Larry Morey

Lawrence L. "Larry" Morey (March 26, 1905 – May 8, 1971) was an American lyricist and screenwriter. He co-wrote some of the most successful songs in Disney films of the 1930s and 1940s, including "Heigh-Ho", "Some Day My Prince Will Come", and "Whistle While You Work"; and was also responsible for adapting Felix Salten's book Bambi, A Life in the Woods into the 1942 Disney film, Bambi.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 26th, 1905 (Los Angeles), Died May 8th, 1971

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, author, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-79176 10-in. 4/19/1934 The wise little hen Raymond Paige Orchestra ; The Three Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio author  
Victor PBS-79177 10-in. 4/19/1934 The grasshopper and the ants Raymond Paige Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble author  
Victor PBS-79305 10-in. 8/9/1934 You're nothin' but a nothin' Raymond Paige Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal effects lyricist  
Victor PBS-79308 10-in. 8/9/1934 Peculiar penguins Raymond Paige Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-09847 10-in. 12/2/1937 I'm wishing The Prince ; Snow White Dub from film: Female-male vocal duet, with dialogue and vocal effects lyricist  
Victor PBS-09848 10-in. 12/2/1937 Whistle while you work Snow White Dubbed recording from film: Female vocal solo, with dialogue and vocal effects lyricist  
Victor PBS-09849 10-in. 12/2/1937 With a smile and a song Snow White Dubbed recording from film: Female vocal solo, with dialogue and vocal effects lyricist  
Victor PBS-09850 10-in. 12/2/1937 Dig-a-dig-dig Seven Dwarfs Dubbed recording from film: Male vocal ensemble, with dialogue and vocal effects lyricist  
Victor PBS-09870 10-in. 12/10/1937 Dwarfs' yodel song Seven Dwarfs Dub from film: Male vocal ensemble, with dialogue and vocal effects lyricist  
Victor PBS-09871 10-in. 12/10/1937 Some day my prince will come Snow White Dub from film: Female vocal solo, with dialogue and vocal effects lyricist  
Victor BS-017487 10-in. 12/9/1937 With a smile and a song Shep Fields ; Bobby Goday ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-017488 10-in. 12/9/1937 Whistle while you work Shep Fields ; Bobby Goday ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-017719 10-in. 12/15/1937 With a smile and a song Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-017720 10-in. 12/15/1937 Whistle while you work Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BS-018414 10-in. 1/26/1938 Heigh-ho Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Gail Reese Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-018792 10-in. 1/27/1938 One song Jack Crawley ; Hotel Charlotte Orchestra ; Jimmie Livingston Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-018796 10-in. 1/27/1938 Heigh-ho Hotel Charlotte Orchestra ; Jimmie Livingston Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor PBS-019318 10-in. 6/8/1938 I'm wishing Victor Records technical staff (unidentified) Dubbed recording from film : Female and male vocal solos lyricist  
Victor PBS-019319 10-in. 6/8/1938 With a smile and a song Victor Records technical staff (unidentified) Dubbed recording from film : Female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-019320 10-in. 6/8/1938 Whistle while you work Victor Records technical staff (unidentified) Dubbed recording from film : Female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-019321 10-in. 6/8/1938 Dig-a-dig-dig Victor Records technical staff (unidentified) Dubbed recording from film : Male vocal septet lyricist  
Victor PBS-019322 10-in. 6/8/1938 Dwarf's yodel song Victor Records technical staff (unidentified) Dubbed recording from film : Male and female vocals and yodeling lyricist  
Victor PBS-019323 10-in. 6/8/1938 Someday my prince will come Victor Records technical staff (unidentified) Dubbed recording from film : Female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-022676 10-in. 4/29/1938 Ferdinand the Bull Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-026973 10-in. 9/26/1938 Ferdinand, the bull Dixieland Swingsters ; Dave Durham Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Morey, Larry," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110484.

Morey, Larry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110484.

"Morey, Larry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110484

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