Donald Voorhees

Donald Voorhees (July 26, 1903, Allentown, Pennsylvania – January 10, 1989, Cape May Court House, New Jersey) was an American composer and conductor who received an Emmy Award nomination for "Individual Achievements in Music" for his work on the television series, The Bell Telephone Hour.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 26th, 1903 (Allentown), Died January 10th, 1989 (Cape May Court House)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, conductor, piano, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 50 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W142663 10-in. 9/21/1926 Climbing up the ladder of love Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Harold Yates Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W142664 10-in. 9/21/1926 Hugs and kisses Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Harold Yates Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W143185 10-in. 12/14/1926 One alone Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Charles Kaley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W143186 10-in. 12/14/1926 The riff song Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Shannon Quartet Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet leader  
Columbia W143346 10-in. 1/24/1927 Who do you love? Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Charles Kaley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W143347 10-in. 1/24/1927 Muddy water Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Charles Kaley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W143696 10-in. 3/21/1927 The same old moon Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Charles Kaley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W143697 10-in. 3/21/1927 Dancing the devil away Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Charles Kaley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W143730 10-in. 3/31/1927 Fantasy on St. Louis blues Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W143731 10-in. 3/31/1927 Fantasy on St. Louis blues Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W144629 10-in. 9/6/1927 Soliloquy Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W144630 10-in. 9/6/1927 Highways are happy ways (When they lead the way to home) Don Voorhees Orchestra ; Vincent Van Tuyl Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W144634 10-in. 9/7/1927 Dawning Billy Day ; Ideal Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W144635 10-in. 9/7/1927 Say it with a red, red rose Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W144636 10-in. 9/7/1927 Rain Don Voorhees Orchestra ; Vincent Van Tuyl Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W144637 10-in. 9/7/1927 When the morning glories wake up in the morning (Then I'll kiss your two lips good-night) Don Voorhees Orchestra ; Vincent Van Tuyl Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W144641 10-in. 9/10/1927 Baby's blue Don Voorhees Orchestra ; Frank Harris Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W144642 10-in. 9/10/1927 Clementine Don Voorhees Orchestra ; Frank Harris Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W144646 10-in. 9/8/1927 Lolita Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W144647 10-in. 9/8/1927 Worryin' Norman Clark ; Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W144651 10-in. 9/9/1927 My blue heaven Don Voorhees Orchestra ; Lewis James Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W144652 10-in. 9/9/1927 A shady tree Ideal Serenaders ; Lewis James Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145485 10-in. 1/7/1928 Can't help lovin' dat man Vaughn De Leath ; Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145486 10-in. 1/7/1928 Ol' Man River Don Voorhees Orchestra ; Wilfred Glenn Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145869 10-in. 4/24/1928 Give me some new birds Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
(Results 1-25 of 50 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Voorhees, Donald," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106227.

Voorhees, Donald. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106227.

"Voorhees, Donald." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

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