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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 176-200 of 410 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-83682 10-in. 8/6/1934 Somewhere in your heart Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director, songwriter  
Victor BS-83683 10-in. 8/6/1934 Just an old banjo (Without any strings) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-83684 10-in. 8/6/1934 The man on the flying trapeze Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-83685 10-in. 8/6/1934 The tattooed lady Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-84231 10-in. 9/7/1934 The drunkard song Sam Robbins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-84236 10-in. 9/7/1934 Ha-cha-cha Connecticut Yankees ; Debutantes ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal ensemble director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-84237 10-in. 9/7/1934 An earful of music Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-84238 10-in. 9/7/1934 Strange Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-84239 10-in. 9/7/1934 When my ship comes in Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-84240 10-in. 9/7/1934 The drunkard song Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band and male vocal ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, director, lyricist  
Victor BS-84241 10-in. 9/9/1934 Out in the cold again Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-84242 10-in. 9/9/1934 Lost in a fog Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-84243 10-in. 9/9/1934 P.S. I love you Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-86414 10-in. 12/7/1934 Sweet music Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-86415 10-in. 12/7/1934 Sweet music Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-86416 10-in. 12/7/1934 The good green acres of home Connecticut Yankees ; Norsemen ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal octet director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-86417 10-in. 12/7/1934 Fare thee well, Annabelle Connecticut Yankees ; Norsemen ; Stewart Sisters ; Rudy Vallée Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band, mixed vocal ensemble, and female vocal soloist vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-86418 10-in. 12/7/1934 Sweet Flossie Farmer Connecticut Yankees ; Stewart Sisters ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal trio director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-86419 10-in. 12/7/1934 Ev'ry day Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-86420 10-in. 12/7/1934 There's a different "you" in your heart Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-87200 10-in. 12/24/1934 A pretty girl is like a melody Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-87201 10-in. 12/24/1934 On the good ship Lollypop Connecticut Yankees ; Stewart Sisters ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with female vocal trio director  
Victor BS-87202 10-in. 12/24/1934 So it's love Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist  
Victor BS-87203 10-in. 12/24/1934 Outside Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-89380 10-in. 3/25/1935 Seein' is believin' Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
(Results 176-200 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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