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||C-24819||12-in.||3/2/1921||Why don't you?||All Star Trio ; All Star Trio Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||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||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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tierney, Harry," accessed September 25, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108717.
Tierney, Harry. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 25, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108717.
"Tierney, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 25 September 2023.
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