Harry Rubenstein (January 27, 1895 – February 23, 1974), known professionally as Harry Ruby, was an American actor, pianist, composer, songwriter and screenwriter, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970. He was married to silent film actress Eileen Percy.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 27, 1895 (New York City), Died February 23, 1974 (Woodland Hills)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1947
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist, performer
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 278 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-17550||12-in.||4/28/1916||Are you prepared for the summer||Victor Military Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-17611||10-in.||5/4/1916||The greatest battle song of all||Nora Bayes||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-18793||10-in.||12/13/1916||When Ragtime Rufus rags the humoresque||M. J. O'Connell||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist, composer|
|Victor||B-21009||10-in.||10/26/1917||The Dixie volunteers||American Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-21011||10-in.||10/26/1917||Hello, Wisconsin (Won't you find my Yonnie Yonson?)||Ada Jones||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-21544||10-in.||2/26/1918||For the two of us||Wright and Dietrich||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-22370||10-in.||1/30/1919||How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm (After they've seen Paree)||Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-23068||10-in.||7/14/1919||And he'd say oo-la-la! Wee-wee||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||B-23415||10-in.||10/16/1919||And he'd say Oo-la-la! Wee-wee||Pietro||Accordion solo||songwriter|
|Victor||B-23425||10-in.||10/17/1919||Everyone was meant for someone||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with cello and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-23480||10-in.||11/18/1919||How sorry you'll be (Wait'll you see)||Esther Walker||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-23498||10-in.||11/25/1919||Pittsburgh, Pa.||Monroe Silver||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||B-23503||10-in.||11/28/1919||That's worth while waiting for||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-23540||10-in.||12/19/1919||That's worth while waiting for||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-23884||10-in.||3/24/1920||So long! Oo-long||Victor Roberts [i.e., Billy Jones]||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-24028||10-in.||5/4/1920||Jean||Edwin J. McEnelly Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-24085||10-in.||6/15/1920||So long Oo-long (How long you gonna be gone?)||Van Eps Quartet||Instrumental quartet||composer|
|Victor||B-24653||10-in.||10/21/1920||Sally Green (The village vamp)||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-24923||10-in.||2/2/1921||Angels (We call them mothers down here)||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with violin, harp, piano, oboe, and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-25111||10-in.||3/22/1921||Rebecca (Come back from Mecca)||Monroe Silver||Male vocal solo, with traps and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-25539||10-in.||8/30/1921||My sunny Tennessee||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-25702||10-in.||9/28/1921||My sunny Tennessee||Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-25763||10-in.||11/15/1921||Irish-Jewish jubilee||Fanny Brice||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-25790||10-in.||12/6/1921||In my heart, on my mind, all day long||Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-26131||10-in.||2/23/1922||Pick me up and lay me down in dear old Dixieland||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ruby, Harry," accessed September 23, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104889.
Ruby, Harry. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 23, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104889.
"Ruby, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 23 September 2023.
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