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Ernest Hare

Thomas Ernest Hare (March 16, 1883 – March 9, 1939) was an American singer who recorded prolifically during the 1920s and 1930s, finding fame as a radio star on the Happiness Boys radio program.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 16th, 1883, Died Queens

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, speaker, vocalist, author, guitar, songwriter, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 580 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-30048 10-in. 5/6/1924 Hard boiled Rose The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-30049 10-in. 5/6/1924 Jump, Fritz (I feed you liver) The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-30050 10-in. 5/6/1924 Oh! Eva (Ain't you coming out to-night?) The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33045 10-in. 7/1/1925 How's your folks and my folks (down in Norfolk town) The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33046 10-in. 7/1/1925 As a porcupine pines for its pork The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33047 10-in. 7/1/1925 I miss my Swiss The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33243 10-in. 8/21/1925 Pardon me (While I laugh) The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33244 10-in. 8/21/1925 I would rather be alone in the South The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33245 10-in. 8/21/1925 There ain't no flies on Auntie The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano and dialogue vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33246 10-in. 8/21/1925 Pretty puppy The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33626 10-in. 11/25/1925 Frank and Ernest The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33627 10-in. 11/25/1925 That certain party The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33628 10-in. 11/25/1925 Whispering leaves The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33629 10-in. 11/25/1925 Why aren't yez eatin' more oranges? (From Cal-i-for-ni-ay) The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33630 10-in. 11/25/1925 An operatic syncopation The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33682 10-in. 1/26/1926 In my gondola The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33683 10-in. 1/26/1926 What! No women? The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-33684 10-in. 1/26/1926 The village blacksmith own the village now The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-36131 10-in. 8/25/1926 Sing, Katie (But leave the piano alone) The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-36132 10-in. 8/25/1926 She knows her onions The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-36133 10-in. 8/25/1926 It won't be long now The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-36134 10-in. 8/25/1926 I haven't mentioned Mammy The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-36135 10-in. 8/25/1926 And then I forget The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-38106 10-in. 2/23/1927 That's my hap-hap-happiness The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-38107 10-in. 2/23/1927 Cock-a-doodle, I'm off my noodle The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 580 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hare, Ernest," accessed October 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109612.

Hare, Ernest. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109612.

"Hare, Ernest." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109612

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