Robert William Troup Jr. (October 18, 1918 – February 7, 1999) was an American actor, jazz pianist, singer, and songwriter. He wrote the song "Route 66" and acted in the role of Dr. Joe Early with his wife Julie London in the television program Emergency! in the 1970s.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1918 (Harrisburg), Died February 7th, 1999 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1950
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, vocalist, lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-063320||10-in.||3/31/1941||Daddy||Kaye Choir ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye||Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-065626||10-in.||5/19/1941||Daddy||Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-065637||10-in.||5/21/1941||Daddy||Joan Merrill||Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Victor||PBS-072107||10-in.||2/19/1942||Snooty little cutie||Connie Haines ; The Pied Pipers ; Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male and female vocal solos and mixed vocal ensemble||composer, lyricist|
|Decca||L 5607||5/18/1950||A string of pearls||Jerry Gray Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||L 5608||5/18/1950||The lonesomest whistle||Jerry Gray Orchestra||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Troup, Bobby," accessed September 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104977.
Troup, Bobby. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104977.
"Troup, Bobby." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 September 2021.
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