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Harry Owens

Harry Robert Owens (18 April 1902 – 12 December 1986) was an American composer, bandleader and songwriter best known for his song "Sweet Leilani".

Birth and Death Data: Born April 18, 1902 (O'Neill), Died December 12, 1986 (Eugene)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1947

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

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Recordings (Results 51-68 of 68 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W143622 10-in. 3/8/1927 Stop it—I love it Clarence Badger ; Robert Mueseler Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
OKeh 8893 10-in. 1/22/1925 I'm afraid to care for you John Tobin's Midnight Serenaders Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 11919-11923 10-in. 11/19/1923 Linger awhile Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick 12004-12006 10-in. 11/30/1923 Linger awhile Benny Krueger’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick 12045-12047 10-in. 12/6/1923 Linger awhile Benny Krueger’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E16861-E16863 10-in. 11/10/1925 Let's wander away Benny Krueger’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick LAE641 10-in. 10/23/1929 Tune in on my heart Arizona Biltmore Hotel Orchestra ; Harry Owens Orchestra, with vocal trio leader  
Brunswick LAE642 10-in. 10/23/1929 What do I care? Arizona Biltmore Hotel Orchestra ; Harry Owens Orchestra, with vocal trio leader  
Brunswick A55-A57 10-in. 5/10/1924 Heartbroken Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick A80-A82 10-in. 5/13/1924 Helen gone Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 485W-487W 10-in. 2/27/1925 When I think of you The Ambassadors [Brunswick Records] Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 627W-629W 10-in. 3/30/1925 When I think of you Earl and Bell Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Brunswick 1139W-1141W 10-in. 8/12/1925 Let's wander away Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9267 10-in. 11/27/1923 Linger awhile Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Edison 10277 10-in. 3/25/1925 When I think of you 14 Virginians ; Ace Brigode Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 10656 10-in. 10/27/1925 Let's wander away Dave Kaplan ; Ponce Sisters Female vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 10699 10-in. 11/27/1925 Let's wander away Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 11249 10-in. 10/15/1926 Just one more kiss Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Harold Lambert Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 51-68 of 68 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Owens, Harry," accessed April 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108841.

Owens, Harry. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108841.

"Owens, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108841

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