Walter O'Keefe

Walter O'Keefe (August 18, 1900 – June 26, 1983) was an American songwriter, actor, syndicated columnist, Broadway composer, radio legend, screenwriter, musical arranger and TV host.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 18th, 1900 (Hartford), Died June 26th, 1983

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, baritone vocal, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39297 10-in. 6/27/1927 I'm gonna dance wit de guy wot brung me Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-39581 10-in. 8/24/1927 She'll never find a fellow like me Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-41514 10-in. 1/4/1928 Henry's made a lady out of Lizzie The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-43361 10-in. 3/14/1928 Was last night the last for you? Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-43362 10-in. 3/14/1928 You've got a lot to learn Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-43528 10-in. 4/3/1928 Henry's made a lady out of Lizzie Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar lyricist, vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-43568 10-in. 4/16/1928 Maybe it's all for the best Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Victor BVE-43569 10-in. 4/16/1928 Sorry for me Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-43570 10-in. 4/16/1928 I'm lookin' for a girl Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Victor BVE-43571 10-in. 4/16/1928 Gee! I'm marvelous in the bathroom Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Victor BVE-47852 10-in. 10/19/1928 Anything your heart desires Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-48150 10-in. 11/12/1928 Ever since the movies learned to talk Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Victor BVE-48422 10-in. 12/3/1928 Me and the man in the moon Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-48423 10-in. 12/3/1928 My inspiration is you Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-53985 10-in. 8/14/1929 Little by little Bernie Cummins ; New York Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-55644 10-in. 8/3/1929 Little by little Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-63165 10-in. 10/22/1930 I love love Bernie Cummins ; Frank Munn ; New Yorker Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-64006 10-in. 7/30/1930 Hullabaloo McKinney's Cotton Pickers ; Dave Wilborn Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-73809 10-in. 10/13/1932 The man on the flying trapeze Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet lyricist, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-73810 10-in. 10/13/1932 The man on the flying trapeze Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Victor BS-77988 10-in. 9/27/1933 The tattooed lady Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet lyricist, composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-77989 10-in. 9/27/1933 The tattooed lady Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-78097 10-in. 10/5/1933 The man on the flying trapeze Allan Lane Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-78098 10-in. 10/5/1933 The man on the flying trapeze Allan Lane Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-83684 10-in. 8/6/1934 The man on the flying trapeze Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "O'Keefe, Walter," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101038.

O'Keefe, Walter. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101038.

"O'Keefe, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

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