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 51-75 of 96 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-056434||10-in.||10/3/1940||Don't go in the lion's cage tonight||Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey||Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1917-11-26-01]||Not documented||11/26/1917||Chinese letter song||William Rock ; Frances White||Female-male vocal duet, with piano||lyricist|
|Columbia||3414||10-in.||ca. Jan.-June 1906||When the right little girl comes along||George Alexander||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||3671||10-in.||ca. Jan.-July 1907||He goes to church on Sunday||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||4002||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Mar. 1909||Oh! that Yankiana rag||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo and female vocal chorus, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||4901||10-in.||ca. 1910||I love it||Arthur Collins||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||19281||10-in.||4/4/1911||June||Columbia Quartette||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||19624||10-in.||10/27/1911||There's a girl in Havana||Henry Burr ; Caroline Vaughan||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||19750||10-in.||2/7/1912||Take me back to the garden of love||Columbia Quartette ; Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||19873||10-in.||4/29/1912||Lead me to that beautiful band||Maurice Burkhart ; Walter Van Brunt||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||19901||10-in.||5/23/1912||Fiddle-dee-dee||Lew Dockstader||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||38120||10-in.||7/8/1912||Fiddle, dee, dee||Lew Dockstader||Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||38222||10-in.||8/26/1912||The million dollar ball||Maurice Burkhart||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||38251||10-in.||9/11/1912||Where the edelweiss is blooming||Henry Burr ; Peerless Quartet ; Beulah Gaylord Young||Female-male vocal duet, with male vocal quartet and orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||38483||10-in.||12/5/1912||In the shadows||James Reed||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||39489||10-in.||7/8/1914||My croony melody||Collins and Harlan||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||39526||10-in.||8/8/1914||When honey boy and honey girl go on their honeymoon||Henry Burr ; Ada Jones||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||39694||10-in.||12/15/1914||My daddy long legs||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||46096||10-in.||10/12/1915||I'm simply crazy over you||Samuel Ash ; Louise MacMahon||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||46337||10-in.||1/12/1916||Yaaka, hoola, hickey, doola||Al Jolson||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||46732||10-in.||4/21/1916||I've got the blues for home sweet home||Oscar Shaw||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||46846||10-in.||6/16/1916||By the sad Luana shore||Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist, composer|
|Columbia||47277||10-in.||1/6/1917||For me and my gal||M. J. O'Connell||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||81268||10-in.||10/8/1923||So this is love||Paul Specht Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||81441||10-in.||12/28/1923||So this is love||Barbara Maurel||Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer, 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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