Les Backer

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1929

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

Recordings

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  
Brunswick MR36 10-in. approximately Mar. 1929 [Unknown title(s)] Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick MR37 10-in. approximately Mar. 1929 He, she and me Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Backer, Les," accessed June 13, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115365.

Backer, Les. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 13, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115365.

"Backer, Les." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 13 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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