Harry Tierney

Harry Austin Tierney (May 21, 1890 – March 22, 1965) was an American composer of musical theatre, best known for long-running hits such as Irene (1919), Broadway's longest-running show of the era (620 performances), Kid Boots (1923) and Rio Rita (1927), one of the first musicals to be turned into a talking picture (and later remade starring Abbott and Costello).

Birth and Death Data: Born May 21, 1890 (Perth Amboy), Died March 22, 1965 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, piano

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 215 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-18693 12-in. 11/23/1916 Sometime Raymond Hitchcock Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra composer  
Victor C-18991 12-in. 1/16/1917 How's every little thing in Dixie Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor C-18992 12-in. 1/16/1917 Follow me Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-19108 10-in. 1/22/1917 She's Dixie all the time American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19615 10-in. 4/23/1917 It's time for every boy to be a soldier Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-20159 12-in. 6/25/1917 For you a rose Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor C-20362 12-in. 7/3/1917 She's Dixie all the time Conway's Band Band composer  
Victor B-20460 10-in. 7/30/1917 M-i-s-s-i-s-s-i-p-p-i Frances White Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22093 10-in. 9/6/1918 'N' everything Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-22214 10-in. 8/15/1918 Everything is hunky dory down in honky tonky town Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22489 10-in. 12/27/1918 I found the end of the rainbow Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with celeste, violin, and orchestra composer  
Victor B-23078 10-in. 7/17/1919 My baby's arms John Steel Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor B-23416 10-in. 10/16/1919 My baby's arms Pietro Accordion solo composer  
Victor B-23599 10-in. 1/26/1920 Alice blue gown Edith Day Female vocal solo, with violin obbligato and orchestra composer  
Victor B-23700 10-in. 1/26/1920 Irene Edith Day Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-23860 12-in. 3/19/1920 Irene Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor C-24140 12-in. 5/20/1920 Gems from Irene Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-24513 10-in. 10/5/1920 Alice blue gown Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-24654 10-in. 10/21/1920 Where do mosquitos go in the wintertime? Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-24819 10-in. 1/25/1921 Why don't you? All Star Trio ; All Star Trio Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor C-24819 12-in. 3/2/1921 Why don't you? All Star Trio ; All Star Trio Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-27153 10-in. 11/15/1922 Journey's end Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-27874 10-in. 5/2/1923 Saw Mill River Road Great White Way Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-28973 10-in. 11/20/1923 Take oh take those lips away Brooke Johns Orchestra ; Brooke Johns ; Jack Shilkret Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-29161 10-in. 12/27/1923 Along the old lake trail Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 1-25 of 215 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tierney, Harry," accessed May 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108717.

Tierney, Harry. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108717.

"Tierney, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 May 2024.

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