Joe Burke

Joseph Aloysius Burke (March 18, 1884 – June 9, 1950) was an American composer and pianist. His successful songs, written with various lyricists, included "Down Honolulu Way" (1916), "Oh How I Miss You Tonight" (1924), "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" (1929), "Moon Over Miami" (1935), "Getting Some Fun Out of Life" (1937) and "Rambling Rose" (1948) and "Painting The Clouds With Sunshine" (1929)

Birth and Death Data: Born March 18, 1884 (Philadelphia), Died June 9, 1950 (Upper Darby Township)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist, speaker

Notes: Burke is billed on Leeds & Catlin discs as "The American Harry Lauder." There is no evidence that he is the same individual as the songwriter.

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 600 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18037 10-in. 6/29/1916 Down Honolulu way Raymond Dixon ; Alice Green Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-18052 12-in. 7/5/1916 They made it twice nice as paradise and they called it Dixieland Conway's Band Band composer  
Victor B-22445 10-in. 12/3/1918 It's never too late to be sorry Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-24993 10-in. 3/11/1921 Nestle in your daddy's arms American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-25166 10-in. 4/15/1921 Nestle in your daddy's arms Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor B-26196 10-in. 4/3/1922 Wake up little girl you're just dreaming Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with bassoon and orchestra composer  
Victor B-27958 10-in. 5/17/1923 My pal John Steel Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-28475 10-in. 9/17/1923 Are you lonely? Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29443 10-in. 2/6/1924 Don't forget to remember Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-30031 10-in. 4/29/1924 Dear one Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor B-30253 10-in. 6/9/1924 Who wants a bad little boy? Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-31317 10-in. 11/12/1924 No wonder that I love you Meyer Davis ; Le Paradis Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-31735 10-in. 1/14/1925 Dear one Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with saxophone and piano songwriter  
Victor B-31888 10-in. 3/9/1925 Oh, how I miss you to-night Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-31923 10-in. 2/6/1925 No wonder International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-32077 10-in. 3/10/1925 Yearning (Just for you) Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-32092 10-in. 3/12/1925 Yearning (Just for you) Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with viola, guitar, and ukulele composer  
Victor B-32095 10-in. 3/12/1925 No wonder (That I love you) Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar composer  
Victor BVE-32532 10-in. 4/22/1925 Dear one Edward Johnson Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-32714 10-in. 5/23/1925 Oh, how I miss you tonight Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-32726 10-in. 6/5/1925 Yearning (Just for you) Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra, with guitar and whistling composer  
Victor BVE-33158 10-in. 8/7/1925 Who wouldn't love you Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra ; Joe Sanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-33343 10-in. 8/25/1925 So that's the kind of girl you are Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-33377 10-in. 9/10/1925 Oh, how I miss you to-night Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33465 10-in. 10/14/1925 Oh, how I miss you to-night John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 600 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Burke, Joe," accessed May 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109994.

Burke, Joe. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109994.

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