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. He was not himself Irish.
Birth and Death Data: Born July 22nd, 1878 (Cleveland), Died Santa Ana
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, vocalist, songwriter
Recordings (Results 51-75 of 406 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-15537||10-in.||12/21/1914||A little bit of heaven||George MacFarlane||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-15659||10-in.||2/2/1915||Mother Machree||George MacFarlane||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-15754||10-in.||3/3/1915||You don't know how glad I am to get back home||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-15756||10-in.||3/3/1915||In the garden of the gods||Harry Macdonough||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-15827||10-in.||3/24/1915||Mother Machree||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo, with harp and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-15861||10-in.||4/6/1915||A little bit of heaven||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-15983||10-in.||5/3/1915||Sprinkle me with kisses (If you want my love to grow)||Elsie Baker ; Charles Harrison||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16006||10-in.||5/7/1915||Sprinkle me with kisses||Edna Brown||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16024||10-in.||5/14/1915||Irish eyes of love||George MacFarlane||Male vocal solo, with bells and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16025||10-in.||5/14/1915||A breath o' bloomin' heather, from my little Highland hame||George MacFarlane||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16026||10-in.||5/14/1915||To the lass we love, a toast!||George MacFarlane||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16184||10-in.||7/9/1915||Mother Machree||McKee Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Victor||B-16306||10-in.||8/3/1915||You're the best little mother that God ever made||George MacFarlane||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16307||10-in.||8/3/1915||I would find you dear||George MacFarlane||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16308||10-in.||8/3/1915||Good night, good night||George MacFarlane||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16550||10-in.||9/29/1915||If it takes a thousand years||James F. Harrison ; James Reed||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16743||10-in.||11/4/1915||A little bit of heaven||McKee Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Victor||B-16764||10-in.||11/10/1915||A little bit of heaven||John McCormack||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16768||10-in.||11/12/1915||You'll be there!||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16777||10-in.||11/17/1915||Allah, give me mine!||Harry McClaskey||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-16955||12-in.||1/3/1916||A little bit of heaven||Victor Military Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-16978||10-in.||1/6/1916||She's the daughter of Mother Machree||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-17147||10-in.||2/11/1916||Goodbye, good luck, God bless you (Is all that I can say)||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with bells and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-17213||12-in.||2/25/1916||Songs of the past, no. 9||Victor Mixed Chorus||Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-17227||10-in.||2/28/1916||My wonderful love for thee||Reed Miller||Male vocal solo, with mandolin and orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ball, Ernest R.," accessed October 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352.
Ball, Ernest R.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352.
"Ball, Ernest R.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 October 2020.
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