Benée Russell

Birth and Death Data: Born August 10th, 1902, Died June 28th, 1961

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer

Notes: Sometimes listed as Ben Russell.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23424 10-in. 10/17/1919 You didn't want me when you had me Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-35732 10-in. 6/30/1926 Katinka George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-36086 10-in. 9/1/1926 Turkish towel Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-38964 10-in. 6/24/1927 Wy-lets Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor BVE-43140 10-in. 3/12/1928 I'm winging home (Like a bird that's on the wing) Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-43586 10-in. 4/19/1928 I'm wingin' home (Like a bird that's on the wing) Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller Male vocal duet, with guitar and piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-46904 10-in. 8/16/1928 Lonesome in the moonlight Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-48532 10-in. 1/2/1929 Do you? That's all I want to know Edwin J. McEnelly Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BRC-53046 10-in. 4/21/1931 You don't know what you're doin' Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with clarinet, guitar, and piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-53996 10-in. 8/19/1929 Fascinating you Don Howard ; Phelps Twins Male vocal trio, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-56135 10-in. 9/19/1929 When you're counting the stars alone Joseph Rines ; Triadors Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-56736 10-in. 10/2/1929 When you're counting the stars alone Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-56819 10-in. 4/3/1930 Like a dream High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-57228 10-in. 12/4/1929 When you're counting the stars alone Ted Fiorito Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BVE-58681 10-in. 2/27/1930 Like a dream Phil Baker Accordion solo, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-59772 10-in. 4/30/1930 The song without a name Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-64825 10-in. 12/7/1930 When you fall in love, fall in love with me Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-64867 10-in. 2/11/1931 Love is like that (What can you do?) Walter Ashby ; Elly Bellare ; Ken Herlin ; Snooks Friedman Memphis Stompers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist, composer  
Victor BRC-64899 10-in. 3/23/1931 I'll love you in my dreams Richard Barry ; Henry Busse Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-68895 10-in. 4/13/1931 Bubbling over with love Andy Sanella All Star Orchestra ; Chick Bullock Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BRC-68898 10-in. 4/14/1931 You don't know what you're doin' Henry Busse Orchestra ; Knox Pugh Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BRC-69657 10-in. 5/26/1931 Right now! Maurice Chevalier Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BRC-70105 10-in. 6/30/1931 (When you fall in love) Fall in love with me Georges Metaxa Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-70642 10-in. 12/3/1931 A rose and a kiss Jack Fulton ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75926 10-in. 7/10/1933 Did my heart beat, did I fall in love! Virginia Hamilton ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-76576 10-in. 7/6/1933 Did my heart beat, did I fall in love? George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra ; Loretta Lee ; Barry Wells Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor BS-77360 10-in. 12/14/1933 On the wrong side of the fence Lee Bennett ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-84975 10-in. 11/13/1934 Let's be thankful George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra ; Loretta Lee Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-85011 10-in. 11/12/1934 Let's be thankful Lee Bennett ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor D9VB-2242 10-in. 9/14/1949 Nearest thing to heaven Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band lyricist  
Columbia 78650 10-in. 9/13/1919 You didn't want me when you had me Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 142162 10-in. 5/6/1926 Katinka Ivan Terribilsky ; WMCA Broadcasters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W142201 10-in. 5/14/1926 Katinka Ed Smalle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 142325 10-in. 6/18/1926 Turkish towel Joe Candullo ; Everglades Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W142338 10-in. 6/23/1926 Turkish towel Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 143365 10-in. 1/28/1927 She said and I said Harmony Brothers Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia W144327 10-in. 6/14/1927 Wy-lets Hotel Tuller Orchestra ; Gerald Marks Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble lyricist  
Columbia 144411 10-in. 6/29/1927 Wy-lets The Harmonians Jazz/dance band, with singing by members of the band lyricist  
Columbia 144861 10-in. 10/14/1927 Go home and tell your mother (That I love you) Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W144973 10-in. 11/14/1927 Go home and tell your mother (That I love you) Vaughn De Leath ; Frank Harris Female-male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W146308 10-in. 5/19/1928 (Like a bird that's on the wing) I'm wingin' home Eddy's Hawaiian Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146546 10-in. 6/17/1928 Lonesome in the moonlight Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Columbia 146605 10-in. 6/29/1928 Lonesome in the moonlight The Harmonians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 147110 10-in. 10/5/1928 Do you? That's all I want to know! Happy Martin Male vocal solo, with alto saxophone, cornet, and piano lyricist  
