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Harry Archer

Harry Archer (February 21, 1888 – April 23, 1960) was an American composer and orchestra leader. He is best remembered for six Broadway shows from the 2nd and 3rd decades of the 20th-century, but also made several popular recordings in the 1920s for Brunswick Records.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 21st, 1888 (Creston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, arranger, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 134 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-28581 10-in. 9/20/1923 I love you Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29025 10-in. 11/23/1923 I love you Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor B-29801 10-in. 3/24/1924 'No' means 'yes' Phil Spitalny Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29982 10-in. 5/9/1924 Paradise Alley Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor B-30011 10-in. 4/23/1924 I love you Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor B-30012 10-in. 4/23/1924 Suppose I had never met you Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor B-31753 10-in. 1/22/1925 You and I Jack Shilkret Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-32068 10-in. 3/9/1925 Desert isle Edwin J. McEnelly Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-33483 10-in. 10/23/1925 It must be love Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33853 10-in. 11/6/1925 It must be love International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33854 10-in. 11/6/1925 I was blue International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-33982 12-in. 12/11/1925 Gems from Merry-merry Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-36814 10-in. 10/12/1926 I'd rather be the girl in your arms (Than the girl in your dreams) Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 5-8); with male vocal trio (takes 1-4) composer  
Victor BVE-37711 10-in. 1/12/1927 Pepita Kirilloff's Russian Balalaika Orchestra Balalaika orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39297 10-in. 6/27/1927 I'm gonna dance wit de guy wot brung me Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39581 10-in. 8/24/1927 She'll never find a fellow like me Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-43568 10-in. 4/16/1928 Maybe it's all for the best Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar composer  
Victor BVE-43570 10-in. 4/16/1928 I'm lookin' for a girl Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar composer  
Victor BVE-47852 10-in. 10/19/1928 Anything your heart desires Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-56818 10-in. 4/3/1930 You're the sweetest girl this side of heaven High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-57683 10-in. 2/4/1930 Where the golden daffodils grow High Hatters ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-58548 10-in. 2/4/1930 So sympathetic High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-58629 10-in. 1/30/1930 Alone with my dreams Elliott Shaw ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-88978 10-in. 5/28/1935 Rainbow Carl Ravazza ; Tom Coakley Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-89585 10-in. 4/25/1935 Rainbow George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra ; Sonny Schuyler Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 1-25 of 134 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Archer, Harry," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105001.

Archer, Harry. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105001.

"Archer, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105001

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