Ray Gilbert

Ray Gilbert (September 5, 1912 – March 3, 1976) was an American lyricist.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 5, 1912 (Hartford), Died March 3, 1976

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1942 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, songwriter, lyricist, composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-070692 10-in. 1/26/1942 A zoot suit (for my Sunday gal) Gloria Hart ; Art Kassel ; Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor PBS-072080 10-in. 2/7/1942 A zoot suit (For my Sunday gal) Wingy Manone ; Dolly Mitchell ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor E0VB-3720 10-in. 7/20/1950 Smiles are made out of sunshine Dale Evans ; Roy Rogers Female-male vocal duet, with string band composer  
Victor D6VB-2032 10-in. 2/15/1946 Without you (tres palabras) Desi Arnaz ; Desi Arnaz Orchestra Female-male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D7VB-0654 10-in. 3/13/1947 I'm drownin' in your deep blue eyes Count Basie ; Count Basie Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Decca L 3297 10-in. 1/30/1944 Baia Charles Wolcott Orchestra vocalist  
Decca L 3303 10-in. 2/6/1944 You belong to my heart Charles Wolcott Orchestra vocalist  
Decca L 3304 10-in. 2/6/1944 Mexico Charles Wolcott Orchestra vocalist  
Decca L 3305 10-in. 2/6/1944 The three caballeros Charles Wolcott Orchestra vocalist  
Decca L 3306 10-in. 2/6/1944 Jesusita Charles Wolcott Orchestra vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gilbert, Ray," accessed October 2, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105235.

Gilbert, Ray. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 2, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105235.

"Gilbert, Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 2 October 2022.

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