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 51-75 of 1426 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-26789 10-in. 9/21/1922 Carolina in the morning Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-26792 10-in. 9/22/1922 True blue Sam (The traveling man) Zez Confrey Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-27107 10-in. 10/31/1922 Away down East in Maine Isabelle Patricola Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-27161 10-in. 11/17/1922 Where the bamboo babies grow Ross Gorman ; Virginians Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-27199 10-in. 12/2/1922 My buddy International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-27356 10-in. 12/28/1922 Carolina in the morning American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-27374 10-in. 1/4/1923 Carolina in the morning Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-27515 10-in. 1/30/1923 Starlight Bay Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-27671 10-in. 3/23/1923 Little Rover (don't forget to come back home) The Collegians Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-27706 10-in. 3/22/1923 Seven or eleven (my Dixie pair o' dice) Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-27776 10-in. 4/24/1923 Beside a babbling brook George Price Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-27801 10-in. 4/4/1923 Beside a babbling brook Great White Way Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with whistling composer  
Victor B-27818 10-in. 4/11/1923 Little Rover (don't forget to come back home) International Novelty Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor B-28833 10-in. 11/5/1923 Lou'siana Lewis James ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with trombone and orchestra composer  
Victor B-28866 10-in. 11/2/1923 Roamin' to Wyomin' Arcadia Peacock Orchestra of St. Louis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor B-28979 10-in. 11/22/1923 Roamin' to Wyomin' Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29154 10-in. 12/21/1923 Oh, baby! (Don't say no, say maybe) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano and ukulele composer  
Victor B-29155 10-in. 12/21/1923 Mindin' my bus'ness Frank Crumit ; Virginians Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29168 10-in. 12/31/1923 Chili bom bom Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29242 10-in. 1/3/1924 Oh, baby! Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29379 10-in. 2/5/1924 Mindin' my bus'ness Ross Gorman ; Virginians Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29664 10-in. 3/14/1924 What's today got to do with tomorrow Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-29803 10-in. 3/25/1924 Feeling the way I do Phil Spitalny Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29807 10-in. 3/27/1924 In the evening Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-30372 10-in. 7/9/1924 Sioux City Sue Ross Gorman ; Virginians Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 51-75 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.

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

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