Lester O’Keefe

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1896

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1941

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 143 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-34386 10-in. 2/2/1926 If you believe in me (As I believe in you) Charles Dornberger Orchestra Jazz/dance band (takes 1-5); with male vocal solo (takes 6-8) vocalist  
Victor BVE-34698 10-in. 3/11/1926 When you're away Charles Dornberger Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BVE-35752 10-in. 7/8/1926 Adorable Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor BVE-37186 10-in. 12/28/1926 Cheritza Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-38184 10-in. 3/18/1927 Honolulu moon Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo (takes 5-7 only) (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-38794 10-in. 5/27/1927 Honolulu moon The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-40679 10-in. 11/1/1927 Old fashioned locket Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-43320 10-in. 3/5/1928 Old fashioned locket Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-62646 10-in. 6/10/1930 My sweetheart serenade Charles Dameron ; Henry Thies Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-67446 10-in. 2/16/1931 With all my heart Paul Small ; The Troubadours Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor CS-73318 12-in. 8/24/1932 In my garden Richard Crooks ; William Merrigan Daly Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-034651 10-in. 5/4/1939 Who'll buy my bublitchki? Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-071082 10-in. 10/2/1941 Old fashioned locket Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin composer  
Victor BVE-Test-1039 10-in. 1/22/1931 With all my heart Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W142308 10-in. 6/17/1926 Adorable The Harmonizers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Columbia W143506 10-in. 2/21/1927 Honolulu moon Dorothea Ponce ; Ethel Ponce Female vocal duet, with steel guitar and piano (takes 1-3); with alto saxophone, steel guitar, and piano (takes 4-7) composer, lyricist  
Columbia W144025 10-in. 4/12/1927 (Underneath the) Weeping willow Mal Hallett Orchestra ; Arthur Thomas Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W144036 10-in. 4/18/1927 Honolulu moon Joe Candullo and his Orchestra ; Irving Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W144235 10-in. 5/31/1927 Honolulu moon Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Vaughn De Leath ; Harry Reser ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Columbia W144646 10-in. 9/8/1927 Lolita Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146483 10-in. 6/23/1928 Underneath the weeping willow Bert Bennett ; John Dallavo Male vocal duet, with guitar lyricist  
Columbia W146911 10-in. 8/27/1928 Old fashioned locket Russ Carlson ; Tommy Weir Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W147115 10-in. 10/8/1928 Jane Arthur Ross and his Westerners ; Irving Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W149316 10-in. 10/31/1929 Honolulu moon McMichen's Melody Men 2 fiddles (violins) and steel guitar, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W152280 10-in. 8/17/1932 Cinderella's wedding day Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 143 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "O’Keefe, Lester," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112379.

O’Keefe, Lester. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112379.

"O’Keefe, Lester." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112379

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