Ira Schuster

Ira Schuster (October 13, 1889 – October 10, 1946) was an American songwriter, who worked as a pianist at various publishing companies on Tin Pan Alley in the early 20th Century. He was also known as John Siras.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 13, 1889 (New York City), Died October 10, 1945

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist

Notes: Used pseudonym John Siras.

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18711 10-in. 11/15/1916 Keep your eye on the girlie you love Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-19102 12-in. 1/18/1917 Honolulu, America loves you Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-22436 10-in. 11/27/1918 The Navy will bring them back Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25433 10-in. 6/9/1921 Vamping Rose All Star Trio ; All Star Trio Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25526 10-in. 8/19/1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25985 10-in. 1/31/1922 Ten little fingers and ten little toes Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-26166 10-in. 3/20/1922 My Machree's lullaby Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with harp and orchestra composer  
Victor B-27998 10-in. 6/5/1923 Hi lee hi lo Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with traps and orchestra composer  
Victor B-28627 10-in. 10/2/1923 Why should I give my love to you? Lewis James Male vocal solo, with cello and orchestra composer  
Victor B-29405 10-in. 1/22/1924 Mr. Radio Man (Tell my mammy to come back home) Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-29932 10-in. 4/24/1924 Mr. Radio Man (Tell my mammy to come back home) Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-32432 10-in. 4/15/1925 While we danced till dawn International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-34735 10-in. 3/18/1926 Son of a millionaire Joseph Rega Male vocal solo, with violin and piano composer  
Victor BVE-35557 10-in. 6/29/1926 There's a blue ridge in my heart, Virginia Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-36142 10-in. 8/31/1926 I'll fly to Hawaii Gus C. Edwards Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet composer  
Victor BVE-46309 10-in. 7/16/1928 Skadatin-dee (just a funny sound and a melody) The Whoopee Makers Vocal and instrumental trio composer  
Victor BVE-50976 10-in. 3/26/1929 Dance of the paper dolls Victor Arden ; Phil Ohman Piano duet composer  
Victor BVE-51645 10-in. 4/19/1929 Blue Hawaii Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-51928 10-in. 4/26/1929 Blue Hawaii Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra ; Don Howard Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-51996 10-in. 5/13/1929 Blue Hawaii Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller Male vocal duet, with whistling and instrumental quartet composer  
Victor BSHQ-58960 10-in. 8/10/1932 In the hills of Tennessee Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet composer  
Victor BAVE-60298 10-in. Spring 1930 Satisfied Orquesta Típica Victor Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-69475 10-in. 1/9/1933 At the baby parade Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BSHQ-72884 10-in. 6/13/1932 In a shanty in old Shanty Town Pennsylvania Collegians Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BSHQ-73029 10-in. 6/22/1932 In a shanty in old Shanty Town Chick Bullock ; Ted Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-73324 10-in. 8/29/1932 In the hills of Tennessee Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet composer  
Victor BS-73344 10-in. 8/31/1932 I found a brand new sweetheart Eliot Everett Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with 2 male vocal solos songwriter  
Victor BS-73573 10-in. 9/24/1932 It's gonna be you Fran Frey ; George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-73722 10-in. 9/30/1932 It's gonna be you Thelma Nevins ; Sid Peltyn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-73850 10-in. 10/21/1932 Going back to the one I love Luther-Stokes Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-74624 10-in. 11/30/1932 When the wandering boy comes home Don Hall Trio Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano songwriter  
Victor BS-74936 10-in. 1/20/1933 At the baby parade Walter Goodman ; Tommy Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-75531 10-in. 3/16/1933 Hold me LIttle Jack LIttle Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-75561 10-in. 3/23/1933 Hold me Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-75715 10-in. 4/4/1933 When the sun bids the moon goodnight Jack Fulton ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-75740 10-in. 4/7/1933 When you're over sixty and you feel like sweet sixteen LIttle Jack LIttle Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-75741 10-in. 4/7/1933 Anything your little heart desires LIttle Jack LIttle Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-75931 10-in. 7/10/1933 I may be dancing with somebody else Jan Garber Orchestra ; Lew Palmer Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-76470 10-in. 6/15/1933 Let's make up Florence Case ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-76577 10-in. 7/6/1933 I may be dancing with somebody else George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra ; Barry Wells Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-77516 10-in. 8/21/1933 My own Sonny South and the Collegians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-77519 10-in. 8/21/1933 Let's make up The Madhatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-99392 10-in. 2/26/1936 Hi lee hi lo Fredricksburg Future Farmers Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-018791 10-in. 1/27/1938 Somebody's thinking of you tonight Jack Crawley ; Hotel Charlotte Orchestra ; Jimmie Livingston Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-031240 10-in. 1/6/1939 Singin' in the saddle Johnny Messner ; Music