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 51-75 of 83 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick TC2969 10-in. 2/15/1929 Think of me thinking of you Leroy Carr Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano songwriter  
Brunswick E27569 10-in. 5/22/1928 I’ve got religion The Rollickers Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick E27817 10-in. 7/2/1928 Old fashioned locket Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E27985 10-in. 8/7/1928 Think of me thinking of you Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick E28314 10-in. 9/26/1928 Think of me thinking of you Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick E29479 10-in. Mar. 1929 That’s what I call heaven Saxie Dowell ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) songwriter  
Brunswick E29971 10-in. May 1929 Every moon’s a honeymoon Meyer Davis' Hotel Astor Orchestra ; Joe Moss Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal lyricist, composer  
Brunswick E32613 10-in. 4/22/1930 Accordion Joe Jungle Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E25706-E25707 10-in. 12/20/1927 Old fashioned locket Frank McCravy ; James McCravy Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Edison 11346 10-in. 12/2/1926 Country bred and chicken fed Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Edison 11347 10-in. 12/2/1926 So long North (I'm headin' South) Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Edison 11486 10-in. 2/1/1927 When old Pete Daley plays his ukelele Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Edison 11487 10-in. 2/1/1927 Muddy water Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 18128 10-in. 12/22/1927 Wife o' mine Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 18416 10-in. 4/18/1928 Oshkosh Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist, composer  
Edison 18417 10-in. 4/18/1928 Roll off-a my green Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist, composer  
Edison 18497 10-in. 5/14/1928 From midnight till dawn The Recorders Mixed vocal trio songwriter  
Edison 18498 10-in. 5/14/1928 Sleepy town The Recorders Mixed vocal trio composer  
Edison 18552 10-in. 5/31/1928 I got religion The Rollickers Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Edison 18859 10-in. 11/9/1928 Think of me thinking of you Melville Morris ; Piccadilly Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Edison 18872 10-in. 11/16/1928 Think of me thinking of you Dorothy Johnson Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 19025 10-in. 2/4/1929 That's what I call heaven The Rollickers [Edison] Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Edison 19094 10-in. 3/12/1929 Every moon's a honey-moon (With you) The Rollickers Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 19131 10-in. 3/28/1929 Plucky Lindy's lucky day Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo lyricist  
Edison 19139 10-in. 4/2/1929 Goodness gracious Gracie Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
(Results 51-75 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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