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Irving Caesar

Irving Caesar (born Isidor Keiser, July 4, 1895 – December 18, 1996) was an American lyricist and theater composer, who wrote lyrics for numerous song standards including "Swanee", "Sometimes I'm Happy", "Crazy Rhythm", and "Tea for Two", one of the most frequently recorded tunes ever written. In 1972, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 4th, 1895 (New York City), Died December 17th, 1996 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter, translator, vocalist, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23747 10-in. 2/24/1920 I'm always falling in love with the other fellow's girl Elliott Shaw Male vocal solo, with violin duet and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-23775 10-in. 3/16/1920 The hen and the cow (Only a dream of the past) Artie Mehlinger Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-24159 10-in. 6/9/1920 Swanee Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-25730 10-in. 10/24/1921 Waiting for your return Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-25785 10-in. 12/1/1921 Delia Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-25923 10-in. 12/27/1921 Delia Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-26322 10-in. 4/27/1922 I love her, she loves me Zez Confrey Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-26885 10-in. 9/19/1922 The Yankee Doodle blues Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-27058 12-in. 10/31/1922 Moonlight sonata Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with male vocal quartet, piano, and orchestra arranger  
Victor B-28245 10-in. 7/5/1923 Louisville Nelson Maples ; S.S. Leviathan Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-28814 10-in. 10/30/1923 What do you do Sunday, Mary? American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-29614 10-in. 3/3/1924 Chansonette Lambert Murphy Male vocal solo, with cello, piano, and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-29853 10-in. 4/1/1924 Waiting for the dawn and you Lewis James Male vocal solo, with cello and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-30922 10-in. 9/22/1924 Tea for two Helen Clark ; Lewis James Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-30923 10-in. 9/22/1924 I want to be happy Helen Clark ; Lewis James Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CVE-32521 12-in. 4/17/1925 Gems from No no Nanette Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-35351 10-in. 4/28/1926 To-night's my night with baby Whispering Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with piano (self-accompaniment) lyricist  
Victor BVE-35525 10-in. 6/3/1926 To-night's my night with baby Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-36493 10-in. 12/8/1926 I'm a little bit fonder of you Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-37144 10-in. 12/17/1926 Do you love as I love? Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-37697 10-in. 3/1/1927 Swanee River Trail Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-38467 10-in. 4/14/1927 Sometimes I'm happy Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-38601 10-in. 4/12/1927 Sometimes I'm happy Louise Groody ; Charles King Female-male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-40557 10-in. 11/8/1927 Dear, on a night like this National Cavaliers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-41198 10-in. 12/22/1927 Dear, on a night like this The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-42440 10-in. 2/14/1928 Who's blue now? Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-43139 10-in. 3/12/1928 Down in old Havana town Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-43559 10-in. 4/12/1928 Imagination Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-43560 10-in. 4/12/1928 Crazy rhythm Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-45826 10-in. 6/26/1928 You're a real sweetheart Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-46191 10-in. 9/28/1928 It goes like this Johnny Johnson ; Statler Pennsylvanians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-46695 10-in. 8/14/1928 You're a real sweetheart Sam Coslow Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-46925 10-in. 8/21/1928 Crazy rhythm Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-46990 10-in. 9/6/1928 It goes like this! Eddie Cantor Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-47713 10-in. 10/6/1928 I want a 'yes' girl The Four Rajahs ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor BVE-47742 10-in. 10/15/1928 Buy, buy for baby (or baby will bye bye you) Park Central Orchestra ; Ben Pollack Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-47778 10-in. 10/23/1928 It goes like this (that funny melody) California Humming Birds Male vocal trio, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-47786 10-in. 10/25/1928 Was it love? Frank Munn ; The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-48193 10-in. 11/21/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now National Cavaliers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-48617 10-in. 11/23/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Van Fleming ; Jean Goldkette Orchestra ; Harold Stokes Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-49904 10-in. 1/31/1929 Así va Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-50504 10-in. 2/20/1929 My castle in Spain is a shack in the lane Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 3 and 4); with male vocal duet (takes 1 and 2) lyricist  
