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 151-175 of 259 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W113113 10-in. August 1931 Naraniag a bulan (Wabash moon) Pedro A. Ramajo Male vocal solo, with mandolin and guitar composer  
Columbia W351018 10-in. 5/9/1931 I "wanna" sing about you Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W351041 10-in. 6/18/1931 I'm keepin' company Lloyd Keating and his Music [Selvin's Orchestra] ; Robert Wood [Milt Coleman] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and ukulele composer  
OKeh S-7384 10-in. Apr. 1920 Oh how I love you Fred Whitehouse Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-72251 10-in. Jan. 1924 If the rest of the world don't want you (Go back to Mother and Dad) Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-72829 10-in. 9/18/1924 When I was the dandy and you were the belle Lanin's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 73544 10-in. 8/17/1925 Cecilia Melody Sheiks Jazz/dance band composer  
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  
(Results 151-175 of 259 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dreyer, Dave," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

Dreyer, Dave. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

"Dreyer, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

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