Jesse Greer

Jesse Greer (August 26, 1896 – October 4, 1970 New York City) was an American Broadway songwriter. His musical Shady Lady was staged in 1933 with additional music by Sam H. Stept. Greer composed "Just You, Just Me" for the 1929 musical film Marianne with lyrics by Raymond Klages, as well as "Kitty from Kansas City", "Gonna Meet My Sweetie Now" and "Baby Blue Eyes".

The Dining Hall of the June Norcross Webster Scout Reservation in Ashford, Connecticut, is named in his honor. Greer was an early financial contributor to the Boy Scouts of America and would often visit the camp until his death. The Camp Staff would sing "The Hills of My Connecticut" upon his arrival.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 26th, 1896, Died October 4th, 1970

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 288 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-21032 10-in. 10/31/1917 Daddy found you down beside the garden wall Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25008 10-in. 3/17/1921 Broken moon Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-27229 10-in. 12/14/1922 Baby blue eyes Great White Way Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor B-30405 10-in. 6/19/1924 We don't get much money, but we have a lot of fun Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-32044 10-in. 3/3/1925 Florida International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-34013 10-in. 12/1/1925 Whose who are you? Herbert Berger ; Coronado Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-34905 10-in. 2/17/1926 Mike Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-35288 10-in. 4/6/1926 Reaching for the moon B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-35478 10-in. 5/26/1926 Sleepy head Franklyn Baur ; Lewis James Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-35725 10-in. 6/28/1926 Only you and lonely me Phil Spitalny Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-36118 10-in. 8/17/1926 Sleepy head Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor BVE-36161 10-in. 9/7/1926 Climbing up the ladder of love Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-37426 10-in. 1/22/1927 Here or there as long as I'm with you Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-37522 10-in. 1/7/1927 Flapperette Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-37583 10-in. 1/31/1927 I'm gonna meet my sweetie now Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-37796 10-in. 2/18/1927 I'm gonna meet sweetie now Jane Green Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-37846 10-in. 3/5/1927 There's a reason Frank Winegar Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 1-3); unaccompanied (takes 4-6) composer  
Victor BVE-38393 10-in. 5/9/1927 I'll always remember you Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-39661 10-in. 7/14/1927 The tap tap Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-39969 10-in. 8/12/1927 Say it with a red, red rose Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-40548 10-in. 11/7/1927 Lonely in a crowd Jacques Renard Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-41190 10-in. 12/20/1927 The song of the sewing-machine Fanny Brice Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor PBVE-42021 10-in. 2/24/1928 Wait a little longer, love bird Horace Heidt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-42478 10-in. 2/24/1928 Speedy boy Johnny Johnson ; Statler Pennsylvanians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus composer  
Victor BVE-45668 10-in. 6/29/1928 One step to heaven Henry Busse Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal quartet composer  
(Results 1-25 of 288 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Greer, Jesse," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110389.

Greer, Jesse. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110389.

"Greer, Jesse." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

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