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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 126-150 of 410 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-70282 10-in. 10/9/1931 Good night sweetheart Russ Columbo Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BS-75284 10-in. 2/23/1933 Old Man Harlem Four Southern Singers Male vocal quartet, with washboard band songwriter  
Victor BS-75495 10-in. 5/3/1933 Old Man Harlem Eddie South International Orchestra ; Wilton Hinton Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-76478 10-in. 6/20/1933 On the air Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director, songwriter  
Victor BS-76479 10-in. 6/20/1933 Three wishes Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-76480 10-in. 6/20/1933 When the sweet magnolias bloom again Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-76481 10-in. 6/20/1933 Free Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-76482 10-in. 6/20/1933 Thank heaven for you Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-76483 10-in. 6/20/1933 My moonlight Madonna Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-76603 10-in. 7/7/1933 A heart of stone Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-76605 10-in. 7/7/1933 Don't blame me Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-76606 10-in. 7/7/1933 Moonlight down in Lovers' Lane Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-76607 10-in. 7/7/1933 Stringin' along on a shoe string Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-76608 10-in. 7/7/1933 Lazy bones Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-76609 10-in. 7/7/1933 To be or not to be Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-77616 10-in. 9/6/1933 Savage serenade Connecticut Yankees Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-77617 10-in. 9/6/1933 By a waterfall Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-77618 10-in. 9/6/1933 The last round-up Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-77619 10-in. 9/6/1933 Shame on you Connecticut Yankees ; Alice Faye ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-77620 10-in. 9/6/1933 Happy boy, happy girl Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-77621 10-in. 9/6/1933 Honeymoon hotel Connecticut Yankees ; Alice Faye ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-77622 10-in. 9/6/1933 Love is the sweetest thing Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-77625 10-in. 9/6/1933 Nagasaki Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-77626 10-in. 9/6/1933 Shanghai Lil Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-77627 10-in. 9/6/1933 Empty days Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
(Results 126-150 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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