Ray Perkins

Birth and Death Data: Born August 23rd, 1896

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1932

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

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23052 10-in. 7/8/1919 Bye-lo Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-23712 10-in. 1/28/1920 Oh my lady (Won't you listen to my serenade) Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with yodeling and orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-24973 10-in. 3/3/1921 Scandinavia Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with bassoon and orchestra composer  
Victor B-25148 10-in. 4/11/1921 Scandinavia Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25239 10-in. 4/26/1921 Held fast in a baby's hands Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with cornet, violin, and orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-25347 10-in. 6/15/1921 Stand up and sing for your father an old time tune American Quartet ; Billy Murray Male vocal quartet and soloist, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25531 10-in. 8/24/1921 Sleepin' pretty pretty Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with bassoon and orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-26187 10-in. 3/30/1922 Here comes Dinah Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33772 10-in. 11/10/1925 I wonder where my baby is to-night? Henry Burr ; Carl Mathieu ; Billy Murray Male vocal trio, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-45132 10-in. 5/10/1928 A kiss before the dawn The Troubadours Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-53539 10-in. 6/4/1929 Smiling Irish eyes Helen Clark Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-55690 10-in. 9/13/1929 Lady luck Johnny Hamp ; Don Howard ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-55807 10-in. 8/27/1929 Since I found you Henry Busse Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-57183 10-in. 11/29/1929 Lady luck Chick Endor Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-57441 10-in. 11/21/1929 Under a Texas moon Pedro Espino ; Ted Fiorito Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-59698 10-in. 4/15/1930 Under a Texas moon Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-62372 10-in. 7/26/1930 Song of the Congo Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PB-45 10-in. 8/30/1924 Tessie (stop teasin' me) Henry Halstead ; Henry Halstead Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BRC-Test-487 10-in. 12/21/1931 Ooh that kiss Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-Test-488 10-in. 12/21/1931 Isn't he the cutest little thing Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1922-06-07-04] 10-in. 6/7/1922 Original Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 78301 10-in. 2/15/1919 Heart of humanity Hugh Donovan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78306 10-in. 2/18/1919 Bye-low Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78787 10-in. 11/1/1919 I'll think of you when evening shadows fall George Meader Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79095 10-in. 4/1/1920 Deep in my heart Margaret Romaine Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 79726 10-in. 2/14/1921 Scandinavia Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 79862 10-in. 5/25/1921 Held fast in a baby's hands Frank Mellor ; George W. Reardon Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 80037 10-in. 10/20/1921 Down the old church aisle Ted Lewis Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80107 10-in. 12/19/1921 There's a down in Dixie feelin' (hangin' round me) Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 80303 10-in. 4/11/1922 Here comes Dinah, belle of the ball Furman and Nash Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 81912 10-in. 8/13/1924 Tessie (Stop teasin' me) Little Ramblers Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W144261 10-in. 6/8/1927 Down the old church aisle Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W148566 10-in. 5/30/1929 In the land of jazz Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W148842 10-in. 7/23/1929 Smiling Irish eyes Pete Woolery Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W148894 10-in. 8/19/1929 Smiling Irish eyes The Harmonians ; Marvin Young Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W148932 10-in. 8/22/1929 Lady luck Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W148949 10-in. 8/29/1929 Smiling Irish eyes Walter Cummins Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W149077 10-in. 10/1/1929 The end of the lonesome trail Irving Brodsky Orchestra ; Robert Wood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W149127 10-in. 10/10/1929 Lady luck Tom Frawley ; The Harmonians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W149624 10-in. 12/27/1929 Under a Texas moon Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W149741 10-in. 1/8/1930 Under a Texas moon Hotel Biltmore Music ; Bert Lown Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer, lyricist  
Columbia W149789 10-in. 1/21/1930 Under a Texas moon The Four Aces Male vocal quartet, with guitar and steel guitar composer, lyricist  
Columbia W150081 10-in. 3/11/1930 Under a Texas moon King Nawahi's Hawaiians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble (Hawaiian) composer, lyricist  
Columbia W150681 10-in. 7/25/1930 Song of the Congo Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble composer  
Columbia W152209 10-in. 6/9/1932 Cabin in the cotton Ben Selvin and his Orchestra ; Helen Rowland Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Columbia W152302 10-in. 9/20/1932 Sentimental gentleman from Georgia Howard Joyner Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
OKeh S-7017 10-in. ca. Sept. 1919 Bye-lo Reed Miller Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
OKeh S-7279 10-in. Feb. 1920 Oh! My lady Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
OKeh S-7803 10-in. Feb. 1921 Scandinavia Joseph Samuels Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-7818 10-in. Mar. 1921 Scandinavia Anna Chandler ; Sidney Lansfield ; Rega Orchestra Female vocal solo, with piano and jazz/dance band composer, lyricist  
OKeh S-7881 10-in. Apr. 1921 Held fast in a baby's hands Liam O'Kennedy Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
OKeh o-8154 10-in. ca. Apr. 1921 Scandinavia American Odeon Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with saxophone solo composer  
OKeh S-70195 10-in. Sept. 1921 Stand up and sing for your father (An old time tune) Green Brothers' Novelty Band Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-72745 10-in. 8/11/1924 Tessie! Stop teasin' me The Goofus Five Jazz/dance ensemble songwriter  
OKeh W403199 10-in. 10/28/1929 Lady Luck Smith Ballew Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
OKeh W403559 10-in. 12/27/1929 Under a Texas moon Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
OKeh W403619 10-in. 1/13/1930 Under a Texas moon Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist, composer  
