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 76-96 of 96 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||81533||10-in.||2/7/1924||So this is love||Loretta Higgins||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||W143418||10-in.||2/26/1927||Who'll buy my violets?||Gypsy and Marta||Female vocal duet||lyricist|
|Columbia||[W]147905||10-in.||1/31/1929||The land of going to be||Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Columbia||[W]148520||10-in.||5/13/1929||I love the moon||Jack Carney ; Tom Clines and his Music||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|OKeh||S-71956||10-in.||Oct. 1923||So this is love||Yellow Jackets||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||[Br cat 5107-a]||10-in.||approximately mid-1917||For me and my gal||Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Brunswick||11968-11971||10-in.||11/26/1923||So this is love||Old Colony Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||12258-12260||10-in.||1/10/1924||So this is love||Marie Tiffany||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist, composer|
|Brunswick||12503-12505||10-in.||2/11/1924||So this is love||Marie Tiffany||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Brunswick||E28397||10-in.||approximately Nov. 1928||The land of going to be||Glen Wick ; William Wirges Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E36094||10-in.||2/18/1931||Who’ll buy my violets?||Brunswick Hour Orchestra||Orchestra, with female vocal solo||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E21859-E21861||10-in.||3/12/1927||Who’ll buy my violets?||Colonial Club Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Edison||3313||10-in.||between 9/19/1914 and 9/26/1914||My croony melody||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Edison||4548||10-in.||3/2/1916||Yaaka hula hickey dula||Walter Van Brunt||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||4885||10-in.||7/18/1916||By the sad Luana shore||George Wilton Ballard ; Elizabeth Spencer||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist, composer|
|Edison||5486||10-in.||4/3/1917||For me and my gal||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||7194||10-in.||3/2/1920||Who ate Napoleons with Josephine (When Bonaparte was away)?||Maurice Burkhart||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||9257||10-in.||11/23/1923||So this is love||Kaplan's Melodists||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||18873||10-in.||11/16/1928||Land of Going-to-be||Elinor Gail||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||N-568||10-in.||11/16/1929||Land of Going-to-be||Elinor Gail||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Leeds & Catlin||[L & C cat 207]||10-in.||between late 1908 and early 1909||Oh! That Yankiana rag||Arthur Collins||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||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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