Cliff Hess

Birth and Death Data: Born June 19th, 1894 (Cincinnati), Died June 8th, 1959 (Brownsville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter, piano

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 82 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 fox trot 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‚Äôs 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  
(Results 1-25 of 82 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hess, Cliff," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111009.

Hess, Cliff. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111009.

"Hess, Cliff." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 November 2020.

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