Victor BVE-50977 10-in. 3/26/1929 Sta canzone fa accussi Eduardo Migliaccio ("Farfariello") Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-51147 10-in. 4/10/1929 My castle in Spain is a shack in the lane Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-51645 10-in. 4/19/1929 Blue Hawaii Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-51928 10-in. 4/26/1929 Blue Hawaii Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra ; Don Howard Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) lyricist  
Victor BVE-51996 10-in. 5/13/1929 Blue Hawaii Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller Male vocal duet, with whistling and instrumental quartet lyricist  
Victor BVE-53987 10-in. 8/14/1929 Satisfied Henry Busse Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-56187 10-in. 10/16/1929 Satisfied Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-58126 10-in. 12/20/1929 Nina Rosa Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BVE-58127 10-in. 12/20/1929 My first love—my last love Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BVE-58165 10-in. 1/7/1930 I want to be happy Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-58166 10-in. 1/7/1930 Tea for two Pennsylvanians ; The Three Girl Friends ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with female vocal trio lyricist  
Victor PBVE-61078 10-in. 3/2/1931 Just a gigolo Bing Crosby Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band translator  
Victor BVE-64856 10-in. 1/19/1931 Lady, play your mandolin The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with banjo, guitar, and piano (takes 1-3); with mandolin and piano (takes 4 and 5) lyricist  
Victor BVE-67724 10-in. 12/19/1930 Lady, play your mandolin Havana Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-67757 10-in. 1/5/1931 Just a gigolo Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo translator  
Victor BVE-68805 10-in. 3/13/1931 Oh, Donna Clara Clare Hanlon ; Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-68806 10-in. 3/13/1931 Elizabeth Clare Hanlon ; Pennsylvanians ; Three Waring Girls ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal quartet and vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BS-73321 10-in. 8/25/1932 Sweethearts forever Gordon Graham ; Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-75048 10-in. 2/7/1933 You are the song Phil Dewey ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75049 10-in. 2/7/1933 I'd write a song Phil Dewey ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75325 10-in. 2/28/1933 Melody Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75328 10-in. 2/28/1933 Give me a roll on a drum Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75373 10-in. 3/7/1933 Never had an education Ramona Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-77168 10-in. 12/2/1933 Count your blessings Edgewater Beach Hotel Orchestra ; Bob Hanon ; Harry Sosnik Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-81397 10-in. 2/15/1934 Hold my hand Edith Caldwell ; Ted Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-81399 10-in. 2/15/1934 Sweet and simple Ted Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-81721 10-in. 2/19/1934 My dog loves your dog Eliot Everett and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-81722 10-in. 2/19/1934 So nice Eliot Everett and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-81723 10-in. 2/19/1934 Six women Totem Lodge Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-81724 10-in. 2/19/1934 You nasty man Totem Lodge Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-81781 10-in. 3/5/1934 So nice! Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-81782 10-in. 3/5/1934 Sweet and simple Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-81783 10-in. 3/5/1934 Nasty man Connecticut Yankees ; Do Ré Mi Trio ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BS-81784 10-in. 3/5/1934 Hold my hand Cavaliers ; Connecticut Yankees ; Do Ré Mi Trio ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male and female vocal ensembles lyricist  
Victor BS-81912 10-in. 3/9/1934 Nasty man Ramona Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-83799 10-in. 8/22/1934 Tea for two Tom Berwick and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-84440 10-in. 10/5/1934 Tea for two Richard Himber ; Joey Nash ; Studebaker Champion Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-88775 10-in. 3/5/1935 (Oh Suzanna) Dust off that old pianna George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra ; Loretta Lee ; Sonny Schuyler Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor BS-88787 10-in. 3/6/1935 (Oh Suzanna) Dust off that old pianna Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-92265 10-in. 6/14/1935 Weather-man Adrian and His Tap Room Gang Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and talk lyricist  
