John Jacob Loeb

John Jacob Loeb (1910 – 2 March 1970) was an American composer. He wrote music and lyrics for many popular songs such as "Rosie the Riveter" (1942), "Seems Like Old Times" (1945), "Masquerade", "Reflections in the Water", "Sweetie Pie", "Boo Hoo", "A Sailboat in the Moonlight" and "The Maharajah of Magador".

Born in Chicago, Loeb started composing songs in 1928 while attending Lawrence Woodmere Academy. He became a member of American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers in 1932. He collaborated with Carmen Lombardo, Paul Francis Webster and Edward Lane. He died on 2 March 1970 at Franklin General Hospital in Valley Stream, New York.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1910

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 43 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-53017 10-in. 4/15/1931 Two little, blue little eyes Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-64069 10-in. 3/2/1931 There's rhythm in the river Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BSHQ-71742 10-in. 5/24/1932 Masquerade Helen Crawford ; Jesse Crawford ; Frank Luther Pipe organ duet, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BSHQ-73025 10-in. 6/22/1932 Masquerade Dick Robertson ; Ted Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-75016 10-in. 1/31/1933 Masquerade Marimba Centro-Americana Marimba band composer  
Victor BS-75734 10-in. 4/6/1933 I do! Isham Jones Orchestra ; Eddie Stone Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-78858 10-in. 12/15/1933 Got the jitters Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-84419 10-in. 9/28/1934 Sweetie pie Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-86496 10-in. 12/21/1934 You didn't know me from Adam (And I didn't know you from Eve) Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-92978 10-in. 8/14/1935 What a night, what a moon, what a girl The Little Ramblers ; Eddie Lloyd Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BAVE-93984 10-in. 11/23/1937 Boo-hoo Orquesta Típica Victor Instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-95337 10-in. 10/5/1935 Ev'rything is okey dokey Little Ramblers ; Ward Pinkett Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-101792 10-in. 5/18/1936 Monopoly Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-04532 10-in. 1/29/1937 You're here, you're there Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-04550 10-in. 2/2/1937 Boo-hoo Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BS-04567 10-in. 2/4/1937 Boo-hoo Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-06673 10-in. 3/17/1937 Dreamy eyes Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-07129 10-in. 2/18/1937 The kid in the three cornered pants Frank Britton ; Hotel Charlotte Orchestra ; Jimmie Livingston Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-07734 10-in. 4/7/1937 Maybe Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BS-07747 10-in. 4/9/1937 Boo-hoo Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-07827 10-in. 4/18/1937 You're here, you're there (You're everywhere) Shep Fields ; Bobby Goday ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-07836 10-in. 4/21/1937 Toodle-oo Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BS-010100 10-in. 5/1/1937 Toodle-oo Shep Fields ; Bobby Goday ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-010137 10-in. 5/7/1937 A sailboat in the moonlight Kurt Bloom ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-010361 10-in. 5/28/1937 A sailboat in the moonlight Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 1-25 of 43 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Loeb, John Jacob," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110821.

Loeb, John Jacob. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110821.

"Loeb, John Jacob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

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