Rose Murphy

Rose Murphy (April 28, 1913 – November 16, 1989) was an American jazz pianist and singer, famous for the song "Busy Line" and her unique vocal style.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 28, 1913 (Xenia), Died November 16, 1989 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1948 - 1961

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, piano

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D8VB-3429 10-in. 12/14/1948 You were meant for me Rose Murphy Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Victor D8VB-3453 10-in. 12/31/1948 Girls were made to take care of boys Rose Murphy Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D8VB-3454 10-in. 12/31/1948 Busy line Rose Murphy Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D8VB-3456 10-in. 12/31/1948 Gee, I wonder what the trouble can be Rose Murphy Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D8VB-3457 10-in. 12/31/1948 Honeysuckle rose Rose Murphy Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Victor D8VB-3458 10-in. 12/31/1948 Rosetta Rose Murphy Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76009 3/22/1950 Me and my shadow Rose Murphy vocalist  
Decca 76050 3/30/1950 Believe it beloved Rose Murphy vocalist  
Decca 76051 3/30/1950 Rock-a-bye baby Rose Murphy vocalist  
Decca 76588 7/5/1950 Peek-a-boo Rose Murphy vocalist  
Decca 76677 7/21/1950 Button up your overcoat Rose Murphy vocalist  
Decca 76678 7/21/1950 I wanna be loved by you Rose Murphy vocalist  
Decca 76679 7/21/1950 Peek-a-boo Rose Murphy vocalist  
Decca 87866 5/3/1955 Lindy Lou Rose Murphy vocalist  
Decca 87867 5/3/1955 Mean to me Rose Murphy vocalist  
Decca 87868 5/3/1955 I can't give you anything but love Rose Murphy vocalist  
Decca 87869 5/3/1955 Cecilia Rose Murphy vocalist  
Decca 110346 3/10/1961 Three little words cha cha Rose Murphy vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110347 3/10/1961 The flat foot floogee Rose Murphy vocalist  
Decca 110348 3/10/1961 Dinah Rose Murphy vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110349 3/10/1961 Big noise from Winnetka Rose Murphy vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Murphy, Rose," accessed February 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207146.

Murphy, Rose. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207146.

"Murphy, Rose." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 February 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207146

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