Victor BS-92596 10-in. 7/12/1935 Weather man Dolly Dawn ; George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-99821 10-in. 2/24/1936 Is it true what they say about Dixie? Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-99972 10-in. 4/9/1936 It is true what they say about Dixie? Willie Bryant Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-06129 10-in. 3/4/1937 Vienna dreams George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-028107 10-in. 10/17/1938 That's what I want for Christmas Gray Gordon ; Shirley Lane ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-034970 10-in. 6/9/1939 Cuba-duba-doo Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Fran Rogers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-037745 10-in. 6/21/1939 Love is such a cheat Clyde Burke ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-042250 10-in. 11/13/1939 Sometimes I'm happy Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-042918 10-in. 10/9/1939 I love to sing the words while we're dancing Les Brown Orchestra ; Miriam Shaw Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-053006 10-in. 5/20/1940 If I forget you Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor PBS-Test-1346 10-in. 4/3/1934 If I forget you Dave Marshall Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor [Trial 1922-02-25-01] 10-in. 2/25/1922 Yankee Doodle blues Irving Caesar Male vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia 78917 10-in. 1/8/1920 Swanee Al Jolson Male vocal solo and whistling, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 78918 10-in. 1/9/1920 Swanee Al B. White Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 78987 10-in. 2/20/1920 Only a dream of the past Jack Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 78988 10-in. 2/20/1920 I'm always falling in love with the other fellow's girl Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 79539 10-in. 11/27/1920 Yankee Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 80095 10-in. 12/10/1921 Delia Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 80328 10-in. 4/28/1922 I love her—she loves me Eddie Cantor Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 80339 10-in. 5/9/1922 I love her, she loves me (I'm her he, she's my she) Ray Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80423 10-in. 6/27/1922 The Yankee Doodle blues Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 81171 10-in. 8/8/1923 Louisville California Ramblers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81813 10-in. 6/7/1924 Waiting for the dawn and you Tandy MacKenzie Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 140060 10-in. 9/25/1924 I want to be happy Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 140347 10-in. 2/16/1925 Where are you to-night? Charles Hackett Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W141295 10-in. 11/20/1925 Gigolette Jack Buchanan Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia W142104 10-in. 4/26/1926 To-night's my night with baby Frank Harris Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 142155 10-in. 5/5/1926 To-night's my night with baby Bob Thomas ; Billy West Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 142158 10-in. 5/6/1926 To-night's my night with baby Broadway Bellhops ; Irving Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W142185 10-in. 5/10/1926 To-night's my night with baby Robert Benjamin ; The Knickerbockers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W143233 10-in. 12/30/1926 Hop skip California Ramblers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W143335 10-in. 1/20/1927 Swanee River Trail Giersdorf Sisters Female vocal trio, with brass trio and piano (takes 1-10, 14-16); with piano (takes 11-13) songwriter  
Columbia 143377 10-in. 2/1/1927 Swanee River Trail Tom and Jerry Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W143423 10-in. 3/1/1927 Hop skip Frank Ellis ; St. Francis Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 143441 10-in. 2/4/1927 Swanee River Trail Frank Bessinger ; WMCA Broadcasters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W144027 10-in. 4/13/1927 Sometimes I'm happy Franklyn Baur ; Cass Hagan and his Hotel Manger Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W144104 10-in. 5/7/1927 Sometimes I'm happy Franklyn Baur ; Gladys Rice Female-male vocal duet, with piano and celeste lyricist  
