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Ray Evans

Raymond Bernard Evans (February 4, 1915 – February 15, 2007) was an American songwriter. He was a partner in a composing and song-writing duo with Jay Livingston, known for the songs they composed for films. Evans wrote the lyrics and Livingston wrote the music.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 4, 1915 (Salamanca), Died February 15, 2007 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-062793 10-in. 3/31/1941 G'bye now Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor MBS-092521 10-in. before 11/24/1950 Mil violines Orquesta Luis Arcaraz Instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor MBS-092522 10-in. before 11/24/1950 Mona Lisa Orquesta Luis Arcaraz Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor MBS-092597 10-in. before 1/16/1951 Mil violines Los Tres Diamantes Male vocal and instrumental trio songwriter  
Victor MBS-092779 10-in. before 4/17/1951 Mona Lisa Pérez Prado Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor E0FB-3651 10-in. 5/24/1950 Querida mía Trio Guadalajara Male vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor D5VB-1322 10-in. 12/28/1945 Let's go home Charlie Spivak Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D6VB-2071 10-in. 5/16/1946 To each his own Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Stuart Wade Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D6VB-3142 10-in. 12/16/1946 Beside you Freddy Martin Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D6XB-3298 10-in. 11/22/1946 ¿Por qué sufrir? Pepito Arvelo ; Campos "El Pianista" y su Ritmo ; Irving Fields Male vocal solo, with piano and rhythm lyricist  
Victor D7VB-1106 10-in. 10/27/1947 Dream girl Garry Stevens ; Tex Beneke Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-2035 10-in. 11/14/1947 Golden earrings Charlie Spivak Orchestra ; Irene Daye Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D7VB-2194 10-in. 12/13/1947 Buttons and bows Harry Zimmerman Orchestra ; Betty Jane Rhodes Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor D7VB-2687 10-in. 12/15/1947 My own true love Vaughn Monroe ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-3046 10-in. 12/28/1947 Cincinnati Ray McKinley ; Ray McKinley Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D8VB-3446 10-in. 12/21/1948 The streets of Laredo Charles Dant Orchestra ; Dennis Day ; The Rhythmaires Male vocal solo, with vocal group and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D9VB-1516 10-in. 5/17/1949 My love loves me Henri René ; Fran Warren Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Columbia HCO3060 10-in. 12/26/1947 Buttons and bows Gene Autry Male vocal solo, with string band lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Evans, Ray," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109276.

Evans, Ray. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109276.

"Evans, Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109276

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