Charley Straight

Charles Theodore "Charley" Straight (January 16, 1891 – September 22, 1940) was an American pianist, bandleader and composer.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 16, 1891 (Chicago), Died September 21, 1940 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1930

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

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 115 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-10211 10-in. 4/18/1911 King of the bungaloos Gene Greene Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-12525 10-in. 10/22/1912 Mocking bird rag American Quartet Male vocal quartet composer  
Victor B-13894 10-in. 10/2/1913 You went away Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-15121 10-in. 8/5/1914 Humpty-Dumpty Conway's Band Band composer  
Victor C-15274 12-in. 10/13/1914 Humpty Dumpty Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-24489 10-in. 9/22/1920 I love you Sunday Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25154 10-in. 4/12/1921 Baby curls Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25155 10-in. 4/13/1921 It must be someone like you Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25167 10-in. 4/15/1921 June moon Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25707 10-in. 9/30/1921 Tuck me to sleep in my old 'Tucky home Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-25985 10-in. 1/31/1922 Ten little fingers and ten little toes Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-25987 10-in. 1/31/1922 Little thoughts Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-26854 10-in. 8/31/1922 Knice and knifty Roy Bargy Piano solo composer  
Victor B-26856 10-in. 8/31/1922 Rufenready Roy Bargy Piano solo composer  
Victor B-30779 10-in. 9/8/1924 Forsaken blues Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-32711 10-in. 5/21/1925 The whole world is dreaming of love Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-35520 10-in. 6/1/1926 Kiss your little baby good-night Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-36435 10-in. 9/29/1926 Kiss your little baby, good-night! Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-37286 10-in. 12/22/1926 Pretty lips Paul Whiteman Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor BVE-38124 10-in. 2/28/1927 Pretty lips Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor BVE-48625 10-in. 11/27/1928 Smiling skies Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-57235 10-in. 12/7/1929 Funny, dear, what love can do Elmo Tanner ; Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus composer  
Victor [Trial 1919-11-24-01] Not documented 11/24/1919 In the land of rice and tea Imperial Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1919-11-24-02] Not documented 11/24/1919 Oh Imperial Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 19243 10-in. 2/17/1911 King of the bungaloos Gene Greene Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 115 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Straight, Charley," accessed February 28, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116836.

Straight, Charley. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116836.

"Straight, Charley." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 28 February 2024.

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