Lew Porter

Lew Porter (February 4, 1892, New York City – January 29, 1956, Los Angeles) was an American composer and songwriter, contributing to the soundtracks of 72 films.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 4, 1892, Died January 29, 1956

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, lyricist

Notes: It is surmised that "Wel Retrop" was a pseudonym for Lew Porter.

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Recordings (Results 26-41 of 41 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 18205 10-in. 1/31/1928 O' promise me (That you will never cry) Victor Hall ; Al Lynn ; Music Masters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Edison 18216 10-in. 2/7/1928 My Hawaiian Anthony J. Franchini ; South Sea Serenaders Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Edison 18282 10-in. 3/5/1928 She didn't say "yes," she didn't say "no," she only said "maybe" Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 18299 10-in. 3/12/1928 Two blue eyes Al Friedman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Edison 18316 10-in. 3/20/1928 She didn't say "yes," she didn't say "no" (She only said "maybe") Piccadilly Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Edison 18355 10-in. 3/31/1928 Red hot McAlpineers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Edison 18450 10-in. 4/27/1928 She didn't say "yes," she didn't say "no," she only said "maybe" Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet songwriter  
Edison 18451 10-in. 4/27/1928 Two blue eyes Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet songwriter  
Edison 18638 10-in. 7/26/1928 Hawaiian bluebird Shaw's Hawaiians Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Edison 18677 10-in. 8/24/1928 My sweet Hawaiian baby South Sea Serenaders Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Edison 18866 10-in. 11/14/1928 My sweet Hawaiian baby Aloha-Land Serenaders Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Edison 18918 10-in. 12/4/1928 Love's first kiss Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison N-348 10-in. 7/26/1928 Hawaiian bluebird Shaw's Hawaiians Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Edison N-385 10-in. 8/24/1928 My sweet Hawaiian baby South Sea Serenaders Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Edison N-561 12-in. 11/14/1928 My sweet Hawaiian baby Aloha-Land Serenaders Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter, lyricist  
Edison N-612 10-in. 12/4/1928 Love's first kiss Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
(Results 26-41 of 41 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Porter, Lew," accessed June 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110090.

Porter, Lew. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110090.

"Porter, Lew." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110090

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