Lou Handman (September 10, 1894 in New York City – December 9, 1956 in Flushing, New York) was a composer. In his early career toured in vaudeville shows in Australia and New York City. Handman worked closely with Roy Turk. They went on to make such chart-topping hits as:
Other hits were:
Handman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1975.
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Birth and Death Data: Born September 10, 1894 (New York City), Died December 9, 1956 (Flushing)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1946
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 149 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-23177||10-in.||9/29/1919||Give me a smile and kiss||John Steel||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-24056||10-in.||5/14/1920||But she's just a little bit crazy about her husband, that's all||All Star Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Victor||B-24100||10-in.||5/6/1920||Tiddle-dee winks (At all the men)||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-26658||10-in.||6/30/1922||Send back my honeyman||Ross Gorman ; Virginians||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-26696||10-in.||7/18/1922||Blue||Ross Gorman ; Virginians||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-28224||10-in.||6/27/1923||My sweetie went away (She didn't say where,when, or why)||Joe Raymond Orchestra ; Joe Raymond||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-28455||10-in.||9/6/1923||My sweetie went away (She didn't say where,when, or why)||Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-28968||10-in.||11/19/1923||Lovey came back||Lou Holtz||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-29069||10-in.||12/7/1923||Lovey came back||Garber-Davis Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-30175||10-in.||6/11/1924||I can't get the one I want||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-30325||10-in.||6/25/1924||I can't get the one I want||Lou Holtz||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-30593||10-in.||8/19/1924||When I was the dandy and you were the belle||Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-30666||10-in.||8/22/1924||When I was the dandy and you were the belle||Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-31739||10-in.||1/20/1925||It's all the same to me||Aileen Stanley||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-32768||10-in.||7/13/1925||I'm gonna Charleston back to Charleston||Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-32832||10-in.||5/28/1925||Can't your friend get a friend for me||Jane Green||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33251||10-in.||9/4/1925||I'm gonna Charleston back to Charleston||The Revelers||Male vocal quartet, with piano||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-37141||10-in.||12/16/1926||I gotta get myself somebody to love||Four Aristocrats||Male vocal quartet, with instrumental quartet||composer|
|Victor||BVE-39181||10-in.||9/15/1927||Nothin'||Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra||Orchestra, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-39936||10-in.||8/4/1927||Nothin'||B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-39941||10-in.||8/5/1927||Are you lonesome to-night?||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-40119||10-in.||9/26/1927||Are you lonesome to-night?||Jacques Renard Cocoanut Grove Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-56089||10-in.||9/13/1929||Remarkable girl||Ted Weems Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-56186||10-in.||10/16/1929||Melancholy||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-57136||10-in.||11/5/1929||Melancholy||Horace Heidt Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Handman, Lou," accessed March 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111925.
Handman, Lou. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111925.
"Handman, Lou." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 March 2023.
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Wikipedia: Lou Handman
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LCNAR: Handman, Lou, 1894-1956 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2002102121
Wikidata: Lou Handman - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1871297
MusicBrainz: Lou Handman - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/3adf88ae-d96a-4993-a5d1-60d5a54c5209
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