Moe Jaffe

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 51-58 of 58 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E30359-E30360 10-in. 7/22/1929 The whoopee hat brigade Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Edison 10451 10-in. 6/23/1925 Collegiate Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal songwriter  
Edison 10849 10-in. 2/24/1926 Collegiate blues College Four Male vocal quartet songwriter  
Edison 11244 10-in. 10/11/1926 Bolshevik Albert Campbell ; Jack Kaufman Male vocal duet, with piano composer, lyricist  
Edison 11454 10-in. 1/20/1927 I love the college girls Jazz Babies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Edison 18264 10-in. 2/28/1928 He ain't never been to college 7 Blue Babies ; Jack Kaufman Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 19179 10-in. 5/7/1929 The whoopee-hat brigade 7 Blue Babies ; Jack Dalton Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Edison N-883 10-in. 5/7/1929 The whoopee-hat brigade 7 Blue Babies ; Jack Dalton Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 51-58 of 58 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jaffe, Moe," accessed November 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111734.

Jaffe, Moe. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111734.

"Jaffe, Moe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 November 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111734

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