Box Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-040625 10-in. 7/29/1939 Out of port Blue Barron ; Alan Holmes Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-041509 10-in. 8/7/1939 Scissors and knives to grind Les Brown Orchestra ; Herb Muse Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-044002 10-in. 10/24/1939 Piggy wiggy woo Marion Holmes ; Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra ; Three Romeos Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio and female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-047740 10-in. 3/4/1940 You gorgeous dancing doll Gray Gordon ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra ; Johnny Victor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-051548 10-in. 6/21/1940 Gentlemen of the jury Meredith Blake ; Gray Gordon ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-051550 10-in. 6/21/1940 I am an American Meredith Blake ; Gray Gordon ; Art Perry ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-056112 10-in. 9/13/1940 Autumn on the campus Gray Gordon ; Art Perry ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-057002 10-in. 10/17/1940 Oh! They're making me all over in the army Gordon Goons ; Gray Gordon ; Art Perry ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-058103 10-in. 11/27/1940 You're in the Army now Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-068680 10-in. 12/18/1941 All for love Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-073856 10-in. 4/30/1942 Somebody's thinking of you tonight Peggy Mann ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor D6VB-2802 10-in. 9/6/1946 Let's put our dreams together Charlie Spivak Orchestra ; Charlie Spivak Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 47236 10-in. 12/16/1916 Keep your eye on the girlie you love M. J. O'Connell Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78187 10-in. 11/21/1918 The Navy will bring them back! Arthur Fields ; Peerless Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79624 10-in. 1/4/1921 Ding-a-ring a-ring Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 79741 10-in. 2/28/1921 Vamping Rose Tod Weinhold Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79766 10-in. 3/25/1921 Vamping Rose Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79768 10-in. 3/28/1921 Mon homme Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79970 10-in. 8/26/1921 Sweet lady Columbia Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79985 10-in. 9/13/1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes (down in Tennessee) Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 80009 10-in. 9/28/1921 Who's been around? Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 80017 10-in. 10/7/1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes (Down in Tennessee) Ted Lewis Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80247 10-in. 3/16/1922 My Machree's lullaby Edwin Dale Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 80771 10-in. 1/4/1923 I'm mighty sweet on my sweet sweetie Furman and Nash Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 81163 10-in. 8/4/1923 Hi lee, hi lo Columbians Dance Orchestra De Luxe Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81407 10-in. 12/11/1923 Why should I give my love to you? Horace Rowe Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 81525 10-in. 2/2/1924 Mr. Radio Man Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W141211 10-in. 10/28/1925 While we danced till dawn Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 141881 10-in. 3/29/1926 Let's grow old together Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia W142199 10-in. 5/12/1926 (There's a blue ridge in my heart) Virginia Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with ukulele songwriter  
Columbia 142654 10-in. 9/20/1926 I'll fly to Hawaii Night Club Orchestra ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W142769 10-in. 9/30/1926 I'll fly to Hawaii Cole McElroy's Spanish Ball Room Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble composer  
Columbia 144861 10-in. 10/14/1927 Go home and tell your mother (That I love you) Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W144973 10-in. 11/14/1927 Go home and tell your mother (That I love you) Vaughn De Leath ; Frank Harris Female-male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia 146615 10-in. 7/2/1928 Skadatin-dee (Just a funny sound and a melody) Frank Bessinger ; Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W146637 10-in. 7/13/1928 Skadatin-dee (Just a funny sound and a melody) Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Columbia W148079 10-in. 3/15/1929 Blue Hawaii Deep River Orchestra ; Willard Robison Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W148085 10-in. 3/15/1929 Blue Hawaii Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Columbia 148162 10-in. 4/2/1929 Blue Hawaii Bar Harbor Society Orchestra ; Marvin Young [Irving Kaufman] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia [W]148434 10-in. 4/12/1929 Blue Hawaii The Four Aces Male vocal quartet, with guitar and steel guitar composer  
Columbia W152137 10-in. 3/15/1932 In a shanty in old Shanty Town Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W152335 10-in. 12/27/1932 At the baby parade Enric Madriguera Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W152438 10-in. 7/11/1933 Let's make up George Olsen and his Music ; Joe Morrison Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh 466 10-in. ca. Nov. 1918 The Navy took them over (And the Navy will bring them back) Royal Dadmun Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-7841 10-in. Mar. 1921 Vamping rose Vaughn De Leath ; Rega Orchestra Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh o-8238 10-in. ca. Dec. 1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-70212 10-in. Oct. 1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes (Down in Tennessee) Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-70340 10-in. Nov. 1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes (Down in Tennessee) Erdody's Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-71690 10-in. July 1923 Hi lee, hi lo (Chop suey a la fox-ee-trot-ee) Rega Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh S-72304 10-in. Jan. 1924 Mr. Radio Man (Tell my mammy to come back home) Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-73240 10-in. 3/16/1925 While we danced till dawn Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra ; Vincent Lopez Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh 74244 10-in. Aug. 1926 (There's a Blue Ridge in my heart) Virginia Eva Taylor Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
