Al Goodhart

Al Goodhart (January 26, 1905 – November 30, 1955) a member of ASCAP, was born in New York City and attended DeWitt Clinton High School. During his lifetime he was a radio announcer, vaudeville pianist and special materials writer. He also owned a theatrical agency. After his 1931 hit "I Apologize" he concentrated on composing music being most prolific during the 1930s. He traveled to England and wrote music there during 1934–1937 with collaborators Al Hoffman and Maurice Sigler scoring music for the stage and movies. During WWII he traveled with the USO entertaining troops in the United States and abroad.

His chief collaborators included Hoffman, Sigler, Mann Curtis, Sammy Lerner, Ed Nelson, Kay Twomey and Allan Roberts.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 26th, 1905, Died November 30th, 1955

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 109 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-53012 10-in. 4/15/1931 Ya got love Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten ; Jimmy Rushing Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-59695 10-in. 4/12/1930 Dangerous Nan McGrew Helen Kane Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-59697 10-in. 4/12/1930 I owe you Helen Kane Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor PBS-68424 10-in. 2/2/1933 Suzanne Gus Arnheim Orchestra ; The Three Rhythm Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BRC-70134 10-in. 7/29/1931 I apologize Nathaniel Shilkret ; Paul Small ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-70907 10-in. 10/23/1931 What are you thinkin' about, baby? Gene Kardos Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-70941 10-in. 11/2/1931 I'll always remember September Peter Van Steeden Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-70949 10-in. 11/6/1931 One little quarrel High Hatters ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-70988 10-in. 12/18/1931 You're foolin' yourself (When you try to fool me) Gene Kardos Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-72243 10-in. 4/6/1932 Auf Wiedersehen, my dear Russ Columbo Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BRC-72564 10-in. 5/11/1932 Happy go-lucky you and broken hearted me California Cavaliers ; Buddy Rogers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-72582 10-in. 5/13/1932 A picnic for two Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BS-73391 10-in. 9/13/1932 Beside the sunset trail Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-73504 10-in. 9/15/1932 Someday we'll meet again Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor LBS-73505 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 9/15/1932 Someday we'll meet again Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-73707 10-in. 9/28/1932 Someday we'll meet again Bob Miller's Memphis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-73720 10-in. 9/30/1932 Beside the sunset trail Harold Mooney and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-73864 10-in. 10/25/1932 Fit as a fiddle Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal trio composer  
Victor LBS-73865 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 10/25/1932 Fit as a fiddle Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-73871 10-in. 10/27/1932 The cop on the beat, the man in the moon, and me Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor LBS-73942 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 11/10/1932 Dance selections Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solos and chorus composer  
Victor BS-73970 10-in. 11/17/1932 In the dim dim dawning Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Irene Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor LBS-73971 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 11/17/1932 In the dim dim dawning Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-73972 10-in. 11/17/1932 In the dim dim dawning Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-73986 10-in. 11/22/1932 In the dim dim dawning Baby Rose Marie Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 1-25 of 109 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Goodhart, Al," accessed February 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108558.

Goodhart, Al. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108558.

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