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Mary Hale Woolsey

Mary Hale Woolsey (March 21, 1899 – December 6, 1969) was an American songwriter and lyricist. She is most noted for the lyrics she wrote for "When It's Springtime in the Rockies".

Birth and Death Data: Born March 21, 1899 (Spanish Fork), Died December 6, 1969 (Santa Monica)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

See Also: Taggert, Mary Hale

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-50887 10-in. 5/16/1929 When it's springtime in the Rockies Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars lyricist  
Victor PBVE-54816 10-in. 5/14/1930 When it's springtime in the Rockies Milt Taggart's Eleven Vagabonds of the Air ; Bonnie Slowin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and whistling lyricist  
Victor BVE-58599 10-in. 2/24/1930 When it's springtime in the Rockies Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet (Hawaiian) lyricist  
Victor BVE-63139 10-in. 9/16/1930 Song of the silver dollar Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-64031 10-in. 10/23/1930 Polska wiosna Valentine Figaniak Male vocal solo, with dubbed recording lyricist  
Victor BVE-64037 10-in. 10/29/1930 Wiosna w Polsce Paweł Faut Male vocal solo, with dubbed recording lyricist  
Victor BRC-69948 10-in. 6/16/1931 Kehvat pohjolassa Jukka Ahti Male vocal solo, with dubbed recording lyricist  
Victor BS-76042 10-in. 4/21/1933 When the wild, wild roses bloom Don Hall Trio Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano songwriter  
Victor BS-76043 10-in. 4/21/1933 When the wild, wild roses bloom George Donaldson Trio Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano songwriter  
Columbia W148395 10-in. 5/2/1929 When it's springtime in the Rockies Ford and Glenn Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar lyricist  
Columbia [W]150095 10-in. 3/19/1930 When it's springtime in the Rockies "Hobo" Jack Turner Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
Columbia [W]150107 10-in. 3/21/1930 When it's springtime in the Rockies Buck Wilson and his Rangers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W150430 10-in. 5/15/1930 When it's springtime in the Rockies Ben Selvin and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet lyricist  
Columbia W151121 10-in. 12/18/1930 When it's springtime in the Rockies Leake County Revelers String band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W403849 10-in. 3/11/1930 When it's springtime in the Rockies Ed Kirkeby Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E30791 10-in. Sept. 1929 When it’s springtime in the Rockies Dick Robertson Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E32844 10-in. May 1930 When it’s springtime in the Rockies Lew White Organ solo, with vibraphone and steel guitar lyricist  
Brunswick E33148 10-in. 6/19/1930 When it’s springtime in the Rockies Robert A. Gardner ; Lester McFarland Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin lyricist  
Brunswick E33149 10-in. 6/19/1930 When it’s springtime in the Rockies Robert A. Gardner ; Lester McFarland Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin lyricist  
Brunswick E35629-E35630 10-in. 12/4/1930 When it’s springtime in the Rockies Joe Green Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal duet; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick C5539 10-in. Mar. 1930 When it’s springtime in the Rockies Ray Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal duet; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick LAE303 10-in. 10/22/1928 When it’s springtime in the Rockies Bob & Monte Male vocal duet, with violin and piano lyricist  
Brunswick LAE389 10-in. 1/15/1929 When it’s springtime in the Rockies Bob and Monte Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Woolsey, Mary Hale," accessed September 27, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111059.

Woolsey, Mary Hale. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 27, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111059.

"Woolsey, Mary Hale." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 27 September 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111059

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