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|
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.
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