Raymond A. (Ray) Bloch (August 3, 1902 – March 29, 1982) was a European-American composer, songwriter, conductor, pianist, author and arranger. He is best remembered as the arranger and orchestra conductor for The Ed Sullivan Show during its entire run from 1948 to 1971.
Birth and Death Data: Born August 3rd, 1902 (Alsace-Lorraine), Died March 29th, 1982 (Miami)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1952
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, leader
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-019685||10-in.||2/18/1938||In my little red book||Lola Bard ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-019858||10-in.||2/23/1938||In my little red book||Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-023762||10-in.||7/1/1938||(Take me back to) The wide open places||Fats Waller and his Rhythm||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-038344||10-in.||7/12/1939||Sam, the vegetable man||Elisse Cooper ; Eddie De Lange Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Decca||82852||5/12/1952||Laugh! Clown! Laugh!||Alan Dale||leader|
|Decca||83045||7/2/1952||You're my destiny||Alan Dale||leader|
|Decca||83046||7/2/1952||My thrill||Alan Dale||leader|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bloch, Ray," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106761.
Bloch, Ray. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106761.
"Bloch, Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.
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