Henry Robert Merrill Levan (May 17, 1921 – February 17, 1998) was an American songwriter, theatrical composer, lyricist, and screenwriter. He was one of the most successful songwriters of the 1950s on the US and UK single charts. He wrote musicals for the Broadway stage, including Carnival! (music and lyrics) and Funny Girl (lyrics).
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||D7VB-1393||10-in.||10/17/1947||Why does it have to rain on Sunday?||Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Martin Men||Male vocal ensemble, with jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||D7VB-1482||10-in.||8/8/1947||One little tear is an ocean||Beryl Davis||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||D7VB-2723||10-in.||12/21/1947||(I'm gonna be a) Love me not||Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Glen Hughes ; Martin Men||Male vocal solo with male vocal group and jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Decca||70993||10-in.||7/2/1942||Lonely boy blues||Jay McShann Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||70994||10-in.||7/2/1942||Get me on your mind||Jay McShann Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||70995||10-in.||7/2/1942||The jumpin' blues||Jay McShann Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||70996||10-in.||7/2/1942||Sepian bounce-1||Jay McShann Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||71527||12/1/1943||Say forward I'll march||Jay McShann Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||71528||10-in.||12/1/1943||Wrong neighborhood||Jay McShann Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||71529||10-in.||12/1/1943||Hometown blues||Jay McShann Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||71530||10-in.||11/1/1943||Save me some||Jay McShann Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||72400||10-in.||9/29/1944||Cherry red||Dallas Bartley Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||72401||10-in.||9/29/1944||Crying and singing the blues||Dallas Bartley Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||72402||10-in.||9/29/1944||We gonna pitch a boogie woogie||Dallas Bartley Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||72403||10-in.||9/29/1944||All ruz-zit buzzit||Dallas Bartley Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Merrill, Bob," accessed September 22, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100068.
Merrill, Bob. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 22, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100068.
"Merrill, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 22 September 2023.
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