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, arranger
Recordings (Results 26-50 of 58 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||143293||10-in.||1/12/1927||I love the college girls||Joe Collegiate ; WMCA Broadcasters||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W143317||10-in.||1/19/1927||I love the college girls||California Ramblers||Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble||songwriter|
|Columbia||W144154||10-in.||5/17/1927||Who was the lady||Al Lentz Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W148036||10-in.||3/6/1929||What wouldn't I do||Art Gillham||Male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Columbia||W148716||10-in.||6/19/1929||The whoopee hat brigade||Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|OKeh||9328||10-in.||9/1/1925||Collegiate||Foor-Robinson Carolina Club Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||songwriter|
|OKeh||S-73447||10-in.||June 1925||Collegiate||Burt Lewis ; Charles Sargeant||Male vocal duet, with guitar and ukulele||songwriter|
|OKeh||73992||10-in.||Feb. 1926||Sweet and low down||Jaffe's Collegians||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|OKeh||73993||10-in.||Feb. 1926||I've got some lovin' to do||Jaffe's Collegians||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter, leader|
|OKeh||W80335||10-in.||1/25/1927||I love the college girls||Tom Stacks and his Minute Men||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|OKeh||W80399||10-in.||2/7/1927||I loved the college girls||The Happiness Boys||Male vocal duet, with piano||songwriter|
|OKeh||W81019||10-in.||6/16/1927||Who was the lady?||The Jazz Pilots ; Harry Reser||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E15933-E15936; E15939||10-in.||6/5/1925||Collegiate||Carl Fenton’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||songwriter|
|Brunswick||1088W-1090W||10-in.||8/10/1925||Collegiate||Ben Bernie Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet||songwriter, vocalist|
|Brunswick||1091W-1093W||10-in.||8/10/1925||Yes sir! That's my baby||Ben Bernie Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet||vocalist|
|Brunswick||TCL1541||10-in.||10/15/1931||Bolshevich [sic]||The Jesters||Male vocal and instrumental trio||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E27339||10-in.||4/13/1928||He ain’t never been in college||Six Jumping Jacks ; Tom Stacks||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E30695||10-in.||Aug. 1929||The whoopee hat brigade||Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlan||Male vocal duet||composer|
|Brunswick||E3025-E3026||10-in.||5/11/1926||I’ve got some lovin’ to do||Six Hayseeds||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E4026-E4027||10-in.||11/3/1926||Bolshevik||Danville Dudes||Male vocal duet, with piano||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E20514-E20515||10-in.||10/25/1926||Bolshevik||Six Jumping Jacks||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E21265-E21267||10-in.||1/21/1927||I love the college girls||Bonnie Laddies ; Six Jumping Jacks||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E23846-E23847||10-in.||7/6/1927||Who was the lady?||The Four Aces||Male vocal quartet, with 3 guitars and steel guitar||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E24236-E24239||10-in.||8/15/1927||Who was the lady?||Bernie Cummins Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with vocal effects; without vocal (take E24239)||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E24342-E24345||10-in.||8/31/1927||Who was the lady?||Bernie Cummins Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with vocal effects||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jaffe, Moe," accessed December 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111734.
Jaffe, Moe. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111734.
"Jaffe, Moe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 December 2021.
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