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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 several hits with Larry Clinton and His Orchestra, including "My Reverie", "Deep Purple", and "Heart and Soul". Wain and announcer Andre Baruch, her husband, co-hosted radio programs from the 1940s to the 1980s.

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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, lyricist

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

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 February 27, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102209.

Wain, Bea. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102209.

"Wain, Bea." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 27 February 2024.

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

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