Memphis Ramblers

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Notes: Snooks Friedman, director. Appears in ledgers as "Snooks and the Memphis Ramblers" and "Snooks and His Memphis Ramblers."

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-53088 10-in. 5/11/1931 Some other time Elly Bellare ; Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BRC-53089 10-in. 5/11/1931 You don't need glasses (to see I'm in love) Walter Ashby ; Elly Bellare ; Snooks Friedman ; Ken Herlin ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio Musical group  
Victor BRC-53090 10-in. 5/11/1931 Building a home for you Walter Ashby ; Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BRC-53091 10-in. 5/11/1931 I'm blue, but nobody cares Walter Ashby ; Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BRC-69634 10-in. 5/21/1931 Sweet Georgia Brown Estes Manasco ; Memphis Ramblers ; Snooks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BRC-69635 10-in. 5/21/1931 Can I rely on you? Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio Musical group  
Victor BRC-69636 10-in. 5/21/1931 Dip your brush in sunshine (And keep on painting away) Wally Ashby ; Memphis Ramblers ; Snooks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BRC-69637 10-in. 5/21/1931 Let a little pleasure interfere with business Walter Ashby ; Memphis Ramblers ; Snooks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor ABRC-69918 10-in. 6/10/1931 Swamp ghosts Ben Friedman ; Paramount Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor ABRC-69919 10-in. 6/10/1931 Some of these days Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor ABRC-69920 10-in. 6/10/1931 Roll on, Mississippi, roll on Ben Friedman ; Paramount Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio Musical group  
Victor ABRC-69921 10-in. 6/10/1931 The one man band Ben Friedman ; Paramount Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble Musical group  
Victor BRC-70225 10-in. 9/11/1931 A good man is hard to find Memphis Ramblers Female vocal solo, with male vocal trio and jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BRC-70226 10-in. 9/11/1931 Cutest kid in town Walter Ashby ; Elly Bellare ; Snooks Friedman ; Ken Herlin ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio Musical group  
Victor BRC-70227 10-in. 9/11/1931 Japanese sandman Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BRC-70228 10-in. 9/11/1931 Kissable baby Walter Ashby ; Elly Bellare ; Snooks Friedman ; Ken Herlin ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio Musical group  
Victor BRC-70982 10-in. 12/18/1931 Soliloquy Eliot Everett and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BRC-70983 10-in. 12/18/1931 Nothin' to do but love Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio Musical group  
Victor BRC-70984 10-in. 12/18/1931 Sittin' on a rubbish can Julia Gerity and her Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BRC-70985 10-in. 12/18/1931 Why did it have to be me? Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BRC-71269 10-in. 1/22/1932 Blue Danube blues Eliot Everett Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BRC-72245 10-in. 4/7/1932 I found a peanut Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio Musical group  
Victor BRC-72246 10-in. 4/7/1932 When a pal bids a pal goodbye Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BRC-72247 10-in. 4/7/1932 Dixie Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BRC-72248 10-in. 4/7/1932 'Neath the silvery moon Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BRC-72249 10-in. 4/7/1932 Sweet birds Calloway's Hot Shots Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-72839 10-in. 6/2/1932 Why don't you get lost? Calloway's Hot Shots Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble Musical group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Memphis Ramblers," accessed February 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/331124.

Memphis Ramblers. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/331124.

"Memphis Ramblers." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/331124

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