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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 76-100 of 410 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-62313 10-in. 5/27/1930 Kashmiri song Connecticut Yankees Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BVE-63110 10-in. 7/8/1930 Your song from paradise Connecticut Yankees Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-63111 10-in. 7/8/1930 Magic of the moonlight Connecticut Yankees Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, saxophone, vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-63114 10-in. 7/14/1930 Confessin' (That I love you) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-63115 10-in. 7/14/1930 I wonder how it feels (to be head over heels in love) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-63118 10-in. 7/15/1930 Just a little closer Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-63119 10-in. 7/15/1930 My bluebird was caught in the rain Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-63120 10-in. 7/16/1930 Good evenin' Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-63121 10-in. 7/16/1930 When vagabond dreams come true Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-63122 10-in. 7/16/1930 The golden West, a silvery West and you Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-63173 10-in. 10/27/1930 Stolen moments Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-63193 10-in. 11/5/1930 To the legion Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio (takes 1 and 2); with male vocal quintet (takes 3-5) vocalist, tenor vocal, director, lyricist  
Victor BVE-63194 10-in. 11/5/1930 The song of the Navy Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 1-3); with male vocal quintet (takes 4-6) vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BVE-63330 10-in. 8/7/1930 All through the night Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Victor BVE-63350 10-in. 9/29/1930 Good night poor Harvard (March fox trot) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-63351 10-in. 9/29/1930 Washington and Lee swing Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-63352 10-in. 9/30/1930 Harvardiana Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-63353 10-in. 9/30/1930 The triple cheer Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-63354 10-in. 9/30/1930 Thinking of you Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-63355 10-in. 9/30/1930 Eli, Eli Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-64323 10-in. 10/13/1930 She loves me just the same Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist  
Victor BVE-64324 10-in. 10/13/1930 Sweetheart of my student days Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-64350 10-in. 11/10/1930 Thinking of you, dear Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-64351 10-in. 11/10/1930 You're driving me crazy! Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BVE-64823 10-in. 12/7/1930 My temptation Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 76-100 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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