Roy S. Harte (May 27, 1924 – October 26, 2003) was an American jazz drummer and co-founder of Nocturne Records and Pacific Jazz Records. In partnership with Remo Belli, the founder and namesake of internationally famous drumhead manufacturer Remo, he founded "Drum City," a well-known retail drum shop on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, California. Harte appeared in Leedy drums endorsement ads in the late 1950s to early 1960s.
Birth and Death Data: Born May 27, 1924 (New York City), Died October 26, 2003 (Burbank)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951 - 1958
Roles Represented in DAHR: drums
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||E1VB-0679||10-in.||7/12/1951||Catch 'em young, treat 'em rough, tell 'em nothin'||California Cowhands ; Hank Penny||Male vocal solo, with string band||instrumentalist, drums|
|Victor||E1VB-0681||10-in.||7/12/1951||I like molasses||California Cowhands ; Hank Penny||Male vocal solo, with string band||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 7609||3/24/1954||If you knew what I knew||Wanda Jackson||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 7610||3/24/1954||Lovin' country style||Wanda Jackson||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 7611||3/24/1954||The heart you could have had||Wanda Jackson||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 7612||3/24/1954||The right to love||Wanda Jackson||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 7613||3/24/1954||You can't have my love-1||Wanda Jackson||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 10744||1/30/1958||Moonlight in Vermont||Earl Grant||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 10745||1/30/1958||Robbin's nest||Earl Grant||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 10746||1/30/1958||Gee baby, ain't I good to you?||Earl Grant||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 10747||1/30/1958||Mood indigo||Earl Grant||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 10748||1/30/1958||Mountain high, valley low||Earl Grant||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 10749||1/30/1958||All the way||Earl Grant||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 10750||1/30/1958||Get out of town||Earl Grant||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 10751||1/30/1958||Bali Ha'i||Earl Grant||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||OK 100||8/19/1954||If you don't, somebody else will||Billy Gray||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||OK 101||8/19/1954||You'd be the first one to know||Wanda Jackson||instrumentalist, drums|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harte, Roy," accessed January 21, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/320290.
Harte, Roy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 21, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/320290.
"Harte, Roy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 21 January 2022.
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