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 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 (Results 26-50 of 110 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-021026 10-in. 2/24/1938 A Gypsy told me Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-021027 10-in. 2/24/1938 I can't face the music Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-021673 10-in. 3/31/1938 Cry, baby, cry Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-021674 10-in. 3/31/1938 College humor Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BS-021675 10-in. 3/31/1938 Stolen heaven Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-021676 10-in. 3/31/1938 You'll be reminded of me Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-021677 10-in. 3/31/1938 Stop and reconsider Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-021678 10-in. 3/31/1938 Who do you think I saw last night? Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-022672 10-in. 4/29/1938 How to win friends and influence people Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-022674 10-in. 4/29/1938 I married an angel Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-022675 10-in. 4/29/1938 If it rains, who cares! Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-022676 10-in. 4/29/1938 Ferdinand the Bull Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-023717 10-in. 6/22/1938 There's a brand new picture in my picture frame Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-023720 10-in. 6/22/1938 Put your heart in a song Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-023721 10-in. 6/22/1938 I'm gonna lock my heart (And throw away the key) Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-023722 10-in. 6/22/1938 Night shades Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-024048 10-in. 7/16/1938 The yam Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-024049 10-in. 7/16/1938 My reverie Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-024423 10-in. 8/1/1938 A pretty girl milking her cow Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-024424 10-in. 8/1/1938 My heart at thy sweet voice Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-024425 10-in. 8/1/1938 You never know Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-024427 10-in. 8/1/1938 At long last love Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-026686 10-in. 9/1/1938 Summer souvenirs Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-026689 10-in. 9/1/1938 Old folks Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-026690 10-in. 9/1/1938 Heart and soul Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
(Results 26-50 of 110 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wain, Bea," accessed February 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102209.

Wain, Bea. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102209.

"Wain, Bea." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 February 2023.

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

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