Moe Jaffe (October 23, 1901 – December 2, 1972) was a songwriter and bandleader who composed more than 250 songs. He is best known for six: "Collegiate" (which was played by Chico Marx in the movie Horse Feathers), "The Gypsy in My Soul", "If I Had My Life to Live Over", "If You Are But a Dream", "Bell Bottom Trousers", and "I'm My Own Grandpa".
Birth and Death Data: Born October 22nd, 1901, Died December 2nd, 1972
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist, composer, vocalist, leader
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 56 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-32129||10-in.||4/4/1925||Collegiate||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-33273||10-in.||9/12/1925||Collegiate||The Revelers||Male vocal quartet, with piano||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-33992||10-in.||12/14/1925||Collegiate blues||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-33995||10-in.||12/16/1925||I've got some lovin' to do||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-35528||10-in.||6/4/1926||Bolshevik||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-36495||10-in.||12/8/1926||I love the college girls||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-43399||10-in.||3/26/1928||He ain't never been to college||The Happiness Boys||Male vocal duet, with piano||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-76859||10-in.||8/4/1933||We're the boys from I. O. U.||Al and Pete||Male vocal duet, with piano||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-101064||10-in.||4/6/1936||When you love||Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra||Jazz/dance trio, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-03032||10-in.||11/10/1936||An apple a day||Barry McKinley ; Ruby Newman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-03242||10-in.||11/17/1936||An apple a day||Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-03243||10-in.||11/17/1936||Something has happened to me||Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-011362||10-in.||7/21/1937||The morning after||Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-017063||10-in.||11/17/1937||The gypsy in my soul||Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||PBS-042539||10-in.||2/24/1940||Charlie was a boxer||Vincent Lopez ; Suave Swing Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-055535||10-in.||8/21/1940||Charlie was a sailor||Lionel Hampton Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-073731||10-in.||3/20/1942||If you are but a dream||Enric Madriguera Orchestra ; Patricia Gilmore||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W140624||10-in.||5/26/1925||Collegiate||The Knickerbockers||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Columbia||W140723||10-in.||6/25/1925||Collegiate||Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||140835||10-in.||8/11/1925||Collegiate||Joe Friedman ; Billy Jones ; Monte Carlo Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W141389||10-in.||12/14/1925||Collegiate blues||Singing Sophomores||Male vocal quartet, with piano||songwriter|
|Columbia||141987||10-in.||4/20/1926||I've got some lovin' to do||Fred Rich Hotel Astor Orchestra ; Ray Stillwell||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||142706||10-in.||9/30/1926||Bolshevik||Tommy Christian Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with vocal solo||lyricist, composer|
|Columbia||142729||10-in.||10/5/1926||Bolshevik||Albert Campbell ; Jack Kaufman||Male vocal duet, with piano||lyricist, composer|
|Columbia||143293||10-in.||1/12/1927||I love the college girls||Joe Collegiate ; WMCA Broadcasters||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jaffe, Moe," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111734.
Jaffe, Moe. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111734.
"Jaffe, Moe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.
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