Ben Williams

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, trombone, composer

Recordings

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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, Ben," accessed October 19, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116065.

Williams, Ben. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116065.

"Williams, Ben." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 19 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116065

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