Merton H. Bories

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1936

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

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-34675 10-in. 3/4/1926 Gypsyland George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-36165 10-in. 9/8/1926 Consolation Maurice J. Gunsky Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet composer  
Victor BVE-40154 10-in. 10/6/1927 Song of Hawaii Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Victor BVE-41551 10-in. 1/16/1928 Song of Hawaii Holoua Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Victor BVE-41580 10-in. 1/25/1928 There'll always be room for you Maurice J. Gunsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor PBVE-68377 10-in. 7/22/1932 What aloha means Johnny Noble's Hawaiians Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Victor PBVE-195 10-in. 5/1/1926 Why do I always remember? Maurice J. Gunsky Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano composer  
Victor PBVE-261 10-in. 4/19/1927 Consolation Eddie Harkness Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBVE-289 10-in. 4/25/1927 There'll always be room for you Maurice J. Gunsky Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-02911 10-in. 10/26/1936 Song of Hawaii Jay Ball's Kona Hawaiians Guitar ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1926-04-26-01] 10-in. 4/26/1926 Lay my head beneath a rose Maurice J. Gunsky Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1926-04-26-02] 10-in. 4/26/1926 Why do I always remember Maurice J. Gunsky Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141949 10-in. 4/12/1926 Gypsyland Frank Harris ; Ipana Troubadours ; Sam Lanin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 144195 10-in. 5/23/1927 Consolation The Westerners Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W144505 10-in. 7/27/1927 Song of Hawaii South Sea Islanders Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Columbia W144734 10-in. 10/5/1927 God's greatest gift Elmer Herling Male vocal solo, with violin and piano songwriter  
Columbia W144958 10-in. 11/5/1927 Finders keepers (Losers weepers) Columbians ; Frank Harris Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W144959 10-in. 11/5/1927 There'll always be room for you Columbians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W145682 10-in. 2/27/1928 Sailing along to Hawaii South Sea Islanders Instrumental ensemble, with vocal (Hawaiian) composer  
Columbia W146419 10-in. 6/8/1928 Good-bye Hawaii Norman Clark ; South Sea Islanders Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian), with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble composer  
Columbia W146496 10-in. 6/28/1928 Finders keepers losers weepers Carl Haworth Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W147549 10-in. 1/3/1929 Hula hu Norman Clark ; South Sea Islanders Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian), with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet composer  
Brunswick C3982 10-in. 8/1/1929 Honolulu lullaby Kalaluhi Honolulu Quartet Instrumental quartet, with vocal composer  
Brunswick LAE310 10-in. 10/30/1928 Home in Hawaii Mert’s Hawaiian Tomboys Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
Brunswick LAE311 10-in. 10/30/1928 Hula hu Mert’s Hawaiian Tomboys Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet composer, leader  
Brunswick LAE322 10-in. 11/1/1928 Sailing along to Hawaii Johnny Noble's Hawaiians ; Isaac Kanae ; Sandy Moore Instrumental ensemble, with female-male vocal duet (Hawaiian) composer  
Brunswick LAE371 10-in. 12/12/1928 Rose of Waikiki Urban Hartman ; Mert’s Hawaiian Tomboys ; Harvey Orr Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet (Hawaiian) composer, leader  
Brunswick LAE372 10-in. 12/12/1928 Goodbye, Hawaii Urban Hartman ; Mert’s Hawaiian Tomboys ; Harvey Orr Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet (Hawaiian) composer, leader  
Brunswick LAE373 10-in. 12/12/1928 Aloha waltz Mert’s Hawaiian Tomboys Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) leader  
Brunswick LAE537 10-in. June 1929 We gotta look into this Mert’s Hometown Serenaders Male vocal duet, with piano and harmonica leader, instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Brunswick LAE538 10-in. June 1929 Topsy turvy Mert’s Hometown Serenaders Male vocal duet, with piano and harmonica leader, instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Brunswick E21692-E21694 10-in. 3/1/1927 Consolation Regent Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E21893-E21895 10-in. 3/16/1927 Consolation Regent Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E24536-E24538 10-in. 9/26/1927 Song of Hawaii Hanapi and Kaleipua Guitar duet (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Brunswick E25572-E25574 10-in. 12/13/1927 There’ll always be room for you Colonial Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E25574) composer  
Edison 11983 10-in. 10/26/1927 Song of Hawaii Anthony J. Franchini ; South Sea Serenaders Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Vocalion E2535-E2537 10-in. 2/24/1926 Gypsyland The Ambassadors Jazz/dance band composer  
Vocalion E2538-E2540 10-in. 2/24/1926 Why do I always remember The Ambassadors Jazz/dance band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bories, Merton H.," accessed April 12, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115615.

Bories, Merton H.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 12, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115615.

"Bories, Merton H.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 12 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115615

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