E. Ray Goetz

Edward Ray Goetz (June 12, 1886 – June 12, 1954) was an American composer, songwriter, author and producer. He was a charter member of ASCAP in 1914, and was a director until 1917. Goetz appeared in the films Somebody Loves Me (1952), The Greatest Show On Earth (1952) and For Me and My Gal (1942). He wrote the songs "Toddling The Todalo" and "For Me and My Gal". He co-wrote the 50 Million Frenchmen musical play with Herbert Fields and Cole Porter which was released as the 1930 Warner Brothers film Fifty Million Frenchmen.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 12th, 1885, Died June 12th, 1954

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 96 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-4378 10-in. 4/8/1907 He goes to church on Sunday Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6353 10-in. 8/18/1908 When Grandma was a girl Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6710 10-in. 1/11/1909 The Yankiana rag Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-8073 10-in. 6/24/1909 The billiken man Blanche Ring Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-9091 12-in. 6/15/1910 What good is water when you're dry? Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-9160 10-in. 7/7/1910 That dreamy barcarolle tune Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-9945 10-in. 2/10/1911 I love it American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-10177 10-in. 4/13/1911 Toddling the todalo Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-10226 10-in. 4/25/1911 June Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-10369 10-in. 5/23/1911 Missouri Joe Arthur Collins Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-11060 10-in. 10/6/1911 There's a girl in Havana Lyric Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-11136 10-in. 10/25/1911 In the shadows Helen Clark ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-11408 10-in. 12/22/1911 Take me back to the garden of love Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-11585 10-in. 2/12/1912 Alexander's bagpipe band Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-11809 10-in. 4/1/1912 Lead me to that beautiful band Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-12126 10-in. 6/20/1912 Fiddle-dee-dee Maurice Burkhart ; Walter Van Brunt Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-12323 10-in. 9/3/1912 The million dollar ball Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-12364 10-in. 9/12/1912 Rose of pyramid land Helen Clark ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-12365 10-in. 9/13/1912 Where the Edelweiss is blooming Lyric Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-13514 10-in. 7/3/1913 In my garden of Eden for two Marguerite Dunlap ; Harry Macdonough Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor B-15022 10-in. 6/29/1914 My croony melody Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor C-15049 12-in. 7/9/1914 Broadway favorites Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-15064 10-in. 7/15/1914 My croony melody Victor Military Band Band songwriter  
Victor B-15608 10-in. 1/19/1915 Watch your step Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-16464 10-in. 9/8/1915 I'm simply crazy over you Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 96 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Goetz, E. Ray," accessed May 7, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106567.

Goetz, E. Ray. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 7, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106567.

"Goetz, E. Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 7 May 2021.

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