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Bert Lown

Bert Lown (born Albert Charles Lown; 6 June 1903 – 20 November 1962) was a violinist, orchestra leader, and songwriter.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 6, 1903 (White Plains), Died November 2, 1962 (Portland)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, songwriter, leader, composer, lyricist

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-53052 10-in. 4/23/1931 Now you're in my arms Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-53053 10-in. 4/23/1931 I "wanna" sing about you Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BRC-53054 10-in. 4/23/1931 Let me hum a hymn to her tonight Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BVE-62277 10-in. 6/17/1930 Bye bye blues Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-62685 10-in. 7/21/1930 Bye bye blues Henny Hendrickson ; Louisville Serenaders Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BVE-63660 10-in. 9/17/1930 Bye bye blues Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-63670 10-in. 9/25/1930 I'm yours Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Biltmore Rhythm Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble director  
Victor BVE-63671 10-in. 9/25/1930 Here comes the sun Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Biltmore Rhythm Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble director  
Victor BVE-64348 10-in. 10/17/1930 Loving you the way I do Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Biltmore Rhythm Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus director  
Victor BVE-64349 10-in. 10/17/1930 The penalty of love Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-64371 10-in. 11/24/1930 And then your lips met mine Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-64372 10-in. 11/24/1930 Crying myself to sleep! Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Biltmore Trio Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BVE-64625 10-in. 11/19/1930 You're simply delish Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Biltmore Trio Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BVE-64626 10-in. 11/19/1930 You're the one I care for Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, director  
Victor BVE-67404 10-in. 1/19/1931 Heartaches Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Biltmore Trio Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio director  
Victor BVE-67423 10-in. 1/27/1931 I'm so afraid of you Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-67424 10-in. 1/27/1931 By my side Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, songwriter  
Victor BVE-67486 10-in. 3/5/1931 Please don't talk about me when I'm gone Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-67487 10-in. 3/5/1931 When your lover has gone Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Biltmore Trio Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio director  
Victor BVE-67488 10-in. 3/5/1931 I've found what I wanted in you Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Biltmore Trio Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio director  
Victor BVE-67499 10-in. 3/12/1931 When I take my sugar to tea Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Biltmore Trio Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BVE-67500 10-in. 3/12/1931 Were you sincere? Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-67744 10-in. 12/30/1930 You're the one I care for Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-67750 10-in. 1/2/1931 Lonesome lover Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-67751 10-in. 1/2/1931 To whom it may concern Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Biltmore Trio Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio director  
Victor BVE-67771 10-in. 1/8/1931 Say hello to the folks back home Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-67772 10-in. 1/8/1931 My Missouri home Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-67773 10-in. 1/8/1931 They satisfy Bert Lown Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-68801 10-in. 3/12/1931 Running between the raindrops Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-69680 10-in. 6/3/1931 Never Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BRC-69681 10-in. 6/3/1931 I'm painting pictures Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-69682 10-in. 6/3/1931 After tonight Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-69940 10-in. 6/16/1931 June time is love time (For everyone but me) Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-69941 10-in. 6/16/1931 That little boy of mine Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-69942 10-in. 6/16/1931 The hour of parting Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-69947 10-in. 6/16/1931 The first girl I met (Was the last girl I loved) Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-70171 10-in. 8/18/1931 My success Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-70172 10-in. 8/18/1931 Alone in a corner Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-70173 10-in. 8/18/1931 I can't get Mississippi off my mind Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-70213 10-in. 9/4/1931 Sweet summer breeze Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-70214 10-in. 9/4/1931 Let's drift away on Dreamer's Bay Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-70215 10-in. 9/4/1931 You call it madness Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-70236 10-in. 9/16/1931 Then came the dawn Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, songwriter  
Victor BRC-70237 10-in. 9/16/1931 Blues in my heart Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-70238 10-in. 9/16/1931 There's no one else but you Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-71220 10-in. 1/12/1932 The more you hurt me (The more you make me care) Bert Lown Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-71221 10-in. 1/12/1932 Tired Bert Lown Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, songwriter  
Victor BRC-71222 10-in. 1/12/1932 Was that the human thing to do Bert Lown Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BSHQ-73172 10-in. 8/9/1932 I can't believe it's true Bert Lown Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BSHQ-73173 10-in. 8/9/1932 Over the week-end (I fell in love) Bert Lown Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band (take 3); with male vocal solo (takes 1 and 2) director  
