Ruth Lowe (August 12, 1914 – January 4, 1981) was a Canadian pianist and songwriter. She wrote the song "I'll Never Smile Again" after her husband died during surgery. The song was later covered by many artists, including Frank Sinatra and The Ink Spots.
Birth and Death Data: Born August 12th, 1914, Died January 4th, 1981
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist
|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-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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lowe, Ruth," accessed October 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100793.
Lowe, Ruth. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100793.
"Lowe, Ruth." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 October 2021.
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