W. Gordon Beecher
William Gordon Beecher, Jr. (January 19, 1904 in Baltimore, Maryland – December 7, 1973) was an American composer, author and vice admiral. Many of his musical arrangements were done in cooperation with Johnny Noble.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 19th, 1904 (Baltimore), Died December 7th, 1973 (Alexandria)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1940
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||PBS-019338||10-in.||6/21/1938||Song of old Hawaii||Al Kealoha Perry ; Singing Surfriders||Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian)||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-027110||10-in.||9/14/1938||A song of old Hawaii||Arthur Godfrey ; Johnny Salb||Male vocal solo, with electric organ||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-030748||10-in.||12/21/1938||A song of old Hawaii||Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-055511||10-in.||8/14/1940||A song of Old Hawaii||Bob Chester Orchestra ; Dolores O'Neill||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-055541||10-in.||8/27/1940||A song of old Hawaii||Hawaiian Musical Ambassadors ; Ray Kinney||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (Hawaiian)||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Beecher, W. Gordon," accessed October 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101320.
Beecher, W. Gordon. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101320.
"Beecher, W. Gordon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 October 2021.
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