Benny Borg

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Notes: Billed on Columbia disc labels as "The Singing Soldier."

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W143859 10-in. 4/2/1927 Pictures from life's other side Benny Borg Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W143860 10-in. 4/2/1927 I want a pardon for Daddy Benny Borg Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist  
Columbia W143861 10-in. 4/2/1927 A concert hall on the Bowery Benny Borg Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W143862 10-in. 4/2/1927 You're going to leave the old home Jim tonight Benny Borg Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Decca 39923 10-in. 9/9/1935 Is there no kiss for me tonight love? Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  
Decca 39924 10-in. 9/9/1935 The darned old mule from Georgia Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  
Decca 39925 10-in. 9/9/1935 Gooseberry pie Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  
Decca 39926 10-in. 9/9/1935 Burglar man and old man No. 2 Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  
Decca 39927 10-in. 9/9/1935 You tell her 'cause I stutter Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  
Decca 39928 10-in. 9/9/1935 Sugar baby Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  
Decca 39929 10-in. 9/9/1935 Just before the battle mother Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  
Decca 39930 10-in. 9/9/1935 Drunkard's warning Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  
Decca 39931 10-in. 9/9/1935 Bye bye blues Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  
Decca 39952 10-in. 9/10/1935 Our senator Huey Long Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  
Decca 39953 10-in. 9/10/1935 You're going to have the old home tonight Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  
Decca 39954 10-in. 9/10/1935 The hillbilly bride Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  
Decca 39955 10-in. 9/10/1935 The soldier's bonus Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  
Decca 39956 10-in. 9/10/1935 Mother's crazy quilt Benny] Scotty the Drifter [Borg vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Borg, Benny," accessed December 4, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113600.

Borg, Benny. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113600.

"Borg, Benny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 4 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113600

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