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Will Osborne

Will Osborne (November 25, 1905 – October 22, 1981) was a Canadian-born American bandleader, trombonist, and vocalist.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 25, 1905 (Canada), Died October 22, 1981 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1940

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

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 117 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia [W]149765 10-in. 1/15/1930 Beside an open fireplace Jack Miller Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W149976 10-in. 2/11/1930 Just you alone Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Columbia W149977 10-in. 2/11/1930 Let me call you sweetheart (I'm in love with you) Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Columbia W149978 10-in. 2/11/1930 Imagine Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, songwriter  
Columbia W150523 10-in. 5/23/1930 The verdict is life (With you) Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Columbia W150524 10-in. 5/23/1930 Down the river of golden dreams Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Columbia W150525 10-in. 5/23/1930 The song without a name Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Columbia W150695 10-in. 8/6/1930 When I close my eyes and dream Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Columbia W150696 10-in. 8/6/1930 So beats my heart for you Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Columbia W150697 10-in. 8/9/1930 Roses are forget-me-nots (Reminding me of you) Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist, songwriter  
Columbia W150698 10-in. 8/6/1930 Sweetheart of Theta Delta Chi Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Columbia [W]150832 10-in. 9/20/1930 Just think of me sometime Hotel Pennsylvania Music [Lloyd Keating and his Music] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W100347 10-in. 11/1/1929 Beside an open fireplace Rudy Marlow and his Orchestra [Vic Meyers' Music] ; Homer Sweetman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W403656 10-in. 1/21/1930 Beside an open fireplace Ed Loyd and his Orchestra [Ed Kirkeby Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E31696 10-in. Dec. 1929 Beside an open fireplace Eddy Thomas Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick E35950 10-in. 1/22/1931 Lady, play your mandolin Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Brunswick E35951 10-in. 1/22/1931 Heartaches Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Brunswick E35952 10-in. 1/22/1931 A tear was born Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Brunswick E35953 10-in. 1/22/1931 When your hair has turned to silver (I will love you just the same) Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Brunswick E36043 10-in. 2/10/1931 By the River Sainte Marie Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Brunswick E36044 10-in. 2/10/1931 Hello! Beautiful! Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Brunswick E36045 10-in. 2/10/1931 By my side Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Brunswick E36046 10-in. 2/10/1931 One little raindrop Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Brunswick E36214 10-in. 3/4/1931 Who’ll buy my violets? Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Brunswick E36215 10-in. 3/4/1931 That little boy of mine Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
(Results 26-50 of 117 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Osborne, Will," accessed February 2, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104679.

Osborne, Will. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 2, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104679.

"Osborne, Will." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 2 February 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104679

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