Harold A. Robe
Harold A. Robe (1881-1946) was an early 20th century American lyricist. He is known for penning several popular songs, most notably Dear Old Pal of Mine. For many of his songs, Robe collaborated with composer Gitz Rice. Other notable songs include, Because You're Here, Mary Lee (Merrily I'll Come to You), and Never Swap Horses When You're Crossing a Stream.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1881, Died 1946
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer
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Recordings (Results 26-38 of 38 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||W145097||10-in.||11/3/1927||Dear old pal of mine||Kenny Sargent||Male vocal solo, with violin and piano||lyricist|
|Columbia||76763||12-in.||approximately 1/20/1920||Dear old pal of mine||Tom Burke ; Hamilton Harty ; London Symphony Orchestra||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|OKeh||387||10-in.||ca. Oct. 1918||Dear old pal of mine||George Lambert||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|OKeh||S-72286||10-in.||1923-1924||Flow'r of Carolina||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo||lyricist|
|OKeh||8631||10-in.||4/10/1924||Walking, talking dolly||Chubb-Steinberg Orchestra of Cincinnati||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|OKeh||S-72445||10-in.||Apr. 1924||Love's charity||Bruce Wallace||Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio||lyricist|
|OKeh||S-72924||10-in.||Oct. 1924||Shamrock leaves||Gerald Griffin ; Justin Ring Trio||Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio||lyricist|
|OKeh||S-72929||10-in.||Oct. 1924||A window in old Athlone||Gerald Griffin||Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E37359||10-in.||11/19/1931||A rose and a kiss||Regent Club Orchestra [Brunswick Studio Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E2829-E2831||12-in.||4/21/1926||Lovely rose||Colin O'More||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||3538||10-in.||1/22/1915||Tennessee, I hear you calling me||Premier Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||6349||10-in.||9/5/1918||Dear old pal of mine||Thomas Chalmers||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||7180||10-in.||2/25/1920||A rose, a kiss and you||Lewis James||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Robe, Harold A.," accessed November 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109923.
Robe, Harold A.. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109923.
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