Bobby Smith

Birth and Death Data: Born January 3, 1907, Died June 6, 1995

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1960

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, saxophone, composer, arranger

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 50 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-067727 10-in. 8/26/1941 Foo-gee Sunset Orchestra ; Julius Watson ; Doc Wheeler Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-067728 10-in. 8/26/1941 How 'bout that mess Sunset Orchestra ; Doc Wheeler Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-067729 10-in. 8/26/1941 Take a tip Sunset Orchestra ; Doc Wheeler Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-067730 10-in. 8/26/1941 Baby, I just want you Frohsine Stewart ; Sunset Orchestra ; Doc Wheeler Jazz/dance band, with vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-068152 10-in. 11/6/1941 Gabby Sunset Orchestra ; Doc Wheeler Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone, composer  
Victor BS-068166 10-in. 11/6/1941 Big and fat and forty-four Hardway Four ; Sunset Orchestra ; Doc Wheeler Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-068167 10-in. 11/6/1941 Sarghum switch Sunset Orchestra ; Doc Wheeler Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-068168 10-in. 11/6/1941 Leave the rest to me Sunset Orchestra ; Doc Wheeler Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-073487 10-in. 3/30/1942 Who threw the whiskey in the well? Hardway Four ; Sunset Orchestra ; Doc Wheeler Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-073488 10-in. 3/30/1942 Me and my Melinda James Otis Lewis ; Sunset Orchestra ; Doc Wheeler Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-073489 10-in. 3/30/1942 Tunies' tune Sunset Orchestra ; Doc Wheeler Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-073490 10-in. 3/30/1942 Keep jumpin' Sunset Orchestra ; Doc Wheeler Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D5AB-0300 10-in. 1/10/1945 Tippin' in Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Erskine Hawkins Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0945 10-in. 11/21/1945 Good dip Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone, composer  
Victor D5VB-0946 10-in. 11/21/1945 I guess I'll have to get along without you Dolores Brown ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0947 10-in. 11/21/1945 Holiday for swing Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0948 10-in. 11/21/1945 Let's have fun tonight Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ace Harris Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D6VB-1493 10-in. 4/24/1946 Sneakin' out Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Erskine Hawkins Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D6VB-1494 10-in. 4/24/1946 Don't say you're sorry again Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D6VB-1955 10-in. 10/7/1946 Feelin' low Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Erskine Hawkins Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, saxophone, arranger  
Victor D7VB-0297 10-in. 4/30/1947 Coast to coast Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Erskine Hawkins Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D7VB-2672 10-in. 12/18/1947 Needle points Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Erskine Hawkins Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone, composer  
Victor D8VB-4092 10-in. 12/21/1948 Cold hearted woman Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Victor D8VB-4093 10-in. 12/21/1948 Brooklyn bounce Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Victor D9VB-0280 10-in. 3/11/1949 Texas hop Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 50 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Smith, Bobby," accessed February 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/344232.

Smith, Bobby. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/344232.

"Smith, Bobby." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 February 2024.

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