Paul Francis Webster

Paul Francis Webster (December 20, 1907 – March 18, 1984) was an American lyricist who won three Academy Awards for Best Original Song and was nominated sixteen times for the award.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 20th, 1907 (New York City), Died Beverly Hills

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 46 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-53017 10-in. 4/15/1931 Two little, blue little eyes Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-64069 10-in. 3/2/1931 There's rhythm in the river Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BSHQ-71742 10-in. 5/24/1932 Masquerade Helen Crawford ; Jesse Crawford ; Frank Luther Pipe organ duet, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BSHQ-73025 10-in. 6/22/1932 Masquerade Dick Robertson ; Ted Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75326 10-in. 2/28/1933 The whisper waltz Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75734 10-in. 4/6/1933 I do! Isham Jones Orchestra ; Eddie Stone Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-76483 10-in. 6/20/1933 My moonlight Madonna Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-76672 10-in. 7/20/1933 My moonlight Madonna Jack Fulton ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-77357 10-in. 12/14/1933 The whistlin' cowboy Lee Bennett ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-77649 10-in. 9/12/1933 My moonlight Madonna Ferde Grofé Orchestra ; Conrad Thibault Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-78858 10-in. 12/15/1933 Got the jitters Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-82553 10-in. 5/24/1934 Butterfly Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-83619 10-in. 7/23/1934 Moon of desire Don Mayfield and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-83635 10-in. 7/26/1934 Moon of desire Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-83797 10-in. 8/22/1934 Two cigarettes in the dark Jerry Johnson and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-84070 10-in. 8/30/1934 Two cigarettes in the dark Gloria Grafton Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-84246 10-in. 9/10/1934 Two cigarettes in the dark Angelo Ferdinando ; Hotel Great Northern Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-84297 10-in. 9/24/1934 Dos cigarrillos en la obscuridad Juan Arvizu ; Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-84909 10-in. 11/2/1934 Water under the bridge Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-86091 10-in. 12/5/1934 Dawn Richard Himber ; Joey Nash ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-0542 10-in. 9/24/1936 Rainbow on the river Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-0702 10-in. 9/17/1936 Rainbow on the river Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-01807 10-in. 11/29/1936 A thousand dreams of you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-03560 10-in. 12/10/1936 A thousand dreams of you Dick Stabile Orchestra ; Frank Fleming Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-09557 10-in. 6/29/1937 My campfire dreams Bobby Breen ; Hugo Riesenfeld ; St. Luke Choristers ; St. Luke Orchestra Dubbed recording from film : Boy soprano vocal solo, with boys vocal chorus and orchestra lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 46 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Webster, Paul Francis," accessed October 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105098.

Webster, Paul Francis. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105098.

"Webster, Paul Francis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 October 2020.

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