Birth and Death Data: Born November 7th, 1903 (New York City), Died June 19th, 1956 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist, composer, saxophone
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-43361||10-in.||3/14/1928||Was last night the last for you?||Walter O'Keefe||Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-43362||10-in.||3/14/1928||You've got a lot to learn||Walter O'Keefe||Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-036996||10-in.||5/29/1939||A shave and a haircut—shampoo||Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-041408||10-in.||9/11/1939||Hot mallets||Lionel Hampton Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, saxophone|
|Victor||BS-042922||10-in.||10/9/1939||Chico's love song (Ma-na-ja fah-la pas-ka lah-tah)||Les Brown Orchestra ; Herb Muse||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-071806||10-in.||2/2/1942||How do I know it's real?||Carl Denny ; Hal McIntyre Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||D7VB-2690||10-in.||12/15/1947||They're out to trap ya||Zeke Manners ; Zeke Manners Band||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||songwriter|
|Columbia||141925||10-in.||4/6/1926||There are two sides to every story||Irving Kaufman||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|OKeh||W400626||10-in.||4/19/1928||Was last night the last night with you?||Madeline Beatty||Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio||composer|
|OKeh||W400635||10-in.||4/26/1928||Was last night the last night with you?||Madeline Beatty||Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio||composer|
|Brunswick||E27262||10-in.||4/3/1928||You’ve got a lot to learn||Wes Thomas Cornell Collegians||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus; without vocal (take G)||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E18106-E18107||10-in.||2/25/1926||There are two sides to every story||Frank Bessinger||Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E26762-E26764||10-in.||3/1/1928||My rainbow||Herbert Gordon ; Hotel Adelphia Whispering Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet; without vocal (take E26764).||songwriter|
|Edison||18147||10-in.||1/3/1928||My rainbow||Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Edison||S-44||10-in.||1928||My rainbow (?) - Unidentified test recording||Unidentified performer(s) (Edison Records)||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lee, Lester," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110018.
Lee, Lester. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110018.
"Lee, Lester." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.
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