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|
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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