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 27, 1908 (Hartford), Died October 26, 1993 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1954
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, piano, author, vocalist, songwriter, arranger
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 33 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|
|Victor||D4AB-0446||10-in.||11/27/1944||(All of a sudden) My heart sings||Lewis Martin ; Martha Stewart||Female vocal solo, with orchestra and mixed vocal ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||D7VB-1416||10-in.||7/22/1947||On the avenue||Three Suns||Instrumental trio||lyricist|
|Columbia||CO36397||10-in.||6/7/1946||South America, take it away!||Buddy Clark ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra||Orchestra, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||CO44720||10-in.||12/12/1950||My lost melody||Robert Chauvigny ; Edith Piaf||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rome, Harold," accessed February 5, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108699.
Rome, Harold. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 5, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108699.
"Rome, Harold." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 5 February 2023.
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