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Vaughn Monroe

Vaughn Wilton Monroe (October 7, 1911 – May 21, 1973) was an American baritone singer, trumpeter, big band leader, actor, and businessman, who was most popular in the 1940s and 1950s. He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for recording and another for radio performance.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 7th, 1911 (Akron), Died May 21st, 1973 (Stuart)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-071430 10-in. 9/30/1941 Doodle la do da Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-073427 10-in. 3/11/1942 Coming out party Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-073815 10-in. 4/7/1942 Nightingale Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-073816 10-in. 4/7/1942 All I need is you Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-073817 10-in. 4/7/1942 The waltz of memory Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-073818 10-in. 4/7/1942 A soldier dreams (Of you tonight) Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-073896 10-in. 6/1/1942 This is worth fighting for Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-073897 10-in. 6/1/1942 My devotion Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-073898 10-in. 6/1/1942 The corporal told the private Four V's ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal quartet director  
Victor BS-073899 10-in. 6/1/1942 When I grow up Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-075419 10-in. 7/8/1942 Hip hip hooray Four V's ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal quartet director  
Victor BS-075421 10-in. 7/8/1942 When the lights go on again (All over the world) Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-075431 10-in. 7/17/1942 (At the) Cross roads Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-075432 10-in. 7/17/1942 From the coast of Maine to the Rockies Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-075433 10-in. 7/17/1942 You were never lovelier Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-075434 10-in. 7/17/1942 After it's over Four Lee Sisters ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet director  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Monroe, Vaughn," accessed October 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104692.

Monroe, Vaughn. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104692.

"Monroe, Vaughn." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104692

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