Thorpe Bates

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal

Notes: 1881-1958; British singer and actor; stage name: Thorpe Bates; real name Thomas T. Bates (BFI Film and Television Database, 032809)

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 6388 12-in. approximately 1913 O flower of all the world Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 6389 12-in. approximately 1914 Sincerity Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 6[390 (approximately)] 12-in. approximately 1914 The king's minstrel Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 6[390 (approximately)] 12-in. approximately 1914 If thou wert blind Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 6401 12-in. approximately 1914 My heart still clings to you Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 6407 12-in. approximately 1914 Charmed cup Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 6417 12-in. approximately 1914 Faust : Even bravest heart Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 6418 12-in. approximately 1914 Pagliacci : Prologue Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 6839 12-in. approximately May 1916 Yours to the end Thorpe Bates ; Daly's Theatre Orchestra ; Merlin Morgan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 6840 12-in. approximately May 1916 Love and war Thorpe Bates ; Daly's Theatre Orchestra ; Merlin Morgan Male vocal solo, with orchestra and chorus vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 28767 10-in. approximately 1914 Youth Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 28768 10-in. approximately 1914 To Anthea Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 28769 10-in. approximately 1914 Songs of the fair : Fairings Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 28770 10-in. approximately 1914 The sea road Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 28880 10-in. approximately 1914 Glorious Devon Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 28881 10-in. approximately 1914 Ship o’ mine Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 28896 10-in. approximately 1914 How do I love thee? Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 28897 10-in. approximately 1914 The rani’s messenger Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29003 10-in. approximately 1914 Off to Philadelphia Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29004 10-in. approximately 1914 Father O’Flynn Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29137 10-in. approximately 1914 Drake’s drum Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29138 10-in. approximately 1914 Sons of London Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29139 10-in. approximately 1914 There’s a land Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29140 10-in. approximately 1914 The day (Britain’s answer) Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29146 10-in. approximately 1914 La Marseillaise Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29147 10-in. approximately 1914 God save the King Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29175 10-in. approximately 1914 Maritana : Oh fairy wand I had the power Thorpe Bates ; Rosina Buckman vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29176 10-in. approximately 1914 We’re all plain civilians Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29177 10-in. approximately 1914 Still as the night Thorpe Bates ; Rosina Buckman vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29178 10-in. approximately 1914 Fall in! Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29214 10-in. approximately 1914 It’s a long way to Tipperary Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29416 10-in. approximately 1915 Sussex by the Sea Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29800 10-in. approximately 1915 The powder monkey Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29801 10-in. approximately 1915 The midshipmite Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29802 10-in. approximately 1915 Bedouin love song Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29838 10-in. approximately 1915 The admiral's broom Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29839 10-in. approximately 1915 The devout lover Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 29840 10-in. approximately 1915 Love bells Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 35767 10-in. approximately 1915 By the old quayside Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 35768 10-in. approximately 1915 Some day your voice will answer Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 35769 10-in. approximately 1915 When the joy bells ring Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 35774 10-in. approximately 1915 Three for Jack Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 35775 10-in. approximately 1915 Till the sands of the desert grow cold Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 35776 10-in. approximately 1915 Four jolly sailormen Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 35790 10-in. approximately 1915 Land of [the] long ago Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 35791 10-in. approximately 1915 Four songs of the fair : The ballad monger Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65481 10-in. approximately 1916 The two grenadiers Artists vary vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65482 10-in. approximately 1916 Dorothy : Queen of my heart Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65483 10-in. approximately 1916 Chorus, gentlemen Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65517 10-in. approximately 1916 The floral dance Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65518 10-in. approximately 1916 Shipmates o' mine Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65582 