Harry Ruby

Harry Rubenstein, known professionally as Harry Ruby (January 27, 1895 – February 23, 1974) was an American composer 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 27th, 1895 (New York City), Died Woodland Hills

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 161 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-26800 10-in. 7/14/1922 The sheik of Avenue B Fanny Brice Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 161 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ruby, Harry," accessed September 19, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104889.

Ruby, Harry. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 19, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104889.

"Ruby, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 19 September 2020.

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