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Bud Flanagan

Bud Flanagan, (born Chaim Reuben Weintrop, 14 October 1896 – 20 October 1968) was a British music hall and vaudeville entertainer and comedian, and later a television and film actor. He was best known as a double act with Chesney Allen. Flanagan was famous as a wartime entertainer and his achievements were recognised when he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1959.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 14, 1896 (Whitechapel), Died October 20, 1968 (London Borough of Lewisham)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, lyricist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-74796 10-in. 1/11/1933 Underneath the arches George Olsen and his Music ; Ethel Shutta Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-76231 10-in. 5/29/1933 Can't we meet again Lee Bennett ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-76457 10-in. 6/14/1933 Can't we meet again? Ted Holt ; The Park Central Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W152618 10-in. 7/3/1934 Shadows on the pavement Arthur Tracy Male vocal solo, with accordion composer, lyricist  
Gramophone 0B4396 10-in. 1/12/1933 Wanderer Ray Noble Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL4047 10-in. 12/6/1932 La nuit sous les ponts Pierre Chagnon ; Line Marlys Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Flanagan, Bud," accessed July 18, 2024,

Flanagan, Bud. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 18, 2024, from

"Flanagan, Bud." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 July 2024.

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