Gus Arnheim

Gus Arnheim (September 4, 1897 – January 19, 1955) was an American pianist and an early popular band leader. He is noted for writing several songs with his first hit being "I Cried for You" from 1923. He was most popular in the 1920s and 1930s. He also had a few small acting roles.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 11, 1887 (Philadelphia), Died January 19, 1955 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, leader, director, composer, piano, lyricist, performer

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 145 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBVE-61003 10-in. 7/29/1930 Go home and tell your mother Bobby Burns ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBVE-61004 10-in. 7/29/1930 I'm doin' that thing Ambassador Trio ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBVE-61033 10-in. 10/15/1930 You can have it, I don't want it Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and dialogue director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBVE-61047 10-in. 10/28/1930 Fool me some more! Bing Crosby ; Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, director  
Victor PBVE-61048 10-in. 10/28/1930 It must be true Bing Crosby ; Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, director, lyricist  
Victor PBVE-61057 10-in. 11/20/1930 Them there eyes Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Rhythm Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor PBVE-61058 10-in. 11/20/1930 The little things in life Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Bing Crosby Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor PBVE-61068 10-in. 1/19/1931 I surrender, dear Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Bing Crosby Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor PBVE-61069 10-in. 1/19/1931 La rosita Gus Arnheim Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Samuel Pedraza Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor PBVE-61075 10-in. 3/2/1931 Thanks to you Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Bing Crosby Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBVE-61076 10-in. 3/2/1931 One more time Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Bing Crosby Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor PBVE-61091 10-in. 5/1/1931 Ho, hum! Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Bing Crosby ; Loyce Whiteman Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet director  
Victor PBVE-61092 10-in. 5/1/1931 I'm gonna get you Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Bing Crosby Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter, director  
Victor PBVE-61093 10-in. 5/15/1931 To whisper dear, I love you Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Donald Novis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBVE-61094 10-in. 5/15/1931 Why shouldn't I? Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Loyce Whiteman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBVE-61095 10-in. 7/6/1931 Just one more chance Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Donald Novis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBVE-61096 10-in. 7/6/1931 At your command Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Donald Novis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, director  
Victor PBVE-61098 10-in. 7/19/1931 Red, red roses (And pale white moonlight) Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Dave Marshall Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBVE-61099 10-in. 7/19/1931 Sweet and lovely Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Donald Novis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano, songwriter  
Victor PBVE-68306 10-in. 8/23/1931 There's nothing too good for my baby Eddie Cantor ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor PBVE-68307 10-in. 8/23/1931 How long will it last Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Joan Crawford Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor PCVE-68310 12-in. 9/2/1931 Just one more chance Bing Crosby Radio broadcast : Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader  
Victor PCVE-68311 12-in. 9/2/1931 I'm thru with love Bing Crosby Radio broadcast : Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader  
Victor PMVE-68312 16-in. 9/2/1931 Fifteen minutes with Bing Crosby Bing Crosby Radio broadcast : Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader  
Victor PBVE-68318 10-in. 10/14/1931 Was it wrong? Lofner-Harris St. Francis Hotel Orchestra ; Muzzy Marcellino Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 26-50 of 145 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Arnheim, Gus," accessed February 1, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106689.

Arnheim, Gus. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 1, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106689.

"Arnheim, Gus." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 1 February 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106689

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