Ruth Lowe

Ruth Lowe (August 12, 1914 – January 4, 1981) was a Canadian pianist and songwriter. She composed the first Billboard top 80 song "I'll Never Smile Again".

Birth and Death Data: Born August 12, 1914, Died January 4, 1981

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-047069 10-in. 2/19/1940 I'll never smile again Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-048942 10-in. 4/23/1940 I'll never smile again The Pied Pipers ; Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-051278 10-in. 6/13/1940 Funny Little Pedro Tommy Dorsey ; The Pied Pipers ; Sentimentalists Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-051866 10-in. 7/16/1940 I'll never smile again Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-054977 10-in. 8/7/1940 I'll never smile again Elton Britt Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor PBS-055266 10-in. 1/27/1941 Too beautiful to last Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Eddie Stone Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-056311 10-in. 9/23/1940 Jamás podré querer Tito Guizar Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-060370 10-in. 1/23/1941 Too beautiful to last Barry Wood Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BS-068058 10-in. 10/29/1941 It's raining memories Wood-Nymphs ; Barry Wood Male vocal solo and female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lowe, Ruth," accessed May 27, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100793.

Lowe, Ruth. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 27, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100793.

"Lowe, Ruth." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 27 May 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100793

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