Walter Bullock

Walter Bullock (May 6, 1907 in Shelburn, Indiana –1953 in Los Angeles, California) was an American song lyricist and screenwriter.

After graduating from DePauw University, Bullock started writing for Hollywood in 1936 and was to collaborate with many film composers. In 1936, he had two successes with Magnolias in the Moonlight with music by Victor Schertzinger, and When Did You Leave Heaven? with Richard A. Whiting.

He was nominated for two Academy Awards.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 6th, 1907 (Shelburn), Died 1953 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-82361 10-in. 4/27/1934 A bowl of chop suey and you-ey Hotel McAlpin Orchestra ; Sam Robbins Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-92986 10-in. 8/19/1935 My foolish heart Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-100766 10-in. 7/2/1936 When did you leave heaven? Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-102410 10-in. 8/3/1936 When did you leave heaven Charlie Barnet ; Glen Island Casino Orchestra ; Joe Hoste Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-104065 10-in. 8/7/1936 When the moon hangs high (And the prairie stars hang low) George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra ; Johnny McKeever Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-082 10-in. 8/31/1936 Magnolias in the moonlight Ruby Newman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-02896 10-in. 10/24/1936 Magnolias in the moonlight Frank Tanner Rhythm Kings ; Albert Porter Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-07845 10-in. 4/22/1937 The you and me that used to be Jerry Cooper ; Eddy Duchin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-07927 10-in. 4/23/1937 (Have you forgotten) The you and me that used to be Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-09672 10-in. 8/31/1937 I'd like to see Samoa of Samoa Maxine Gray ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-09673 10-in. 8/31/1937 I still love to kiss you goodnight Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-011757 10-in. 8/21/1937 I still love to kiss you goodnight Shep Fields ; Bobby Goday ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-011758 10-in. 8/21/1937 I'd like to see samoa of Samoa Shep Fields ; Bobby Goday ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-017443 10-in. 12/1/1937 I could use a dream Guy Lombardo ; Lebert Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-017458 10-in. 12/3/1937 Half moon on the Hudson Al Bowlly Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-018155 10-in. 1/13/1938 You appeal to me Palmer Brothers ; Larry Wynn Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor PBS-019347 10-in. 6/22/1938 How can I thank you Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-049052 10-in. 3/26/1940 Where do I go from you Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-055080 10-in. 9/21/1940 Who am I? Kenny Baker ; Lou Bring Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor PBS-055081 10-in. 9/21/1940 In the cool of the evening Kenny Baker ; Lou Bring Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-057014 10-in. 10/21/1940 Who am I Bob Chester Orchestra ; Dolores O'Neill Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bullock, Walter," accessed February 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105767.

Bullock, Walter. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105767.

"Bullock, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 February 2021.

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