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Annette Hanshaw

Catherine Annette Hanshaw (October 18, 1901 – March 13, 1985) was an American Jazz Age singer. She was one of the most popular radio stars of the 1930s. Over four million of her records had been sold by 1934.

In her ten-year recording career, she recorded about 250 sides. In a 1934 poll conducted by Radio Stars magazine, she received the title of best female popular singer (Bing Crosby was voted the best male popular singer). Second place went to Ethel Shutta, third place went to Ruth Etting, and fourth place went to Kate Smith.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 18th, 1901 (Manhattan), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 101 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W146432 10-in. 6/12/1928 Was it a dream? Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio ; Annette Hanshaw Instrumental trio, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W146433 10-in. 6/12/1928 For old times' sake Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio ; Annette Hanshaw Instrumental trio, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W146450 10-in. 6/14/1928 Get out and get under the moon Annette Hanshaw Female vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano vocalist  
Columbia W146791 10-in. 7/24/1928 I can't give you anything but love Annette Hanshaw and her Sizzlin' Syncopators Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia W146792 10-in. 7/24/1928 I must have that man! Annette Hanshaw and her Sizzlin' Syncopators Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 146833 10-in. 8/10/1928 Get out and get under the moon Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio ; Annette Hanshaw Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia 146834 10-in. 8/10/1928 Lonely nights in Hawaii Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio ; Annette Hanshaw Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W146920 10-in. 8/31/1928 Chiquita Gay Ellis ; Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W146921 10-in. 8/31/1928 Maui girl Gay Ellis ; Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W146993 10-in. 9/13/1928 That's just my way of forgetting you Gay Ellis ; University Six Female vocal solo, with instrumental sextet vocalist  
Columbia W146994 10-in. 9/13/1928 High up on a hill-top Gay Ellis ; University Six Female vocal solo, with instrumental sextet vocalist  
Columbia W147153 10-in. 10/19/1928 If you want the rainbow (You must have the rain) Gay Ellis and her Novelty Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia W147154 10-in. 10/19/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Gay Ellis and her Novelty Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia W147451 10-in. 11/8/1928 You're the cream in my coffee Gay Ellis and her Novelty Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia W147452 10-in. 11/8/1928 My inspiration is you Gay Ellis and her Novelty Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia W147453 10-in. 11/9/1928 Sonny boy Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio ; Annette Hanshaw Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W147454 10-in. 11/9/1928 Sweet lei lehua Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio ; Annette Hanshaw Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W147482 10-in. 11/22/1928 I wanna be loved by you Annette Hanshaw Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia W147483 10-in. 11/22/1928 Is there anything wrong in that? Annette Hanshaw Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia W147774 10-in. 1/11/1929 Carolina moon Gay Ellis ; Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W147775 10-in. 1/11/1929 Maui chimes Gay Ellis ; Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W147787 10-in. 1/17/1929 I faw down an' go boom! Dot Dare Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist  
Columbia W147788 10-in. 1/17/1929 Don't be like that Dot Dare Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist  
Columbia W147855 10-in. 1/17/1929 In a great big way Connecticut Yankees ; Gay Ellis Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia W147856 10-in. 1/17/1929 When the world is at rest Connecticut Yankees ; Gay Ellis Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 101 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hanshaw, Annette," accessed October 19, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105498.

Hanshaw, Annette. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105498.

"Hanshaw, Annette." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 19 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105498

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