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 101-125 of 138 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|OKeh||S-70775||10-in.||Aug. 1922||My rambler Rose||Herman Popper ; S.S. George Washington Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|OKeh||S-70776||10-in.||Aug. 1922||List'ning on some radio||Herman Popper ; S.S. George Washington Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|OKeh||S-72033||10-in.||Nov. 1923||Swanee River blues||Olga Steck||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|OKeh||S-72690||10-in.||7/21/1924||Lonely little melody||Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra ; Vincent Lopez||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|OKeh||W81923||10-in.||12/6/1927||Maybe I'll baby you||Tom Stacks Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|OKeh||W402954||10-in.||9/17/1929||Dance away the night||Dr. Eugene Ormandy's Salon Orchestra||Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo||composer|
|OKeh||[OK cat 1085-b]||10-in.||approximately 1918||When I'm looking at you||Irving Kaufman||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Brunswick||3282||10-in.||approximately Dec. 1919||Tulip time||Thornely Crane||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||8990||10-in.||approximately Oct. 1922||It's getting dark on old Broadway||Benny Krueger’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||6027-6029||10-in.||approximately July 1921||Bring back my blushing rose||Carl Fenton’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||8266-8268||10-in.||approximately June 1922||'Neath the South Sea moon||Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Gene Rodemich ; David Silverman ; Allister Wylie||Jazz/dance band, with piano trio||composer|
|Brunswick||8411-8412||10-in.||approximately July 1922||My rambler Rose||Dorothy Jardon||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Brunswick||8413-8414||10-in.||approximately July 1922||'Neath the South Sea moon||Dorothy Jardon||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||13504-13506||10-in.||7/10/1924||Lonely little melody||Ray Miller Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||C1120-C1122||10-in.||9/4/1927||Since Henry Ford apologized to me||Jimmy Hussey||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Brunswick||LAE608||10-in.||9/3/1929||Steppin’ along||Jesse Stafford Palace Hotel Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||songwriter|
|Brunswick||XE29957||12-in.||5/20/1929||Sally, won’t you come back||Five Pennies ; Red Nichols||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet||composer|
|Brunswick||XE31157||12-in.||10/9/1929||Brunswick brevities program N, pt. 4||Colonial Club Orchestra||Radio transcription disc : Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||E31194||10-in.||Oct. 1929||Dance away the night||Chester Gaylord||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E30968-E30969||10-in.||9/23/1929||Dance away the night||Louis Katzman Brunswick Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||composer|
|Brunswick||E30970-E30971||10-in.||9/23/1929||Peasant love song||Louis Katzman Brunswick Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||composer|
|Brunswick||E30972-E30973||10-in.||9/23/1929||Once upon a time||Brunswick Orchestra ; Louis Katzman||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||composer|
|Edison||4596||10-in.||3/20/1916||Luana Lou||Walter Van Brunt||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||5642||10-in.||6/26/1917||Hello, my dearie||Jaudas' Society Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||5663||10-in.||7/5/1917||Chu chin chow||Marion Evelyn Cox||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Stamper, Dave," accessed October 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110850.
Stamper, Dave. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110850.
"Stamper, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 October 2021.
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