Harry Dial

Birth and Death Data: Born February 17th, 1907 (Birmingham), Died January 25th, 1987

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums, vocalist, leader, composer, lyricist, maracas, speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-75481 10-in. 4/26/1933 Don't play me cheap Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-82526 10-in. 5/16/1934 A porter's love song to a chambermaid Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-82527 10-in. 5/16/1934 I wish I were twins Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-82528 10-in. 5/16/1934 Armful o' sweetness Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-82529 10-in. 5/16/1934 Do me a favor Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-83699 10-in. 8/17/1934 Georgia May Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-84106 10-in. 8/17/1934 Then I'll be tired of you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-84107 10-in. 8/17/1934 Don't let It bother you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and dialogue (take 1); with male vocal solo (take 2) speaker, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-84108 10-in. 8/17/1934 Have a little dream on me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-84417 10-in. 9/28/1934 Serenade for a wealthy widow Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and talk instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-84418 10-in. 9/28/1934 How can you face me? Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and talk instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-84419 10-in. 9/28/1934 Sweetie pie Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-84420 10-in. 9/28/1934 Mandy Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-84421 10-in. 9/28/1934 Let's pretend there's a moon Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-84422 10-in. 9/28/1934 You're not the only oyster In the stew Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Brunswick C4492 10-in. 5/15/1930 Don’t give it away Blusicians ; Harry Dial Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C4493 10-in. 5/15/1930 Funny fumble Blusicians ; Harry Dial Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C6414 10-in. 10/2/1930 I like what I like like I like it Blusicians ; Harry Dial Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, leader, composer  
Brunswick C6415 10-in. 10/2/1930 It must be love Blusicians ; Harry Dial Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist, composer  
Brunswick C6825 10-in. 11/19/1930 When my baby starts to shake that thing Blusicians ; Harry Dial Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C6826 10-in. 11/19/1930 Poison Blusicians ; Harry Dial Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Decca 73073 10-in. 10/8/1945 Stone cold dead in de market Ella Fitzgerald ; Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, maracas  
Decca 73074 10-in. 10/8/1945 Petootie pie-1 Ella Fitzgerald ; Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, maracas  
Decca 75848 2/9/1950 Prince's boogie woogie Blusicians ; Harry Dial vocalist, leader  
Decca 75849 2/9/1950 Diddy we Diddy Blusicians ; Harry Dial vocalist, leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dial, Harry," accessed August 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105239.

Dial, Harry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105239.

"Dial, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 August 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105239

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