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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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 401-422 of 422 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 9277 10-in. 12/4/1923 Ireland is Ireland to me Joseph M. White Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 9603 10-in. 7/7/1924 Mother! O my mother! Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 10076 10-in. 4/22/1925 Mother Machree Anna Pinto Harp solo composer  
Edison 10360 10-in. 5/8/1925 West of the Great Divide Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 10465 10-in. 6/25/1925 Dear little home of my dreams Helen Clark ; Walter Scanlan Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra composer  
Edison 10546 10-in. 8/5/1925 West of the Great Divide Herbert Soman Salon Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison 10701 10-in. 12/1/1925 All the luck in the world to you Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 11182 10-in. 9/8/1926 Let the end of the world come tomorrow (As long as you love me to-day) Jack Stillman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 18216 10-in. 2/7/1928 My Hawaiian Anthony J. Franchini ; South Sea Serenaders Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Edison 18309 10-in. 3/15/1928 Mother Machree Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
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 N-142 10-in. 3/15/1928 Mother Machree Charles Harrison Malel vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
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  
Gramophone 0SB3583 10-in. before 6/2/1953 Bliv min, sá är världen min Lars Rosén ; Stig Rybrant Male tenor solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Gramophone 0SB3584 10-in. before 6/2/1953 Passioner Lars Rosén ; Stig Rybrant Male tenor solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Arto [Arto Cat 9150B] 10-in. May 1922 Time after time Herbert Wiley Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Vocalion 22455 10-in. 2/22/1938 Let the rest of the world go by Frank Novak and his Rootin' Tootin' Boys Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal group composer  
Leeds & Catlin 9783 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 If you'll remember me Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 199-B] 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 As long as the world rolls on Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 232-A] 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 In the garden of my heart Henry Burr ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet composer  
(Results 401-422 of 422 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ball, Ernest R.," accessed July 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352.

Ball, Ernest R.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352.

"Ball, Ernest R.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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