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Ernest R. Ball

Ernest Roland Ball (July 22, 1878 – May 3, 1927) was an American singer and songwriter, most famous for composing the music for the song "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" in 1912. Ball was not Irish.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 22, 1878 (Cleveland), Died May 3, 1927 (Santa Ana)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, vocalist, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 226-250 of 422 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 47102 10-in. 10/26/1916 My rosary for you Arthur C. Clough Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47139 10-in. 11/8/1916 Mother Machree Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47221 10-in. 12/12/1916 I'm coming back to California Empire Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47265 10-in. 1/4/1917 My wonderful love for thee Carolina White Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47276 10-in. 1/6/1917 My rosary for you Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47345 10-in. 2/5/1917 Would you take back the love you gave me? Robert Lewis Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47374 10-in. 2/15/1917 The story of Old Glory, the flag we love James F. Harrison ; George Wilson [James Harrod] Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77041 10-in. 5/10/1917 All the world will be jealous of me Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77137 10-in. 6/12/1917 Somewhere in Ireland Morton Harvey Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77201 10-in. 7/11/1917 You brought Ireland right over to me James Harrod Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77383 10-in. 9/26/1917 My sunshine Jane Reed Miller ; Frederick J. Wheeler Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77667 10-in. 2/8/1918 I love the name of Mary J. Malachy White Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77926 10-in. 6/25/1918 Good-bye, Mother Machree Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77935 10-in. 6/28/1918 Dear little boy of mine Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78017 10-in. 8/22/1918 Till I'm called by the master above Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78024 10-in. 8/23/1918 Mother Machree George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78058 10-in. 9/19/1918 You can't beat us (if it takes ten million more) Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78359 10-in. 3/18/1919 You're making a miser of me Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78382 10-in. 4/8/1919 You're making a miser of me Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78587 10-in. 7/22/1919 A little bit of heaven Columbia Stellar Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78686 10-in. 9/22/1919 Dear little boy of mine Riccardo Stracciari Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78752 10-in. 10/22/1919 Let the rest of the world go by Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78956 10-in. 1/30/1920 A little bit of heaven Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79296 10-in. 6/21/1920 Down the trail to home, sweet home Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 79320 10-in. June 29 or June 30, 1920 That's how the Shannon flows Chauncey Olcott Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 226-250 of 422 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ball, Ernest R.," accessed June 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352.

Ball, Ernest R.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352.

"Ball, Ernest R.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352

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