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 176-200 of 3781 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-70908 10-in. 10/23/1931 You've got to sell it Gene Kardos Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70924 10-in. 10/30/1931 Mississippi Valley Long Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70925 10-in. 10/30/1931 My old pal of yesterday Long Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70926 10-in. 10/30/1931 Missouri is calling Long Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70927 10-in. 10/30/1931 Cross-eyed gal that lived upon the hill Long Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70928 10-in. 10/30/1931 I'm always dreaming of you Long Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70929 10-in. 10/30/1931 Come back to me Long Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70950 10-in. 11/13/1931 Freddy the freshman Gene Kardos Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70951 10-in. 11/13/1931 (Potatoes are cheaper, tomatoes are cheaper) Now's the time to fall in love Gene Kardos Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70952 10-in. 11/13/1931 Down on the farm (They all ask for you) Gene Kardos Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70976 10-in. 12/17/1931 Oh Mo'nah Gus Haston ; Walter Brown Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-70977 10-in. 12/17/1931 Kicking the gong around Gus Haston Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-70978 10-in. 12/17/1931 River, stay 'way from my door Gus Haston Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-70979 10-in. 12/17/1931 I don't know why Gus Haston ; Walter Brown Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-70980 10-in. 12/17/1931 Some of these days Gilmore Sisters Piano duet director  
Victor BRC-70981 10-in. 12/17/1931 Rockin' chair Gilmore Sisters Piano duet, with traps session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70982 10-in. 12/18/1931 Soliloquy Eliot Everett Orchestra Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70983 10-in. 12/18/1931 Nothin' to do but love Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70984 10-in. 12/18/1931 Sittin' on a rubbish can Julia Gerity and her Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70985 10-in. 12/18/1931 Why did it have to be me? Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70987 10-in. 12/18/1931 Tell-tales Gene Kardos Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70988 10-in. 12/18/1931 You're foolin' yourself (When you try to fool me) Gene Kardos Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70989 10-in. 12/18/1931 Sweet violets Bob Dickson Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70990 10-in. 12/18/1931 I forgot to buy the license Bob Dickson Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BRC-70991 10-in. 12/18/1931 Business in "F" Gene Kardos Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal chorus session supervisor  
(Results 176-200 of 3781 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Oberstein, Eli E.," accessed June 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101121.

Oberstein, Eli E.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101121.

"Oberstein, Eli E.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 June 2024.

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