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  
(Results 51-75 of 96 records)

Citation

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.

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