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 101-125 of 406 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-23471||10-in.||11/13/1919||Let the rest of the world go by||Charles Hart ; Elizabeth Spencer||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-23755||10-in.||3/4/1920||'Tis an Irish girl I love and she's just like you||John McCormack||Tenor vocal solo, with violin and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-24027||10-in.||5/4/1920||Let the rest of the world go by||Edwin J. McEnelly Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-24168||10-in.||6/16/1920||Down the trail to home, sweet home||William Robyn||Male vocal solo, with violin, celeste, and orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||B-24490||10-in.||9/22/1920||Tripoli (On the shores of Tripoli)||Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-24514||10-in.||10/5/1920||Tripoli||Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-24579||10-in.||11/24/1920||Let the rest of the world go by||Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini||Guitar duet (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Victor||B-24910||10-in.||1/26/1921||Mother of pearl||William Robyn||Male vocal solo, with violin, harp, and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-25234||10-in.||4/25/1921||Mother Machree||Alberto Salvi||Harp solo||composer|
|Victor||B-25241||10-in.||4/28/1921||Little crumbs of happiness (You gave me long ago)||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-25561||10-in.||9/15/1921||I'll forget you||John Steel||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-26133||10-in.||2/24/1922||Time after time||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with cello and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-26537||10-in.||6/12/1922||Little man||Reinald Werrenrath||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-26819||10-in.||8/8/1922||For the sake of auld lang syne||William Robyn||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-26847||10-in.||8/28/1922||For the sake of auld lang syne||Lewis James||Male vocal solo, with oboe, cello, violin, piano, and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-28133||10-in.||6/18/1923||Ten thousand years from now||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with piano, cello, and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-28148||10-in.||6/25/1923||Lieb' mich und die Welt ist mein||Carl Schlegel||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-28674||10-in.||10/18/1923||Out there in the sunshine with you||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with cello and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-30734||10-in.||8/29/1924||West of the Great Divide||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-31658||10-in.||1/15/1925||Mother Machree||Jesse Crawford||Pipe organ solo||composer|
|Victor||CVE-33123||12-in.||8/3/1925||Thank God for a garden||Charles Hunsberger||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33450||10-in.||10/3/1925||Dear little boy of mine||Anne V. Kelly||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33864||10-in.||11/10/1925||Mother Machree||Victor Salon Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Victor||BVE-35368||10-in.||5/4/1926||Will you love me in December as you do in May?||Shannon Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-35458||10-in.||5/13/1926||Let the end of the world come to-morrow (as long as you love me to-day)||Helen Clark ; Lewis James||Female-male vocal duet, with 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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