Ben Ramey

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: kazoo, vocalist, songwriter, speaker

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-37941 10-in. 2/24/1927 Sun brimmers Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-37942 10-in. 2/24/1927 Stingy woman Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-37943 10-in. 2/24/1927 Memphis jug Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-37944 10-in. 2/24/1927 Newport News blues Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-38657 10-in. 6/9/1927 Sometimes I think I love you Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-38658 10-in. 6/9/1927 Sunshine blues Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-38659 10-in. 6/9/1927 Memphis boy Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-38660 10-in. 6/9/1927 I'm looking for the bully of the town Memphis Jug Band Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-40312 10-in. 10/19/1927 I packed my suitcase, started to the train Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-40313 10-in. 10/19/1927 State of Tennessee blues Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-40314 10-in. 10/19/1927 Bob Lee Junior blues Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-40315 10-in. 10/19/1927 Kansas City blues Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo, vocalist  
Victor BVE-40320 10-in. 10/20/1927 Beale Street mess around Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-40321 10-in. 10/20/1927 I'll see you in the spring, when the birds begin to sing Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-41888 10-in. 2/13/1928 Coal oil blues Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-41889 10-in. 2/13/1928 Papa Long blues Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-41890 10-in. 2/13/1928 Peaches in the springtime Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo, vocalist  
Victor BVE-47008 10-in. 9/13/1928 Lindberg hop Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-47009 10-in. 9/13/1928 Sugar pudding Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-47010 10-in. 9/13/1928 A black woman is like a black snake Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-47011 10-in. 9/13/1928 On the road again Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-47036 10-in. 9/15/1928 Whitewash station blues Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-47037 10-in. 9/15/1928 Stealin', stealin' Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-47038 10-in. 9/15/1928 Jug band waltz Memphis Jug Band Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-47039 10-in. 9/15/1928 Mississippi river waltz Memphis Jug Band Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo, songwriter  
Victor BVE-55529 10-in. 9/17/1929 I can't stand it Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo, vocalist  
Victor BVE-55530 10-in. 9/17/1929 What's the matter? Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-55572 10-in. 9/23/1929 The old folks started it Minnie Wallace Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-55598 10-in. 9/27/1929 Feed your friend with a long handled spoon Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-55599 10-in. 9/27/1929 I can beat you plenty (That hand you tried to deal me) Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-56343 10-in. 10/3/1929 Taking your place Memphis Jug Band Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-56344 10-in. 10/3/1929 Tired of you driving me Memphis Jug Band Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo, vocalist  
Victor BVE-56346 10-in. 10/3/1929 K. C. moan Memphis Jug Band Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, kazoo, vocalist  
Victor BVE-56347 10-in. 10/3/1929 I whipped my woman with a single-tree Memphis Jug Band Male vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble and male vocal chorus instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-59917 10-in. 5/13/1930 Everybody's talking about Sadie Green Memphis Jug Band Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, kazoo, speaker  
Victor BVE-59932 10-in. 5/17/1930 Oh ambulance man Hattie Hart ; Memphis Jug Band ; Will Shade Instrumental ensemble, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-59933 10-in. 5/17/1930 Cocaine habit blues Hattie Hart ; Memphis Jug Band ; Ben Ramey ; Vol Stevens Instrumental ensemble, with mixed vocal trio instrumentalist, kazoo, vocalist  
Victor BVE-59961 10-in. 5/21/1930 Jim Strainer blues Memphis Jug Band Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-59963 10-in. 5/21/1930 4th Street mess around Memphis Jug Band Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-59964 10-in. 5/21/1930 It won't act right Memphis Jug Band Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-62541 10-in. 5/29/1930 Aunt Caroline Dyer blues Memphis Jug Band Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-62542 10-in. 5/29/1930 Stonewall blues Memphis Jug Band Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-62581 10-in. 6/5/1930 Spider's nest blues Carolina Peanut Boys Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-62582 10-in. 6/5/1930 Papa's got your bath water on Memphis Jug Band Instrumental ensemble, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-62583 10-in. 6/5/1930 Going back to Memphis Memphis Jug Band ; Charlie Bozo Nickerson Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and male vocal chorus instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-64731 10-in. 11/26/1930 Got a letter from my darlin' Carolina Peanut Boys Vocal and instrumental ensemble, with talk instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-64732 10-in. 11/26/1930 Round and round Memphis Sheiks Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo, vocalist  
Victor BVE-64733 10-in. 11/26/1930 This will bring you back Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-64740 10-in. 11/28/1930 Move that thing Memphis Jug Band Vocal and instrumental ensemble, with talk vocalist  
Victor BVE-64741 10-in. 11/28/1930 You got me rollin' Carolina Peanut Boys Vocal and instrumental ensemble, with talk vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ramey, Ben," accessed April 16, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208284.

Ramey, Ben. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 16, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208284.

"Ramey, Ben." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 16 April 2024.

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