Birth and Death Data: Born June 19, 1893 (Brooklyn), Died September 5, 1957 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1939
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer
Notes: Sometimes listed as Will Tracy.
= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 122 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-9709||10-in.||12/14/1910||Gee, but it's great to meet a friend from your home town||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with chorus and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-12374||10-in.||9/17/1912||I'll be welcome in my home town||Walter Van Brunt||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-12509||10-in.||10/11/1912||The funny bunny hug||Ada Jones ; Billy Murray||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-13640||10-in.||7/25/1913||I want a man like dad (A sweetheart just like mother had)||Ada Jones||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-13961||10-in.||10/15/1913||When they christened brother Johnson's child||American Quartet||Male vocal quartet||lyricist|
|Victor||B-14998||10-in.||6/24/1914||Everything reminds me of that old sweetheart of mine||Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell ; Will Oakland||Male vocal trio, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-15042||10-in.||7/6/1914||In the town where I was born||Billy Murray ; Will Oakland||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-15145||10-in.||8/25/1914||You're always welcome at our house||Arthur Fields||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-15215||10-in.||9/24/1914||You're always welcome at our house||George Wilton Ballard||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-16934||10-in.||12/24/1915||Give a little credit to your Dad||Thomas A. Weir||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-17042||10-in.||1/20/1916||Give a little credit to your Dad||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-17046||10-in.||1/21/1916||Lazy Mary, will you get up||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-17426||10-in.||4/3/1916||Oh, Joe, with your fiddle and bow, you stole my heart away||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-17598||10-in.||5/3/1916||In the beautiful seaside air||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-18830||10-in.||12/11/1916||Naughty! Naughty! Naughty!||Marguerite Farrell||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-22496||10-in.||1/2/1919||He's had no lovin' for a long, long time||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-22801||10-in.||4/23/1919||Mammy o' mine||Adele Rowland||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-23066||10-in.||7/14/1919||Dixie is Dixie once more||American Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-23434||10-in.||10/28/1919||Wonderful pal||Sterling Trio||Male vocal trio, with violin duet and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-24157||10-in.||6/9/1920||My Dixie rosary||Sterling Trio||Male vocal trio, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-24195||10-in.||7/2/1920||Lonesome alimony blues||Margaret Young||Female vocal solo, with bassoon and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-25314||10-in.||5/23/1921||Honey rose||Sterling Trio||Male vocal trio, with oboe, bassoon, and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-26491||10-in.||5/25/1922||I certainly must be in love||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-35164||10-in.||5/26/1926||Down by the gas house (the werry woist part of the town)||Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley||Female-male vocal duet, with 2 pianos||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-35721||10-in.||6/25/1926||What! No spinach?||Irving Aaronson ; Commanders||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tracey, William," accessed June 6, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112953.
Tracey, William. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 6, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112953.
"Tracey, William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 6 June 2023.
DAHR Persistent Identifier
Discogs: William Tracey
Linked Open Data Sources
LCNAR: Tracey, William, 1893-1957 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2006011841
MusicBrainz: William Tracey - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/1323c158-8dbc-42ac-8424-53ca3310f280
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