Ralph Blane

Ralph Blane (July 26, 1914 – November 13, 1995) was an American composer, lyricist, and performer.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 26, 1914 (Broken Arrow), Died November 13, 1995 (Broken Arrow)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist, composer, vocalist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-036858 10-in. 5/4/1939 How warm it is the weather (How cold it is your heart) Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-036909 10-in. 5/5/1939 How warm it is the weather Blue Barron ; Russ Carlyle Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-068009 10-in. 10/21/1941 What do you think I am? Art Jarrett Orchestra ; Gale Robbins Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor BS-068010 10-in. 10/21/1941 Buckle down, Winsocki Art Jarrett Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, vocal quartet, and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-068036 10-in. 10/27/1941 Ev'ry time Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with vocal songwriter  
Victor BS-068353 10-in. 11/24/1941 What do you think I am? Nancy Walker Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-068354 10-in. 11/24/1941 Shady lady bird Nancy Walker Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-068355 10-in. 11/24/1941 Just a little joint with a juke box Nancy Walker Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-068356 10-in. 11/24/1941 Ev'ry time Nancy Walker Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-068399 10-in. 12/10/1941 That's how I love the blues Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BS-068600 10-in. 12/10/1941 Ev'ry time Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BS-071436 10-in. 10/1/1941 Ev'ry time Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor D4AB-0232 10-in. 8/17/1944 (All of a sudden) My heart sings Four King Sisters Female vocal quartet, with male vocal septet vocalist  
Victor D4AB-0233 10-in. 8/17/1944 The trolley song Four King Sisters Female vocal quartet, with male vocal septet vocalist, songwriter  
Victor D5VB-0662 10-in. 10/8/1945 Tell ya what I'm gonna do Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D5VB-0818 10-in. 10/31/1945 Love on a Greyhound bus Norton Sisters ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with female vocal group and jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D5VB-1153 10-in. 11/16/1945 Pass that peace pipe Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor D6VB-3385 10-in. 12/11/1946 Connecticut Herbie Fields Orchestra ; Romanticists Vocal ensemble, with male vocal solo and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0098 10-in. 1/29/1947 Spring Isn't everything Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D7VB-0490 10-in. 4/9/1947 The Stanley steamer Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D7VB-1504 10-in. 8/8/1947 Pass that peace pipe Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D8VB-3453 10-in. 12/31/1948 Girls were made to take care of boys Rose Murphy Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Victor D8VB-3965 10-in. 10/20/1948 One Sunday Afternoon Jane Pickens Female vocal solo, with male vocal chorus. composer  
Victor D9VB-0097 10-in. 1/13/1949 Someone like you Denny Dennis ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Blane, Ralph," accessed June 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104518.

Blane, Ralph. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104518.

"Blane, Ralph." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104518

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