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Vaughn Monroe

Vaughn Wilton Monroe (October 7, 1911 – May 21, 1973) was an American baritone singer, trumpeter and big band leader 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 7, 1911 (Akron), Died May 21, 1973 (Stuart)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, vocalist, trumpet, string bass, songwriter, trombone, composer

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 209 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-060318 10-in. 1/13/1941 My one romance Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-060319 10-in. 1/13/1941 Take it, Jackson Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-060650 10-in. 2/17/1941 Requestfully yours Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet director, vocalist  
Victor BS-060651 10-in. 2/17/1941 Racing with the moon Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, songwriter, vocalist  
Victor BS-060652 10-in. 2/17/1941 Just plain folks Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-060653 10-in. 2/17/1941 Ridin' on a rainbow Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-060654 10-in. 2/17/1941 Thumbs up Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-060655 10-in. 2/17/1941 Clam chowder Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-062791 10-in. 3/31/1941 Music makers Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-062792 10-in. 3/31/1941 Somewhere in England Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-062793 10-in. 3/31/1941 G'bye now Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-062794 10-in. 3/31/1941 Vesti la giubba Vaughn Monroe ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-063793 10-in. 4/21/1941 What word is sweeter than sweetheart Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-063794 10-in. 4/21/1941 The monkey on a string Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-063795 10-in. 4/21/1941 Aurora The Bostonians ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble vocalist, director  
Victor BS-063796 10-in. 4/21/1941 Yours Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-065625 10-in. 5/19/1941 Tattle-tale Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-065626 10-in. 5/19/1941 Daddy Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-065627 10-in. 5/19/1941 Lazy acres Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-065628 10-in. 5/19/1941 Cherry blossoms on Capitol Hill Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-065629 10-in. 5/19/1941 Don't be blue, little pal, don't be blue Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-065630 10-in. 5/19/1941 Love me as I am Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet director, vocalist  
Victor BS-066106 10-in. 6/16/1941 In the middle of a dance Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-066107 10-in. 6/16/1941 Sing a love song Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-066108 10-in. 6/16/1941 A rose and a prayer Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director, instrumentalist, string bass  
(Results 26-50 of 209 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Monroe, Vaughn," accessed December 1, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104692.

Monroe, Vaughn. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104692.

"Monroe, Vaughn." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 1 December 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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