Kenny Baker


Kenny Baker (September 30, 1912 - August 10, 1985) was a pop singer and an actor in both the movies and on Broadway who became famous beginning in the 1930s as the featured vocalist on Jack Benny's radio show. His best known songs include his hit cover of The Browns' "The Old Lamplighter" (1947).

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • There I Go (1940)
  • You Walk By (1941)
  • Always In My Heart (1942)
  • Johnny Doughboy Found A Rose In Ireland (1942)
  • My Adobe Hacienda (1947)
  • The Old Lamp-Lighter (1947)

Pop charts debut year: 1938

Years active: 1933-1951

Genres: Traditional pop

Labels: Victor, Decca


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