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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 101-125 of 410 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-64824 10-in. 12/7/1930 Tears Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-64825 10-in. 12/7/1930 When you fall in love, fall in love with me Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-64826 10-in. 12/7/1930 When your hair has turned to silver (I will love you just the same) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-64827 10-in. 12/7/1930 Don't forget me in your dreams Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67572 10-in. 9/29/1931 Good-night, sweetheart Ernie Birchill ; Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-67761 10-in. 1/5/1931 If you haven't got a girl Red Nichols and his Big Ten ; Paul Small Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-67787 10-in. 1/13/1931 99 out of a hundred wanna be loved Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67788 10-in. 1/13/1931 Would you like to take a walk (Sump'n good'll come from that) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67789 10-in. 1/13/1931 The wind in the willows Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-68883 10-in. 4/8/1931 Whistling in the dark Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-68884 10-in. 4/8/1931 My cigarette lady Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist  
Victor BRC-69933 10-in. 6/15/1931 I'm keepin' company Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-69934 10-in. 6/15/1931 When Yuba plays the rumba on the tuba Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-69935 10-in. 6/15/1931 Pardon me, pretty baby Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-69970 10-in. 6/23/1931 Makin' faces at the man in the moon Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and whistling solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, whistling  
Victor BRC-69971 10-in. 6/23/1931 Many happy returns of the day Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-69972 10-in. 6/23/1931 Hikin' down the highway Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-70128 10-in. 7/25/1931 As time goes by Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BRC-70129 10-in. 7/25/1931 Begging for love Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BRC-70130 10-in. 7/25/1931 Why dance? Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BRC-70156 10-in. 8/7/1931 Life is just a bowl of cherries Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-70157 10-in. 8/7/1931 This is the missus Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-70158 10-in. 8/8/1931 My song Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-70159 10-in. 8/8/1931 The thrill is gone Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-70213 10-in. 9/4/1931 Sweet summer breeze Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 101-125 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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