Kenny Roberts

Kenny Roberts (14 October 1926 – 29 April 2012) was an American country music singer. He was born George S. Kingsbury Jr. in Lenoir City, Tennessee, but raised on a farm outside of Greenfield, Massachusetts. He is best known for his recordings of "I Never See Maggie Alone" and "Choc'late Ice Cream Cone", and was a member of The Down Homers with Bill Haley.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 14, 1926, Died April 29, 2012 (Athol)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1947 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, narrator

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 71 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 80621 2/28/1951 Where is love?-1 The Bell Hops vocalist  
Decca 80624 2/28/1951 I'm all yours-1 The Bell Hops vocalist  
Decca 81062 5/22/1951 I miss my Swiss Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca 81063 5/22/1951 Beautiful Ohio Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca 81064 5/22/1951 The yodel polka Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca 81065 5/22/1951 Hush puppies Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca 81277 7/12/1951 Jolly Old St. Nicholas The Pinetoppers vocalist  
Decca 82229 1/30/1952 Benny, the magic Bunny Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca 82230 1/30/1952 The kiwi bird Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca 84881 7/18/1953 She taught me how to yodel Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca 84882 7/18/1953 A dear John letter Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca 84883 7/18/1953 Buzzy the bumble bee Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca 84884 7/18/1953 Wicked little cricket Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Signature H-44 approximately 1950-1951 What is a boy Kenny Roberts narrator  
Signature SRC 634 10-in. approximately 1947 A trip to New York, part 1 Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Signature SRC 635 10-in. approximately 1947 A trip to New York, part 2 Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Signature SRC 636 10-in. approximately 1947 A trip to New York, part 3 Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Signature SRC 637 10-in. approximately 1947 A trip to New York, part 4 Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca NA 2136 6/19/1950 I finally got Maggie alone Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca NA 2137 6/19/1950 Choo choo ch'boogie Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca NA 2138 6/19/1950 Our lady of Fatima Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca NA 2139 6/19/1950 Mother Dear, O pray for me Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca NA 2212 9/18/1950 I want a puddy cat Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca NA 2213 9/28/1950 Molasses, molasses Kenny Roberts vocalist  
Decca NA 2214 9/28/1950 If you've got the money, I've got the time Kenny Roberts vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 71 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Roberts, Kenny," accessed June 25, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208593.

Roberts, Kenny. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 25, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208593.

"Roberts, Kenny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 25 June 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208593

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