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 26-50 of 96 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-17240||10-in.||3/1/1916||Long live the ladies||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-17330||10-in.||3/17/1916||Yaaka hula hickey dula||Collins and Harlan||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-17768||10-in.||5/31/1916||When you drop off at Cairo, Illinois||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-17812||10-in.||6/7/1916||Yaaka hula hickey dula||Avon Comedy Four||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-17931||10-in.||6/26/1916||By the sad Luana shore||Marguerite Farrell||Female vocal solo, with vocal chorus and orchestra||lyricist, composer|
|Victor||C-18120||12-in.||7/14/1916||If I knock the 'L' out of Kelly||Conway's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-18178||12-in.||8/4/1916||If I knock the 'L' out of Kelly||Victor Military Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-18584||10-in.||10/27/1916||When John McCormack sings a song||Nora Bayes||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-18780||10-in.||12/8/1916||Cheer up! Eat and grow thin||Nora Bayes||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||B-19065||10-in.||1/18/1917||For me and my gal||Wright and Dietrich||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-19246||10-in.||3/7/1917||Yaaka hula hickey dula||Gus Goldstein||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-19329||10-in.||3/1/1917||For me and my gal||Van and Schenck||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-20156||10-in.||6/25/1917||Hitchy-koo||Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-28366||10-in.||8/9/1923||So this is love||Irene Bordoni||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-28542||10-in.||9/8/1923||So this is love!||The Troubadours||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-28925||10-in.||11/5/1923||So this is love||Irene Bordoni||Female vocal solo, with piano and violin||lyricist, composer|
|Victor||BVE-34357||10-in.||1/26/1926||Do I love you?||Irene Bordoni||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-42528||10-in.||3/1/1928||The land of going-to-be||Irving Aaronson ; Commanders||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and chorus||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-43763||10-in.||5/3/1928||The land of Going-To-Be||Irving Aaronson ; Irene Bordoni ; Commanders||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band and male vocal chorus||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-45164||10-in.||5/22/1928||La violetera||Lucrezia Bori||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-07771||10-in.||4/12/1937||Yaaka hula hickey dula||The Riversiders||Male vocal quartet, with steel guitar and piano||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-07772||10-in.||4/12/1937||For me and my gal||The Riversiders||Male vocal quartet, with steel guitar and piano||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-07780||10-in.||4/12/1937||Take me back to the Garden of Love||The Riversiders||Male vocal quartet, with steel guitar and piano||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-035769||10-in.||4/19/1939||Boom||Maxine Gray ; Hal Kemp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-036928||10-in.||5/9/1939||Boom||Johnny Messner ; Music Box Band ; Three Jacks||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Goetz, E. Ray," accessed June 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106567.
Goetz, E. Ray. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106567.
"Goetz, E. Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 June 2021.
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