Columbia W144185 10-in. 5/20/1927 Sometimes I'm happy Lyric Male Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 144408 10-in. 6/29/1927 Sometimes I'm happy The Harmonizers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 144441 10-in. 7/8/1927 Sometimes I'm happy Jimmy Kern ; Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W144923 10-in. 10/28/1927 Dear, on a night like this Cass Hagan ; Lewis James ; Park Central Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 145246 10-in. 11/28/1927 Dear, on a night like this WMCA Broadcasters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 145258 10-in. 11/30/1927 There's something Spanish in your eyes University Six Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W145408 10-in. 12/14/1927 Dear, on a night like this James Melton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 145481 10-in. 1/6/1928 There ought to be a law against that Jack Kaufman Male vocal solo, with clarinet or alto saxophone and piano lyricist  
Columbia W145498 10-in. 1/10/1928 Who's blue now? Goodrich Silvertown Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 145556 10-in. 1/19/1928 Who's blue now? Ernie Golden and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W145649 10-in. 2/16/1928 There ought to be a law against that Jack Little Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia W145887 10-in. 3/27/1928 Who's blue now? The Recorders Mixed vocal trio, with banjo lyricist  
Columbia W146272 10-in. 4/21/1928 Crazy rhythm Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146273 10-in. 4/21/1928 Imagination Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Columbia 146405 10-in. 6/6/1928 You're a real sweetheart Arthur Fields ; Newport Society Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 146740 10-in. 7/18/1928 Imagination Dick Burnett ; Joe Candullo and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146757 10-in. 7/20/1928 You're a real sweetheart Broadway Nitelites Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146841 10-in. 8/15/1928 It goes like this (That funny melody) Cliff Edwards Male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 147085 10-in. 9/28/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Tom Frawley ; Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W147092 10-in. 10/2/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with cornet and piano lyricist  
Columbia W147100 10-in. 10/3/1928 My old girl's my new girl now Ukulele Ike Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 147103 10-in. 10/3/1928 Was it love? Ed Blossom and his New Englanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 147109 10-in. 10/5/1928 It goes like this (That funny melody) Happy Martin Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet lyricist  
Columbia 147113 10-in. 10/8/1928 Crazy rhythm Arthur Ross and his Westerners ; Tom Frawley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 147129 10-in. 10/11/1928 My old girl's my new girl now Golden Gate Orchestra ; Irving Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia [W]147154 10-in. 10/19/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Gay Ellis and her Novelty Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Columbia W147389 10-in. 11/5/1928 Buy, buy for baby Columbians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W147441 10-in. 11/2/1928 I want a "yes" girl Ed Lowry Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W147504 10-in. 11/10/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W147506 10-in. 11/12/1928 My old girl's my new girl now Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 147725 10-in. 12/20/1928 Buy, buy for baby Tom Frawley ; Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 147962 10-in. 2/11/1929 My castle in Spain is a shack in the lane Bert Lown Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W148055 10-in. 3/11/1929 My castle in Spain is a shack in the lane Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Leo Reisman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W148079 10-in. 3/15/1929 Blue Hawaii Deep River Orchestra ; Willard Robison Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W148085 10-in. 3/15/1929 Blue Hawaii Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist  
Columbia W148100 10-in. 3/18/1929 My castle in Spain is a shack in the lane Frank Munn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 148162 10-in. 4/2/1929 Blue Hawaii Bar Harbor Society Orchestra ; Marvin Young [Irving Kaufman] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 148382 10-in. 4/26/1929 Satisfied Dick Burnett ; Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 148414 10-in. 5/3/1929 Sing a song in the rain Jim Andrews ; Ted Bartell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia [W]148434 10-in. 4/12/1929 Blue Hawaii The Four Aces Male vocal quartet, with guitar and steel guitar lyricist  
Columbia W148880 10-in. 8/14/1929 Satisfied Ernie Golden and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W148943 10-in. 8/28/1929 Satisfied! Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W149622 10-in. 12/27/1929 I want to be happy Ipana Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W149623 10-in. 12/27/1929 Tea for two Ipana Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia [W]151148 10-in. 1/7/1931 Just a gigolo Sid Garry Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano translator  
