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 3601-3625 of 3785 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D7VB-1923 10-in. 10/24/1947 The click song Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Female vocal trio, with vocal group and jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1924 10-in. 10/25/1947 The doll dance Three Suns Instrumental trio session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1925 10-in. 10/25/1947 Canadian capers Three Suns Instrumental trio session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1926 10-in. 10/25/1947 Eccentric Three Suns Instrumental trio session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1927 10-in. 10/25/1947 Stumbling Three Suns Instrumental trio session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1963 10-in. 11/2/1947 Mama, mama, mama William Johnson ; Musical Notes (Bill Johnson) Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and jazz quintet session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1964 10-in. 11/2/1947 Believe me, beloved Gus Gordon ; William Johnson ; Musical Notes (Bill Johnson) Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and jazz quintet session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1965 10-in. 11/2/1947 So tired Gus Gordon ; William Johnson ; Musical Notes (Bill Johnson) Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and jazz quintet session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1978 10-in. 11/4/1947 Indian summer Russ Case ; Russ Case Orchestra Instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1979 10-in. 11/4/1947 (When your heart's on fire) smoke gets in your eyes Russ Case ; Russ Case Orchestra Instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1980 10-in. 11/4/1947 Carioca Russ Case ; Russ Case Orchestra Instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1981 10-in. 11/4/1947 Star dust Russ Case ; Russ Case Orchestra Instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1982 10-in. 11/4/1947 My melancholy baby Perry Como ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1983 10-in. 11/4/1947 Roses of Picardy Perry Como ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1985 10-in. 11/5/1947 In a Persian market Herbie Fields ; Herbie Fields Orchestra Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1986 10-in. 11/5/1947 You turned the tables on me Pat Flaherty ; Herbie Fields Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1992 10-in. 11/6/1947 Come back to Sorrento Herbie Fields ; Herbie Fields Quintet Jazz quintet session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-2016 10-in. 11/7/1947 Tea for two Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Group Female vocal solo, with instrumental quartet session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-2017 10-in. 11/7/1947 The touch of your lips Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Group Female vocal solo, with instrumental quartet session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-2018 10-in. 11/8/1947 My baby likes to be-bop (and I like to be-bop too) William Johnson ; Musical Notes (Bill Johnson) Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and jazz quintet session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-2019 10-in. 11/8/1947 Let's be sweethearts again Gus Gordon ; William Johnson ; Musical Notes (Bill Johnson) Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and jazz quintet session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-2020 10-in. 11/8/1947 Say something nice about me Gus Gordon ; William Johnson ; Musical Notes (Bill Johnson) Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and jazz quintet session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-2021 10-in. 11/8/1947 All dressed up with a broken heart Gus Gordon ; William Johnson ; Musical Notes (Bill Johnson) Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and jazz quintet session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-2033 10-in. 11/11/1947 Too fat polka Louis Prima Orchestra ; Louis Prima Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-2034 10-in. 11/11/1947 If I only had a match Cathy Allen ; Louis Prima Orchestra ; Louis Prima Female-male vocal duet, with vocal chorus and jazz/dance band session supervisor  
(Results 3601-3625 of 3785 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Oberstein, Eli E.," accessed July 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101121.

Oberstein, Eli E.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101121.

"Oberstein, Eli E.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 July 2024.

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