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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 176-200 of 422 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 3324 10-in. between 1905 and February 1906 December and May Albert Campbell Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3499 10-in. between January and October 1906 Love me and the world is mine Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3561 10-in. between 1906 and January 1907 She's so much like you, Mother Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3755 10-in. between 1907 and February 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. between January and October 1908 You have always been the same old pal Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3946 10-in. between 1908 and 1910 When the summer days are gone Columbia Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3961 10-in. between January and November 1908 If you'll remember me Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3989 10-in. between January 1908 and February 1909 In the garden of my heart Henry Burr ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 4001 10-in. between January and March 1909 To the end of the world with you Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 4131 10-in. between January and August 1909 Good night, good night Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 4457 10-in. between January and July 1910 My heart has learned to love you, now do not say goodbye Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19133 10-in. 11/29/1910 I love the name of Mary Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19220 10-in. 1/30/1911 Lib mikh un di velt iz mayn (ליב מיך און די וועלט איז מיין) Hyman Adler Tenor vocal solo and vocal chorus, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19554 10-in. 9/7/1911 Goodbye, my love, goodbye Columbia Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19729 10-in. 1/15/1912 Lady Angeline Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19768 10-in. 2/16/1912 Here's love and success to you Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19818 10-in. 3/16/1912 Mother Machree Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38342 10-in. 10/14/1912 Till the sands of the desert grow cold Frank Croxton Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38656 10-in. 2/25/1913 When Irish eyes are smiling Chauncey Olcott Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38660 10-in. 2/26/1913 Mother Machree Chauncey Olcott Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38664 10-in. 2/27/1913 I love the name of Mary Chauncey Olcott Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38714 10-in. 3/20/1913 To have, to hold, to love Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38785 10-in. 4/15/1913 I'll change the shadows to sunshine Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38915 10-in. 6/20/1913 In the garden of my heart Chauncey Olcott Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 176-200 of 422 records)

Citation

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

Ball, Ernest R.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 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 June 2024.

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

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