Les Backer

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, banjo, composer, yodeling

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 27 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick C2065 10-in. 7/16/1928 You tell me your dream Les Backer Male vocal solo, with violin, clarinet, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2066 10-in. 7/16/1928 My angel Les Backer Male vocal solo, with violin, clarinet, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2067 10-in. 7/17/1928 Sorry for me Les Backer Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2068 10-in. 7/17/1928 That’s just my way of forgetting you Les Backer Male vocal solo, with 2 violins and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2069 10-in. 7/17/1928 Don’t cry, baby Les Backer Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2071 10-in. 7/18/1928 Ace in the hole Les Backer Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2072 10-in. 7/18/1928 Les Backer’s yodeling blues Les Backer Male vocal solo and yodeling, with guitar and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2073 10-in. 7/18/1928 Downhearted yodel blues Les Backer Male vocal solo and yodeling, with guitar and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2242 10-in. 8/17/1928 The bum song Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2243 10-in. 8/17/1928 Downhearted yodel blues Les Backer Male vocal solo and yodeling, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, yodeling  
Brunswick C2244 10-in. 8/17/1928 My angel Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2245 10-in. 8/17/1928 You tell me your dream (I'll tell you mine) Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2246 10-in. 8/17/1928 King for a day Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2470 10-in. 10/23/1928 Memories of France Les Backer Male vocal solo, with violin and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2471 10-in. 10/23/1928 Can’t you hear me say I love you Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2472 10-in. 10/24/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2473 10-in. 10/24/1928 My old girl’s my new girl now Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2474 10-in. 10/24/1928 I can’t give you anything but love Les Backer Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2475 10-in. 10/24/1928 I learned about women from ‘er Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Brunswick C2483 10-in. 10/25/1928 I learned about women from ‘er Les Backer Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Brunswick C2484 10-in. 10/25/1928 Masquerade Les Backer Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick MP9 10-in. approximately Mar. 1929 Button up your overcoat Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick MP10 10-in. approximately Mar. 1929 What a girl! What a night! Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick MP11 10-in. approximately Mar. 1929 My Angeline Les Backer Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick MP32 10-in. approximately Mar. 1929 I get the blues when it rains Wally Erickson Coliseum Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 27 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Backer, Les," accessed May 15, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115365.

Backer, Les. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 15, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115365.

"Backer, Les." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 15 May 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115365

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