Dave Dreyer

Dave Dreyer (September 22, 1894 in Brooklyn, New York – March 1, 1967 in New York City) was an American composer and pianist.

He started off as a pianist with vaudeville greats such as Al Jolson, Sophie Tucker, Belle Baker, and Frank Fay. In 1923 he worked for the Irving Berlin Music Company. While there, he worked numerous film scores. He later became the head of the music department of RKO Radio. He left the Music Company in 1947.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1894 (Brooklyn), Died 1967

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist, piano

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Recordings (Results 126-150 of 259 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W147401 10-in. 12/10/1928 The spell of the blues George Dewey Washington Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia W147449 10-in. 11/7/1928 Pals, just pals Goodrich Silvertown Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W147528 10-in. 11/25/1928 There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder Milton Charles ; Ned Miller Pipe organ solo, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 147720 10-in. 12/19/1928 The spell of the blues Barney Trimble and his Oklahomans [Selvin's Orchestra] ; Arthur Seelig Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 147740 10-in. 1/2/1929 The spell of the blues Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist  
Columbia W148057 10-in. 3/12/1929 I'm "ka-razy" for you Eddie Walters Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano songwriter  
Columbia W148626 10-in. 5/24/1929 One sweet kiss Maurice J. Gunsky Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio songwriter  
Columbia 148871 10-in. 8/13/1929 One sweet kiss Tom Frawley ; Sam Lanin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W148960 10-in. 8/30/1929 A year from today Al Katz Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 148980 10-in. 9/6/1929 A year from to-day Jim Andrews ; Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 149493 10-in. 11/26/1929 Hoosier hop Tom Frawley ; Sam Lanin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 149495 10-in. 11/26/1929 I'm following you! Tom Frawley ; Sam Lanin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W149496 10-in. 11/26/1929 I'm sailing on a sunbeam! Johnny Morris ; Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W149497 10-in. 11/26/1929 I'm following you! Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Columbia [W]149973 10-in. 2/11/1930 I'm following you! Gay Ellis Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W150033 10-in. 2/27/1930 I'm following you Blue Grass Boys ; Lee Morse Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W150800 10-in. 9/12/1930 Since they're all playing miniature golf Eddie Walters Male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W150991 10-in. 12/2/1930 There's something missing in your eyes Smith Ballew Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia [W]151114 10-in. 12/13/1930 There's something missing in your eyes Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W151282 10-in. 2/6/1931 Wabash moon The Cavaliers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet songwriter  
Columbia W151373 10-in. 2/27/1931 Wabash moon Charlie Lawman Male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W151420 10-in. 3/13/1931 Wabash moon Kate Smith Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Columbia W151549 10-in. 5/11/1931 I "wanna" sing about you Paul Tremaine Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W151657 10-in. 6/30/1931 I'm keeping company Sunshine Boys Male vocal duet composer  
Columbia W100343 10-in. 11/26/1929 I'm sailing on a sunbeam! Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio composer  
(Results 126-150 of 259 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dreyer, Dave," accessed June 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

Dreyer, Dave. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

"Dreyer, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 June 2024.

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