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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 March 13th, 1985 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, lyricist

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 101 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia [W]149196 10-in. 10/28/1929 I think you'll like it Patsy Young Female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W149441 10-in. 11/19/1929 Sweet one Jack Miller Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia [W]149645 10-in. 11/27/1929 When I am housekeeping for you The Paramounteers [Irvin Brodsky Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia [W]149646 10-in. 11/27/1929 I have to have you Frank Auburn and his Orchestra [Selvin's Orchestra] ; Annette Hanshaw Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia [W]149647 10-in. 11/27/1929 Ain'tcha? Annette Hanshaw Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia [W]149676 10-in. 12/4/1929 I'm a dreamer, aren't we all? Annette Hanshaw ; Three Blue Streaks Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Columbia [W]149677 10-in. 12/4/1929 If I had a talking picture of you Annette Hanshaw ; Three Blue Streaks Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Columbia [W]149730 10-in. 1/3/1930 When I am house-keeping for you Annette Hanshaw ; Sam Lanin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia [W]149937 10-in. 1/30/1930 Happy days are here again Sid Garry ; Hotel Pennsylvania Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia [W]149939 10-in. 1/30/1930 Cooking breakfast for the one I love Annette Hanshaw ; Hotel Pennsylvania Music [Columbia Records] Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia [W]149940 10-in. 1/30/1930 When a woman loves a man Hotel Pennsylvania Music [Columbia Records] Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia [W]149973 10-in. 2/11/1930 I'm following you! Gay Ellis Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia W149974 10-in. 2/11/1930 What do I care? Gay Ellis Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia [W]149975 10-in. 2/11/1930 Happy days are here again Annette Hanshaw and her Boys Female vocal solo, with male vocal trio and jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia 150076 10-in. 3/10/1930 Lazy Lou'siana moon Gay Ellis ; Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with female vocal solo and cornet solo vocalist  
Columbia [W]150077 10-in. 3/10/1930 Pale blue waters Gay Ellis ; Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with female vocal solo and cornet solo vocalist  
Columbia [W]150077 10-in. 3/10/1930 Lazy Lou'siana moon Gay Ellis ; Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with female vocal solo and cornet solo vocalist  
Columbia [W]150387 10-in. 5/5/1930 Telling it to the daisies (But it never gets back to you) Gay Ellis and her Sizzlin' Syncopators Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia [W]150388 10-in. 5/5/1930 I've got it (But it don't do me no good) Gay Ellis and her Sizzlin' Syncopators Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia [W]150480 10-in. 4/17/1930 I love a ukulele Gay Ellis ; Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia [W]150481 10-in. 4/17/1930 It happened in Monterey Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio ; Annette Hanshaw Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia [W]150587 10-in. 6/16/1930 If I had a girl like you Annette Hanshaw Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Columbia [W]150588 10-in. 6/16/1930 My future just passed Annette Hanshaw Female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia [W]150651 10-in. 7/21/1930 Little white lies Annette Hanshaw Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Columbia [W]150652 10-in. 7/21/1930 Nobody cares if I'm blue Gay Ellis Female vocal solo vocalist  
(Results 51-75 of 101 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hanshaw, Annette," accessed June 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105498.

Hanshaw, Annette. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105498.

"Hanshaw, Annette." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 June 2021.

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

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