Phil Harris

Wonga Philip Harris (June 24, 1904 – August 11, 1995) was an American comedian, actor, singer, and jazz musician. As a voice actor, he played Baloo in The Jungle Book (1967), Thomas O'Malley in The Aristocats (1970), and Little John in Robin Hood (1973).

Birth and Death Data: Born June 24th, 1904 (Indiana), Died August 11th, 1995 (Rancho Mirage)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: bass vocal, leader, drums, songwriter, speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBVE-68313 10-in. 10/13/1931 I got the ritz from the one I love (I got the big go-by) Lofner-Harris St. Francis Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor PBVE-68319 10-in. 10/14/1931 River, stay 'way from my door Phil Harris ; Lofner-Harris St. Francis Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor MS-76096 16-in. 5/5/1933 Phil Harris audition Phil Harris Radio program audition speaker  
Victor MS-76097 16-in. 5/5/1933 Phil Harris audition Phil Harris Radio program audition speaker  
Victor BS-78521 10-in. 11/9/1933 My Galveston gal Harlem Hot Shots Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PB-40 10-in. 6/20/1924 Panama Henry Halstead ; Henry Halstead Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PB-41 10-in. 6/20/1924 That's my girl Henry Halstead ; Henry Halstead Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PB-42 10-in. 6/20/1924 Bygones Henry Halstead ; Henry Halstead Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PB-43 10-in. 6/20/1924 Frantic Henry Halstead ; Henry Halstead Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBVE-1306 10-in. 10/14/1931 Sleepy time down South Phil Harris Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor PBVE-1307 10-in. 10/14/1931 Constantly Phil Harris Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, bass vocal  
Columbia W152382 10-in. 3/3/1933 You've got me crying again Phil Harris Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W152383 10-in. 3/3/1933 (Hi-ho-lack-a-day) What have we got to lose Phil Harris Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal, leader  
Columbia W152384 10-in. 3/3/1933 How's about it Phil Harris Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet vocalist, bass vocal, leader  
Columbia W152385 10-in. 3/3/1933 Was my face red Phil Harris Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal, leader  
Columbia W152524 10-in. 10/11/1933 My Galveston gal The Harmonians ; Harry Reser’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harris, Phil," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102957.

Harris, Phil. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102957.

"Harris, Phil." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102957

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