Roger Ramirez

Roger "Ram" Ramirez (September 15, 1913 – 11 January 1994) was a Puerto Rican jazz pianist and composer. He was a co-composer of the song "Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)"

Birth and Death Data: Born September 15, 1913 (San Juan), Died January 11, 1994 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, songwriter

Notes: Credited as Roger Ramirez and Ram Ramirez.

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D6VB-2115 10-in. 8/26/1946 Lover man (Oh, where can you be?) Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano and female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor D7VB-1962 10-in. 10/31/1947 Dont blame me Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Group Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67195 10-in. 2/15/1940 Baby, won't you please come home ? Sandy Williams instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67196 10-in. 2/15/1940 If it weren't for you Sandy Williams instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67197 10-in. 2/15/1940 Sing song swing Sandy Williams instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67198 10-in. 2/15/1940 Imagination Sandy Williams instrumentalist, piano  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ramirez, Roger," accessed May 25, 2024,

Ramirez, Roger. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 25, 2024, from

"Ramirez, Roger." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 May 2024.

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