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 201-225 of 1426 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-43146 10-in. 3/15/1928 When you're in love Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BAVE-44411 10-in. winter 1928 Sa-lu-ta Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-45182 10-in. 5/28/1928 Because my baby don't mean 'maybe' now! George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-45183 10-in. 5/28/1928 Just like a melody out of the sky George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-45184 10-in. 5/29/1928 Just like a melody out of the sky Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-45407 10-in. 5/23/1928 Just like a melody out of the sky Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BVE-45595 10-in. 6/18/1928 Out-o'-town gal Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-46322 10-in. 7/19/1928 Out of the dawn Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-46356 10-in. 8/9/1928 Como una melodía del cielo Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-46601 10-in. 7/23/1928 Out of the dawn Fran Frey Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-46921 10-in. 8/21/1928 In a bamboo garden Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-46922 10-in. 8/21/1928 Anything you say Frank Munn ; Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor MVE-47451 16-in. 9/14/1928 The good-bye kiss Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-47523 10-in. 9/17/1928 Just another night Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-48437 10-in. 12/6/1928 I'm bringing a red, red rose Bob Borger ; George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-48438 10-in. 12/6/1928 Come west little girl, come west George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet composer  
Victor BVE-49001 10-in. 12/18/1928 Makin' whoopee! Eddie Cantor Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49023 10-in. 12/27/1928 In a little town called home sweet home George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-49127 10-in. 8/17/1928 Out of the dawn Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with male vocal trio, whistling, and marimba composer  
Victor BVE-49250 10-in. 12/11/1928 Makin' whoopee! Fran Frey ; George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-49251 10-in. 12/11/1928 Until you get somebody else Fran Frey ; George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-49495 10-in. 8/2/1929 Love me or leave me Fats Waller Piano solo composer  
Victor BVE-49577 10-in. 2/4/1929 When you're in love Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49658 10-in. 1/17/1929 I'm bringing a red, red rose Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with bass and 2 pianos composer  
Victor BVE-50519 10-in. 2/23/1929 Kansas City Kitty Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 201-225 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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