Buck Ram

Samuel "Buck" Ram (November 21, 1907 – January 1, 1991), also known as Ande Rand, Lynn Paul or Jean Miles, was an American songwriter, and popular music producer and arranger. He was one of BMI's top five songwriters/air play in its first 50 years, alongside Paul Simon, Kris Kristofferson, Jimmy Webb, and Paul McCartney. He is best known for his long association with The Platters and also wrote, produced and arranged for the Penguins, the Coasters, the Drifters, Ike and Tina Turner, Ike Cole, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Ella Fitzgerald, and many others.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 21st, 1907 (Chicago), Died January 1st, 1991 (Las Vegas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-102293 10-in. 6/26/1936 Afterglow Jimmy Brierly ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-102377 10-in. 7/1/1936 Afterglow Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-022925 10-in. 4/27/1938 At your beck and call Hot Lips Page Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-031550 10-in. 1/23/1939 Honey bunny boo Jayne Dover ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-035568 10-in. 4/6/1939 Have mercy Frank Dailey ; Howard DuLany ; Stop and Go Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-036925 10-in. 5/9/1939 Chew-chew-chew Jeanne D'Arcy ; Johnny Messner ; Music Box Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-036962 10-in. 5/18/1939 Chew-chew-chew (Chew your bubble gum) Don Redman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal chorus composer  
Victor BS-037124 10-in. 5/17/1939 Chew-chew-chew (Chew your bubble gum) Smoothies Mixed vocal trio, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-048482 10-in. 3/30/1940 Boog-it Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-048491 10-in. 3/31/1940 Slow freight Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-056108 10-in. 9/12/1940 Ring telephone, ring Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-063806 10-in. 4/23/1941 Utt-da-zay Deep River Boys Male vocal quartet, with piano and drums songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ram, Buck," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104697.

Ram, Buck. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104697.

"Ram, Buck." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104697

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