California Ramblers

The California Ramblers were an American jazz group that recorded hundreds of songs for many different record labels throughout the 1920s. Four members of the band – Red Nichols, Jimmy Dorsey, Tommy Dorsey, and Adrian Rollini – went on to front big bands in later decades.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1920

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Notes: Known as the Merry Melody Men prior to 1921. Name frequently appears as Golden Gate Orchestra; other pseudonyms include Jerry Mason and his Californians, the Little Ramblers, the University Six, and the Louisiana Collegians.

See Also: Golden Gate Orchestra California Ramblers University Six and the California Ramblers.

Recordings (Results 476-500 of 505 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison N-801 10-in. 3/18/1929 Dream train Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Edison N-802 10-in. 3/18/1929 The one that I love loves me Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Edison N-803 10-in. 3/18/1929 Cradle of love Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Edison N-839 10-in. 4/5/1929 Avalon town Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Edison N-840 10-in. 4/5/1929 From sunrise to sunset (From sunset till dawn) Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Edison N-841 10-in. 4/6/1929 Lover, come back to me Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Edison N-856 10-in. 4/15/1929 That's living Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Edison N-868 10-in. 4/25/1929 Honey Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Edison N-869 10-in. 4/25/1929 My sin California Ramblers Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Edison N-870 10-in. 4/25/1929 Huggable kissable you California Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Edison N-925 10-in. 5/28/1929 I get the blues when it rains California Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with vocal Musical group  
Edison N-926 10-in. 5/28/1929 The wedding of the painted doll California Ramblers Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Edison N-938 10-in. 6/4/1929 Wishing and waiting for love California Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Edison N-939 10-in. 6/4/1929 Broadway baby dolls California Ramblers Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Edison N-980 10-in. 6/26/1929 Painting the clouds with sunshine California Ramblers Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Edison N-981 10-in. 6/26/1929 Tip-toe thru' the tulips with me California Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Edison N-1011 10-in. 7/10/1929 Song of the blues Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Edison N-1012 10-in. 7/10/1929 Some day you'll realize you're wrong California Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with vocal Musical group  
Edison N-1034 10-in. 7/23/1929 Tip-toe through the tulips with me California Ramblers Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Edison N-1035 12-in. 7/23/1929 Song of the blues Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Edison N-1053 10-in. 8/1/1929 Song of the blues California Ramblers ; Phil Dewey Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Edison N-1054 10-in. 8/1/1929 Broken idol California Ramblers Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Edison N-1083 10-in. 8/22/1929 The moonlight march Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Edison N-1084 10-in. 8/22/1929 Ain't misbehavin' Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Edison N-1128 10-in. 9/13/1929 When you're counting the stars alone California Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with vocal Musical group  
(Results 476-500 of 505 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "California Ramblers," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110586.

California Ramblers. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110586.

"California Ramblers." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110586

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