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Lee Wiley

Lee Wiley (October 9, 1908 – December 11, 1975) was an American jazz singer during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 9th, 1908 (New York City), Died December 11th, 1975 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: contralto, songwriter, composer

Notes: Address from Victor ledgers: c/o Ben Lundy, 160 W. 46th St., N.Y.C.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 36 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MVE-46288 16-in. 7/30/1928 The sawdust paradise : Overture Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus, female vocal solo, and whistling vocalist, contralto  
Victor MVE-46289 16-in. 7/27/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus and soloists vocalist, contralto  
Victor MVE-46290 16-in. 7/28/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus vocalist, contralto  
Victor MVE-46291 16-in. 7/28/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus and female vocal solo vocalist, contralto  
Victor MVE-46292 16-in. 7/28/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus vocalist, contralto  
Victor MVE-46293 16-in. 7/30/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus and soloists vocalist, contralto  
Victor MVE-46294 16-in. 7/30/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus, female vocal solo, and whistling vocalist, contralto  
Victor MVE-46295 16-in. 7/30/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with female vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus vocalist, contralto  
Victor MVE-46298 16-in. 7/30/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with female vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus vocalist, contralto  
Victor MVE-46718 16-in. 8/6/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with female vocal solo vocalist, contralto  
Victor MVE-46722 16-in. 8/8/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with female vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus vocalist, contralto  
Victor MVE-46727 16-in. 8/7/1928 Excess baggage Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with female vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus vocalist, contralto  
Victor BRC-69993 10-in. 6/30/1931 Take it from me (I'm takin' to you) Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Lee Wiley Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist, contralto  
Victor BRC-70291 10-in. 10/19/1931 Time on my hands (You in my arms) Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Lee Wiley Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist, contralto  
Victor BSHQ-73011 10-in. 6/15/1932 (Got the) South in my soul Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Lee Wiley Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist, contralto, songwriter  
Victor BVE-Test-130[a] 10-in. 9/10/1928 Sentimental baby Lee Wiley Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-Test-406 10-in. 12/10/1928 I must have that man Lee Wiley Female vocal solo vocalist, contralto  
Columbia W152219 10-in. 6/17/1932 Got the South in my soul Connie’s Inn Orchestra ; Harlan Lattimore Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Decca 38298 10-in. 8/14/1934 Careless love Lee Wiley vocalist, contralto  
Decca 38300 10-in. 8/14/1934 Motherless child Lee Wiley vocalist, contralto  
Decca 38483 10-in. 8/30/1934 If I love again Lee Wiley vocalist, contralto  
Decca 38527 10-in. 9/4/1934 Special for Victor Young Lee Wiley vocalist, contralto  
Decca 39100 10-in. 11/26/1934 Hands across the table Lee Wiley vocalist, contralto  
Decca 39101 10-in. 11/26/1934 I'll follow my secret heart Lee Wiley vocalist, contralto  
Decca 72620 10-in. 12/13/1944 Whenever there's love-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra vocalist, contralto  
(Results 1-25 of 36 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wiley, Lee," accessed April 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103428.

Wiley, Lee. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103428.

"Wiley, Lee." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103428

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