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 76-100 of 3781 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-68900 10-in. 4/15/1931 I wanna be around my baby all the time Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten ; Jimmy Rushing Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-68938 10-in. 3/27/1931 Just a crazy song (Hi, hi, hi) Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys ; Blanche Calloway Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal chorus session supervisor  
Victor BRC-68939 10-in. 3/27/1931 Sugar blues Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys ; William Massey ; Clarence E. Smith Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and trumpet solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-68940 10-in. 3/27/1931 Sugar blues Fred Armstrong and his Syncopators ; William Massey Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and trumpet solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-68941 10-in. 3/27/1931 I'm getting myself ready for you Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys ; Blanche Calloway Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-68942 10-in. 3/27/1931 Loveless love Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys ; Blanche Calloway Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69021 10-in. 5/8/1931 One more time Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69022 10-in. 5/8/1931 Walkin' my baby back home Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69023 10-in. 5/8/1931 A porter's love song to a chambermaid Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69024 10-in. 5/8/1931 Every man for himself Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with vocal chorus session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69025 10-in. 5/8/1931 Misery Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69026 10-in. 5/8/1931 It's right here for you Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69027 10-in. 5/8/1931 Make me know it Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69602 10-in. 5/13/1931 When it's night-time in Nevada Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and whistling session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69603 10-in. 5/13/1931 Ocean waves Casey's Old Time Fiddlers Instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69604 10-in. 5/13/1931 Casey's old time waltz Casey's Old Time Fiddlers Instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69605 10-in. 5/13/1931 Shadrach Robert MacGimsey Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69607 10-in. 5/13/1931 Nina Wooding’s Grand Central Red Caps Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69608 10-in. 5/13/1931 Niagara Falls Wooding’s Grand Central Red Caps Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69609 10-in. 5/13/1931 That's my desire Dick Robertson ; Wooding’s Grand Central Red Caps Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69634 10-in. 5/21/1931 Sweet Georgia Brown Estes Manasco ; Memphis Ramblers ; Snooks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69635 10-in. 5/21/1931 Can I rely on you? Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69636 10-in. 5/21/1931 Dip your brush in sunshine (And keep on painting away) Wally Ashby ; Memphis Ramblers ; Snooks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69637 10-in. 5/21/1931 Let a little pleasure interfere with business Walter Ashby ; Memphis Ramblers ; Snooks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69683 10-in. 6/3/1931 Thumpin' 'n' bumpin' Eubie Blake’s Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
(Results 76-100 of 3781 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Oberstein, Eli E.," accessed June 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101121.

Oberstein, Eli E.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101121.

"Oberstein, Eli E.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 June 2024.

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