Harold Jacob "Hecky" Rome (May 27, 1908 – October 26, 1993) was an American composer, lyricist, and writer for musical theater.
Birth and Death Data: Born May 27th, 1908 (Hartford), Died October 26th, 1993 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1954
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, piano, author, vocalist, arranger, songwriter
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 29 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-018084||10-in.||1/20/1938||Sunday in the park||Nita Carol ; Alan Holt||Female-male vocal duet, with 2 pianos||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-018085||10-in.||1/20/1938||One big union for two||Nita Carol ; Alan Holt||Female-male vocal duet, with 2 pianos||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-018086||10-in.||1/20/1938||Sing me a song with social significance||Nita Carol ; Alan Holt||Female-male vocal duet, with 2 pianos||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-018087||10-in.||1/20/1938||Chain store daisy||Nita Carol||Female vocal solo, with piano duet and talk||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-022935||10-in.||4/28/1938||Sunday in the park||Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-024459||10-in.||8/5/1938||My heart is unemployed||Jeanne D'Arcy ; Johnny Messner ; Music Box Band||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-024460||10-in.||8/5/1938||One of these fine days||Johnny Messner ; Music Box Band||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-026647||10-in.||8/25/1938||My heart is unemployed||Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-026648||10-in.||8/25/1938||F.D.R. Jones||Hal Kemp Orchestra ; Swing-a-Roosters||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-030766||10-in.||12/27/1938||F.D.R. Jones||Jayne Dover ; Van Alexander Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-041765||10-in.||10/13/1939||Mene mene tekel||Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-055527||10-in.||8/19/1940||I have a song||Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-073418||10-in.||3/10/1942||The tale of Peter and the Wolf||Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields]||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble||lyricist, arranger|
|Victor||BS-073899||10-in.||6/1/1942||When I grow up||Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||D4AB-0232||10-in.||8/17/1944||(All of a sudden) My heart sings||Four King Sisters||Female vocal quartet, with male vocal septet||lyricist|
|Decca||63234||10-in.||2/1/1938||Nobody makes a pass at me||Millie Weitz||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||63235||10-in.||2/1/1938||Chain store daisy||Ruth Rubinstein||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||63260||10-in.||2/9/1938||One big union for two||Sonny Schuyler ; Kay Weber||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||63267||10-in.||2/10/1938||Sing me a song with social significance||Sonny Schuyler ; Kay Weber||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||64771||10-in.||11/25/1938||Plaza 6-9423||Harold Rome||instrumentalist, piano, vocalist|
|Decca||64772||10-in.||11/25/1938||Yip-ahoy||Harold Rome||instrumentalist, piano, vocalist|
|Decca||75805||2/3/1950||Part 1: The sing song man ; The crazy song (Everything is wrong) ; My cowboy song||Frank Luther||author|
|Decca||75806||2/3/1950||Part 2: Nothing ; Ringo Pingo Zingo||Frank Luther||author|
|Decca||75807||2/3/1950||Part 3: Anything ; The toothbrush song||Frank Luther||author|
|Decca||75808||2/3/1950||Part 4: Ockle dockle ; The goodnight song||Frank Luther||author|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rome, Harold," accessed October 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108699.
Rome, Harold. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108699.
"Rome, Harold." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 October 2021.
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