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Burton Lane

Burton Lane ( Levy; February 2, 1912 – January 5, 1997) 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 in 1965.

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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist

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Recordings

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  
Victor BS-03006 10-in. 11/5/1936 When is a kiss not a kiss? Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-03217 10-in. 11/13/1936 When is a kiss not a kiss? Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-03906 10-in. 12/24/1936 Who's that knockin' at my heart? Johnny Hamp Orchestra ; Jayne Whitney Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-04171 10-in. 1/14/1937 Swing high, swing low Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-06197 10-in. 3/12/1937 Swing high, swing low Ray Heatherton ; Ruby Newman ; Rainbow Room Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-010371 10-in. 6/1/1937 Stop! You're breaking my heart Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-010640 10-in. 6/11/1937 Stop! You're breakin' my heart Ann Seaton ; Willie Farmer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-010647 10-in. 6/11/1937 (You know it all) Smarty Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-011072 10-in. 7/2/1937 (You know it all) Smarty Shep Fields ; Bobby Goday ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-013583 10-in. 9/21/1937 I want a new romance Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra ; Billy Leach Jazz/dance band with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-014653 10-in. 10/7/1937 I want a new romance Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Gail Reese Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-017787 10-in. 12/29/1937 How'dja like to love me? Abe Lyman Orchestra ; Olga Sardi Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-018129 10-in. 1/10/1938 Moments like this Dick Stabile Orchestra ; Burt Shaw Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-018359 10-in. 1/21/1938 How'dja like to love me? Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-019193 10-in. 4/6/1938 Says my heart Harriet Hilliard ; Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-019574 10-in. 2/11/1938 Moments like this Bama Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-021054 10-in. 3/1/1938 Moments like this Claude Thornhill Orchestra ; Maxine Sullivan Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-021952 10-in. 4/11/1938 Says my heart Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-023483 10-in. 6/9/1938 I wish I was the willow Frank Dailey ; Howard DuLany ; Stop and Go Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-023549 10-in. 6/8/1938 I wish I was the willow Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-026191 10-in. 10/12/1938 Blue nightfall Lou Bring Orchestra ; Jean Sablon Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-026883 10-in. 9/14/1938 Love doesn't grow on trees Dick Todd Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-027251 10-in. 10/1/1938 Love doesn't grow on trees Blue Barron ; Charlie Fischer Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-029931 10-in. 2/1/1939 Kiss me with your eyes Charles Farrell ; Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-031535 10-in. 1/19/1939 Kiss me with your eyes Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-035702 10-in. 4/4/1939 The lady's in love with you Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-035714 10-in. 4/7/1939 The lady's in love with you Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-036292 10-in. 6/22/1939 I'll remember Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-036526 10-in. 4/25/1939 Tony's wife Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-037679 10-in. 6/23/1939 I'll remember Mary Dugan ; Larry Clinton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-042675 10-in. 9/13/1939 I'll remember Cliff Nazarro Comic monologue, with organ composer  
Victor BS-051877 10-in. 7/17/1940 The world is in my arms Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-053267 10-in. 8/12/1940 The world is in my arms Californians ; Abe Lyman ; Frank Parrish Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-053269 10-in. 8/12/1940 There's a great day coming mañana Rose Blane ; Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman ; Frank Parrish Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio composer  
Victor BS-054653 10-in. 7/29/1940 Would you be so kindly Anita Boyer ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-054654 10-in. 7/29/1940 Don't let it get you down Anita Boyer ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-054671 10-in. 8/1/1940 Don't let it get you down Bob Chester Orchestra ; Dolores O'Neill Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-056109 10-in. 9/13/1940 Dancing on a dime Gray Gordon ; Art Perry ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-056110 10-in. 9/13/1940 I hear music Meredith Blake ; Gray Gordon ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-056199 10-in. 9/27/1940 Dancing on a dime Terry Allen ; Larry Clinton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-056400 10-in. 9/27/1940 I hear music Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Peggy Mann Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-060621 10-in. 2/5/1941 Moments like this Yvette Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor PBS-061991 10-in. 12/22/1941 How about you? Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-068076 10-in. 11/4/1941 How about you? Dick Judge ; Peggy Mann ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet composer  
Victor BS-068370 10-in. 11/26/1941 How about you? Dick Todd Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBS-072108 10-in. 2/19/1942 Poor you Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-072109 10-in. 2/19/1942 I'll take Tallulah The Pied Pipers ; Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble composer  
Victor PBS-072110 10-in. 2/19/1942 The last call for love The Pied Pipers ; Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-073508 10-in. 3/6/1942 The last call for love Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Clyde Rogers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor D6VB-3063 10-in. 10/17/1946 If this isn't love Charlie Spivak Orchestra Mixed vocal ensemble, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D6VB-3065 10-in. 10/17/1946 That old devil moon Charlie Spivak Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D6VB-3541 10-in. 12/31/1946 How are things in Glocca Mora Stuart Foster ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D6VB-3542 10-in. 12/31/1946 When I'm not near the girl I love Stuart Foster ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D7VB-0472 10-in. 2/20/1947 Necessity Phil Harris Orchestra Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D7VB-0528 10-in. 4/30/1947 I love to dance Desi Arnaz ; Desi Arnaz Orchestra ; Carol (Carole) Richards Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D7VB-0926 10-in. 5/29/1947 Feudin' and fightin' Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor D7VB-1683 10-in. 10/7/1947 How are things in Glocca Morra Marion Bell ; Thomas Lender Jones Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-Test-1182 10-in. 2/16/1934 Did you ever see a dream walking? Gilbert Diaz Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W152351 10-in. 1/13/1933 Look who's here Claude Hopkins and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W152377 10-in. 2/9/1933 Tony's wife Gertrude Niesen Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W152471 10-in. 8/18/1933 Everything I have is yours George Olsen and his Music ; Joe Morrison Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W152472 10-in. 8/18/1933 Let's go Bavarian George Olsen and his Music ; Ethel Shutta Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio composer  
Columbia W152603 10-in. 12/14/1933 Like me a little bit less (love me a little bit more) Drake Hotel Orchestra ; Clyde McCoy ; Bud Prentiss Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 28618 10-in. 9/12/1940 I hear music Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E37151 10-in. 9/4/1931 Have a heart Brunswick Orchestra [Brunswick Studio Orchestra] ; Frank Munn ; Victor Young Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick B19499 10-in. 6/30/1936 Guess who? Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Vocalion 23152 10-in. 6/23/1938 Says my heart Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lane, Burton," accessed June 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104446.

Lane, Burton. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104446.

"Lane, Burton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 June 2024.

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

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