10-in. approximately 1916 They all love Jack Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65723 10-in. approximately 1916 God send you back to me Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65730 10-in. approximately 1916 When the boys come home Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65731 10-in. approximately 1916 The young warrior Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65761 10-in. approximately 1916 Heroes of the Dardanelles Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65762 10-in. approximately 1916 The windmill Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65767 10-in. approximately 1916 By the old quayside Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65925 10-in. approximately 1917 Trooper Johnny Ludlow Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65926 10-in. approximately 1917 Round the galley fire Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65968 10-in. approximately 1917 Plymouth Hoe Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 65969 10-in. approximately 1917 Your England and mine Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 69011 10-in. approximately 1917 The call Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 69036 10-in. approximately 1917 Joggin' along the highway Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 69037 10-in. approximately 1917 Maire, my girl Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 69774 10-in. approximately 1920 The carrier's courtship Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 71500 10-in. approximately 1922 A dream of Plymouth Hoe Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 71549 10-in. approximately 1922 A border ballad Thorpe Bates vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 74043 12-in. approximately 4/14/1920 My shy love Thorpe Bates ; Gaiety Theatre Orchestra ; Nancie Lovat ; Arthur Wood Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 74045 12-in. approximately 4/14/1920 If you only knew Thorpe Bates ; Gaiety Theatre Orchestra ; Arthur Wood Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 74304 12-in. approximately 5/20/1921 Now we stand on the summit Thorpe Bates ; Clara Butterworth ; Empire Theatre Orchestra ; Montague Fawcett Phillips Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 74305 12-in. approximately 5/20/1921 Home again Thorpe Bates ; Clara Butterworth ; Empire Theatre Orchestra ; Montague Fawcett Phillips Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 74307 12-in. approximately 5/20/1921 Fisherman of England Thorpe Bates ; Empire Theatre Orchestra ; Montague Fawcett Phillips Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 75042 12-in. 1/20/1922 The trumpeter Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 75046 12-in. 1/26/1922 The floral dance Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 75064 12-in. approximately 3/13/1922 Land o' mine Thorpe Bates ; Daly's Theatre Orchestra ; Merlin Morgan Male vocal solo, with orchestra and chorus vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 75065 12-in. approximately 3/20/1922 Mariana Thorpe Bates ; Daly's Theatre Orchestra ; Merlin Morgan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 75066 12-in. approximately 3/20/1922 Call to arms Thorpe Bates ; Daly's Theatre Orchestra ; Merlin Morgan ; Ivy Tresmand Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 75073 12-in. approximately 3/31/1922 A woman's no Daly's Theatre Orchestra ; Phyllis Dare ; Merlin Morgan Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 75074 12-in. approximately 3/31/1922 I love you so Thorpe Bates ; Daly's Theatre Orchestra ; Phyllis Dare ; Merlin Morgan Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 75433 12-in. approximately March 1917 A bachelor gay Thorpe Bates ; Daly's Theatre Orchestra ; Merlin Morgan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 75434 12-in. approximately March 1917 Live for to-day Thorpe Bates ; Daly's Theatre Orchestra ; Merlin Morgan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 75435 12-in. approximately March 1917 A paradise for two Thorpe Bates ; José Collins ; Daly's Theatre Orchestra ; Merlin Morgan Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 75436 12-in. approximately March 1917 My life is love Thorpe Bates ; José Collins ; Daly's Theatre Orchestra ; Merlin Morgan Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 75441 12-in. approximately 1917 Have you news of my boy Jack? Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 75442 12-in. approximately 1917 The grey watch Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 76099 12-in. approximately 1918 Watchman, what of the night? Thorpe Bates ; Hughes Macklin Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 76100 12-in. approximately 1918 Excelsior Thorpe Bates ; Hughes Macklin Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 76101 12-in. approximately 1918 Ah, Mimi, false fickle-hearted Thorpe Bates ; Hughes Macklin Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 76102 12-in. approximately 1918 The battle eve Thorpe Bates ; Hughes Macklin Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 76585 12-in. approximately 8/23/1919 Company sergeant major Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 76587 12-in. approximately 8/23/1919 Lighterman Tom Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone z5673f 12-in. 11/2/1911 The conundrum Thorpe Bates ; Joseph Cheetham ; Harry Fay Male vocal trio, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bates, Thorpe," accessed June 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/303405.

Bates, Thorpe. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/303405.

"Bates, Thorpe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 June 2024.

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