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  
(Results 76-96 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.

"Goetz, E. Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 June 2021.

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