OKeh W403995 10-in. 5/2/1930 Bajo la luna de Texas Trio Anhuac Vocal trio, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
OKeh W404003 10-in. 5/5/1930 Under a Texas moon Frank Ferera’s Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) composer  
OKeh W490025 10-in. 12/27/1929 Under a Texas moon Carolina Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 5116-5117 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Scandinavia Harmonizers Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 5188-5189 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Scandinavia Harmonizers Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 5890-5891 10-in. approximately June 1921 Held fast in a baby's hands Frank Mellor ; George W. Reardon Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 14588-14591 10-in. 1/7/1925 Tessie Ray Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E20326-E20327 10-in. 10/2/1926 Who wouldn’t Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E24270-E24273 10-in. 8/22/1927 Are you happy? Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with 2 violins and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick E24274-E24277 10-in. 8/22/1927 Me and my shadow Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with 2 violins and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick E27312 10-in. 4/9/1928 Get your man Arnold Johnson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio; without vocal (take G) songwriter  
Brunswick E31272 10-in. Oct. 1929 Lady Luck Dick Robertson Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Brunswick E32022 10-in. Feb. 1930 Under a Texas moon Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Brunswick E20203-E20204 10-in. 9/18/1926 Half a moon (Is better than no moon) Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E20233-E20234 10-in. 9/23/1926 Who wouldn’t Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E20235-E20236 10-in. 9/23/1926 Half a moon (Is better than no moon) Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E20324-E20325 10-in. 10/2/1926 Half a moon (Is better than no moon) Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E20744-E20745 10-in. 11/17/1926 Short an’ sweet Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E20753½-E20755 10-in. 11/18/1926 Do-do-do Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E20756-E20757 10-in. 11/18/1926 Short an’ sweet Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E20838-E20839½ 10-in. 11/29/1926 Do-do-do Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E20840-E20841 10-in. 11/29/1926 Short an’ sweet Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E20896-E20897 10-in. 12/7/1926 Do-do-do Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E20898-E20899 10-in. 12/7/1926 Short an’ sweet Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E21874-E21876 10-in. 3/14/1927 Following you around Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E21877-E21878 10-in. 3/14/1927 I wonder how I look when I’m asleep Ray Perkins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E25829-E25831 10-in. 1/3/1928 A kiss before the dawn Regent Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (E25831) composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E30392-E30393 10-in. July 1929 Smiling Irish eyes Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick E30860-E30861 10-in. Sept. 1929 Lady Luck Ben Bernie ; Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist, composer  
Brunswick E30944-E30945 10-in. Sept. 1929 The end of the lonesome trail Mount Royal Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick E31701-E31702 10-in. Dec. 1929 Under a Texas moon Bob Haring Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) composer, lyricist  
Edison 1543 Not documented 1921 Stand up and sing for your father an old time tune Clifford Murray Piano solo composer  
Edison 1550 Not documented 4/28/1922 There's a down Dixie feeling Clifford Murray Piano solo composer  
Edison 6866 10-in. 7/10/1919 Bye-lo Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 7794 10-in. 2/11/1921 Scandinavia (Sing dose song and make dose music) Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 7907 10-in. 4/12/1921 Love me Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 7940 10-in. 4/26/1921 Held fast in a baby's hands George Wilton Ballard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 7963 10-in. 5/5/1921 Look for the silver lining medley Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 7985 10-in. 5/14/1921 Make believe medley Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 8132 10-in. 7/14/1921 Stand up and sing for your father an old time tune J. Harold Murray ; Gladys Rice Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 8364 10-in. 2/8/1922 Blue Danube blues Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 8367 10-in. 2/15/1922 I ain't nobody's darling Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 8736 10-in. 5/31/1923 March of the mannikins Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 8737 10-in. 5/31/1923 Parade of the wooden soldiers Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 8738 10-in. 6/4/1923 Mighty lak' a rose Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 8739 10-in. 6/4/1923 Last rose of summer Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 9839 10-in. 11/10/1924 Tessie (Stop teasin' me) Million Dollar Pier Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 10048 10-in. 7/26/1924 Liebesgeflüster Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 10049 10-in. July-Sept. 1924 The Foot Guard waltzes Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 10050 10-in. July-Sept. 1924 Love and kisses Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 10051 10-in. July-Sept. 1924 Valse charme Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 10052 10-in. 7/28/1924 Flattergeister : Tanze Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 10745 10-in. 12/30/1925 Show me the way to go home Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 10760 10-in. 1/8/1926 Who Ray Perkins Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 11942 10-in. 10/7/1927 A kiss before the dawn Jack Stillman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 19303 10-in. 7/18/1929 Smiling Irish eyes Hotel Commodore Dance Orchestra ; Bernhard Levitow Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Edison 19322 10-in. 7/29/1929 Smiling Irish eyes Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison N-1027 10-in. 7/18/1929 Smiling Irish eyes Hotel Commodore Dance Orchestra ; Bernhard Levitow Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Edison N-1046 10-in. 7/29/1929 Smiling Irish eyes Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison N-1193 10-in. 10/9/1929 Lady luck California Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Perkins, Ray," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114337.

Perkins, Ray. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114337.

"Perkins, Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

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