Bob Robinson

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, composer, leader, vocalist

Notes: Bob Robinson is listed as a possible pseudonym for Alexander Robinson in Alex. Robinson’s Library of Congress authority record. Dixon/Godrich/Rye concludes that they are not the same person.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-100938 10-in. 8/5/1936 I ain't gonna do it Chicago Five ; Bob Robinson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, vocalist  
Victor BS-100939 10-in. 8/5/1936 I'm a gamblin' man Chicago Five ; Bob Robinson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, vocalist  
Victor BS-01894 10-in. 12/22/1936 Down in the alley Bob Robinson Bob-Cats Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Victor BS-01895 10-in. 12/22/1936 Makin' a fool out of me Bob Robinson Bob-Cats Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Victor BS-01896 10-in. 12/22/1936 Can use it myself Bob Robinson Bob-Cats Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Victor BS-01897 10-in. 12/22/1936 She's a mellow thing Bob Robinson Bob-Cats Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Decca 86469 6/28/1954 The way you look tonight Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86470 6/28/1954 Champagne boogie Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86471 6/28/1954 Kettle drum hop-1 Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86472 6/28/1954 The ooh and aah mambo Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86473 6/29/1954 Don't talk to me about Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86474 6/29/1954 Thou swell Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86475 6/29/1954 $ 500 reward Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86476 6/29/1954 Baby's lullaby Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Robinson, Bob," accessed June 15, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208611.

Robinson, Bob. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 15, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208611.

"Robinson, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 15 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208611

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