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Bea Wain

Beatrice Ruth Wain (April 30, 1917 – August 19, 2017) was an American Big Band-era singer and radio personality born in the Bronx, New York City. She had a number of hits with Larry Clinton and his Orchestra. After her marriage she and her husband became involved in radio, helming a show titled "Mr. and Mrs. Music".

Birth and Death Data: Born April 30th, 1917 (New York City), Died August 19th, 2017 (Beverly Hills)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 110 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-07785 10-in. 4/13/1937 Carelessly Kay Thompson Orchestra ; Rhythm Singers Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-07787 10-in. 4/13/1937 It had to be you Kay Thompson Orchestra ; Rhythm Singers Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and female vocal ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-015838 10-in. 11/5/1937 I've got my heart set on you Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-015839 10-in. 11/5/1937 True confession Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-017416 10-in. 11/26/1937 Jubilee Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-017417 10-in. 11/26/1937 The one rose (That's left in my heart) Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-017419 10-in. 11/26/1937 Scrapin' the toast Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-017742 10-in. 12/17/1937 I double dare you! Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-017743 10-in. 12/17/1937 Two dreams got together Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-017745 10-in. 12/17/1937 Mr. Jinx, stay away from me Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-018104 10-in. 1/5/1938 Dr. Rhythm Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-018105 10-in. 1/5/1938 Always and always Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-018106 10-in. 1/5/1938 I was doing all right Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-018107 10-in. 1/5/1938 Love is here to stay Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-018359 10-in. 1/21/1938 How'dja like to love me? Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-018360 10-in. 1/21/1938 I fall in love with you every day Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-018361 10-in. 1/21/1938 When the heather is in bloom Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-018362 10-in. 1/21/1938 At the perfume counter (On the Rue de la Paix) Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-019656 10-in. 2/11/1938 Martha Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-019657 10-in. 2/11/1938 Look Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-019658 10-in. 2/11/1938 I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-019660 10-in. 2/11/1938 You're an education Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-021022 10-in. 2/24/1938 Gavotte Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-021023 10-in. 2/24/1938 Romance in the dark Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-021025 10-in. 2/24/1938 You go to my head Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 110 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wain, Bea," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102209.

Wain, Bea. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102209.

"Wain, Bea." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102209

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