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 101-115 of 115 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick C1698-C1700 10-in. 3/17/1928 Persian rug Charley Straight Orchestra ; Frank Sylvano Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E1700) leader  
Brunswick C1701-C1703 10-in. 3/17/1928 Sweet Sue—just you Charley Straight Orchestra ; Frank Sylvano Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take C1703) leader  
Brunswick C1704-C1706 10-in. 3/17/1928 Sentimental baby Charley Straight Orchestra ; Frank Sylvano Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take C1706) leader  
Brunswick XC4906-XC4906B 12-in. 12/3/1929 Brunswick brevities program V, pt. 3 Marion Harris Radio transcription disc : Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 3239 10-in. 8/22/1914 Humpty Dumpty rag National Promenade Band Band composer  
Edison 6672 10-in. 3/18/1919 Ev'rybody calls me honey Helen Clark Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7423 10-in. 6/24/1920 Mississippi bound Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7981 10-in. 5/13/1921 It must be someone like you Club de Vingt Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 8230 10-in. 9/29/1921 June moon Lanin's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 8744 10-in. 7/21/1923 Knice and knifty Ernest L. Stevens Piano solo composer  
Edison 10200 10-in. 2/11/1925 I found a way to love you (But I can't find a way to forget) James Doherty Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 11358 10-in. 12/8/1926 Kiss your little baby, good-night! Clyde Doerr Orchestra ; Larry Murphy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 11373 10-in. 12/15/1926 Pretty lips Tom Howard ; Jazz Babies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 18611 10-in. 7/12/1928 King of the bungaloos Bob Pierce Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison N-323 10-in. 7/12/1928 King of the bungaloos Bob Pierce Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
(Results 101-115 of 115 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Straight, Charley," accessed April 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116836.

Straight, Charley. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116836.

"Straight, Charley." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 April 2024.

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

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