Dave Stamper (November 10, 1883 – September 18, 1963) was an American songwriter of the Tin Pan Alley and vaudeville eras, a contributor to twenty-one editions of the Ziegfeld Follies, writer for the Fox Film Corporation, and composer of more than one thousand songs, in spite of never learning to read or write traditional music notation. He may have written "Shine On Harvest Moon", a claim supported by vaudeville performer and writer Eddie Cantor. He was also a charter member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers or ASCAP.
Birth and Death Data: Born November 10th, 1883 (New York City), Died September 18th, 1963 (Poughkeepsie)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, piano
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 138 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-12965||10-in.||3/5/1913||Some boy||Ada Jones||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-12966||10-in.||3/5/1913||Daddy has a sweetheart (And Mother is her name)||Ada Jones||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-12989||10-in.||3/12/1913||Daddy has a sweetheart and Mother is her name||Elsie Baker||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-13910||10-in.||10/6/1913||There is nothing, dear, I wouldn't do for you||Elsie Baker ; Frederick J. Wheeler||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-13947||10-in.||10/10/1913||Just you and I and the moon||Lillian Davis [i.e., Marguerite Dunlap]||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-14936||12-in.||6/4/1914||Gems from Follies of 1914||Victor Light Opera Company||Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-17260||10-in.||3/6/1916||Luana Lou||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with mandolin and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-17431||12-in.||4/4/1916||I can dance with everybody but my wife||Victor Military Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-18928||10-in.||12/26/1916||Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and smile, smile, smile!||Victor Military Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-20158||10-in.||6/25/1917||Ziegfeld follies||Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-20230||10-in.||7/18/1917||When I hear that jazz band play||Marion Harris||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-20312||10-in.||7/2/1917||Hello, my dearie||Raymond Dixon ; Alice Green||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-20314||10-in.||7/2/1917||Chu-chin-chow||Alice Green ; Orpheus Quartet||Female vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-20356||12-in.||7/2/1917||Midnight frolic||Conway's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-20380||10-in.||7/10/1917||Sweetie mine||Conway's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-20401||12-in.||7/19/1917||Gems from Ziegfeld follies of 1917||Victor Light Opera Company||Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-22111||10-in.||7/1/1918||Garden of my dreams||Charles Hart||Male vocal solo, with bells and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-22903||10-in.||6/5/1919||Yearning||Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-23027||10-in.||6/23/1919||Tulip time||John Steel||Male vocal solo, with violin, celeste, and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-23207||10-in.||8/12/1919||Tulip time||Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-25457||10-in.||7/8/1921||Bring back my blushing rose||Shilking Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with whistling||composer|
|Victor||B-25566||10-in.||9/22/1921||Sally, won't you come back?||John Steel||Male vocal solo, with violin duet and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-26390||10-in.||5/31/1922||'Neath the South Sea moon||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-26651||10-in.||6/23/1922||My rambler Rose||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-27061||10-in.||11/2/1922||'Neath the South Sea moon||Lambert Murphy||Male vocal solo, with piano, guitar, and orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Stamper, Dave," accessed October 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110850.
Stamper, Dave. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110850.
"Stamper, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 October 2021.
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