Fiddlin' Doc Roberts

Fiddlin' Doc Roberts (April 26, 1897 - August 4, 1978) was an American Kentucky-style old-time fiddler.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 26, 1897, Died August 4, 1978

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, mandolin, vocalist

Notes: Also listed as Doc Roberts.

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 100 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gennett 12572 10-in. October 1926 The death of John Henry Welby Toomey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 12573 10-in. October 1926 The drunkard's dream Welby Toomey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 12575 10-in. October 1926 In the shadow of the pine Fiddlin' Doc Roberts Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Gennett 12576 10-in. October 1926 Abraham and Isaac Welby Toomey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 12577 10-in. October 1926 Roving gambler Welby Toomey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 12580 10-in. October 1926 Someday we'll meet again Welby Toomey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 12581 10-in. October 1926 Little brown jug Welby Toomey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 12582 10-in. October 1926 I had but fifteen cents Welby Toomey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13038 10-in. 8/26/1927 Arkansas traveler Fiddlin' Doc Roberts Fiddle (violin) solo, with guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13039 10-in. 8/26/1927 Buck Creek gal Fiddlin' Doc Roberts Fiddle (violin) solo, with guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13040 10-in. 8/26/1927 Black eyed Susie Fiddlin' Doc Roberts Fiddle (violin) solo, with guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13041 10-in. 8/26/1927 Old buzzard Fiddlin' Doc Roberts Fiddle (violin) solo, with guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13042 10-in. 8/26/1927 Waynesburgh Fiddlin' Doc Roberts Fiddle (violin) solo, with guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13043 10-in. 8/26/1927 Cripple Creek Fiddlin' Doc Roberts ; Fiddlin' Bob White Fiddle (violin) solo, with guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13044 10-in. 8/27/1927 Turkey in the straw Taylor's Kentucky Boys Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13045 10-in. 8/27/1927 Old hen crackled and the rooster crowed Taylor's Kentucky Boys Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13046 10-in. 8/27/1927 Sourwood Mountain Taylor's Kentucky Boys Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13048 10-in. 8/27/1927 Camp Nelson blues Booker Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13051 10-in. 8/27/1927 Down in the valley Marion Underwood Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13052 10-in. 8/27/1927 Little log cabin in the lane Kenneth Borton Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13053 10-in. 8/27/1927 That's what the old bachelor's made of Kenneth Borton Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13054 10-in. 8/27/1927 Billy in the low ground Fiddlin' Doc Roberts Fiddle (violin), with guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13055 10-in. 8/27/1927 And the cat came back Fiddlin' Doc Roberts Fiddle (violin), with guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 13798 10-in. 5/10/1928 The Knoxville girl Jim Burke Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Gennett 13799 10-in. 5/10/1928 Dance with a girl with a hole in her stocking Asa Martin ; Fiddlin' Doc Roberts Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 1-25 of 100 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Roberts, Fiddlin' Doc," accessed May 30, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208582.

Roberts, Fiddlin' Doc. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 30, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208582.

"Roberts, Fiddlin' Doc." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 30 May 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208582

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