Sean Morton Downey (November 14, 1901 – October 25, 1985), also known as Morton Downey Sr., was an American singer and entertainer popular in the United States in the first half of the 20th century, enjoying his greatest success in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Downey was nicknamed "The Irish Nightingale".
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Recordings (Results 51-75 of 84 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Brunswick||E36631||10-in.||4/16/1931||Fiesta||Sleepy Hall and his Collegians [Fred Rich Orchestra]||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E36707||10-in.||5/19/1931||Now you’re in my arms||Pat Harrington||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E16183-E16185||10-in.||8/20/1925||Memories||Morton Downey ; Harry Parrella||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||E16186-E16188||10-in.||8/20/1925||Lonesome, that's all||Morton Downey ; Harry Perrella||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||E16238-E16241||10-in.||8/26/1925||I'm falling in love with some one||Morton Downey||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||E16242-E16245||10-in.||8/26/1925||I'll take you home again, Kathleen||Frank E. Banta ; Morton Downey||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||E16589-E16591||10-in.||10/10/1925||The lonesomest girl in town||Morton Downey||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||E16592-E16594||10-in.||10/10/1925||Cross my heart, Mother (I love you)||Morton Downey||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||E16617-E16619||10-in.||10/14/1925||Let the rest of the world go by||Morton Downey||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||E16636-E16638||10-in.||10/15/1925||The world is waiting for the sunrise||Morton Downey||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||E17112-E17113||10-in.||12/17/1925||The world is waiting for the sunrise||Morton Downey||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||E17364-E17366||10-in.||1/5/1926||Lo-nah||Morton Downey||Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||E17393½-E17397||10-in.||1/8/1926||Just a cottage small (By a waterfall)||Morton Downey||Male vocal solo, with string quartet and piano||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||E20867-E20868||10-in.||12/3/1926||Since I found you||Morton Downey||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||E20869-E20871||10-in.||12/3/1926||The little white house (At the end of Honeymoon Lane)||Morton Downey||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||E36088-E36089||10-in.||2/17/1931||Wabash moon (Waltz)||Joe Green Novelty Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||songwriter|
|Brunswick||TCL1418||10-in.||3/2/1931||Say a little prayer for me||Morton Downey||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Edison||9123||10-in.||8/25/1923||Where rainbows end||Morton Downey||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Gramophone||Bb19981||10-in.||9/8/1930||Say a little prayer for me||Morton Downey||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Decca||63391||10-in.||3/11/1938||Home sweet home||Morton Downey||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Decca||63392||10-in.||3/11/1938||Love's old sweet song||Morton Downey||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Decca||63397||10-in.||3/11/1938||When day is done||Morton Downey||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Decca||63398||10-in.||3/11/1938||A perfect day||Morton Downey||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Decca||72089||10-in.||5/8/1944||Precious Lord hold my hand||Morton Downey||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Decca||72090||10-in.||5/8/1944||Christopher Robin is saying his prayers||Morton Downey||vocalist, tenor vocal|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Downey, Morton," accessed September 22, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108320.
Downey, Morton. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 22, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108320.
"Downey, Morton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 22 September 2023.
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