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|
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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