Dale Wimbrow

Peter Dale Wimbrow, usually known as Dale Wimbrow, (June 6, 1895 – January 26, 1954) was an American composer, radio artist and writer. He is best known for the poem, The Guy in the Glass, written in 1934. Earlier in his career, he created several musical recordings in the still-young recording industry, and was known as "The Del-Mar-Va Songster". He occasionally recorded with a quartet of musicians known as the "Rubeville Tuners", and he was also sometimes known as Peter Dale.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 6th, 1895 (Whaleyville), Died January 1st, 1954

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, baritone vocal, songwriter, ukulele, violin, leader

Notes: Full name: Peter Dale Wimbrow; listed in Victor ledgers and on some disc labels as "The Del-Mar-Va Songster" and "The Rubeville Tuner," as well as Peter Dale. Address from Victor ledgers: 254 W. 51st St., N.Y.C. Listed on some Columbia labels as "Pete Dale and his Ukulele."

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 83 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W141344 10-in. 12/3/1925 I never knew Peter Dale Male vocal solo, with ukulele vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Columbia W141345 10-in. 12/3/1925 Broken-hearted Peter Dale Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Columbia W141457 10-in. 1/6/1926 I love my baby June Lee Female vocal solo, with ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele  
Columbia W141458 10-in. 1/6/1926 How I love her and she loves me is nobody's business June Lee Female vocal solo, with ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele  
Columbia W141720 10-in. 2/24/1926 Sleepy town Billy Carr ; Honey Duke Male vocal duet, with steel guitar and ukulele composer, lyricist  
Columbia W143121 10-in. 11/18/1926 It takes a good woman (To keep a good man at home) Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, leader, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Columbia W143122 10-in. 11/18/1926 Country bred and chicken fed Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele, composer, lyricist, leader  
Columbia W144174 10-in. 5/19/1927 Oshkosh Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele, lyricist, composer, violin  
Columbia W144175 10-in. 5/19/1927 I got religion Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele, violin, songwriter  
Columbia W144176 10-in. 5/19/1927 Roll right offa my green Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist, composer, instrumentalist, ukulele, violin  
Columbia W144177 10-in. 5/19/1927 Every moon's a honeymoon (When I'm with you) Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist, composer, instrumentalist, ukulele, violin  
Columbia W145553 10-in. 1/19/1928 Think of me, thinking of you Art Gillham Male vocal solo, with harmonola lyricist, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Columbia W145880 10-in. 3/26/1928 Wife o' mine Mull Downey ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W146289 10-in. 5/16/1928 From midnight till dawn The Nifty Three Mixed vocal trio, with ukulele songwriter, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Columbia W146290 10-in. 5/16/1928 Sleepy town The Nifty Three Mixed vocal trio, with ukulele composer, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Columbia W146538 10-in. 6/19/1928 Think of me thinking of you Joe Davis Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W146911 10-in. 8/27/1928 Old fashioned locket Russ Carlson ; Tommy Weir Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia W148059 10-in. 3/12/1929 Plucky Lindy's lucky day Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W148441 10-in. 4/16/1929 Goodness gracious Gracie Eddie Walters Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano songwriter  
Columbia W150495 10-in. 4/28/1930 Roll them clouds away Mack Allen Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet composer  
OKeh S-73396 10-in. 6/3/1925 Black sheep blues Virginia Liston Female vocal solo, with reed organ lyricist, composer  
OKeh W400798 10-in. 6/18/1928 Think of me thinking of you Noel Taylor Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh W403747 10-in. 2/7/1930 Accordion Joe Cornell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh [OK cat 40575-b] 10-in. approximately 1926 Sleepy town Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C1968 10-in. 5/23/1928 From midnight till dawn Charley Straight Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) songwriter  
(Results 26-50 of 83 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wimbrow, Dale," accessed November 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114909.

Wimbrow, Dale. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114909.

"Wimbrow, Dale." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 November 2020.

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