William Robyn

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1894 (Pasiene), Died April 12th, 1996 (Englewood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, vocalist, piano, composer

Notes: Robyn (birth name William Rubin) toured in vaudeville as "Wolf Scarpioff" before 1920. Source: Tim Brooks, "Willie Robyn: A recording artist in the 1920s" (ARSC journal, spring 1992).

See Also: Robinow, W.

Recordings (Results 76-94 of 94 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick XE19558-XE19561 12-in. 6/14/1926 Wasn’t it nice Male vocal chorus (unidentified; Brunswick Records) Male vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick XE19572-XE19573 12-in. 6/15/1926 Florida, the moon and you Franklyn Baur Tenor vocal solo and male vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick XE19574-XE19576 12-in. 6/15/1926 Cocktail blues Male vocal chorus (unidentified; Brunswick Records) Male vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E19614-E19617 10-in. 6/19/1926 Finale Male vocal chorus (unidentified; Brunswick Records) Male vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E21183-E21185 10-in. 1/13/1927 My little bunch of happiness Radio Franks Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick E21186-E21188 10-in. 1/13/1927 Here or there (As long as I'm with you) Radio Franks Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick E21313-E21315 10-in. 1/26/1927 My little bunch of happiness Radio Franks Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E21316-E21318 10-in. 1/26/1927 Here or there (As long as I'm with you) Radio Franks Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E23785-E23787 10-in. 6/29/1927 No wonder I’m happy (My baby's in love with me) Radio Franks Male vocal duet, with guitar and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E23788-E23790 10-in. 6/29/1927 When day is done Radio Franks Male vocal duet, with guitar and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E26595-E26596 10-in. 2/21/1928 Rain Radio Franks Male vocal duet, with saxophone, steel guitar, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick [Unnumbered 1926-05-27] Not documented 5/27/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Ziegfeld’s Chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 11953 10-in. 10/14/1927 A shady tree Duke Yellman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 11954 10-in. 10/14/1927 My blue heaven Duke Yellman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 18631 10-in. 7/24/1928 Just like a melody out of the sky Jerry White Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 18632 10-in. 7/24/1928 Because my baby don't mean maybe now Jerry White Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-342 10-in. 7/24/1928 Just like a melody out of the sky Jerry White Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-343 10-in. 7/24/1928 Because my baby don't mean maybe now Jerry White Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Vocalion E2832-E2834 10-in. 4/21/1926 Honey bunch Golden Pheasant Orchestra ; Austin Wylie Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 76-94 of 94 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Robyn, William," accessed January 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113422.

Robyn, William. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113422.

"Robyn, William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113422

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.