Victor BSHQ-73174 10-in. 8/9/1932 I wish I had wings Bert Lown Orchestra Jazz/dance band (take 3); with male vocal solo (takes 1 and 2) director  
Victor BSHQ-73175 10-in. 8/9/1932 I'm yours for tonight Bert Lown Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BSHQ-73176 10-in. 8/9/1932 Goodbye to love Bert Lown Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-76147 10-in. 5/18/1933 It was a night in June Bert Lown Orchestra ; Ted Holt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76148 10-in. 5/18/1933 I cover the waterfront Bert Lown Orchestra ; Mac Ceppos Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76152 10-in. 5/18/1933 We'll have a honeymoon someday Bert Lown Orchestra ; Ted Holt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76153 10-in. 5/18/1933 Mississippi basin Bert Lown Orchestra ; Eddie Farley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76154 10-in. 5/18/1933 I'll build a nest Bert Lown Orchestra ; Ted Holt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76155 10-in. 5/18/1933 My heart's desire Bert Lown Orchestra ; Ted Holt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76156 10-in. 5/18/1933 Isn't it heavenly Bert Lown Orchestra ; Ted Holt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76451 10-in. 6/14/1933 Moonstruck Bert Lown Orchestra ; Ted Holt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76452 10-in. 6/14/1933 Learn to croon Bert Lown Orchestra ; Ted Holt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76453 10-in. 6/14/1933 Charlie's home Bert Lown Orchestra ; Eddie Farley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76454 10-in. 6/14/1933 A fool in love Ted Holt ; The Park Central Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76455 10-in. 6/14/1933 Here you come with love Bert Lown Orchestra ; Eddie Farley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76456 10-in. 6/14/1933 I've got to pass your house to get to my house Ted Holt ; The Park Central Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76457 10-in. 6/14/1933 Can't we meet again? Ted Holt ; The Park Central Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-76458 10-in. 6/14/1933 Black panther Bert Lown Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor D7VB-1159 10-in. 11/13/1947 Bye-bye blues Tex Beneke ; Tex Beneke Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 147961 10-in. 2/11/1929 Tomorrow's violets Bert Lown Orchestra ; Irving Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia 147962 10-in. 2/11/1929 My castle in Spain is a shack in the lane Bert Lown Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia 147963 10-in. 2/11/1929 Redskin Bert Lown Orchestra ; Tom Frawley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia 148178 10-in. 4/5/1929 Big city blues Bert Lown and his Loungers Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 148179 10-in. 4/5/1929 Here comes my ball and chain Bert Lown and his Loungers Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 148180 10-in. 4/5/1929 The jazz me blues Bert Lown and his Loungers Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia [W]148517 10-in. 5/13/1929 I'm disappointed in you Jack Carney ; Tom Clines and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia [W]149740 10-in. 1/8/1930 Only a rose Hotel Biltmore Music ; Bert Lown Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio leader  
Columbia [W]149741 10-in. 1/8/1930 Under a Texas moon Hotel Biltmore Music ; Bert Lown Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Columbia [W]149742 10-in. 1/8/1930 If I were king Hotel Biltmore Music ; Bert Lown ; Frank Smith Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W150655 10-in. 7/21/1930 (Under the sun, it's anyone) Under the moon, it's you Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Columbia W150656 10-in. 7/21/1930 Bye bye blues Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter, leader  
Columbia [W]150694 10-in. 8/5/1930 Bye bye blues Ed Kirkeby Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W150784 10-in. 9/11/1930 Maybe it's love Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W150785 10-in. 9/11/1930 I'll be blue, just thinking of you (From now on) Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W150971 10-in. 11/24/1930 You're the one I care for Mickie Alpert and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia [W]151112 10-in. 12/13/1930 You're the one I care for Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W151227 10-in. 1/16/1931 You're the one I care for Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia [W]151235 10-in. 1/20/1931 You're the one I care for Annette Hanshaw Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W151471 10-in. 3/27/1931 By my side Blue Grass Boys ; Lee Morse Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Columbia C1402 10-in. 6/15/1936 Bye bye blues Hoosier Hot Shots Instrumental quartet, with ensemble vocal songwriter  
OKeh W404433 10-in. 9/8/1930 Bye bye blues Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W404583 10-in. 12/20/1930 You're the one I care for Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E33441 10-in. 7/17/1930 Bye bye blues Tom Clines and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E35470 10-in. Nov. 1930 You’re the one I care for Mark Fisher’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Brunswick E36027 10-in. 2/5/1931 You’re the one I care for Belle Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E36045 10-in. 2/10/1931 By my side Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E30400-E30401 10-in. July 1929 I’m disappointed in you Tom Clines and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) songwriter  
Brunswick C6419 10-in. Oct. 1930 Bye bye blues Freddie Rose Male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick C6541 10-in. Dec. 1930 You’re the one I care for Tom Gerun Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Brunswick C6542 10-in. Dec. 1930 You’re the one I care for Tom Gerun Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick C7389 10-in. 2/6/1931 By my side Tom Gerun Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL3239 10-in. 6/30/1931 You're the one I care for Josephine Baker ; Casino de Paris, Mélodic Jazz ; Edmond Mahieux Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lown, Bert," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109630.

Lown, Bert. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109630.

"Lown, Bert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

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