Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1952
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, trombone, composer
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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-33696||10-in.||2/10/1926||A boy's best friend is his mother||Gene Austin||Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar||composer|
|Victor||BS-010371||10-in.||6/1/1937||Stop! You're breaking my heart||Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Victor||BS-010372||10-in.||6/1/1937||Whispers in the dark||Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Victor||BS-010373||10-in.||6/1/1937||Powerhouse||Hal Kemp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Brunswick||E26261-E26263||10-in.||1/25/1928||If I can’t have you (I want to be Ionesome—I want to be blue)||Hal Kemp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet; without vocal (take E26263)||vocalist|
|Decca||L 6404||8/31/1951||Peace in the valley-1||The Paramount Singers||vocalist|
|Decca||L 6405||8/31/1951||Run along for a long time||The Paramount Singers||vocalist|
|Decca||L 6406||8/31/1951||Standing in the safety zone-2||The Paramount Singers||vocalist|
|Decca||L 6407||8/31/1951||Oh Noah-2||The Paramount Singers||vocalist|
|Decca||L 6705||4/5/1952||Let the healing waters move||The Paramount Singers||vocalist|
|Decca||L 6706||4/5/1952||Breathe on me||The Paramount Singers||vocalist|
|Decca||L 6707||4/5/1952||You've got to bow down before God||The Paramount Singers||vocalist|
|Decca||L 6708||4/5/1952||If men go to hell, who cares?||The Paramount Singers||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, Ben," accessed August 17, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116065.
Williams, Ben. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 17, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116065.
"Williams, Ben." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 17 August 2022.
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