Alma Rotter

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal, speaker

Notes: Rotter and her partner Julius Beschof were billed as Handy and Mandy.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-34019 10-in. 12/4/1925 Someone's stolen my sweet, sweet baby Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-34020 10-in. 12/4/1925 Tie me to your apron strings again Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-Test-20 10-in. 6/1/1928 Handy out of a job, part 1 Julius Beschof ; Alma Rotter Dialogue, with piano speaker  
Victor BVE-Test-21 10-in. 6/1/1928 Handy out of a job, part 2 Julius Beschof ; Alma Rotter Dialogue, with piano speaker  
Victor [Trial 1928-05-31-01] 10-in. 5/31/1928 Nobody's lonesome but me Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1928-05-31-02] 10-in. 5/31/1928 Ready for the river Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh 9700 10-in. June 1926 Why? Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh 9701 10-in. June 1926 Gone Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh 9706 10-in. June 1926 I found a round-about way to heaven Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh 9707 10-in. June 1926 I'm leaving you Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh 74276 10-in. Aug. 1926 I wish you were jealous of me Justin Ring ; Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh 74277 10-in. Aug. 1926 Sleepy head Justin Ring ; Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh 80076 10-in. 8/14/1926 Who can tell me, who? Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh 80077 10-in. 8/14/1926 I wish you were jealous of me Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh 80125 10-in. 9/20/1926 I'll never miss you again Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh 80126 10-in. 9/20/1926 Put your arms where they belong (For they belong to me) Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W80219 10-in. 11/19/1926 Tonight you belong to me Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W80220 10-in. 11/19/1926 Rags Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W80221 10-in. 11/20/1926 Every little while Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W80222 10-in. 11/20/1926 Mock the mocking bird Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W80825 10-in. 5/3/1927 When nobody's sorry but me Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W80826 10-in. 5/3/1927 Bluebirds bring me happiness Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W80827 10-in. 5/3/1927 Mine's as good as yours Alma Henderson Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W80828 10-in. 5/3/1927 Red lips—kiss my blues away Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W80829 10-in. 5/3/1927 Where the wild, wild flowers grow Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W80830 10-in. 5/3/1927 Soul and body (He belongs to me) Alma Henderson Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W81278 10-in. 8/26/1927 Swanee shore Alma Rotter ; Tampa Blue Two Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W81279 10-in. 8/26/1927 Someday you'll say "O.K." Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W81286 10-in. 8/29/1927 Look in the mirror (And you'll see just who I love) Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W81287 10-in. 8/29/1927 Got everything (Don't want anything but you) Rube Bloom ; Eddie Lang ; Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W81405 10-in. 8/31/1927 You can't have it unless I give it to you Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh W81406 10-in. 8/31/1927 I've got a papa down in New Oreleans Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh [OK cat 40525-A] 10-in. approximately Nov. 1925-Mar. 1926 If I ever cry you'll never know Alma Rotter Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh [OK cat 40525-b] 10-in. approximately Nov. 1925-Mar. 1926 If you hadn't gone away Alma Rotter Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick C566-C567 10-in. 7/28/1926 If tomorrow is like yesterday Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick C568-C569 10-in. 7/28/1926 Who can tell me who Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rotter, Alma," accessed October 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208858.

Rotter, Alma. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208858.

"Rotter, Alma." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 October 2021.

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