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 76-83 of 83 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison N-202 10-in. 4/18/1928 Oshkosh Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist, composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison N-203 10-in. 4/18/1928 Roll off-a my green Rubeville Tuners ; Dale Wimbrow Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist, composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison N-548 10-in. 11/9/1928 Think of me thinking of you Melville Morris ; Piccadilly Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Edison N-567 10-in. 11/16/1929 Think of me thinking of you Dorothy Johnson Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison N-716 10-in. 2/4/1929 That's what I call heaven The Rollickers [Edison] Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Edison N-785 10-in. 3/12/1929 Every moon's a honey-moon (With you) The Rollickers [Edison] Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Edison N-824 10-in. 3/28/1929 Plucky Lindy's lucky day Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo lyricist  
Edison N-832 10-in. 4/2/1929 Goodness gracious Gracie Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
(Results 76-83 of 83 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wimbrow, Dale," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114909.

Wimbrow, Dale. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114909.

"Wimbrow, Dale." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114909

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