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Burton Lane

Burton Levy (February 2, 1912 – January 5, 1997) professionally known as Burton Lane, was an American composer and lyricist primarily known for his theatre and film scores. His most popular and successful works include Finian's Rainbow in 1947 and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever 1965.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 2nd, 1912 (New York City), Died January 5th, 1997 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 79 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-62253 10-in. 5/29/1930 Under Vesuvian skies Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars and piano composer  
Victor BVE-62650 10-in. 6/11/1930 Under Vesuvian skies Charles Dameron ; Henry Thies Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BRC-70178 10-in. 8/20/1931 Have a heart Ben W. Gordon ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BRC-70197 10-in. 8/28/1931 Say the word Chick Bullock ; Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-74646 10-in. 12/8/1932 Lucky little accident Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-74863 10-in. 12/19/1932 Look who's here Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-74864 10-in. 12/19/1932 Look who's here Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-75372 10-in. 3/7/1933 Tony's wife Ramona Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-75930 10-in. 7/10/1933 Stringin' along on a shoe-string Fritz Heilbron ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
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 composer  
Victor BS-77079 10-in. 10/25/1933 Everything I have is yours Elmo Tanner ; Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-78258 10-in. 10/20/1933 Everything I have is yours Jerry Freeman Orchestra ; Frank Sylvano Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-78519 10-in. 11/8/1933 Everything I have is yours Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-79377 10-in. 9/25/1934 Your head on my shoulder Tom Coakley ; Palace Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-81029 10-in. 1/4/1934 Everything I have is yours Ray Sinatra ; Arthur Tracy Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-81101 10-in. 12/26/1933 Like me a little bit less The Chanters ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal chorus composer  
Victor BS-81976 10-in. 3/22/1934 Little did I dream Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-84277 10-in. 9/14/1934 Your head on my shoulder Allen Church ; George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-85506 10-in. 2/25/1935 Beyond the shadow of a doubt Lee Bennett ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-90002 10-in. 2/11/1935 You took the words right out of my mouth Maurice Chevalier Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBS-90003 10-in. 2/11/1935 Ce que j'allais dire Maurice Chevalier Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-101885 10-in. 5/29/1936 Guess who Jerry Cooper ; Eddy Duchin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-102698 10-in. 6/19/1936 Guess who Frankie and Johnnie Orchestra ; John Gilliland Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-01167 10-in. 9/8/1936 'Tain't no use Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-02459 10-in. 11/5/1936 'Taint no use Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 1-25 of 79 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lane, Burton," accessed July 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104446.

Lane, Burton. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104446.

"Lane, Burton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104446

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