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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 201-225 of 410 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-89381 10-in. 3/25/1935 Life is a song (Let's sing it together) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-89382 10-in. 3/25/1935 Love dropped in for tea Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-89383 10-in. 3/25/1935 You opened my eyes Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-92583 10-in. 7/9/1935 His majesty, the baby Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-92584 10-in. 7/9/1935 The pig got up and slowly walked away Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, male vocal chorus, and talk vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-92585 10-in. 7/9/1935 I couldn't believe my eyes Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-92586 10-in. 7/9/1935 The gentleman obviously doesn't believe (In love) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-92587 10-in. 7/9/1935 Goodbye, Broncho Bill Connecticut Yankees ; Kiesewetter Quartet ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor CS-92727 12-in. 7/17/1935 The Vallée medley Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LBS-92728 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 7/17/1935 That's why darkies were born Cecil Mack Choir ; Connecticut Yankees ; Ross MacLean Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor CS-92729 12-in. 7/17/1935 The Vallée medley Connecticut Yankees ; Kieserwetter Four ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-92730 10-in. 7/17/1935 Page Miss Glory Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-92731 10-in. 7/17/1935 Plain old me Connecticut Yankees ; Stewart Sisters ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-98800 10-in. 1/6/1936 Everything's in rhythm with my heart Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-98801 10-in. 1/6/1936 Say the word and it's yours Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-98802 10-in. 1/6/1936 I can wiggle my ears Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-98803 10-in. 1/6/1936 Hypnotized Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-98804 10-in. 1/6/1936 He wooed her (and wooed her and wooed her) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-99817 10-in. 2/24/1936 Knick knacks on the mantel Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-99818 10-in. 2/24/1936 There's always a happy ending Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor BS-99819 10-in. 2/24/1936 I don't want to make history (I just want to make love) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-99820 10-in. 2/24/1936 There isn't any limit to my love Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-99821 10-in. 2/24/1936 Is it true what they say about Dixie? Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, director  
Victor PBS-09730 10-in. 10/11/1937 When the organ played "Oh promise me" Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBS-09731 10-in. 10/11/1937 The mission by the sea Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 201-225 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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