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 26-50 of 122 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-36646||10-in.||10/30/1926||Out in the new mown hay||Mitchell Brothers||Male vocal duet, with 2 banjos (self-accompaniment)||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-39292||10-in.||6/24/1927||Who are you fooling to-night?||Vaughn De Leath||Female vocal solo, with instrumental quartet||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-40943||10-in.||11/23/1927||I'm walkin' on air||Frankie Masters Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-53004||10-in.||3/31/1931||Rocky Mountain Rose||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||lyricist|
|Victor||BRC-53091||10-in.||5/11/1931||I'm blue, but nobody cares||Walter Ashby ; Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||PBVE-61057||10-in.||11/20/1930||Them there eyes||Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Rhythm Boys||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-64004||10-in.||7/29/1930||Okay, baby||McKinney's Cotton Pickers ; George Thomas||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||PBS-09651||10-in.||8/20/1937||Gee! But it's great to meet a friend||Bobby Breen||Boy soprano vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-013321||10-in.||9/2/1937||Gee! But it's great to meet a friend (From your home town)||Ozzie Nelson Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-013330||10-in.||9/3/1937||Gee, but it's great to meet a friend (From your home town)||Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Gail Reese||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-035715||10-in.||4/7/1939||Them there eyes||Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Johnny Mercer||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||D7VB-2320||10-in.||12/2/1947||Them there eyes||Lil Green ; Lil Green Orchestra||Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||[Trial 1914-05-01-07]||Not documented||5/1/1914||I'd give the whole world to have you back again||George Wilton Ballard||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Columbia||4849||10-in.||ca. Aug. 1910||Play that barber-shop chord||Bert Williams||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||38939||10-in.||7/9/1913||I want a man like Dad (A sweetheart just like Mother had)||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||39316||10-in.||4/9/1914||When they christened Brother Johnson's child||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||39468||10-in.||6/29/1914||Everything reminds me of that old sweetheart of mine||Lyric Trio||Male vocal trio, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||39639||10-in.||11/25/1914||It's too late now||Collins and Harlan||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||46341||10-in.||1/14/1916||Give a little credit to your dad||Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||46654||10-in.||3/20/1916||Oh Joe, with your fiddle and your bow, you stole my heart away||George O'Connor||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||47079||10-in.||10/18/1916||Oh! Southern city (Send us some beautiful girls)||George O'Connor||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||47149||10-in.||11/13/1916||Naughty! Naughty! Naughty!||Samuel Ash||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||77284||10-in.||8/23/1917||If I can't have you all of the time (Then I don't want you at all)||Watson Sisters||Female vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||77324||10-in.||9/10/1917||The best things in life are free||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||77617||10-in.||1/8/1918||Bring back my daddy to me||Robert Lewis||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tracey, William," accessed June 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112953.
Tracey, William. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112953.
"Tracey, William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 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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