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Russ Morgan

Russell Morgan (April 29, 1904 – August 7, 1969) was an American big band leader and arranger during the 1930s and 1940s. He was one of the composers of "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You" with Larry Stock and James Cavanaugh. Morgan was the first to record the song.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 29th, 1904 (Scranton), Died August 7th, 1969 (Las Vegas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, vocalist, leader, trombone, piano, organ, songwriter, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 189 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-81788 10-in. 3/6/1934 Phantom fantasy Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-040689 10-in. 8/28/1939 Does your heart beat for me? Carl Lorch Orchestra ; Shirley Dean Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-043849 10-in. 11/15/1939 Flower of dawn Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-047740 10-in. 3/4/1940 You gorgeous dancing doll Gray Gordon ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra ; Johnny Victor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-047902 10-in. 3/1/1940 So long Blue Barron ; Russ Carlyle Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-068768 10-in. 12/30/1941 Somebody else is taking my place Allan Foster ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-072233 10-in. 4/2/1942 Sweet Eloise Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; The Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-075432 10-in. 7/17/1942 From the coast of Maine to the Rockies Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W404030 10-in. 5/20/1930 Absence makes the heart grow fonder (For somebody else) Russ Morgan’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W404031 10-in. 5/20/1930 I remember you from somewhere Russ Morgan’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W404390 10-in. 9/2/1930 Little sunshine Russ Morgan’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W404391 10-in. 9/2/1930 I'm yours Russ Morgan’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W404392 10-in. 9/2/1930 When the organ played at twilight Russ Morgan’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W490074 10-in. 5/20/1930 Washin' the blues from my soul Russ Morgan’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E27846 10-in. 7/12/1928 What d’ya say? Arnold Johnson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) arranger  
Brunswick E28331 10-in. 10/5/1928 That’s how I feel about you Arnold Johnson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) arranger  
Brunswick E28332 10-in. 10/5/1928 Was it love? Arnold Johnson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) arranger  
Brunswick E28449 10-in. 10/5/1928 Memories of France Arnold Johnson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) arranger  
Brunswick E28450 10-in. 10/5/1928 You’re in love and I’m in love Arnold Johnson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) arranger  
Brunswick E28660 10-in. 11/9/1928 Me and the man in the moon Arnold Johnson ; Paramount Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) arranger  
Brunswick E28661 10-in. 11/9/1928 Ev’rybody loves you Arnold Johnson ; Paramount Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) arranger  
Brunswick E29002 10-in. 12/20/1928 My Tonia Arnold Johnson ; Paramount Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) arranger  
Brunswick E29003 10-in. 12/20/1928 My inspiration is you Arnold Johnson ; Paramount Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) arranger  
Brunswick E29070 10-in. 1/15/1929 I’ll never ask for more Paramount Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) arranger  
Brunswick E29071 10-in. 1/15/1929 When the world is at rest Paramount Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) arranger  
(Results 1-25 of 189 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Morgan, Russ," accessed December 1, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103685.

Morgan, Russ. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103685.

"Morgan, Russ." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 1 December 2020.

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