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 101-125 of 1426 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-33305 10-in. 8/12/1925 The kinky kids parade Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-33627 10-in. 11/25/1925 That certain party The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-33667 10-in. 1/15/1926 The kinky kids' parade Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-33751 10-in. 11/4/1925 I wonder where my baby is to-night Frank E. Banta Piano solo composer  
Victor BVE-33772 10-in. 11/10/1925 I wonder where my baby is to-night? Henry Burr ; Carl Mathieu ; Billy Murray Male vocal trio, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-33774 10-in. 11/10/1925 That certain party American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33849 10-in. 11/4/1925 What did I tell ya? (That's her, that's her) Whispering Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-33958 10-in. 12/2/1925 Yes sir sie is mein kale Charles Cohan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-34034 10-in. 12/16/1925 But I do, you know I do Ralph Williams Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-34044 10-in. 12/18/1925 That certain party Russo and Fiorito's Oriole Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus composer  
Victor BVE-34059 10-in. 12/20/1925 The kinky kids' parade Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with tiple and piano composer  
Victor BVE-34158 10-in. 12/17/1925 I wonder where my baby is to-night Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-34368 10-in. 1/27/1926 After I say I'm sorry (What can I say?) Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-34377 10-in. 1/29/1926 Sí, señor, esa es mi niña Mariano Meléndez Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-34571 10-in. 2/26/1926 After I say I'm sorry (What can I say?) Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BVE-34578 10-in. 3/2/1926 All I want to do Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet composer  
Victor BVE-34579 10-in. 3/2/1926 Let's talk about my sweetie Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet composer  
Victor BVE-34592 10-in. 3/4/1926 Let's talk about my sweetie Russo and Fiorito's Oriole Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-34603 10-in. 2/9/1926 Let's talk about my sweetie Mitchell Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 banjos (self-accompaniment) composer  
Victor BVE-34687 10-in. 3/8/1926 In the middle of the night Edwin J. McEnelly Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-34736 10-in. 3/19/1926 (What can I say) After I say I'm sorry Tom Waring Male vocal solo, with cornet and piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-34739 10-in. 3/30/1926 In the middle of the night Tom Waring Male vocal solo, with piano (self-accompaniment) composer  
Victor BVE-35057 10-in. 5/26/1926 That's why I love you Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-35058 10-in. 5/26/1926 Where 'ja get those eyes? Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-35217 10-in. 3/17/1926 Yes sir Tetos Demetriades (Τετος Δημητριαδης) Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 101-125 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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