Robert Emmett Dolan
Robert Emmett "Bobby" Dolan (August 3, 1908 – September 26, 1972) was a Broadway conductor, composer and arranger beginning in the 1920s. He moved on to radio in the 1930s, and then went to Hollywood in the early 1940s as a musical director for Paramount. He scored, arranged, and conducted many musical and dramatic films in the 1940s and 1950s and produced three musicals. At the end of his career, he returned to the stage – the place where he began.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1908 (Hartford), Died September 25, 1972 (Westwood)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1949
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 35 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-48150||10-in.||11/12/1928||Ever since the movies learned to talk||Walter O'Keefe||Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-53985||10-in.||8/14/1929||Little by little||Bernie Cummins ; New York Biltmore Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-55644||10-in.||8/3/1929||Little by little||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-63165||10-in.||10/22/1930||I love love||Bernie Cummins ; Frank Munn ; New Yorker Hotel Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-64006||10-in.||7/30/1930||Hullabaloo||McKinney's Cotton Pickers ; Dave Wilborn||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||D6VB-3015||10-in.||10/15/1946||And so to bed||Vaughn Monroe ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra||Male vocal solo, with female vocal ensemble, and jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||D7VB-0235||10-in.||4/3/1947||Fine thing||Charlie Spivak Orchestra ; Charlie Spivak||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Victor||D9VB-2786||10-in.||12/16/1949||The yodel blues||Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers||Female-male vocal duet, with string band and yodeling||composer|
|Columbia||147466||10-in.||11/15/1928||Ever since the movies learned to talk||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet||songwriter|
|Columbia||148929||10-in.||8/26/1929||Little by little||Sam Lanin Orchestra ; Robert Wood||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W148982||10-in.||9/6/1929||Little by little||Eddie Walters||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W149449||10-in.||11/20/1929||Little by little||Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|OKeh||W403029||10-in.||10/4/1929||Little by little||Frances Shelley||Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio||composer|
|OKeh||W404208||10-in.||6/6/1930||You (I love but you)||Ray Seeley Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|OKeh||W404209||10-in.||6/6/1930||My love (I'll be waiting for you)||Ray Seeley Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|OKeh||W404267||10-in.||7/22/1930||Hullabaloo||Ed Kirkeby Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|OKeh||W404506||10-in.||10/23/1930||I love love||Joe Farrell Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|OKeh||W490079||10-in.||6/6/1930||You (I love but you)||Ray Seeley Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||E30545||10-in.||9/10/1929||Little by little||Louisiana Rhythm Kings||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||E31628||10-in.||Dec. 1929||Little by little||Dick Robertson||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E31767||10-in.||January 1930||Brunswick Brevities program X, part 3||Brunswick Male Quartet||Radio transcription disc : Male vocal quartet||composer|
|Brunswick||E35365||10-in.||Nov. 1930||I love love||Emil Coleman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Brunswick||C4367||10-in.||9/16/1929||Little by little||Van Fleming||Male vocal solo, with clarinet, trumpet, and guitar||composer|
|Brunswick||LAE613||10-in.||9/5/1929||Little by little||Jesse Stafford Palace Hotel Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||composer|
|Brunswick||LAE866||10-in.||9/4/1930||Hullabaloo||Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G)||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dolan, Robert Emmett," accessed July 1, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109585.
Dolan, Robert Emmett. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 1, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109585.
"Dolan, Robert Emmett." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 1 July 2022.
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