Richard Brooks

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, lyricist

Notes: Victor ledgers indicate that this performer was blind.

= 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 BVE-37900 10-in. 2/16/1927 When the flowers bloom in springtime Richard Brooks ; Ruben Puckett Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Victor BVE-37901 10-in. 2/16/1927 Hello Central, give me heaven Richard Brooks ; Ruben Puckett Male vocal duet, unaccompanied vocalist  
Victor BVE-37902 10-in. 2/16/1927 Good bye, my blue bell Richard Brooks ; Ruben Puckett Male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BVE-37903 10-in. 2/16/1927 Something's going to happen Richard Brooks ; Ruben Puckett Male vocal duet, unaccompanied vocalist  
Victor BS-068103 10-in. 10/22/1941 You haunt my heart Lanny Ross Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Columbia 140296 10-in. 1/29/1925 Always think of Mother Richard Brooks ; Ruben Puckett Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Columbia 140297 10-in. 1/29/1925 Down by the Mississippi shore Richard Brooks ; Ruben Puckett Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Brunswick E27648 10-in. 6/5/1928 I’m coming back to Dixie and you Richard Brooks ; Rueben Puckett Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27649 10-in. 6/5/1928 Railroad blues Richard Brooks ; Rueben Puckett Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27650 10-in. 6/6/1928 In the shade of the old apple tree Richard Brooks ; Rueben Puckett Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27651 10-in. 6/6/1928 In the good old summer time Richard Brooks ; Rueben Puckett Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27652 10-in. 6/6/1928 It’s hard to kiss your sweetheart Richard Brooks Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27655 10-in. 6/6/1928 When you know you’re not forgotten (By the girl you can’t forget Richard Brooks Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27656 10-in. 6/6/1928 Long gone Richard Brooks ; Rueben Puckett Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27657 10-in. 6/7/1928 She’s more to be pitied than censured Richard Brooks ; Rueben Puckett Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27658 10-in. 6/7/1928 Where the red red roses grow Richard Brooks ; Rueben Puckett Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27659 10-in. 6/7/1928 All in, down and out Richard Brooks ; Rueben Puckett Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27664 10-in. 6/7/1928 Meet me in Dreamland Richard Brooks Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27665 10-in. 6/7/1928 School days Richard Brooks Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27666 10-in. 6/7/1928 The longest way home Richard Brooks Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27671 10-in. 6/8/1928 Memories Richard Brooks Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27672 10-in. 6/8/1928 Black Sheep Richard Brooks Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E27673 10-in. 6/8/1928 When you're a long, long way from home Richard Brooks Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brooks, Richard," accessed June 28, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/305751.

Brooks, Richard. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 28, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/305751.

"Brooks, Richard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 28 June 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/305751

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