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Rudy Vallée

Hubert Prior "Rudy" Vallée (July 28, 1901 – July 3, 1986) was an American singer, actor, and radio host. He was one of the first modern pop stars of the teen idol type.

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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1961

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

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

Recordings (Results 226-250 of 410 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-09732 10-in. 10/11/1937 Have you met Miss Jones? Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor PBS-09733 10-in. 10/11/1937 I'd rather be right Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBS-09734 10-in. 10/11/1937 Rudy Vallee surprises—no. 1 Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor PBS-09735 10-in. 10/11/1937 Rudy Vallee surprises—no. 2 Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-011138 10-in. 7/2/1937 Vieni...vieni... Connecticut Yankees ; Gentlemen Songsters ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with vocal quartet director  
Victor BS-011139 10-in. 7/2/1937 Don't play with fire Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-011140 10-in. 7/2/1937 Heaven help this heart of mine Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-011141 10-in. 7/2/1937 Harbor lights Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-011142 10-in. 7/2/1937 The old sow song Connecticut Yankees ; Cyril Smith ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, songwriter  
Victor BS-011143 10-in. 7/2/1937 With her head tucked underneath her arm Connecticut Yankees ; Cyril Smith ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor CS-011144 12-in. 7/2/1937 All points west Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and talk director, vocalist, tenor vocal, speaker  
Victor CS-011145 12-in. 7/2/1937 All points west Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and talk director, vocalist, tenor vocal, speaker  
Victor BS-011694 10-in. 8/11/1937 An old flame never dies Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-011695 10-in. 8/11/1937 If you were someone else Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-011696 10-in. 8/11/1937 Mad dogs and Englishmen Connecticut Yankees ; Gentlemen Songsters ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-011697 10-in. 8/11/1937 Boots and saddle Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-011698 10-in. 8/11/1937 Deep night Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-011699 10-in. 8/11/1937 Kitty from Kansas City Connecticut Yankees ; Gentlemen Songsters ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, director, songwriter  
Victor BS-011700 10-in. 8/11/1937 Whiffenpoof song Connecticut Yankees ; Gentlemen Songsters ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble director, vocalist, tenor vocal, arranger  
Victor CS-011701 12-in. 8/21/1937 Record of welcome to Harry [Henry] Hall of England—6 bands of talks by dance band leaders Rudy Vallée Re-recording: Talk speaker  
Victor BS-017476 10-in. 12/8/1937 Life is just a bowl of cherries Sy Baker ; Connecticut Yankees ; Frank Frisselle ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-017477 10-in. 12/8/1937 Outside Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-017478 10-in. 12/8/1937 Melody farm Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-017479 10-in. 12/8/1937 The one I love Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-017480 10-in. 12/8/1937 I'll take romance Connecticut Yankees ; Gentlemen Songsters ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
(Results 226-250 of 410 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Vallée, Rudy," accessed February 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103912.

Vallée, Rudy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103912.

"Vallée, Rudy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 February 2021.

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

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