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 151-175 of 407 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-066839||10-in.||7/15/1941||Mother Machree||Emile Coté ; Robert Noland ; Victor Male Chorus||Male vocal chorus and male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BS-Test-1098||10-in.||1/17/1935||Mother Machree||Richard Crooks||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1914-05-01-06]||Not documented||5/1/1914||Where is the love of yesterday||Robert Buchanan||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1914-09-15-02]||Not documented||9/15/1914||Mother Machree||Joseph H. Conlin||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1914-11-16-01]||Not documented||11/16/1914||Roll on, beautiful world, roll on||Jere Shaw||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1915-02-05-01]||Not documented||2/5/1915||Till the sands of the desert||Arthur Crane||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1915-07-01-02]||Not documented||7/1/1915||Mother Machree||McKee Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1915-12-02-07]||Not documented||12/2/1915||Come back, I'll forgive and forget||Ernest R. Ball||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist|
|Victor||[Trial 1915-12-21-07]||Not documented||12/21/1915||Mother Machree||S. D. Ward||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1916-10-07-02]||Not documented||10/7/1916||When Irish eyes are smiling||Laura Stone||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1916-12-15-03]||Not documented||12/15/1916||Mother Machree||D. S. Ward||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1918-02-27-02]||Not documented||2/27/1918||Somewhere in Ireland||Mrs. N. E. Tucker||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1918-11-02-01]||Not documented||11/2/1918||Mother Machree||John Steel||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1918-12-02-04]||Not documented||12/2/1918||Mother Machree||E. Pearce||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1919-02-28-01]||Not documented||2/28/1919||Dear little boy of mine||James McCool||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1920-03-16-01]||Not documented||3/16/1920||Dear little boy of mine||Miriam Fine||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1926-08-21-02]||10-in.||8/21/1926||Mother Machree||Howard Melaney||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||3216||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Sept. 1905||In the shadow of the pyramid||Columbia Quartette||Male vocal quartet, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||3317||10-in.||ca. 1905-Jan. 1906||Mah pretty Chloe from Tennessee||Columbia Quartette||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||3324||10-in.||ca. 1905-Feb. 1906||December and May||Albert Campbell||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||3499||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Oct. 1906||Love me and the world is mine||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||3561||10-in.||ca. 1906-Jan. 1907||She's so much like you, Mother||Frank C. Stanley||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||3755||10-in.||ca. 1907-Feb. 1908||Some day you'll come back to me||Henry Burr ; Frank C. Stanley||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||3804||10-in.||ca. Jan.-May 1908||As long as the world rolls on||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||3922||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Oct. 1908||You have always been the same old pal||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ball, Ernest R.," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352.
Ball, Ernest R.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352.
"Ball, Ernest R.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.
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