Look up artist Ruby, Harry


Name: Ruby, Harry
Born: January 27, 1895 (New York City)
Died: February 23, 1974 (Woodland Hills, CA)

Songs written or composed


Title: The Shiek Of Avenue B
Author: Kalmar, Bert
Composer: Friend, Cliff
Composer: Ruby, Harry
Genre: Vaudeville/Theatre/Novelty/Humorous
Subject: Lover/Reputation

Recordings:


On album: K-035(b) (Kosher Kitschin' with the Original Klezmer Jazz Band)
Track ID: 15208
Artist: Original Klezmer Jazz Band
Arranger/Piano/Musical Direction/Vocal Sokolow, Pete -- סוקולוב, פּסח
Banjo/Guitar/Vocal Sapoznik, Henry -- סאַפּאָזניק, הענעך
Trumpet Gross, Ken
Clarinet/Alto Sax Chernet, Joel
Bass Abruzzo, Tom
First line: On the east side of New York, on Avenue B, is a gut...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: English
Style: Jazz/Dixieland/Duet
Length: 3:28

On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28542
Vocal Crumit, Frank
First line: On the east side of New York, on Avenue B, there's a guy creating talk,
Track comment: Originally recorded May 9, 1922, Columbia A3625/ Unknown Orchestra
Language: English
Style: Jazz/Dixieland

On album: K-035(d)1
Track ID: 32886
Artist: Original Klezmer Jazz Band
Arranger/Piano/Musical Direction/Vocal Sokolow, Pete -- סוקולוב, פּסח
Banjo/Guitar/Vocal Sapoznik, Henry -- סאַפּאָזניק, הענעך
Trumpet Gross, Ken
Clarinet/Alto Sax Chernet, Joel
Bass Abruzzo, Tom
First line: On the east side of New York, on Avenue B, is a gut...
Language: English
Style: Jazz/Dixieland/Duet
Length: 3:28

Title: Pittsburgh PA
Author: Ruby, Harry
Author: Burns, JoeSchr
Author: Kissen, Murray
Genre: Novelty/Vaudville/Comedy/Race
Subject: Place/Names/Pittsburgh/Party/Fight

Recording:


On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33537
Vocal Silver, Monroe
First line: Last veek I vent into a party, vos given bay mayn friend
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 3:58

Title: My Friends Morris and Max
Author: Kalmar, Bert
Author: Leslie, Edgar
Author: Ruby, Harry
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race
Subject: Clothing/Business/Mechants/Price/Money/Greed

Recording:


On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33540
Vocal Burkhart, Maurice
First line: Two friends of mine own a big cloting store, der names are Morris and Max,
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 3:20

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