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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), Died April 23rd, 1960

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1939

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

Recordings (Results 76-100 of 134 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E17616-E17618 10-in. 1/21/1926 A little bungalow Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E17619-E17622 10-in. 1/21/1926 Great big bear Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E17923-E17926 10-in. 2/9/1926 Whistle away your blues Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E17927-E17929 10-in. 2/9/1926 Sweet and low down Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E18051-E18053 10-in. 2/23/1926 I don’t believe it, but say it again Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E18054-E18056 10-in. 2/23/1926 Everything’s gonna be all right Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E18592-E18594 10-in. 3/29/1926 My own Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, composer  
Brunswick E18595-E18597 10-in. 3/29/1926 Ev’ry little note Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick E18683-E18685 10-in. 4/6/1926 I’d rather be the girl in your arms Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, composer  
Brunswick E18686-E18688 10-in. 4/6/1926 When I’m with you I’m lonesome Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, composer  
Brunswick E20259-E20260 10-in. 9/25/1926 Pepita Park Lane Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E20308-E20309 10-in. 9/30/1926 Get a load of this Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick E20310-E20311 10-in. 9/30/1926 Twinkle twinkle Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick E20919-E20921 10-in. 12/9/1926 When day is done Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E20922-E20924 10-in. 12/9/1926 There ain’t no maybe in my baby’s eyes Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E21369-E21371 10-in. 1/29/1927 High-high-high up in the hills (Watching the clouds roll by) Bonnie Laddies ; Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Brunswick E21372-E21373 10-in. 1/29/1927 Yankee Rose Bonnie Laddies ; Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Brunswick E21740-E21742 10-in. 3/4/1927 I’ll always remember you Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E21743-E21745 10-in. 3/4/1927 Lily Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E23511-E23513 10-in. 6/7/1927 Sa-lu-ta! Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E23513) leader, arranger  
Brunswick E23514-E23516 10-in. 6/7/1927 Gorgeous Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E23516) leader, arranger  
Brunswick E24312-E24315 10-in. 8/25/1927 You sing that song to somebody else Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E24315) leader, arranger  
Brunswick E24316-E24319 10-in. 8/25/1927 Roam on, my little Gypsy sweetheart Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E24319) arranger, leader  
Brunswick E24512-E24515 10-in. 9/22/1927 'Way back when Harry Archer Orchestra ; Vanderbilt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E24515) leader, arranger  
Brunswick E24516-E24519 10-in. 9/22/1927 Rain Harry Archer Orchestra ; Vanderbilt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E24519) arranger, leader  
(Results 76-100 of 134 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Archer, Harry," accessed January 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105001.

Archer, Harry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105001.

"Archer, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 January 2021.

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

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