Nat Simon

Nat Simon (Newburgh, New York, 6 August 1900 – 1979) was an American composer, pianist, bandleader and songwriter. From the 1930s to 1950s his songs were used in over 20 films. Between 1931 and 1940 he also took part in the musical Vaudeville revue Songwriters on Parade, which featured hit songwriters of the day. It was considered one of the last Vaudevillian forays of this type.

Nat's daughter, Sally Simon Meisel, whom sang vocals was an integral part of his live performances as heard on this 1945 session from New York Public Radio. https://www.wnyc.org/story/the-music-of-tin-pan-alley/

Birth and Death Data: Born August 6th, 1900 (Newburgh), Died September 5th, 1979 (Newburgh)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 49 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-77019 10-in. 9/22/1933 Hopelessly in love with you Lee Bennett ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-81024 10-in. 1/3/1934 You're in my power (Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha!) The Radio Rascals' Orchestra [Dick Robertson Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-82570 10-in. 5/31/1934 I never slept a wink last night Frances Hunt ; Vincent Lopez ; St. Regis Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-83792 10-in. 8/22/1934 I'm in love Jerry Johnson and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-87233 10-in. 1/2/1935 Throwin' stones at the sun Hal Davis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-87265 10-in. 1/4/1935 Throwin' stones at the sun Willie Bryant Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-89592 10-in. 4/25/1935 Will o' the wisp George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra ; Sonny Schuyler Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-89792 10-in. 5/13/1935 Ev'ry single little tingle of my heart Angelo Ferdinando ; Hotel Great Northern Orchestra ; Bob Stanley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-91059 10-in. 5/22/1935 Ev'ry single little tingle of my heart Helen Dell ; Enric Madriguera Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-102374 10-in. 7/1/1936 River man Wingy Manone ; Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and talk songwriter  
Victor BS-102803 10-in. 6/22/1936 And still no luck with you Harry Blair ; Washboard Wonders Male vocal solo, with washboard band songwriter  
Victor BS-0978 10-in. 10/15/1936 One hour for lunch Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and piano solo songwriter  
Victor BS-03558 10-in. 12/10/1936 The Cuban cabby Dick Stabile Orchestra ; Burt Shaw Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-019685 10-in. 2/18/1938 In my little red book Lola Bard ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-019858 10-in. 2/23/1938 In my little red book Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BS-021646 10-in. 3/29/1938 Little lady make believe Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-021820 10-in. 3/25/1938 Little Lady Make Believe California Ramblers ; Myron Hanley ; Rhythm Quads Jazz/dance band, with vocal quartet composer  
Victor BS-023762 10-in. 7/1/1938 (Take me back to) The wide open places Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-025798 10-in. 10/13/1938 Is that the way to treat a sweetheart? Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-026575 10-in. 9/1/1938 Is that the way to treat a sweetheart Burt Shaw ; Willie Farmer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-030315 10-in. 11/25/1938 Among those sailing Jeanne D'Arcy ; Johnny Messner ; Music Box Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-030749 10-in. 12/21/1938 Among those sailing Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-034479 10-in. 3/31/1939 Gloriana Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-037472 10-in. 6/10/1939 Shabby old cabby Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; The Three Barons Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-038217 10-in. 6/29/1939 Shabby old cabby Johnny Messner ; Music Box Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble songwriter  
(Results 1-25 of 49 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Simon, Nat," accessed November 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100401.

Simon, Nat. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100401.

"Simon, Nat." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 November 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100401

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