OKeh W401814 10-in. 4/18/1929 Blue Hawaii Smith Ballew Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W405192 10-in. 4/11/1933 When the sun bids the moon goodnight Freddy Martin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W405193 10-in. 4/11/1933 Hold me Hotel Commodore Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick 6286-6287 10-in. approximately Aug. 1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E29469 10-in. Mar. 1929 Dance of the paper dolls Anglo-Persians ; Louis Katzman Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E29659 10-in. Apr. 1929 Blue Hawaii Dave Rubinoff Orchestra ; Oliver Smith Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick E29742 10-in. Apr. 1929 Blue Hawaii Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E29967 10-in. May 1929 Blue Hawaii Lew White Organ solo composer  
Brunswick E30078 10-in. June 1929 Blue Hawaii Lew White Organ solo composer  
Brunswick E30179 10-in. 6/22/1929 Blue Hawaii Robert A. Gardner ; Lester McFarland Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin composer  
Brunswick E31027 10-in. 10/14/1929 Tristezas de Honolulu Pilar Arcos ; Los Castilians Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E3793-E3794 10-in. 9/17/1926 I’ll fly to Hawaii Blue Ribbon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Brunswick E18424-E18426 10-in. 3/12/1926 There’s a Blue Ridge in my heart, Virginia Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E20108-E20109 10-in. 9/13/1926 I’ll fly to Hawaii Franklyn Baur ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E20182-E20183 10-in. 9/16/1926 I’ll fly to Hawaii Joe Green Novelty Marimba Band Marimba band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E20275-E20276 10-in. 9/27/1926 I’ll fly to Hawaii Joe Green Novelty Marimba Band Marimba band, with male vocal duet composer  
Brunswick E24901-E24904 10-in. 10/24/1927 Go home and tell your mother (That I love you) Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E24904) songwriter  
Brunswick C2329 10-in. 9/20/1928 Skadatin-dee Sammy Stewart Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick C3470 10-in. 5/10/1929 Blue Hawaii Frank Sylvano Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick Ch81-Ch82 10-in. 2/24/1924 Mr. Radio Man (Tell my mammy to come back home) Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 106Ch-107Ch 10-in. 3/14/1924 Mr. Radio Man Isham Jones Orchestra ; Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 5214 10-in. 12/17/1916 Keep your eye on the girlie you love Premier Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 5461 10-in. 3/20/1917 Oh what wonderful things one little girl can do Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 7869 10-in. 3/24/1921 Vamping Rose Billy Jones Male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble, with orchestra composer  
Edison 8223 10-in. 9/22/1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes (Down in Tennessee) Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 9069 10-in. 7/12/1923 Hi lee, hi lo (Chop suey a la fox-ee trot-ee) Broadway Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9371 10-in. 2/8/1924 Mr. Radio Man (Tell my mammy to come back home) Margaret A. Freer Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 11029 10-in. 6/7/1926 There's a blue ridge in my heart, Virginia Henry Fairbank ; John E. Myers Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 11671 10-in. 4/28/1927 Oh! Isabella Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 11745 10-in. 6/17/1927 Sweetness (There's no one but you) Green Brothers' Novelty Band ; Gerald Macy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 11772 10-in. 6/30/1927 Oh! Isabella Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 11803 10-in. 7/19/1927 The light house blues Duke Yellman Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 18050 10-in. 11/22/1927 Go home and tell your mother (That I love you) The Happiness Boys ; Dave Kaplan Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Edison 19114 10-in. 3/19/1929 Dance of the paper dolls Lucky Strike Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Edison 19182 10-in. 5/9/1929 Blue Hawaii B. A. Rolfe Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 19301 10-in. 7/18/1929 Blue Hawaii Hotel Commodore Ensemble ; Bernhard Levitow Instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison 19307 10-in. 7/19/1929 You ought to see my new baby Melville Morris ; Piccadilly Players ; Elliott Stewart Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison N-805 10-in. 3/19/1929 Dance of the paper dolls Lucky Strike Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Edison N-886 10-in. 5/9/1929 Blue Hawaii B. A. Rolfe Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison N-1025 10-in. 7/17/1929 Blue Hawaii Hotel Commodore Ensemble ; Bernhard Levitow Instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison N-1030 10-in. 7/19/1929 You ought to see my new baby Melville Morris ; Piccadilly Players ; Elliott Stewart Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schuster, Ira," accessed October 1, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110337.

Schuster, Ira. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 1, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110337.

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