Joseph Aloysius Burke (March 18, 1884 – June 9, 1950) was an American composer, pianist and actor. 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), and "Rambling Rose" (1948).
Birth and Death Data: Born March 18th, 1884 (Philadelphia), Died June 9th, 1950 (Upper Darby Township)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1941
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.
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 536 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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Burke, Joe," accessed January 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109994.
Burke, Joe. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109994.
"Burke, Joe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 January 2021.
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