Walter Donaldson

This article is on the American songwriter. For the snooker player, see Walter Donaldson (snooker player).

Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 – July 15, 1947) was an American prolific popular songwriter and publishing company founder, composing many hit songs of the 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, that have become standards and form part of the Great American Songbook.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 15, 1893 (New York City), Died July 15, 1947 (Santa Monica)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 1426 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23777 10-in. 3/19/1920 I'll always keep a corner in my heart for Tennessee Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23788 10-in. 3/29/1920 My Sahara Rose Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23795 10-in. 3/31/1920 My Sahara Rose Victor Roberts [i.e., Billy Jones] Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23999 10-in. 5/6/1920 I love the land of Old Black Joe American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-24327 10-in. 7/16/1920 Tired of me Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with bells and orchestra composer  
Victor B-24372 10-in. 8/10/1920 My little bimbo down on the bamboo isle Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-24398 10-in. 8/20/1920 My Sahara Rose Pietro Accordion solo composer  
Victor B-24482 10-in. 9/20/1920 Fair one Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-24484 10-in. 9/20/1920 My little bimbo down on the bamboo isle Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-24640 10-in. 10/20/1920 Rock-a-bye lullaby mammy Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with oboe solo and orchestra composer  
Victor B-24784 10-in. 1/10/1921 My mammy Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with banjo, violin, and orchestra composer  
Victor B-24807 10-in. 12/29/1920 Rosie Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-24863 10-in. 2/17/1921 My mammy Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano duet composer  
Victor B-24991 10-in. 3/11/1921 Hortense Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25006 10-in. 3/16/1921 Down around the 'Sip 'Sip 'Sippy shore Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25560 10-in. 9/14/1921 You're just the type for a bungalow Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25920 10-in. 12/22/1921 On the 'Gin 'Gin 'Ginny shore Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-26009 10-in. 1/3/1922 On the 'Gin 'Gin 'Ginny shore Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-26053 10-in. 1/26/1922 Hortense All Star Trio ; All Star Trio Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-26136 10-in. 2/28/1922 Georgia Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano and orchestra composer  
Victor B-26321 10-in. 4/26/1922 Georgia Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-26336 10-in. 5/3/1922 Sweet Indiana home Clyde Doerr Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-26518 10-in. 6/8/1922 Dixie Highway Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-26519 10-in. 6/8/1922 Sweet Indiana home Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-26590 10-in. 7/13/1922 My buddy Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with celeste and orchestra composer  
(Results 26-50 of 1426 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Donaldson, Walter," accessed July 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106121.

Donaldson, Walter. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106121.

"Donaldson, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 July 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106121

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