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 January 1st, 1894 (Brooklyn), Died January 1st, 1967

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1940

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

Recordings (Results 151-175 of 239 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh 80192 10-in. 10/23/1926 I want to be known as "Susie's feller" Jazz Pilots ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W80931 10-in. 5/21/1927 Me and my shadow Russell Douglas Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
OKeh W81097 10-in. 5/23/1927 Me and my shadow Gotham Troubadours [Irwin Abrams Hotel Manger Orchestra] ; Les Reis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W82042 10-in. 12/10/1927 Four walls Mark Fisher ; Ted Shapiro Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano songwriter  
OKeh W400064 10-in. 2/1/1928 Back in your own back yard Les Reis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
OKeh W400584 10-in. 4/14/1928 Back in your own backyard Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W400695 10-in. 4/26/1928 Back in your own back yard The Three Crooners Vocal trio songwriter  
OKeh W400696 10-in. 5/4/1928 Back in your own back yard Charles W. Hamp Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W400739 10-in. 6/2/1928 Back in your own back yard Eva Taylor Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh W401251 10-in. 10/19/1928 There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder Scrappy Lambert Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
OKeh W401477 10-in. 12/22/1928 The spell of the blues Charles W. Hamp Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
OKeh W401560 10-in. 1/26/1929 The spell of the blues Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W402886 10-in. 8/27/1929 Mem'ries of one sweet kiss Scrappy Lambert Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh W403035 10-in. 10/7/1929 A year from today Charles W. Hamp Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh W403527 10-in. 12/18/1929 I'm following you Smith Ballew Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W403583 10-in. 1/4/1930 I'm following you! Arthur Schutt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W404833 10-in. 1/27/1931 Wabash moon Ed Kirkeby Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W490026 10-in. 1/4/1930 I'm following you! Arthur Schutt Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick B88-B90 10-in. 9/8/1924 When I was the dandy and you were the belle Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E24274-E24277 10-in. 8/22/1927 Me and my shadow Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with 2 violins and piano composer  
Brunswick C1823 10-in. 3/29/1928 Back in your own back yard Elmo Tanner Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet composer  
Brunswick C2737 10-in. 12/31/1928 There’s a rainbow ‘round my shoulder Harry Maxfield ; Wolverines Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick C5030 10-in. 12/17/1929 Hoosier hop Ray Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick C5522 10-in. 2/18/1930 I’m following you Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick C8254 10-in. 10/31/1931 Was it you? Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 151-175 of 239 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dreyer, Dave," accessed April 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

Dreyer, Dave. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

"Dreyer, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736

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