Columbia W151179 10-in. 12/26/1930 Lady, play your mandolin Ben Selvin and his Orchestra ; Paul Small Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W151206 10-in. 1/13/1931 Just a gigolo Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W151213 10-in. 1/14/1931 Just a gigolo Al Shayne Male vocal solo, with orchestra translator  
Columbia W151399 10-in. 3/5/1931 Oh, Donna Clara Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W151400 10-in. 3/5/1931 Elizabeth Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Columbia [W]151424 10-in. 3/16/1931 Oh, Donna Clara Lew Conrad ; Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W152316 10-in. 11/2/1932 What a perfect combination Eddie Cantor Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Columbia W152372 10-in. 2/7/1933 I'd write a song Fred Rich Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W152373 10-in. 2/7/1933 You are the song Fred Rich Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W152561 10-in. 11/21/1933 Count your blessings Ferde Grofé Orchestra ; Frank Parker Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 98173 12-in. 5/12/1925 Vocal gems from No, no, Nanette Columbia Light Opera Company Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh S-7269 10-in. Feb. 1920 The hen and the cow Billy Murray ; Rega Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
OKeh S-7333 10-in. Mar. 1920 I'm always falling in love with the other fellow's girl Helen Clark ; Joseph A. Phillips Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh S-72433 10-in. Apr. 1924 Waiting for the dawn and you Bernard Ferguson Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist  
OKeh S-72530 10-in. May 1924 Street corner quartet National Male Quartette Male vocal quartet lyricist  
OKeh 80037 10-in. 5/25/1926 Tonight's my night with Baby Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
OKeh 80048 10-in. 5/28/1926 Tonight's my night with Baby Colonial Inn Orchestra ; Jack Glassner Jazz/dance band lyricist  
OKeh W80390 10-in. 2/4/1927 Swanee River Trail Noel Taylor Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio songwriter  
OKeh W81115 10-in. 6/27/1927 Sometimes I'm happy Art Kahn Piano solo, with male vocal solo and guitar lyricist  
OKeh W81171 10-in. 7/15/1927 Sometimes I'm happy Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
OKeh W81925 10-in. 12/7/1927 There's something Spanish in your eyes Ed Kirkeby Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist  
OKeh W400045 10-in. 1/24/1928 Who's blue now? Madeline Beatty ; Rube Bloom Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist  
OKeh W400556 10-in. 4/4/1928 Dear, on a night like this Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel Trio Male vocal trio, with instrumental trio lyricist  
OKeh W400674 10-in. 5/16/1928 So dear Lanin’s Famous Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W400954 10-in. 6/26/1928 You're a real sweetheart Louis Armstrong ; Lillie Delk Christian ; Hot Four Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet lyricist  
OKeh W401020 10-in. 7/12/1928 You're a real sweetheart Arnold Frank Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W401041 10-in. 7/31/1928 You're a real sweetheart Irene Williams Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
OKeh W401136 10-in. 9/21/1928 It goes like this (That funny melody) Fred Hall ; Sugar Babies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W401281 10-in. 11/1/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Goofus Five Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W401752 10-in. 3/27/1929 My castle in Spain is a shack in the lane Carolina Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W401814 10-in. 4/18/1929 Blue Hawaii Smith Ballew Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W403628 10-in. 1/15/1930 Tea for two Lanin’s Famous Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W403629 10-in. 1/15/1930 I want to be happy Lanin’s Famous Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W404420 10-in. 3/9/1931 Just a gigolo Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo translator  
OKeh W404594 10-in. 12/30/1930 Lady, play your mandolin Ed Kirkeby Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W404814 10-in. 1/26/1931 Just a gigolo Lanin’s Famous Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick 3559 10-in. approximately Jan. 1920 Swanee Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 3707 10-in. approximately June 1920 Swanee Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 11540-11542 10-in. 10/4/1923 Nashville nightingale Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 12267-12269 10-in. 1/11/1924 Chansonette Marie Tiffany Female vocal solo, with orchestra and violin obbligato lyricist  
Brunswick 12506-12508 10-in. 2/11/1924 Chansonette Marie Tiffany Female vocal solo, with orchestra and violin obbligato lyricist  
