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Rudy Vallée

Hubert Prior Vallée (July 28, 1901 – July 3, 1986), known professionally as Rudy Vallée, was an American singer, musician, songwriter, actor, and radio host. He was the first male singer to rise from local radio broadcasts in New York City to national popularity as a "crooner".

Birth and Death Data: Born July 28, 1901 (Island Pond), Died July 3, 1986 (North Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1961

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, director, songwriter, leader, saxophone, lyricist, conductor, arranger, composer, translator, speaker, whistling

Notes: His vocal range is sometimes described on Victor disc labels as "baritone."

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 439 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-49718 10-in. 2/12/1929 Lover come back to me Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-49719 10-in. 2/12/1929 Bye and bye sweetheart Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BVE-49720 10-in. 2/12/1929 My time is your time Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BVE-49796 10-in. 3/27/1929 Deep night Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-49798 10-in. 3/28/1929 I love you, I love you, I love you, sweetheart of all my dreams Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49925 10-in. 2/6/1929 Deep night Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BVE-49926 10-in. 2/6/1929 Weary river Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BVE-49928 10-in. 2/7/1929 Sweet Suzanne Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BVE-49929 10-in. 2/7/1929 Coquette Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BVE-49930 10-in. 2/7/1929 Honey Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor 50226 10-in. 4/3/1930 Sou um namorado errante Sílvio Caldas Male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-50761 10-in. 3/18/1929 On the Alamo Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BVE-50762 10-in. 3/18/1929 I'm still caring Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter, vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BVE-50763 10-in. 3/18/1929 Me queres? Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor PBVE-50863 10-in. 4/26/1929 Deep night The Rounders Male vocal chorus, with piano lyricist  
Victor CVE-50958 12-in. 3/19/1929 Nikta! Posi ponoun Tetos Demetriades (Τετος Δημητριαδης) Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-51108 10-in. 4/1/1929 I'm just a vagabond lover Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter, vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BVE-51109 10-in. 4/1/1929 The one that I love, loves me Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-51110 10-in. 4/1/1929 Underneath the Russian moon Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BVE-51127 10-in. 4/5/1929 Me queres? Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, translator  
Victor BVE-51128 10-in. 4/5/1929 Every moon's a honeymoon (With you) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51640 10-in. 4/18/1929 Huggable kissable you Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-51665 10-in. 4/29/1929 The one in the world Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51666 10-in. 4/29/1929 S'posin' Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51681 10-in. 5/3/1929 Deep night Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 439 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Vallée, Rudy," accessed March 1, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103912.

Vallée, Rudy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 1, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103912.

"Vallée, Rudy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 1 March 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103912

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