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.
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Birth and Death Data: Born June 12, 1885 (Buffalo), Died June 12, 1954
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 100 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||composer, lyricist|
|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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Goetz, E. Ray," accessed March 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106567.
Goetz, E. Ray. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106567.
"Goetz, E. Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 March 2023.
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LCNAR: Goetz, E. Ray (Edward Ray), 1886-1954 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n92057698
Wikidata: E. Ray Goetz - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q5322119
MusicBrainz: E. Ray Goetz - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/3435ef50-2424-42c2-9af5-21c507acdbfa
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