Harold Rome

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 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 lyricist, composer  
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-073899 10-in. 6/1/1942 When I grow up Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, 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  
Decca 86811 9/21/1954 I have to tell you Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians lyricist  
Decca 86812 9/21/1954 Be kind to your parents Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians lyricist  
Decca 86813 9/21/1954 Fanny Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rome, Harold," accessed December 4, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108699.

Rome, Harold. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108699.

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