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 (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|
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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