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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 101-125 of 134 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E24777-E24780 10-in. 10/18/1927 Molly Malone Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take E24780) leader, arranger  
Brunswick E24781-E24784 10-in. 10/18/1927 Roses understand Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take E24784) arranger, leader  
Brunswick E24938-E24940 10-in. 10/27/1927 Up in the clouds Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal solo; without vocal (take E24940) leader, arranger  
Brunswick E24941-E24944 10-in. 10/27/1927 Thinking of you Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E24944) leader, arranger  
Brunswick E25096-E25098 10-in. 11/7/1927 Molly Malone Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo leader, arranger  
Brunswick E25099-E25101 10-in. 11/7/1927 Roses understand Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo leader, arranger  
Brunswick E25154-E25157 10-in. 11/11/1927 My heart stood still Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal effects leader, arranger  
Brunswick E25158-E25161 10-in. 11/11/1927 I feel at home with you Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo arranger, leader  
Brunswick E26059-E26060 10-in. 1/18/1928 Down in Waikiki Royal Hawaiians Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian), with male vocal trio composer  
Brunswick E26237-E26239 10-in. 1/23/1928 Say so! Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E26239) leader, arranger  
Brunswick E26240-E26242 10-in. 1/23/1928 Oh gee! Oh joy! Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E26242) leader, arranger  
Edison 8337 10-in. 1/11/1922 Tyrol Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 8791 10-in. between 11/2/1923 and 11/14/1923 I love you Ernest L. Stevens Piano solo composer  
Edison 9137 10-in. 9/5/1923 I love you Harvey Hindermyer Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 9156 10-in. 9/13/1923 I love you Broadway Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9502 10-in. 5/8/1924 Paradise Alley Arthur Hall ; Harry Raderman's Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 9575 10-in. 6/19/1924 I'll keep on dreaming (Until my dreams all come true) George Wilton Ballard ; Merry Sparklers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 9942 10-in. 1/15/1925 You and I Clover Gardens Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 10644 10-in. 10/20/1925 It must be love Tennessee Happy Boys Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 11077 10-in. 6/29/1926 I'd rather be the girl in your arms (Than the girl in your dreams) Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 11902 10-in. 9/20/1927 I'm gonna dance wit de guy wot brung me Vaughn De Leath ; Jack Kaufman Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Vocalion E1586-E1588 10-in. 11/2/1925 It must be love Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Vocalion E1589-E1591 10-in. 11/2/1925 I was blue Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Vocalion E1805-E1808 10-in. 11/24/1925 Who? Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Vocalion E1809-E1811 10-in. 11/24/1925 Sunny Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
(Results 101-125 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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