Modernaires

The Modernaires is an American vocal group, best known for performing in the 1940s alongside Glenn Miller.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1935

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 126 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-038345 10-in. 7/12/1939 Now and then Eddie De Lange Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-061265 10-in. 5/28/1941 I guess I'll have to dream the rest Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet Vocal group  
Victor PBS-072231 10-in. 4/2/1942 Soldier, let me read your letter Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; The Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor PBS-072232 10-in. 4/2/1942 Sleep song Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; The Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor PBS-072233 10-in. 4/2/1942 Sweet Eloise Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; The Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor PBS-072283 10-in. 5/20/1942 (I've got a gal in) Kalamazoo Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; The Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and male vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor PBS-072284 10-in. 5/20/1942 Serenade in blue Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor PBS-072286 10-in. 5/20/1942 Lullaby of the rain Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; The Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal quartet Vocal group  
Victor PBS-072287 10-in. 5/20/1942 Knit one, purl two Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; The Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal quartet Vocal group  
Victor BS-075091 10-in. 6/17/1942 Conchita, Marcheta, Lolita, Pepita, Rosita, Juanita Lopez Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; The Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and mixed vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor BS-075092 10-in. 6/17/1942 The humming-bird Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; The Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female and male vocal soloists and male vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Victor BS-075093 10-in. 6/17/1942 Yesterday's gardenias Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; The Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble Vocal group  
Decca 66859 10-in. 11/10/1939 Broom dance The Modernaires Vocal group  
Decca 66860 10-in. 11/10/1939 Hot gavotte The Modernaires Vocal group  
Decca 66861 10-in. 11/10/1939 Hoiriger schottische The Modernaires Vocal group  
Decca 66862 10-in. 11/10/1939 Piggy wiggy woo The Modernaires Vocal group  
Decca 67227 10-in. 2/21/1940 Ragtime cowboy Joe Paul Whiteman Orchestra Vocal group  
Decca 67228 10-in. 2/21/1940 Wham Paul Whiteman Orchestra Vocal group  
Decca 67229 10-in. 2/21/1940 Rain Paul Whiteman Orchestra Vocal group  
Decca 67230 10-in. 2/21/1940 At the story book ball Paul Whiteman Orchestra Vocal group  
Decca 83148 7/24/1952 Four or five times The Modernaires ; Neal Hefti Orchestra Vocal group  
Decca 83149 7/24/1952 When my love comes back to me The Modernaires ; Neal Hefti Orchestra Vocal group  
Decca 84219 3/30/1953 He who has love The Modernaires Vocal group  
Decca 84220 3/30/1953 Say you're mine again The Modernaires Vocal group  
Decca 84836 7/9/1953 Put some money in the jukebox The Modernaires Vocal group  
(Results 1-25 of 126 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Modernaires," accessed January 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/332063.

Modernaires. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/332063.

"Modernaires." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 January 2021.

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