Ramona

Estrild Raymona Myers (March 11, 1909 – December 14, 1972), known professionally as Ramona, was an American cabaret and jazz singer and pianist during the 1930s.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 11th, 1909, Died December 14th, 1972

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, piano, leader, celeste

Notes: After her marriage to Howard Davies, a horn player, she was sometimes known as Ramona Davies. Often billed as "Ramona and her Grand Piano."

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 72 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-73199 10-in. 8/16/1932 I guess I'll have to change my plan Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Ramona Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and 2 pianos vocalist  
Victor BS-73581 10-in. 9/26/1932 Let's put out the lights (And go to sleep) Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Ramona Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and piano solo vocalist  
Victor BS-74610 10-in. 11/25/1932 Rise 'n' shine Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Ramona Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and piano solo vocalist  
Victor CS-74633 12-in. 12/2/1932 A night with Paul Whiteman at the Biltmore Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal and instrumental solos vocalist  
Victor LCS-74634 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 12/3/1932 Whiteman medley Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal and instrumental solos vocalist  
Victor BS-74650 10-in. 12/8/1932 Eadie was a lady Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Ramona Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet vocalist  
Victor BS-74652 10-in. 12/8/1932 You're an old smoothie Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Ramona Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CS-75030 12-in. 2/2/1933 Medley of Cole Porter hits Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Pickens Sisters ; Ramona ; The Rollickers Jazz/dance band, with female vocal trio, female vocal solo, and mixed vocal ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-75341 10-in. 3/1/1933 Hi-ho-lack-a-day Roy Bargy ; Ramona Piano duet and instrumental ensemble, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-75342 10-in. 3/1/1933 A penny for your thoughts Roy Bargy ; Ramona Piano duet and instrumental ensemble, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-75343 10-in. 3/1/1933 My cousin in Milwaukee Roy Bargy ; Ramona Piano duet and instrumental ensemble, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-75372 10-in. 3/7/1933 Tony's wife Ramona Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor BS-75373 10-in. 3/7/1933 Never had an education Ramona Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor BS-75374 10-in. 3/7/1933 I hate to think that you'll grow old, baby Ramona Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor BS-75667 10-in. 4/19/1933 Stay out of my dreams Ramona Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor BS-75668 10-in. 4/19/1933 I lay me down to sleep Ramona Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor BS-75669 10-in. 4/19/1933 And yet the world rolls on Ramona Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor BS-75670 10-in. 4/19/1933 Happy as the day is long Ramona Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor BS-75671 10-in. 4/20/1933 Raisin' the rent Roy Bargy ; Ramona Female vocal solo, with clarinet, trumpet, and 2 pianos vocalist  
Victor BS-75672 10-in. 4/20/1933 Was my face red Roy Bargy ; Ramona Female vocal solo, with clarinet, trumpet, and 2 pianos vocalist  
Victor BS-75673 10-in. 4/20/1933 I've got to sing a torch song Roy Bargy ; Ramona Female vocal solo, with clarinet, trumpet, and 2 pianos vocalist  
Victor BS-75711 10-in. 4/4/1933 You'll never get up to heaven that way Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Ramona Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-76673 10-in. 7/20/1933 Are you making any money Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Ramona Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-77465 10-in. 8/14/1933 Who do you think you are? Johnny Green ; Ramona Piano duet, with female vocal solo and celeste vocalist  
Victor BS-77466 10-in. 8/14/1933 Weep no more, my baby Johnny Green ; Ramona Piano duet, with female vocal solo and celeste vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 72 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ramona," accessed August 7, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116156.

Ramona. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 7, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116156.

"Ramona." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 7 August 2020.

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