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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:

Results: 11-20 of 20
  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Vocalist - Baritone vocal He walked right in, turned around and walked right out again Male vocal solo, with orchestra Bob Roberts 1906-06-01
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Ragtime cowboy Joe Male vocal solo, with orchestra Bob Roberts 1912-04-23
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Wouldn't it make you hungry? Male vocal solo, with orchestra Bob Roberts 1904-03-08
Vocalist - Baritone vocal T'ain't no disgrace to run, when you're skeered Male vocal solo, with orchestra Bob Roberts 1904-03-16
Vocalist - Baritone vocal The umpire is a most unhappy man Male vocal solo, with orchestra Bob Roberts 1906-05-17
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Alexander Male vocal solo, with piano Bob Roberts 1904-06-20
Vocalist - Baritone vocal I may be crazy but I ain't no fool Male vocal solo, with piano Bob Roberts 1904-10-13
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Goodbye, Eliza Jane Male vocal solo, with orchestra Bob Roberts 1904-05-23
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Farewell Mr. Abner Hemingway Male vocal duet, with orchestra Bob Roberts; Billy Murray 1905-04-04
Vocalist - Baritone vocal Who's there? Male vocal solo, with orchestra Bob Roberts 1905-04-29