Eli E. Oberstein

Elliott Everett "Eli" Oberstein (born Elias Oberstein; December 13, 1901 – June 12, 1960) was an American record producer and music business executive who established the influential Bluebird record label in the 1930s and owned a succession of small labels in the 1940s and 1950s.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 13, 1901 (New York City), Died June 12, 1960 (Westport)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: session supervisor, director, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 226-250 of 3781 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-71853 10-in. 2/15/1932 Can't we talk it over Ruby Newman ; Ritz Carlton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio session supervisor  
Victor BRC-71854 10-in. 2/15/1932 Because I worship you Ruby Newman ; Ritz Carlton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio session supervisor  
Victor BRC-71855 10-in. 2/15/1932 Winnie the wailer Funnyboners Trio ; Ruby Newman ; Ritz Carlton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio session supervisor  
Victor BRC-71856 10-in. 2/15/1932 Laffin' at the funnies Funnyboners Trio ; Ruby Newman ; Ritz Carlton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio session supervisor  
Victor BRC-71857 10-in. 2/15/1932 St. Louis blues Rascals ; Hollis Smith Male vocal ensemble, with guitar and piano session supervisor  
Victor BRC-71858 10-in. 2/15/1932 Somebody stole my gal Rascals ; Hollis Smith Male vocal ensemble, with guitar and piano session supervisor  
Victor BRC-71879 10-in. 2/23/1932 Who paid the rent for Mrs. Rip Van Winkle Mart Britt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-71880 10-in. 2/23/1932 Learning Mart Britt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 1 and 3); with female vocal solo (take 2) director  
Victor BRC-71881 10-in. 2/23/1932 Who played poker with Pocahontas? Mart Britt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-71882 10-in. 2/23/1932 Mama don't want no peas (An' rice an' coconut oil) Mart Britt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble director  
Victor BRC-71883 10-in. 2/23/1932 Down the old back road Mart Britt Orchestra ; Bill Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-71884 10-in. 2/23/1932 Ninety-nine years Graham Brothers Male vocal trio, with violin and guitar session supervisor  
Victor BRC-71885 10-in. 2/23/1932 Ninety-nine years Graham Brothers Male vocal trio, with violin and guitar session supervisor  
Victor BRC-71912 10-in. 3/3/1932 I hear the voice of an angel Grant Trio Male vocal trio, with piano session supervisor  
Victor BRC-71913 10-in. 3/3/1932 Say a prayer for Mother's baby Graham Brothers Male vocal trio, with piano session supervisor  
Victor BSHQ-71934 10-in. 3/10/1932 Sailin' on the Robert E. Lee Gene Kardos Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BSHQ-71935 10-in. 3/10/1932 The sun's in my heart Gene Kardos Orchestra ; Rob Roy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BSHQ-71936 10-in. 3/10/1932 Sadie, the shaker Gene Kardos Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BSHQ-71937 10-in. 3/10/1932 There ought to be a law against that Gene Kardos Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BSHQ-71938 10-in. 3/10/1932 Strangers John Dickens ; Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BSHQ-71939 10-in. 3/10/1932 Take me away from the river Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra ; Ikey Robinson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BSHQ-71940 10-in. 3/10/1932 Say that you were teasing me Baby Rose Marie Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BSHQ-71941 10-in. 3/10/1932 Take a picture of the moon Baby Rose Marie Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BSHQ-71942 10-in. 3/10/1932 I wanna count sheep Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra ; Harlan Lattimore Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BSHQ-71943 10-in. 3/10/1932 Poor old Joe Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble session supervisor  
(Results 226-250 of 3781 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Oberstein, Eli E.," accessed June 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101121.

Oberstein, Eli E.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101121.

"Oberstein, Eli E.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 June 2024.

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