Walter Melrose

Walter Melrose (October 26th 1889– May 1973) was a music publisher and lyricist in the 1920s and 1930s.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1889, Died 1973

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer, piano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-43655 10-in. 4/19/1928 Sweetheart o' mine Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BSHQ-73181 10-in. 8/9/1932 Milenberg joys Rhythm Boys Vocal and instrumental quartet lyricist  
Victor PBS-09689 10-in. 9/6/1937 Sugarfoot stomp Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-024039 10-in. 7/15/1938 Tin roof blues Scat Powell ; Willie Farmer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-026576 10-in. 9/1/1938 Sugar babe Scat Powell ; Willie Farmer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-027215 10-in. 9/23/1938 Willie, the weeper Elisse Cooper ; Eddie De Lange Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Columbia W141862 10-in. 3/25/1926 Spanish shawl Blossom Seeley Male vocal solo, with 2 pianos lyricist  
Columbia W144318 10-in. 6/11/1927 Willie the weeper 14 Doctors of Syncopation ; Doc Cook Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W145953 10-in. 4/3/1928 A jazz holiday Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh 8392 10-in. 6/22/1923 Sweet lovin' man King Oliver’s Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W80847 10-in. 5/7/1927 Willie the weeper Louis Armstrong ; Hot Seven Jazz/dance ensemble composer  
OKeh W80862 10-in. 5/11/1927 Melancholy blues Louis Armstrong ; Hot Seven Jazz/dance ensemble composer  
OKeh W82024 10-in. 12/7/1927 Whispering rose Kid Brown Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W82025 10-in. 12/7/1927 I never knew I loved you this way Kid Brown Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W400963 10-in. 6/28/1928 Spanish shawl The Three Jacks Instrumental trio, with male vocal trio (Hawaiian) lyricist  
Brunswick C1994 10-in. 5/26/1928 Sweetheart o’ mine Frank Sylvano Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick C2156 10-in. 7/28/1928 Milenberg joys Lil Hardaway Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  
Brunswick C2614 10-in. 11/30/1928 Some rainy day Abe Lyman ; Sharps and Flats Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick C2819 10-in. 1/17/1929 Some rainy day Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with trumpet, guitar, and piano lyricist  
Brunswick C808-C809 10-in. 4/22/1927 Willie, the weeper Dixie Syncopators ; King Oliver Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick C1316-C1319 10-in. 10/14/1927 Milenberg joys Rodney Rogers’ Red Peppers String band, with vocal lyricist  
Brunswick C1758-C1759 10-in. 3/22/1928 Willie the Weeper Marc Williams Male vocal solo, with ukulele songwriter  
Brunswick E4018-E4019 10-in. 10/28/1926 Milenberg joys Lethia Hill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E6212-E6214 10-in. 7/15/1927 Doctor Jazz Dixie Syncopators ; King Oliver Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E17806-E17809 10-in. 1/31/1926 Spanish shawl Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Melrose, Walter," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112114.

Melrose, Walter. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112114.

"Melrose, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112114

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