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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 101-125 of 580 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 140875 10-in. 8/28/1925 There ain't no flies on Auntie Ernest Hare ; Manhattan Dance Makers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W140927 10-in. 9/10/1925 Pardon me while I laugh Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W140943 10-in. 9/16/1925 Lonesome me Ernest Hare ; Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 141040 10-in. 9/23/1925 Mother me, Tennessee Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 141041 10-in. 9/23/1925 Pretty puppy Bob Thomas ; Billy West Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W141111 10-in. 10/6/1925 Show me the way to go home Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 141125 10-in. 10/8/1925 I married the bootlegger's daughter Bob Thomas Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 141296 10-in. 11/21/1925 Then I'll be happy Bob Thomas ; Billy West Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 141297 10-in. 11/21/1925 Sleepy time gal Bob Thomas ; Billy West Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 141397 10-in. 12/16/1925 Roll 'em girls Bob Thomas ; Billy West Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 141398 10-in. 12/16/1925 I wish't I was in Peoria Bob Thomas ; Billy West Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W141425 10-in. 12/22/1925 I wish't I was in Peoria Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W141426 10-in. 12/22/1925 Hot coffee Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W141485 10-in. 1/13/1926 What, no women? Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W141486 10-in. 1/13/1926 The village blacksmith owns the village now Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W141731 10-in. 3/1/1926 Wimmin aaah! The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W141732 10-in. 3/1/1926 Poor papa The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 141864 10-in. 3/26/1926 Thanks for the buggy ride Bob Thomas ; Billy West Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 141865 10-in. 3/26/1926 It don't do nothin' but rain Bob Thomas ; Billy West Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W141972 10-in. 4/15/1926 Spring is here Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W141973 10-in. 4/15/1926 Show that fellow the door Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W142116 10-in. 4/30/1926 That's where I meet my girl Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 142154 10-in. 5/5/1926 Hi-ho the merrio Bob Thomas ; Billy West Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 142155 10-in. 5/5/1926 To-night's my night with baby Bob Thomas ; Billy West Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W142281 10-in. 6/7/1926 What! No spinach? The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 101-125 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.

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

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