Pete Bontsema

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1933

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

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-50522 10-in. 2/24/1929 Mammy's lullaby Art Kassel ; "Kassels-in-the-Air" Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-56136 10-in. 9/19/1929 Needin' you like I do Joseph Rines ; Triadors Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-56738 10-in. 10/2/1929 Needin' you like I do Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-59904 10-in. 3/29/1930 Searching for you in my dreams Gene and Glenn Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-76858 10-in. 8/4/1933 What we need is more perambulators Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Victor BS-76859 10-in. 8/4/1933 We're the boys from I. O. U. Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Victor BS-76860 10-in. 8/4/1933 Whistlin' in the corn Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Victor BS-76861 10-in. 8/4/1933 Martha and me Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter, instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Columbia [W]149476 10-in. 11/8/1929 Needin' you like I do The Danford Sisters ; Lloyd Keating and his Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal duet songwriter  
OKeh 9977 10-in. 11/26/1926 I've lost my dog Howard Israel-Al Hall and Their Peerless Serenaders of Al Tearney's Town Club Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Brunswick C3830 10-in. 7/10/1929 On the Alamo Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Brunswick C3831 10-in. 7/10/1929 The moonlight march Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Brunswick C3944 10-in. 7/25/1929 Sleepy Valley Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with vibraphone and piano vocalist  
Brunswick C3945 10-in. 7/25/1929 Needin’ you like I do Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, songwriter  
Brunswick C3946 10-in. 7/25/1929 Forget your yesterdays (And think of tomorrow) Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Brunswick C3947 10-in. 7/25/1929 At nesting time Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with vibraphone and piano vocalist, composer  
Brunswick C4112 10-in. 8/16/1929 Forget your yesterdays (And think of tomorrow) Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Brunswick XC4319 12-in. 9/9/1929 Radio program special, pt. 1 Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Brunswick XC4320 12-in. 9/9/1929 Radio program special, pt. 2 Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Brunswick XC4321 12-in. 9/9/1929 Radio program special, pt. 3 Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Brunswick C4322 10-in. 9/9/1929 Forget your yesterdays Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Brunswick C4558 10-in. 10/17/1929 Piccolo Pete Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Brunswick C4701 10-in. 11/2/1929 I lift up my finger and say “tweet tweet” Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Brunswick C4702 10-in. 11/2/1929 When you’re in love Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Brunswick C4727 10-in. 11/21/1929 That’s why I’m jealous of you Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Brunswick C4728 10-in. 11/21/1929 Missouri moon Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Brunswick C4729 10-in. 11/21/1929 Daddy’s lullaby Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Brunswick C4758 10-in. 11/27/1929 Needin’ you like I do Oriole Orchestra ; Dan A. Russo Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) songwriter  
Brunswick MP718 10-in. January 1930 What a perfect night for love Slatz Randall Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal songwriter  
Brunswick TC3718 10-in. 6/25/1929 The moonlight march Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Brunswick TC3719 10-in. 6/25/1929 On the Alamo Al and Pete Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL2664 10-in. 12/13/1930 Je n'ai reve que de vous Armand Bernard ; Jean Sorbier Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bontsema, Pete," accessed June 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114898.

Bontsema, Pete. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114898.

"Bontsema, Pete." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 June 2024.

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