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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 March 9th, 1939 (Queens)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1932

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

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 580 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-53420 10-in. 5/16/1929 Who cares anyhow The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-56149 10-in. 9/25/1929 Billy and Ernie, thank you for your information, part 1 The Happiness Boys Comic monologue, with piano author, speaker  
Victor BVE-56150 10-in. 9/25/1929 Billy and Ernie, thank you for your information, part 2 The Happiness Boys Comic monologue, with piano author, speaker  
Victor BVE-56759 10-in. 10/8/1929 Sergeant Flagg and Sergeant Quirt The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-56760 10-in. 10/8/1929 I can't sleep in the movies any more The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-62350 10-in. 7/16/1930 Happiness Boys going abroad The Happiness Boys Comic scene, with traps author, speaker  
Victor BVE-62351 10-in. 7/16/1930 Happiness Boys in London The Happiness Boys Comic scene, with traps author, speaker  
Victor [Trial 1918-12-16-02] Not documented 12/16/1918 Oh death, where is thy sting? Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1918-12-16-03] Not documented 12/16/1918 Has anyone seen my Corinne? Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1921-01-24-03] 10-in. 1/24/1921 When you look in the eyes of a mule Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1921-01-24-04] 10-in. 1/24/1921 I loveless love to trust nobody Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 80109 10-in. 12/19/1921 Lalawana lullaby Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 80175 10-in. 2/2/1922 Indiana lullaby Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 80967 10-in. 4/14/1923 Barney Google Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 80968 10-in. 4/14/1923 Old King Tut Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 81103 10-in. 7/3/1923 Cut yourself a piece of cake Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 81280 10-in. 10/13/1923 Ko-ko-mo Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 81358 10-in. 11/15/1923 Mamma loves Papa Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 81448 10-in. 1/2/1924 So I took the fifty thousand dollars Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 81449 10-in. 1/2/1924 Me no speak-a good English Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 81494 10-in. 1/18/1924 Whose Izzy is he Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 81562 10-in. 2/14/1924 It ain't gonna rain no mo' Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 81563 10-in. 2/14/1924 So this is Venice! Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 81753 10-in. 5/2/1924 I'm gonna bring a watermelon Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 81754 10-in. 5/2/1924 Hinky dinky parlay voo Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 51-75 of 580 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hare, Ernest," accessed February 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109612.

Hare, Ernest. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109612.

"Hare, Ernest." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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