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Bob Roberts

Bob Roberts (1879–1930), a baritone known for his comic songs, made many recordings for Edison, Columbia, Zonophone, and Victor, among other record labels. He specialized in African American dialect material and had big successes with "Ain't Dat a Shame?" and "Woodchuck Song."

The following recordings featuring Bob Roberts are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Hear dem bells Male vocal solo, with chimes Bob Roberts 1904-06-30
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Back, back, back to Baltimore Male vocal solo, with piano Bob Roberts 1904-10-13
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Dat ain't nothin' but talk Male vocal solo, with orchestra Bob Roberts 1905-01-06
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Never! Male vocal solo, with orchestra Bob Roberts 1905-01-06
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Nothin' from nothin' leaves you Male vocal solo, with orchestra Bob Roberts 1905-11-02
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Everybody gives me good advice Male vocal solo, with orchestra Bob Roberts 1906-05-17
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Bedelia Male vocal solo, with orchestra Bob Roberts 1904-03-16
Vocalist - Baritone vocal I'm just barely livin', dat's all Male vocal solo, with piano Bob Roberts 1904-01-11
Vocalist - Baritone vocal 'Tain't no disgrace to run, when you're skeered Male vocal solo, with piano Bob Roberts 1904-01-11
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Fables Male vocal solo, with orchestra Bob Roberts 1912-10-08