Kenny Baker

Kenneth Clayton Baker (June 26, 1926 – July 8, 2011) was an American fiddle player best known for his 25-year tenure with Bill Monroe and his group The Blue Grass Boys.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1957 - 1972

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 70 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 10045 12/15/1957 Sally-Jo Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 10046 12/15/1957 Brand new shoes Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 10047 12/15/1957 A lonesome road (to travel) Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 10221 4/8/1958 Panhandle country Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 10222 4/8/1958 Scotland Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12234 11/23/1962 Careless love Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12235 11/23/1962 I'm so lonesome I could cry Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12236 11/23/1962 Jimmy Brown the newsboy Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12237 11/23/1962 Pass me not-1 Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12238 11/23/1962 The glory land way Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12239 11/23/1962 Farther along Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12257 12/6/1962 Big sandy river Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12258 12/6/1962 Baker's breakdown Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12259 12/6/1962 Darling Corey Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12269 12/10/1962 Cindy-1 Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12270 12/10/1962 Master builder Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12271 12/10/1962 Let me rest at the end of my journey Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12434 3/20/1963 Salt creek (Instrumental) Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12435 3/20/1963 Devil's dream (Instrumental) Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12436 3/20/1963 Sailor's hornpipe (Instrumental) Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12437 3/20/1963 Were you there Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12450 3/27/1963 Pike County breakdown Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12451 3/27/1963 Shenandoah breakdown Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 12452 3/27/1963 Santa Claus Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 15330 11/14/1968 I want to go with you-1 Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 1-25 of 70 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baker, Kenny," accessed November 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352683.

Baker, Kenny. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352683.

"Baker, Kenny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352683

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