Ray Gilbert (September 5, 1912 – March 3, 1976) was an American lyricist. He grew up in Hartford, Connecticut.
Birth and Death Data: Born September 5, 1912 (Hartford), Died March 3, 1976
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1942 - 1950
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, vocalist, 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||D6VB-2073||10-in.||5/19/1946||My fickle eye||The Four Hits ; Betty Hutton ; Joe Lilley Orchestra||Female vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||D6VB-2683||10-in||8/21/1946||Zip-a-dee doo-dah||Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye||Female vocal trio, with vocal chorus and jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||D6VB-2684||10-in||8/21/1946||Sooner or later (you're gonna be comin' around)||Betty Barclay ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye||Female vocal solo, with vocal quintet and 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|
|Victor||D7VB-1168||10-in.||11/14/1947||My guitar||Billy Leach ; Wayne King Orchestra||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||lyricist|
|Victor||D7VB-2767||10-in.||12/29/1947||The matador||Desi Arnaz ; Desi Arnaz Orchestra||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||D8VB-3897||10-in.||8/5/1948||Cuanto le gusta||Drugstore Cowboys ; Eve Young||Female vocal solo, with male vocal group and instrumental ensemble||lyricist|
|Victor||D9VB-0219||10-in.||3/2/1949||Coca-roca||Jose y su orquesta Morand ; Three Beaus and a Peep||Mixed vocal quartet, with instrumental quartet||lyricist|
|Victor||D9VB-0524||10-in.||1/29/1949||Pin-striped pants (and cutaway coat)||Tex Beneke 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 November 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105235.
Gilbert, Ray. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105235.
"Gilbert, Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 November 2023.
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