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 51-75 of 115 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh S-73296 10-in. Apr. 1925 I found a way to love you The Red Hotters Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 73695 10-in. 10/8/1925 Santa Claus blues Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Eva Taylor Instrumental sextet, with female vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh 73721 10-in. 10/16/1925 Santa Claus blues Clarence Williams’ Trio Female vocal solo, with male vocal duet and instrumental trio composer  
OKeh W80234 10-in. 12/1/1926 Kiss your little baby good-night! Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W80246 10-in. 12/3/1926 Pretty lips Jazz Pilots ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W402202 10-in. 12/9/1928 Smiling skies Benny Meroff Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W403634 10-in. 1/16/1930 Funny, dear, what love can do Smith Ballew Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh [OK cat 1138-B] 10-in. approximately early Sweet pickin's OKeh Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 4015 10-in. approximately Aug. 1920 Ev'rybody calls me honey Green Brothers' Novelty Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 6162 10-in. approximately Aug. 1921 It must be someone like you Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 7671 10-in. approximately Mar. 1922 Little thoughts Rudy Wiedoeft's Californians Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 9162 10-in. approximately Nov. 1922 Rufenreddy Henry Lange Piano solo composer  
Brunswick 3901-3903 10-in. approximately July 1920 Mississippi bound Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 4239-4241 10-in. approximately Oct. 1920 I love you, Sunday Alfred Eldridge ; Walter G. Haenschen ; Isham Jones Rainbo Orchestra ; Charles McNeil Jazz/dance band, with banjo and 2 pianos composer  
Brunswick 6245-6246 10-in. approximately Aug. 1921 June moon Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 9081-9083 10-in. approximately Oct. 1922 Rufenreddy Henry Lange Piano solo composer  
Brunswick 11649-11651 10-in. 10/18/1923 That's everything Oriole Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 13264-13267 10-in. 6/10/1924 Forsaken blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E3818-E3819 10-in. 9/23/1926 Kiss your little baby goodnight! Bessie Coldiron Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick E4263-E4265 10-in. 12/20/1926 Buddy’s habits Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E17867-E17869 10-in. 2/2/1926 Talking to the moon Rendezvous Orchestra ; Charley Straight Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E17870-E17872 10-in. 2/2/1926 Sweet southern breeze Rendezvous Orchestra ; Charley Straight Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E18368-E18370 10-in. 3/10/1926 Sweet southern breeze Rendezvous Orchestra ; Charley Straight Jazz/dance band, with female vocal ensemble leader  
Brunswick E18371-E18373 10-in. 3/10/1926 What a man Rendezvous Orchestra ; Charley Straight Jazz/dance band, with female vocal ensemble leader  
Brunswick E18374-E18376 10-in. 3/10/1926 Hi-diddle-diddle Rendezvous Orchestra ; Charley Straight Jazz/dance band, with female vocal ensemble leader  
(Results 51-75 of 115 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Straight, Charley," accessed April 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116836.

Straight, Charley. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116836.

"Straight, Charley." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116836

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