Brunswick 13000-13001 10-in. 4/25/1924 Waiting for the dawn and you Theo Karle Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 13142-13144 10-in. 5/19/1924 Waiting for the dawn and you Theo Karle Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 13406-13410 10-in. 6/26/1924 I want to be happy Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet lyricist  
Brunswick 13884-13886 10-in. 10/7/1924 Waiting for the dawn and you Allen McQuhae Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 13957-13959 10-in. 10/15/1924 Tea for two Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E27722 10-in. 6/15/1928 You’re a real sweetheart Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar and organ lyricist  
Brunswick E17209-E17211 10-in. 12/23/1925 Tea for two Brunswick Hour Orchestra Orchestra, with female-male vocal duet lyricist  
Brunswick E17352-E17354 10-in. 1/5/1926 Tea for two Brunswick Hour Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet lyricist  
Brunswick IND648 10-in. 6/21/1928 You’re a real sweetheart Charlie Davis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick C2024 10-in. 6/29/1928 You’re a real sweetheart Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick C2472 10-in. 10/24/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick C2473 10-in. 10/24/1928 My old girl’s my new girl now Les Backer Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick C3168 10-in. 3/25/1929 My castle in Spain is a shack in the lane Frank Sylvano ; Wolverines, The [Fred Hamm Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick C3470 10-in. 5/10/1929 Blue Hawaii Frank Sylvano Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick C4377 10-in. 9/18/1929 Satisfied! Charles C. Locke Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick C4618 10-in. 9/26/1929 Satisfied! Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  
Brunswick C7195 10-in. 1/8/1931 Just a gigolo Ben Bernie Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick LAE227 10-in. July 1928 You’re a real sweetheart Anthony Galla-Rini Accordion solo, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick [Br (U.K.) cat 166-b] 10-in. approximately Apr. 1928 Dear, on a night like this Harry Shalson Male vocal solo, with violin and piano lyricist  
Brunswick 577 10-in. May 1928 Chanson Fred Elizalde Music Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E27290 10-in. 4/6/1928 Imagination Ben Bernie ; Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E27291 10-in. 4/6/1928 Crazy rhythm Ben Bernie ; Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E28196 10-in. 9/11/1928 Crazy rhythm Victorian Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E28201 10-in. 9/12/1928 You’re a real sweetheart Melody Makers Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  
Brunswick E28300 10-in. 9/20/1928 Oh! Is she mad at me? Dick Robertson Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist  
Brunswick E28332 10-in. 10/5/1928 Was it love? Arnold Johnson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E28419 10-in. 9/25/1928 It goes like this (That funny melody) Ben Bernie ; Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal effects lyricist  
Brunswick E28455 10-in. 10/6/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Bernie Cummins Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E28471 10-in. 10/12/1928 My old girl’s my new girl now Meyer Davis ; Swanee Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E28645 10-in. approximately Nov. 1928 Buy, buy for baby (Or baby will bye-bye you) The Cross Roads Inn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E29338 10-in. Feb.1929 My castle in Spain is a shack in the lane Ben Bernie ; Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra ; Scrappy Lambert Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E29659 10-in. Apr. 1929 Blue Hawaii Dave Rubinoff Orchestra ; Oliver Smith Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E29742 10-in. Apr. 1929 Blue Hawaii Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E30179 10-in. 6/22/1929 Blue Hawaii Robert A. Gardner ; Lester McFarland Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin lyricist  
Brunswick E30912 10-in. Sept. 1929 Satisfied! Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist  
Brunswick E31027 10-in. 10/14/1929 Tristezas de Honolulu Pilar Arcos ; Los Castilians Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E36057 10-in. 2/11/1931 Just a gigolo Harry Richman Male vocal solo, with orchestra translator  
Brunswick E18984-E18986 10-in. 5/3/1926 To-night’s my night with Baby Carl Fenton’s Orchestra ; Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E19166-E19168 10-in. 5/6/1926 Tonight’s my night with Baby Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E19602-E19604 10-in. 6/17/1926 Florida, the moon and you Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet songwriter  
Brunswick E22320-E22323 10-in. 4/8/1927 Sometimes I'm happy Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano duet and male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E25626-E25628 10-in. 12/15/1927 Dear, on a night like this William Wirges Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E25628) lyricist  
