Morton Downey

Morton Downey

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b. November 14, 1901, Wallingford, Connecticut (USA)
d. October 25, 1985, Palm Beach, Florida (USA)

Morton Downey was a singer popular in the United States, enjoying his greatest success in the 1930s and 1940s. He first recorded in 1923 for Edison Records under the pseudonym Morton James. He was voted America's "Radio Singer of the Year" in 1932. He was also a songwriter, joining ASCAP in 1949. Downey was nicknamed "The Irish Nightingale".

Morton Downey was the father of the late right-wing television personality Sean Morton Downey Jr..
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Morton Downey Discography Tracks

Albums

Kate Smith (2), Morton Downey Kate Smith (2), Morton Downey - Songs Of Erin (Album) Harmony (4) Canada Unknown Sell This Version
LN 1113 Morton Downey & The Somerset Strings Morton Downey & The Somerset Strings - Shure And Begorrah(10") Epic LN 1113 US Unknown Sell This Version
1805 Morton Downey & Old Style Quartet Morton Downey & Old Style Quartet - Morton Downey & Old Style Quartet With Orchestra(10") Royale 1805 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

B 2749 Morton Downey The Girl Is You, And The Boy Is Me / Make Believe(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice B 2749 UK 1928 Sell This Version
22011 Paul Oliver (4) / Morton Downey Paul Oliver (4) / Morton Downey - Evangeline / You're Just Another Memory(Shellac, 10") Victor 22011 US 1929 Sell This Version
B 3049 George Jessel / Morton Downey George Jessel / Morton Downey - My Mother's Eyes / There's A Place In The Sun For You(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice B 3049 UK 1929 Sell This Version
B 3079 Morton Downey This Is Heaven / There's The One For Me(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice B 3079 UK 1929 Sell This Version
B 3138 Morton Downey The World Is Yours And Mine / You're Just Another Memory(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice B 3138 UK 1929 Sell This Version
B 3217 Morton Downey Love Is A Dreamer / When They Sing "The Wearin' Of The Green"(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice B 3217 UK 1930 Sell This Version
1971 Morton Downey A Boy And A Girl Were Dancing / I May Never Pass your Way Again(Shellac, 10") Romeo 1971 US 1930 Sell This Version
F.3272 Annette Hanshaw, Singing Sam (3), Morton Downey, Will Osborne And His Orchestra, Cab Calloway And His Orchestra, Roy Smeck, Chick Bullock Annette Hanshaw, Singing Sam (3), Morton Downey, Will Osborne And His Orchestra, Cab Calloway And His Orchestra, Roy Smeck, Chick Bullock - Say It Isn't So / Git Along(Shellac, 10") Decca F.3272 UK 1932 Sell This Version
C-2-3 Morton Downey With The Camel Orchestra Morton Downey With The Camel Orchestra - Two Loves(Flexi, 10", S/Sided, Card) Hit Of The Week C-2-3 US 1932 Sell This Version
EN-24 Morton Downey Dream Sweetheart / Soft Lights & Sweet Music(Flexi, 10", S/Sided, Card) Durium Records EN-24 UK 1932 Sell This Version
3352 Morton Downey Night And Day / Love Is The Thing(Shellac, 10") Broadcast Twelve 3352 UK 1933 Sell This Version
12888 Morton Downey I Wake Up Smiling / Just So You’ll Remember(Shellac, 10") Perfect (3) 12888 US 1933 Sell This Version
8870 Morton Downey When Irish Eyes Are Smiling(Shellac, 10") Rex 8870 UK 1936 Sell This Version
7-08-14 Lew White / Morton Downey Lew White / Morton Downey - Did Your Mother Come From Ireland / Bonny Mary Of Argyle(Shellac, 10") Perfect (3) 7-08-14 US 1937 Sell This Version
1738 Morton Downey When Day Is Done / A Perfect Day(Shellac, 10") Decca 1738 US 1938 Sell This Version
35493 Morton Downey My Wild Irish Rose / When Irish Eyes Are Smiling(Shellac, 10") Columbia 35493 US 1940 Sell This Version
18607 Morton Downey Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year / Christopher Robin Is Saying His Prayers(Shellac, 10") Decca 18607 US 1944 Sell This Version
206 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra / Morton Downey With Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra / Morton Downey With Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra - Paramont On Parade / And So Little Time(12") V Disc 206 US 1944 Sell This Version
Morton Downey / The Three Suns Morton Downey / The Three Suns - Molly Malone / Don't Apologize / Limehouse Blues V Disc US 1945 Sell This Version
457 Morton Downey / Evelyn Knight Morton Downey / Evelyn Knight - Rose Of Tralee / Grandfather's Clock(12") V Disc 457 US 1945 Sell This Version
1085 Morton Downey Oh, But I Do / My O'Darlin', My O'Lovely, My O'Brien(Shellac, 10") Majestic 1085 US 1946 Sell This Version
AOA-124 Morton Downey (Medley) You Made Me Love You / As Time Goes By(7", Promo) Artists Of America AOA-124 US 1976 Sell This Version