Harry Roberts

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: saxophone, baritone vocal, vocalist, composer, lyricist

Notes: Identified in Victor ledgers as a Welsh baritone.

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= 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 BS-017060 10-in. 11/17/1937 My heaven on earth Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-017061 10-in. 11/17/1937 Am I in another world Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-017062 10-in. 11/17/1937 You started something Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-017063 10-in. 11/17/1937 The gypsy in my soul Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-017064 10-in. 11/17/1937 I live the life I love Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-017065 10-in. 11/17/1937 A kiss for consolation Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-021185 10-in. 3/18/1938 Moonshine over Kentucky Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-021186 10-in. 3/18/1938 Bewildered Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-021187 10-in. 3/18/1938 Stop! And reconsider Jan Savitt ; Three Toppers ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-021188 10-in. 3/18/1938 Lovelight in the starlight Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-021189 10-in. 3/18/1938 The week end of a private secretary Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-021190 10-in. 3/18/1938 Something tells me Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023220 10-in. 5/13/1938 My Margarita Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023221 10-in. 5/13/1938 Why's ya make me fall in love? Jan Savitt ; Three Toppers ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023222 10-in. 5/13/1938 Sweet and tender Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023223 10-in. 5/13/1938 Dust Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with sound effects (take 1); jazz/dance band (take 2) instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023224 10-in. 5/13/1938 I got a guy Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023225 10-in. 5/13/1938 It's the little things that count Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023592 10-in. 6/17/1938 Fol-da-rol-dol-dol Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023593 10-in. 6/17/1938 'Sgood enough for me Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023594 10-in. 6/17/1938 We, the people Jan Savitt ; Three Toppers ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023595 10-in. 6/17/1938 So lovely Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023596 10-in. 6/17/1938 Hi-yo silver Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023597 10-in. 6/17/1938 When twilight comes Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-024069 10-in. 7/22/1938 La de doody doo Harry Roberts ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-024070 10-in. 7/22/1938 Love of my life (Where are you?) Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-024071 10-in. 7/22/1938 That's a plenty Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-024072 10-in. 7/22/1938 What are you doin' tonight Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-024073 10-in. 7/22/1938 I haven't changed a thing Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-024074 10-in. 7/22/1938 Futuristic shuffle Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-026641 10-in. 8/25/1938 (Be it ever so thrilling) There's no place like your arms Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-026642 10-in. 8/25/1938 The sweetheart of Sigma Chi Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-026643 10-in. 8/25/1938 When I go a dreamin' Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-026644 10-in. 8/25/1938 Ya got me Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-026645 10-in. 8/25/1938 You go to my head Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-026646 10-in. 8/25/1938 Tutti frutti Bon Bon ; Harry Roberts ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, saxophone, vocalist  
Victor BS-028139 10-in. 10/21/1938 Just a kid named Joe Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-028140 10-in. 10/21/1938 Sugar foot stomp Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-028141 10-in. 10/21/1938 Wait until my heart finds out Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-028142 10-in. 10/21/1938 Gardenias Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-028143 10-in. 10/21/1938 Quaker City jazz Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-028144 10-in. 10/21/1938 Hurry home Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-Test-289 10-in. 3/7/1929 'O sole mio Harry Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-Test-290 10-in. 3/7/1929 Winnie dear Harry Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W148725 10-in. 6/20/1929 Old forsaken blues Mary Dixon Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet and piano composer, lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Roberts, Harry," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208589.

Roberts, Harry. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208589.

"Roberts, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208589

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