Theodore Leopold Friedman (June 6, 1890 – August 25, 1971), known as Ted Lewis, was an American entertainer, bandleader, singer, and musician. He fronted a band and touring stage show that presented a combination of jazz, comedy, and nostalgia that was a hit with the American public before and after World War II. He was known by the moniker "Mr. Entertainment" or Ted "Is Everybody Happy?" Lewis. Lewis died of lung failure in August 1971.
Birth and Death Data: Born June 6, 1890 (Circleville), Died August 25, 1971 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, vocalist, clarinet, composer, lyricist, songwriter, speaker, whistling
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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
Recordings (Results 101-125 of 319 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||81908||10-in.||8/11/1924||Sweet little you||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81909||10-in.||8/11/1924||Eccentric||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81990||10-in.||9/10/1924||She loves me||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||140039||10-in.||9/17/1924||Me and the boy friend||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||140094||10-in.||10/7/1924||Too tired||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||140095||10-in.||10/9/1924||Show me the way||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band||leader, composer|
|Columbia||140110||10-in.||10/17/1924||Nobody loves you like I do||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||140140||10-in.||11/14/1924||Rose-Marie||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader, vocalist|
|Columbia||140149||10-in.||11/24/1924||Madeline||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||140199||10-in.||12/19/1924||I ain't got nobody to love||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||140205||10-in.||12/23/1924||I like you the best of all||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader, vocalist|
|Columbia||140234||10-in.||1/9/1925||Will you remember me?||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||vocalist, leader|
|Columbia||140319||10-in.||2/4/1925||Tin roof blues||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||140324||10-in.||2/5/1925||12th Street blues||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||140334||10-in.||2/7/1925||We' re back together again||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||140374||10-in.||1/29/1925||O Katharina!||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||140379||10-in.||2/2/1925||Ah-ha!||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader|
|Columbia||W140709||10-in.||6/22/1925||Milenberg joys||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||W140710||10-in.||6/22/1925||Tin roof blues||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||W140711||10-in.||6/22/1925||Angry||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||W140714||10-in.||6/23/1925||Marguerite||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||W140715||10-in.||6/23/1925||Say Arabella||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||W140716||10-in.||6/23/1925||I miss my Swiss||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||W141123||10-in.||10/8/1925||Bam Bam Bamy shore||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||W141124||10-in.||10/8/1925||The camel walk||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band||leader|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lewis, Ted," accessed May 18, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106786.
Lewis, Ted. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 18, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106786.
"Lewis, Ted." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 18 May 2022.
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