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|
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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