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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 26-50 of 410 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-51872 10-in. 7/23/1929 My sin Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53017 10-in. 4/15/1931 Two little, blue little eyes Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-53018 10-in. 4/15/1931 You're just a lover Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53468 10-in. 6/25/1929 Baby, oh where can you be? Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53496 10-in. 7/8/1929 Where are you dream girl? Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53531 10-in. 6/3/1929 Heigh-ho! Ev'rybody, heigh-ho! Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53541 10-in. 6/5/1929 You're just another memory Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53542 10-in. 6/5/1929 Miss you Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53978 10-in. 8/7/1929 Believe it or not! (It's always you) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-53979 10-in. 8/7/1929 I love the moon Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, saxophone, translator  
Victor BVE-53983 10-in. 8/13/1929 Gypsy dream rose Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, saxophone, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53984 10-in. 8/13/1929 M-a-r-y I love y-o-u Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-53988 10-in. 8/15/1929 You want lovin' (But I want love) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53997 10-in. 8/20/1929 Perhaps Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-53998 10-in. 8/20/1929 Sweet Carolita Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-53999 10-in. 8/20/1929 I'm just a vagabond lover Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-55600 10-in. 7/9/1929 Pretending Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55601 10-in. 7/9/1929 That's when I learned to love you Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55613 10-in. 7/15/1929 A kiss to remember Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55685 10-in. 9/12/1929 I'm just a vagabond lover Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Victor CVE-56042 12-in. 8/27/1929 Overtures and exits Victor Records technical staff (unidentified) Dubs from records lyricist  
Victor BVE-56101 10-in. 8/21/1929 The album of my dreams Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-56102 10-in. 8/21/1929 I fell in love with you Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-56103 10-in. 8/21/1929 Moonlight, a love song and you Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-56104 10-in. 8/21/1929 Lonely troubadour Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 26-50 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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