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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 151-175 of 410 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-78517 10-in. 11/8/1933 Orchids in the moonlight Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-78518 10-in. 11/8/1933 My dancing lady Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-78519 10-in. 11/8/1933 Everything I have is yours Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-78520 10-in. 11/8/1933 Flying down to Rio Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-78588 10-in. 11/24/1933 I raised my hat Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-78589 10-in. 11/24/1933 Suddenly Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-78590 10-in. 11/24/1933 What is there to say? Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-78591 10-in. 11/24/1933 Puddin' head Jones Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-81346 10-in. 2/2/1934 Dancing in the moonlight Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-81347 10-in. 2/2/1934 Don't say good-night Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-81348 10-in. 2/2/1934 Goin' to heaven on a mule Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-81349 10-in. 2/2/1934 Carolina Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-81781 10-in. 3/5/1934 So nice! Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-81782 10-in. 3/5/1934 Sweet and simple Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-81783 10-in. 3/5/1934 Nasty man Connecticut Yankees ; Do Ré Mi Trio ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-81784 10-in. 3/5/1934 Hold my hand Cavaliers ; Connecticut Yankees ; Do Ré Mi Trio ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male and female vocal ensembles vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-81785 10-in. 3/5/1934 Without that certain thing Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-81786 10-in. 3/5/1934 You oughta be in pictures Connecticut Yankees ; Do Ré Mi Trio ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-82537 10-in. 5/21/1934 A Century of Progress Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-82538 10-in. 5/21/1934 Sleepy head Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-82539 10-in. 5/21/1934 Spellbound Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-82540 10-in. 5/21/1934 The sweetest music this side of heaven Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-82541 10-in. 5/21/1934 So help me Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-83680 10-in. 8/6/1934 I'm hummin'—I'm whistlin'—I'm singin' Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-83681 10-in. 8/6/1934 Panama Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
(Results 151-175 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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