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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 176-200 of 1426 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-40052 10-in. 9/30/1927 Wenn sie dich liebt George Gut ; Teles Longtin Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-40214 10-in. 9/16/1927 Someday you'll say O. K. Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with 2 pianos composer  
Victor BVE-40229 10-in. 9/22/1927 A shady tree Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor CVE-40569 12-in. 11/14/1927 My blue heaven Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus composer  
Victor BVE-40806 10-in. 11/1/1927 My blue heaven Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with xylophone composer  
Victor BVE-40809 10-in. 11/2/1927 Mary (What are you waiting for?) Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BVE-40937 10-in. 11/23/1927 Changes Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-40945 10-in. 11/25/1927 Mary (What are you waiting for?) Bing Crosby ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-40973 10-in. 11/29/1927 Oh gee, Jenny Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BVE-41312 10-in. 12/4/1927 Changes Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with violin, saxophone, and piano composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-41357 10-in. 12/9/1927 My Ohio home Eddie South's Alabamians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor BVE-41367 10-in. 12/12/1927 My Ohio home Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus composer  
Victor BVE-41408 10-in. 12/13/1927 If I can't have you Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-41409 10-in. 12/14/1927 A shady tree Tom Waring Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-41565 10-in. 1/20/1928 Mi cielo José Bohr Male vocal solo, with piano and violin (takes 3 and 4) composer  
Victor BVE-41587 10-in. 1/27/1928 There must be a silver lining (That's shining for me) Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-41656 10-in. 1/28/1928 There must be a silver lining (That's shining for me) Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor CVE-41682 12-in. 2/8/1928 A shady tree Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo and recitation composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-41751 10-in. 2/24/1928 My buddy Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-42408 12-in. 2/3/1928 Palia mou hronia Tetos Demetriades (Τετος Δημητριαδης) Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-42421 10-in. 2/8/1928 Say 'Yes' today Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-42472 10-in. 2/23/1928 That melody of love Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor BVE-42495 10-in. 2/28/1928 Mi cielo azul Marimba Centro-Americana Marimba band composer  
Victor BVE-42520 10-in. 2/24/1928 My Ohio home Cooper Lawley ; Harold Yates Male vocal duet, with piano and pipe organ composer  
Victor BVE-42939 10-in. 9/11/1928 When you're in love Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 176-200 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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