Earl Wrightson

Earl Wrightson (January 1, 1916 – March 7, 1993) was an American singer and actor best known for musical theatre, concerts and television performances. His regular singing partner was the soprano Lois Hunt.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1, 1916 (Baltimore), Died March 7, 1993 (East Norwich)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D5VB-0696 10-in. 10/22/1945 Ma belle Al Goodman Orchestra ; Earl Wrightson Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0697 10-in. 10/22/1945 Long ago (and far away) Al Goodman Orchestra ; Earl Wrightson Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0698 10-in. 10/22/1945 The donkey serenade Al Goodman Orchestra ; Earl Wrightson Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0699 10-in. 10/22/1945 The night was made for love (Pompineu) Al Goodman Orchestra ; Al Goodman Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0808 10-in. 10/29/1945 Just for to-night Al Goodman Orchestra ; Mary Martha Briney ; Earl Wrightson Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0809 10-in. 10/29/1945 O heart of my country Al Goodman Orchestra ; Earl Wrightson Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0811 10-in. 10/29/1945 Finale Al Goodman Orchestra ; Earl Wrightson Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0812 10-in. 10/29/1945 Now I know your face by heart Al Goodman Orchestra ; Mary Martha Briney ; Earl Wrightson Female-male vocal duet, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0876 10-in. 12/3/1945 The touch of your hand Al Goodman Orchestra ; Mary Martha Briney ; Earl Wrightson Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0877 10-in. 12/3/1945 Why do I love you? Al Goodman Orchestra ; Mary Martha Briney ; Earl Wrightson Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0894 10-in. 12/10/1945 The song is you Al Goodman Orchestra ; Mary Martha Briney ; Guild Choristers ; Earl Wrightson Female-male vocal duet, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0896 10-in. 12/10/1945 Only a rose Al Goodman Orchestra ; Mary Martha Briney ; Earl Wrightson Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0979 10-in. 12/12/1945 Song of the vagabonds Al Goodman Orchestra ; Guild Choristers ; Earl Wrightson Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0988 10-in. 12/18/1945 She didn't say "yes" Al Goodman Orchestra ; Earl Wrightson Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0995 10-in. 12/19/1945 Give me one hour Al Goodman Orchestra ; Mary Martha Briney Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wrightson, Earl," accessed March 3, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/358910.

Wrightson, Earl. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 3, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/358910.

"Wrightson, Earl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 3 March 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/358910

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