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 101-125 of 3781 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-69684 10-in. 6/3/1931 Little girl Eubie Blake’s Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69685 10-in. 6/3/1931 My blue days blew over (When you came back to me) Eubie Blake’s Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69786 10-in. 11/18/1931 I got what it takes (But it breaks my heart to give it away) Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69787 10-in. 11/18/1931 Growling Dan Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69788 10-in. 11/18/1931 Concentratin' (On you) Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69789 10-in. 11/18/1931 Last dollar Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69790 10-in. 11/18/1931 Blue memories Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69901 10-in. 6/9/1931 Two hearts Sonny Green Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69902 10-in. 6/9/1931 Rocky Mountain lullaby Sonny Green Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69903 10-in. 6/9/1931 Silvery Arizona moon Sonny Green Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69904 10-in. 6/9/1931 Yours is my heart alone Sonny Green Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69905 10-in. 6/9/1931 Somebody stole my gal Harlem Highlights ; Dave Nelson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69906 10-in. 6/9/1931 Rockin' chair Harlem Highlights ; Dave Nelson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69907 10-in. 6/9/1931 Loveless love Harlem Highlights ; Dave Nelson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69908 10-in. 6/9/1931 St. Louis blues Harlem Highlights ; Dave Nelson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69918 10-in. 6/10/1931 Swamp ghosts Ben Friedman ; Paramount Hotel Orchestra [Memphis Ramblers] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69919 10-in. 6/10/1931 Some of these days Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69920 10-in. 6/10/1931 Roll on, Mississippi, roll on Ben Friedman ; Paramount Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69921 10-in. 6/10/1931 The one man band Ben Friedman ; Paramount Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69922 10-in. 6/10/1931 Jig time Gene Kardos Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69923 10-in. 6/10/1931 Left my gal in the mountains Gloria Palace Orchestra ; Gene Kardos Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69924 10-in. 6/10/1931 Georgia on my mind Gene and his Glorians ; Gene Kardos Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor ABRC-69925 10-in. 6/10/1931 Lazy river Gloria Palace Orchestra ; Gene Kardos Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69949 10-in. 6/17/1931 Bob's Medley Robert MacGimsey Male vocal solo, with guitar session supervisor  
Victor BRC-69950 10-in. 6/17/1931 Whistling Bob Robert MacGimsey Male vocal solo, with whistling solo and guitar session supervisor  
(Results 101-125 of 3781 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Oberstein, Eli E.," accessed June 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101121.

Oberstein, Eli E.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101121.

"Oberstein, Eli E.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 June 2024.

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