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 126-150 of 1426 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-35245 10-in. 3/26/1926 No more worryin' Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-35266 10-in. 4/1/1926 What a man! Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-35393 10-in. 5/12/1926 What a man! Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-35485 10-in. 6/11/1926 But I do, you know I do Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-35520 10-in. 6/1/1926 Kiss your little baby good-night Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-35745 10-in. 7/7/1926 That's why I love you Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BVE-35746 10-in. 7/7/1926 Who wouldn't Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-35777 10-in. 7/16/1926 Where'd you get those eyes George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-36006 10-in. 7/27/1926 For my sweetheart Art Landry Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-36042 10-in. 8/12/1926 For my sweetheart Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with violin and piano composer  
Victor BVE-36062 10-in. 8/24/1926 Who wouldn't Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with piano and celeste composer  
Victor BVE-36072 10-in. 8/27/1926 Don't be angry with me Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano composer  
Victor BVE-36407 10-in. 9/25/1926 Birds' eye view of old Kentucky Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor BVE-36429 10-in. 9/28/1926 Don't be angry with me Jean Goldkette's Book-Cadillac Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band (takes 1-3); with male vocal solo (takes 4 and 5) composer  
Victor BVE-36431 10-in. 9/29/1926 Just a bird's-eye view of my old Kentucky home Jean Goldkette's Book-Cadillac Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-36435 10-in. 9/29/1926 Kiss your little baby, good-night! Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-36565 10-in. 10/22/1926 For my sweetheart Frank E. Banta Piano solo composer  
Victor BVE-36571 10-in. 10/28/1926 It made you happy when you made me cry Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring ; Tom Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-36582 10-in. 11/8/1926 There ain't no maybe in my baby's eyes Harry Goldfield ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-36888 10-in. 10/30/1926 There ain't no maybe in my baby's eyes Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with 2 pianos composer  
Victor BVE-36954 10-in. 11/22/1926 I've got the girl! George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-36990 10-in. 12/1/1926 It made you happy when you made me cry Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-36995 10-in. 12/3/1926 I've got the girl! Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-37163 10-in. 12/21/1926 Sam, the old accordion man George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-37164 10-in. 12/21/1926 Thinking of you (I've grown so lonesome) George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
(Results 126-150 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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