George Whiting

This article is on the American vaudeville performer and popular lyricist. For the classical composer and organist, see George Whiting.

George A. Whiting was a vaudeville song and dance man, and also a writer of lyrics for popular songs during the vaudeville era. He toured with singer Sadie Burt, whom he later married and had 3 daughters with. His best-known work is "My Blue Heaven", with music by Walter Donaldson. Whiting was born in Chicago August 16, 1884 and died in New York City on December 18, 1943.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 16, 1884 (Chicago), Died December 18, 1943 (New York)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 126-140 of 140 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 18642 10-in. 7/27/1928 Is it gonna be long? (Till you belong to me) Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 18727 10-in. 9/15/1928 'Round evening Collette Lyons Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 18739 10-in. 9/19/1928 High up on a hill-top McAlpineers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Edison 18742 10-in. 9/20/1928 Raquel Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 18874 10-in. 11/16/1928 'Round evening Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 19165 10-in. 4/23/1929 That's my idea of heaven Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 19293 10-in. 7/15/1929 Just beyond the blue Jack Stillman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 19321 10-in. 7/29/1929 Believe me that's love Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison N-352 10-in. 7/27/1928 Is it gonna be long? (Till you belong to me) Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison N-432 12-in. 9/15/1928 'Round evening Collette Lyons Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison N-444 12-in. 9/19/1928 High up on a hill-top McAlpineers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Edison N-569 10-in. 11/16/1929 'Round evening Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison N-864 10-in. 4/23/1928 That's my idea of heaven Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison N-969 10-in. 6/19/1929 Just beyond the blue Jack Stillman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison N-1045 10-in. 7/29/1929 Believe me that's love Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 126-140 of 140 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whiting, George," accessed February 3, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116920.

Whiting, George. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 3, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116920.

"Whiting, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 3 February 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116920

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