Martha Raye (August 27, 1916 – October 19, 1994) was an American comic actress and singer who performed in movies, and later on television. She also acted in plays, including Broadway. She was honored in 1969 at the Academy Awards as the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient for her volunteer efforts and services to the troops.
Birth and Death Data: Born August 27th, 1916 (Butte), Died October 19th, 1994 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-73783||10-in.||10/6/1932||I heard||Martha Raye||Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano||vocalist|
|Victor||BS-73784||10-in.||10/6/1932||How am I doin'?||Martha Raye||Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano||vocalist|
|Decca||70551||10-in.||3/20/1942||Pig foot Pete||Martha Raye||vocalist|
|Decca||70552||10-in.||3/20/1942||My little cousin||Martha Raye||vocalist|
|Decca||70553||10-in.||3/20/1942||Three little sisters||Martha Raye||vocalist|
|Decca||70554||10-in.||3/20/1942||Oh! The pity of it all||Martha Raye||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Raye, Martha," accessed November 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102386.
Raye, Martha. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102386.
"Raye, Martha." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 November 2020.
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