Brunswick E25922-E25924 10-in. 1/9/1928 Dear, on a night like this William Wirges Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E26541-E26543 10-in. 2/16/1928 Who’s blue now? Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio; without vocal (take E26543) lyricist  
Brunswick E30834-E30835 10-in. Sept. 1929 Satisfied! Ben Bernie ; Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E35770-E35771 10-in. 12/20/1930 Lady play your mandolin (Senora toqe su mandolina) Crooning Troubadours ; Nick Lucas Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Edison 7131 10-in. 1/26/1920 Swanee Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 7160 10-in. 2/13/1920 The hen and the cow (A dream of the past) Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 7252 10-in. 3/30/1920 I'm always falling in love with the other fellow's girl Helen Clark ; Joseph A. Phillips Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 8453 10-in. 5/16/1922 I love her—she loves me Atlantic Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9090 10-in. 7/20/1923 Louisville (Sez which, sez how!) Broadway Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9500 10-in. 5/7/1924 Waiting for the dawn and you Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 9956 10-in. 1/21/1925 Where are you to-night? Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 10822 10-in. 2/8/1926 A girl in your arms Charles Harrison ; Kaplan's Melodists Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 11616 10-in. 3/30/1927 Swanee River Trail Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 11729 10-in. 6/10/1927 Sometimes I'm happy Vaughn De Leath ; Al Lynn ; Music Masters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 18063 10-in. 11/28/1927 Dear, on a night like this Will Donaldson ; J. Donald Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 18124 10-in. 12/22/1927 Dear, on a night like this Theo Alban ; Louis Lilienfeld Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 18180 10-in. 1/19/1928 Who's blue now? Radio Franks ; Variety Players Male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Edison 18189 10-in. 1/25/1928 There ought to be a law against that 7 Blue Babies ; Jack Kaufman Male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Edison 18603 10-in. 7/2/1928 Crazy rhythm The Rollickers [Edison] Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Edison 18667 10-in. 8/21/1928 Imagination Bert Dixon ; Winegar’s Penn Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 18668 10-in. 8/22/1928 You're a real sweetheart Duke Yellman Orchestra ; Tommy Weir Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 18725 10-in. 9/14/1928 It goes like this (That funny melody) 7 Blue Babies ; Jack Kaufman Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Edison 18783 10-in. 10/4/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 19085 10-in. 3/8/1929 My castle in Spain is a shack in the lane Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 19182 10-in. 5/9/1929 Blue Hawaii B. A. Rolfe Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison N-315 10-in. 7/2/1928 Crazy rhythm The Rollickers [Edison] Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Edison N-375 10-in. 8/21/1928 Imagination Bert Dixon ; Winegar’s Penn Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison N-376 10-in. 8/22/1928 You're a real sweetheart Duke Yellman Orchestra ; Tommy Weir Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison N-430 12-in. 9/14/1928 It goes like this (That funny melody) 7 Blue Babies ; Jack Kaufman Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Edison N-481 10-in. 10/4/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison N-776 10-in. 3/8/1929 My castle in Spain is a shack in the lane Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison N-886 10-in. 5/9/1929 Blue Hawaii B. A. Rolfe Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Home-Talkie 8 12-in. 1929 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Isabelle Patricola Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Vocalion E2935-E2937 10-in. 4/28/1926 Tonight’s my night with baby Kensington Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Vocalion E3074-E3076 10-in. 5/18/1926 Tonight’s my night with Baby Jack Kelly Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Vocalion E6215-E6218 10-in. 7/18/1927 Sometimes I’m happy Jay’s Chelsea Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Vocalion E6222-E6225 10-in. 7/19/1927 Sometimes I’m happy Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Vocalion 589W-592W 10-in. 3/20/1925 Happy melody Ben Bernie Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  

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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Caesar, Irving," accessed February 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109068.

Caesar, Irving. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109068.

"Caesar, Irving." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 February 2021.

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