Birth and Death Data: Born June 19, 1894 (Cincinnati), Died June 8, 1959 (Brownsville)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1938
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter, piano
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 83 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-15269||12-in.||10/13/1914||Beets and turnips||Victor Military Band||Band||songwriter|
|Victor||C-16870||12-in.||12/9/1915||I'm simply crazy over you||Victor Military Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-17609||10-in.||5/4/1916||Homesickness blues||Nora Bayes||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||B-17768||10-in.||5/31/1916||When you drop off at Cairo, Illinois||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-19954||10-in.||5/25/1917||Huckleberry Finn||Van and Schenck||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-20377||12-in.||7/9/1917||Huckleberry Finn||Conway's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-21983||10-in.||6/12/1918||When Alexander takes his ragtime band to France||Marion Harris||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||B-22574||10-in.||2/7/1919||Persian moon||Vernon Dalhart||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-23111||10-in.||8/6/1919||Regretful blues||Marion Harris||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-23198||10-in.||10/10/1919||On the trail to Santa Fe||Crescent Trio||Male vocal trio, with bells and orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||B-23379||10-in.||12/16/1919||Mystery!||Paul Biese’s Novelty Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-23482||10-in.||11/19/1919||Freckles||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-24169||10-in.||6/16/1920||I'm in heaven when I'm in my mother's arms (I don't have to die to go to heaven)||William Robyn||Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-24757||10-in.||12/21/1920||Marimba||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with 3 marimbas, violin, and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-32777||10-in.||7/15/1925||Hokey pokey diddle dee rum||Wendell W. Hall||Male vocal solo, with ukulele (self-accompaniment)||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33349||10-in.||8/26/1925||Blue Ridge Mountain blues||Vernon Dalhart||Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-022482||10-in.||4/21/1938||Never felt better, never had less||Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Ruth Gaylor||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||[Trial 1918-05-15-02]||Not documented||5/15/1918||When Alexander takes his ragtime band to France||Bee Palmer||Female vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Victor||[Trial 1919-12-18-02]||Not documented||12/18/1919||Freckles||Blossom Seeley||Female vocal solo, with piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||[Trial 1919-12-18-04]||Not documented||12/18/1919||Regretful blues||Benny Fields||Male vocal solo, with piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||[Trial 1920-03-01-04]||Not documented||3/1/1920||I'd like to find the fellow that wrote Dardanella||Bob Miller||Male vocal solo, with piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Columbia||47457||10-in.||4/4/1917||Huckleberry Finn||Samuel Ash||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||77024||10-in.||5/5/1917||Huckleberry Finn||Prince's Band||Band||composer|
|Columbia||77740||10-in.||3/29/1918||Regretful blues||Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||77752||10-in.||4/3/1918||When Alexander takes his band to France||Bob White [i.e., Vernon Dalhart]||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hess, Cliff," accessed June 30, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111009.
Hess, Cliff. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 30, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111009.
"Hess, Cliff." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 30 June 2022.
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