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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 201-225 of 580 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh o-8220 Not documented ca. Oct. 1921 [Unknown title(s)] Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh o-8221 10-in. ca. Oct. 1921 Santa Claus hides in the talking machine Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh o-8226 10-in. approximately Nov. 1921 Snow flakes Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70017 10-in. July 1921 Down at the old swimming hole Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70045 10-in. July 1921 Oh! Brother, what a feeling! Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70046 10-in. July 1921 My sunny Tennessee Ernest Hare ; Rega Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70212 10-in. Oct. 1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes (Down in Tennessee) Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70226 10-in. Oct. 1921 Snow flakes Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70410 10-in. Jan. 1922 Uncle Josh and the dentist Ernest Hare ; Byron G. Harlan Dialogue speaker  
OKeh S-70551 10-in. Mar. 1922 Mutt and Jeff on socialism Ernest Hare ; Frank Kennedy Comic dialogue speaker  
OKeh S-70638 10-in. Apr. 1922 Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70768 10-in. Aug. 1922 Mandy Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70804 10-in. Aug. 1922 Oh! Is she dumb Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70805 10-in. Aug. 1922 For the sake of auld lang syne Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70865 10-in. Sept. 1922 Wagsey Watermelon Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70869 10-in. Sept. 1922 Jack and the beanstalk Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70916 10-in. Oct. 1922 Tune in with my heart Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70924 10-in. Oct. 1922 Hello! Hello! Hello! Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-70982 10-in. Nov. 1922 Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo' bye) Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-71014 10-in. Nov. 1922 You tell her—I stutter Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-71091 Not documented Dec. 1922 [Unknown title(s)] Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-71092 10-in. Dec. 1922 Down by the old apple tree Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-71146 10-in. Jan. 1923 A new melody to America 106th Infantry Band ; Ernest Hare ; Lieut. L. Mansfield Matt Male vocal solo, with band vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-71220 10-in. Jan. 1923 Battle hymn of the Republic Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh S-71336 10-in. Mar. 1923 Barney Google Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 201-225 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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