Irving Cohn (21 February 1898 in London – 12 July 1961 in Fort Lee, New Jersey) was a British-American songwriter, best known for "Yes! We Have No Bananas", which he co-wrote with Frank Silver in 1923. He is sometimes credited as Irving Conn.
Birth and Death Data: Born February 21, 1898 (London), Died 1961 (Fort Lee)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1923
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-27765||10-in.||4/19/1923||Yes! We have no bananas||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||B-27855||10-in.||4/26/1923||Yes! We have no bananas||Great White Way Orchestra ; Billy Murray||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||B-28195||10-in.||7/17/1923||Yes! We have no bananas||Eduardo Migliaccio ("Farfariello")||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||B-28291||10-in.||7/17/1923||Je ch'ob nit kein panenis||Gus Goldstein||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||80932||10-in.||3/31/1923||Yes! We have no bananas||Furman and Nash||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||81035||10-in.||5/25/1923||Yes! We have no bananas||The Original Memphis Five||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Columbia||81053||10-in.||6/6/1923||Yes! We have no bananas||Lanin's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|OKeh||S-70263||10-in.||Oct. 1921||Yes we have no bananas||National Male Quartette||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||songwriter|
|OKeh||S-71557||10-in.||May 1923||Yes! We have no bananas||Blue Diamond Dance Orchestra ; Billy Jones||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|OKeh||S-71592||10-in.||June 1923||Yes! We have no bananas||Billy Jones||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|OKeh||S-71684||10-in.||July 1923||Yes! We have no bananas||Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra ; Vincent Lopez||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|OKeh||S-71774||10-in.||Aug. 1923||Yes, no got no banana||Coppia Roma-Borelli||Vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||10663-10666||10-in.||5/16/1923||Yes, we have no bananas||Benny Krueger’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Brunswick||10702-10705||10-in.||5/21/1923||Yes! We have no bananas||Benny Krueger’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Edison||8989||10-in.||5/18/1923||Yes! We have no bananas||Green Brothers' Novelty Band||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Edison||9018||10-in.||6/8/1923||Yes! We have no bananas||Billy Jones||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Edison||9212||10-in.||10/18/1923||Sweet butter||Kaplan's Melodists||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||9213||10-in.||10/19/1923||Yes, we have no bananas||Billy Jones||Male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Edison||9227||10-in.||10/29/1923||Yes, we have no bananas||Harvey Hindermyer||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cohn, Irving," accessed December 9, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116909.
Cohn, Irving. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 9, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116909.
"Cohn, Irving." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 9 December 2022.
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