Joe Burke

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 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 526 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 526 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Burke, Joe," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109994.

Burke, Joe. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109994.

"Burke, Joe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

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