Will Hudson

Will Hudson (né Arthur Murray Hainer; March 8, 1908 – July 16, 1981) was a Canadian-born American composer, arranger, and big band leader who worked from the mid-1930s through the mid-1950s.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 8, 1908 (Grimsby), Died July 16, 1981 (Isle of Palms)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, arranger, leader, lyricist

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-57066 10-in. 11/6/1929 I'd love it McKinney's Cotton Pickers Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-78187 10-in. 10/13/1933 Fiddlesticks Joe Venuti and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-78189 10-in. 10/13/1933 Moon glow Joe Venuti and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-78190 10-in. 10/13/1933 Phantom rhapsody Joe Venuti and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-81028 10-in. 1/4/1934 How was I to know? Ray Sinatra Orchestra ; Arthur Tracy Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-81034 10-in. 1/5/1934 How was I to know? Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-81089 10-in. 1/22/1934 Moon glow Cab Calloway ; Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-81093 10-in. 1/23/1934 Hotcha razz-ma-tazz Cab Calloway ; Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-81324 10-in. 1/26/1934 White heat Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-81325 10-in. 1/26/1934 Jazznocracy Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-81787 10-in. 3/6/1934 Hocus pocus Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-81790 10-in. 3/6/1934 Tidal wave Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-82221 10-in. 3/20/1934 Remember when Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra ; Henry Wells Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-82549 10-in. 5/24/1934 Moon-glow Don Bestor Orchestra ; Joy Lynne Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-83375 10-in. 7/12/1934 Nit wit serenade Ina Ray Hutton ; Melodears Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-83376 10-in. 7/12/1934 Harlem heat Ina Ray Hutton ; Melodears Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-83982 10-in. 3/15/1935 Moon-glow Taft School Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-97752 10-in. 8/21/1936 Moon glow Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet composer  
Victor BS-101065 10-in. 4/6/1936 Tormented Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-101198 10-in. 4/9/1936 Tormented Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-101669 10-in. 6/5/1936 You're not the kind Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-102379 10-in. 7/1/1936 You're not that kind Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-041 10-in. 8/21/1936 Organ grinder's swing Jolly Coburn Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-0231 10-in. 8/21/1936 The organ grinder's swing Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and piano composer  
Victor BS-02101 10-in. 10/7/1936 Organ grinder's swing Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-03908 10-in. 12/24/1936 Mr. Ghost goes to town Johnny Hamp Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-04201 10-in. 1/7/1937 Mr. Ghost goes to town Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-06594 10-in. 4/2/1937 I'll never tell you I love you Shirley Lloyd ; Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-07379 10-in. 2/26/1937 I'll never tell you I love you Vernon Geyer Organ solo composer  
Victor BS-011089 10-in. 7/9/1937 You're my desire Jimmy Ray Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-011091 10-in. 7/10/1937 You're my desire Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-015538 10-in. 10/22/1937 The pop corn man Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-017768 10-in. 12/23/1937 Russian lullaby Bunny Berigan Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-021169 10-in. 3/15/1938 Sophisticated swing Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Gail Reese Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-026866 10-in. 9/12/1938 There's something about an old love Gray Gordon ; Cliff Grass ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-027212 10-in. 9/23/1938 Pop corn man Elisse Cooper ; Eddie De Lange Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor MBS-032313 10-in. before November 1939 Baile del organillero Conjunto Dupont Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor PBS-055258 10-in. 1/23/1941 Moonglow Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-057099 10-in. 11/7/1940 The world without you Three Lads and a Lassie ; Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal quartet songwriter  
Victor BS-066830 10-in. 7/14/1941 Moonglow Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-071492 10-in. 10/15/1941 You're not the kind Ruth Gaylor ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor D5VB-0006 10-in. 1/3/1945 Moonglow Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W152738 10-in. 5/14/1934 Moonglow Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W265137 10-in. 9/22/1933 Night life-3 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra arranger  
Gramophone 0EA765 10-in. Feb. 1935 With all my heart and soul New Mayfair Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal songwriter  
Gramophone 0RA1840 10-in. 2/17/1937 Hofkonzert im Hinterhaus Glahé Musette Orchestra ; Will Glahé Instrumental ensemble, with accordion solo composer  
Decca 68128 10-in. 9/19/1940 On the verge Will Hudson Orchestra arranger, leader  
Decca 68129 10-in. 9/19/1940 The world without you Will Hudson Orchestra arranger, leader  
Decca 68130 10-in. 9/19/1940 Peekin' at the deacon Will Hudson Orchestra arranger, leader  
Decca 68131 10-in. 9/19/1940 Hi ya, Mr. Chips Will Hudson Orchestra arranger, leader  
Decca 68445 10-in. 12/5/1940 Black velvet Will Hudson Orchestra arranger, leader  
Decca 68446 10-in. 12/5/1940 Three at a table for two Will Hudson Orchestra arranger, leader  
Decca 68447 10-in. 12/5/1940 Start jumpin' Will Hudson Orchestra arranger, leader  
Decca 68448 10-in. 12/5/1940 Easy rocker Will Hudson Orchestra arranger, leader  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5903 10-in. 10/19/1936 Quand je te parle d'amour Jean Sablon Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hudson, Will," accessed June 15, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106964.

Hudson, Will. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 15, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106964.

"Hudson, Will." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 15 June 2024.

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