-in. 1/23/1925 On the way to Monterey Henry Halstead ; Henry Halstead Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PB-85 10-in. 2/6/1925 Moonlight and roses (bring mem'ries of you) Henry Halstead ; Henry Halstead Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBVE-123 10-in. 8/25/1925 I'm in love with you Ben Black Orchestra ; Ben Black Jazz/dance band (takes 11-15); jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 1-10) composer, leader  
Victor PBVE-124 10-in. 8/25/1925 Sad Ben Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band (takes 5-12); jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 1-4) leader  
Victor PBVE-125 10-in. 8/25/1925 I love you, California Ben Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor PBVE-173 10-in. 4/21/1926 Lay my head beneath a rose Ben Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor PBVE-174 10-in. 4/21/1926 The prisoner's song Ben Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 3-5); unaccompanied (takes 1 and 2) leader, instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor PBVE-188 10-in. 4/28/1926 Here comes Emaline Ben Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor PBVE-189 10-in. 4/28/1926 Blinky Moon Bay Ben Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal duet leader, instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor PBVE-197 10-in. 5/2/1926 Moonlight and roses blues Nina Hinds ; Pearl Leonard Female vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor PBVE-256 10-in. 4/18/1927 When you dream, dream of me The Rounders Male vocal chorus, with piano composer  
Victor PBVE-262 10-in. 4/20/1927 Dixie vagabond Ben Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus leader  
Victor PBVE-263 10-in. 4/20/1927 Rosa Lee Ben Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 4-7); unaccompanied (takes 1-3) leader  
Victor PBVE-322 10-in. 5/17/1927 Sailin' on Ben Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor PBVE-326 10-in. 5/17/1927 Moonlit waters Ben Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BS-07383 10-in. 2/27/1937 Moonlight and roses Bob White Trio Male vocal solo, with piano and steel guitar lyricist  
Victor BS-038462 10-in. 7/21/1939 Moonlight and roses Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-056473 10-in. 10/10/1940 Moonlight and roses Lanny Ross Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor [Trial 1925-02-09-02] 10-in. 2/9/1925 Moonlight and roses (Bring mem'ries of you) Bob Klier and his Tait's Entertainers Instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1925-02-23-02] 10-in. 2/23/1925 Moonlight and roses (Bring mem'ries of you) Bob Klier and his Tait's Entertainers Instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1925-06-16-01] 10-in. 6/16/1925 Moonlight and roses Virginia Flohri Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1926-01-07-01] 10-in. 1/7/1926 Moonlight and roses James Dietrich ; Marcia Freer Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Columbia 78269 10-in. 1/24/1919 Tears Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 78281 10-in. 1/31/1919 Mummy mine Earl Fuller ; Rector Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 26-50 of 106 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Black, Ben," accessed June 14, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112018.

Black, Ben. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112018.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112018

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