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 76-100 of 110 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-043958 10-in. 12/5/1939 When love beckoned (On Fifty-second Street) Walter Gross ; Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-043959 10-in. 12/5/1939 Dancing in the dark Walter Gross ; Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-043960 10-in. 12/5/1939 (I don't stand) A ghost of a chance with you Walter Gross ; Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-048793 10-in. 4/17/1940 It's a lovely day tomorrow Walter Gross ; Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-048794 10-in. 4/17/1940 It's somebody else (That you love) Walter Gross ; Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, lyricist  
Victor BS-048795 10-in. 4/17/1940 I'm nobody's baby Walter Gross ; Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-048796 10-in. 4/17/1940 Buds won't bud Walter Gross ; Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-054771 10-in. 8/13/1940 I'm the lonesomest gal in town Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-054772 10-in. 8/13/1940 Our love affair Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-054773 10-in. 8/13/1940 I don't want to cry any more Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-054774 10-in. 8/13/1940 I could make you care Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-057079 10-in. 11/6/1940 How did he look Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-057080 10-in. 11/6/1940 Let's be buddies Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-057081 10-in. 11/6/1940 Make it another old fashioned, please Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor BS-057082 10-in. 11/6/1940 No love blues Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-058267 10-in. 12/17/1940 How did it get so late, so early Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-058268 10-in. 12/17/1940 Hello, Ma! I done it again Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-060677 10-in. 2/20/1941 You can depend on me Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-060678 10-in. 2/20/1941 Do I worry? Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-062757 10-in. 3/14/1941 My sister and I Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-062758 10-in. 3/14/1941 Afraid to say hello (Since you said goodbye) Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-065292 10-in. 5/22/1941 That's how I got my start Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-065293 10-in. 5/22/1941 Kiss the boys goodbye Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-065294 10-in. 5/22/1941 You started something Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-065295 10-in. 5/22/1941 Peekaboo to you Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
(Results 76-100 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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