Columbia W147143 10-in. 10/25/1928 Do you? That's all I want to know! Ipana Troubadours ; Sam Lanin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 147881 10-in. 1/23/1929 My starlight The Harmonians ; Robert Wood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W148719 10-in. 6/20/1929 You're my silver lining of love Ernie Golden ; Hotel McAlpin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 148979 10-in. 9/6/1929 When you're counting the stars alone Jim Andrews ; The Georgians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W149005 10-in. 9/13/1929 When you're counting the stars alone Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Columbia [W]150377 10-in. 5/1/1930 The song without a name The Four Aces Male vocal quartet, with guitar and steel guitar composer, lyricist  
Columbia [W]150506 10-in. 4/29/1930 The song without a name Hotel Pennsylvania Music [Lloyd Keating and his Music] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W150525 10-in. 5/23/1930 The song without a name Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Columbia W151204 10-in. 1/13/1931 Love is like that (What can you do?) Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Columbia W152015 10-in. 11/3/1931 Katinka Dan Hornsby and his Lion's Den Trio Male vocal quartet, with guitar lyricist  
Columbia W152673 10-in. 1/11/1934 On the wrong side of the fence Jerry Cooper ; Emil Coleman and his Palais Royal Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh S-7083 10-in. ca. Nov. 1919 You didn't want me when you had me Bert Harvey Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh W80306 10-in. 1/18/1927 She said and I said OKeh Kut-Ups Male vocal duet, with piano composer, lyricist  
OKeh W400643 10-in. 5/1/1928 (Like a bird that's on the wing) I'm wingin' home Joe Green ; Royal Music Makers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W400971 10-in. 6/29/1928 Lonesome in the moonlight Justin Ring Trio ; Stan Thompson Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist  
OKeh W403181 10-in. 10/18/1929 Turkish towel Herndon Slicer Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W404038 10-in. 5/23/1930 The song without a name Arthur Schutt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
OKeh W404592 10-in. 12/30/1930 (When you fall in love) Fall in love with me Ed Kirkeby Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W490076 10-in. 5/23/1930 The song without a name Arthur Schutt Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick C4715½ 10-in. 11/11/1929 When you’re counting the stars alone Dell Lampe Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio; without vocal (take G) composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C5745 10-in. May 1930 The song without a name Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) lyricist, composer  
Brunswick C7472-C7473 10-in. 3/31/1931 You don’t know what you’re doin’ Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E28256 10-in. 9/18/1928 Do you? That’s all I want to know! Yacht Club Boys Male vocal and instrumental quartet lyricist  
Brunswick E28304 10-in. 9/21/1928 Lonesome in the moonlight Colonial Club Orchestra ; Jack Parker Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E28475 10-in. 10/16/1928 Do you? That’s all I want to know Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E28657 10-in. approximately Nov. 1928 Do you? (That’s all I want to know) The Midnight Broadcasters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E32577 10-in. Apr. 1930 Like a dream Colonial Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E35889 10-in. 1/2/1931 When you fall in love, fall in love with me Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E35897 10-in. 1/7/1931 When you fall in love, fall in love with me Ralph Bennett Seven Aces Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E36440 10-in. 4/2/1931 You don’t know what you’re doin’ Ross Colby ; Don Bigelow Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E36627 10-in. 4/16/1931 Bubbling over with love Fred Rich Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E36634 10-in. 4/16/1931 Love is like that (What can you do?) Ralph Bennett and his Seven Aces (All Eleven of 'Em) [Fred Rich Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E36730 10-in. 5/24/1931 Love is like that (What can you do?) Red Nichols Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E20368-E20369 10-in. 10/8/1926 Nize baby Mac and Lennie Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Brunswick E24901-E24904 10-in. 10/24/1927 Go home and tell your mother (That I love you) Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E24904) songwriter  
Brunswick E26916-E26917 10-in. 3/10/1928 Like a bird that’s on the wing (I’m winging home) Harold Lambert Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E30843-E30844 10-in. Sept. 1929 When you’re counting the stars alone Colonial Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Edison 11049 10-in. 6/17/1926 Katinka Arthur Hall ; Tennessee Happy Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 11419 10-in. 1/6/1927 She said and I said Macy and Smalle Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 11815 10-in. 7/25/1927 Wy-lets Jack Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 18050 10-in. 11/22/1927 Go home and tell your mother (That I love you) The Happiness Boys ; Dave Kaplan Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Edison N-996 10-in. 7/2/1929 You're my silver lining of love Muriel Pollock Piano solo songwriter  
Edison N-1128 10-in. 9/13/1929 When you're counting the stars alone California Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Russell, Benée," accessed November 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113900.

Russell, Benée. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113900.

"Russell, Benée." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 November 2021.

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