Dave Dreyer

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Dave Dreyer was a composer and pianist.
Born September 22, 1894, Brooklyn, New York (USA), died March 2, 1967, New York City, New York (USA)

In his early career, he worked as a pianist with vaudeville greats such as Al Jolson and Sophie Tucker. In 1923 he worked for the Irving Berlin Music Company as a staff pianist where he stayed until the late 1940’s. From 1929 to 1940, he worked for film studios, contributing songs to scores and eventually became the head of the music department of RKO Radio. In 1947, Dreyer left Irving Berlin Music Company and started his own publishing firm.

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.
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Instruments & Performance

LPM-523 Dave Dreyer - 1928 album art Various Me And My Shadow Various - 1928 (Comp) RCA Victor LPM-523 Germany 1966 Sell This Version
PAST CD 7074 Dave Dreyer - Whispering Jack Smith album art Whispering Jack Smith Me And My Shadow Whispering Jack Smith - Whispering Jack Smith(CD, Comp, Mono) Flapper PAST CD 7074 UK 1995 Sell This Version
CD AJA 5372 Dave Dreyer - Me And My Shadow album art Whispering Jack Smith Me And My Shadow Whispering Jack Smith - Me And My Shadow(CD, Comp, Mono) ASV, Living Era CD AJA 5372 UK 2000 Sell This Version
RD7865 Dave Dreyer - 1928 album art Various Me And My Shadow Various - 1928(LP, Comp, Mono, RM) RCA Victor RD7865 UK Unknown Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

A2070 Dave Dreyer - My Country I Hear You Calling Me / When Uncle Sammy Leads The Band album art Henry Burr / Billy Burton (4) And Herbert Stuart My Country I Hear You Calling Me (as Dreyer) Henry Burr / Billy Burton (4) And Herbert Stuart - My Country I Hear You Calling Me / When Uncle Sammy Leads The Band Columbia A2070 USA & Canada 1916 Sell This Version
35587 Dave Dreyer - The Big Show / She Is The Sunshine Of Virginia album art Victor Military Band My Country I Hear You Calling Me Victor Military Band - The Big Show / She Is The Sunshine Of Virginia(Shellac, 12") Victor 35587 US 1916 Sell This Version
50495 Dave Dreyer - We're All Going Calling On The Kaiser / When I Send You A Picture Of Berlin album art Arthur Fields / Billy Murray When I Send You A Picture Of Berlin (You'll Know It's Over and 2 more… Arthur Fields / Billy Murray - We're All Going Calling On The Kaiser / When I Send You A Picture Of Berlin(Edison Disc) Edison Records 50495 US 1918 Sell This Version
44-D Dave Dreyer - When Clouds Have Vanished And Skies Are Blue / If The Rest Of The World Don't Want You album art Lewis James If The Rest Of The World Don't Want You Lewis James - When Clouds Have Vanished And Skies Are Blue / If The Rest Of The World Don't Want You(Shellac, 10") Columbia 44-D US 1924 Sell This Version
2729 Dave Dreyer - When I Was The Dandy And You Were The Belle / Any Way The Wind Blows album art Abe Lyman's California Orchestra When I Was The Dandy And You Were The Belle (as Dreyer) Abe Lyman's California Orchestra - When I Was The Dandy And You Were The Belle / Any Way The Wind Blows(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 2729 US 1924 Sell This Version
19443 Dave Dreyer - When I Was The Dandy And You Were The Belle / Put Away A Little Ray Of Golden Sunshine For A Rainy Day album art Aileen Stanley, Billy Murray When I Was The Dandy And You Were The Belle / Put Away A Little Ray Of Golden Sunshine For A Rainy Day Aileen Stanley, Billy Murray - When I Was The Dandy And You Were The Belle / Put Away A Little Ray Of Golden Sunshine For A Rainy Day(Shellac, 10") Victor 19443 US 1924 Sell This Version
19243 Dave Dreyer - If The Rest Of The World Don't Want You (Go Back To Mother And Dad) / Little Pal Of Long Ago album art Franklyn Baur / Henry Burr If The Rest Of The World Don't Want You (Go Back To Mother And Dad) Franklyn Baur / Henry Burr - If The Rest Of The World Don't Want You (Go Back To Mother And Dad) / Little Pal Of Long Ago(Shellac, 10") Victor 19243 US 1924 Sell This Version
19787 Dave Dreyer - Cecilia / I'm Knee Deep In Daisies (And Head Over Heels In Love) album art Jack Smith (The Whispering Baritone)* Cecilia Jack Smith (The Whispering Baritone)* - Cecilia / I'm Knee Deep In Daisies (And Head Over Heels In Love) Victor 19787 US 1925 Sell This Version
036291 Dave Dreyer - Cecilia / Got No Time album art Southampton Society Orchestra Cecilia (as Dreyer) Southampton Society Orchestra - Cecilia / Got No Time Pathé Actuelle 036291 US 1925 Sell This Version
10-H Dave Dreyer - Yes Sir, That's My Baby / Cecilia album art Harmony Dance Orchestra Cecilia (as Dreyer) Harmony Dance Orchestra - Yes Sir, That's My Baby / Cecilia(Shellac, 10") Harmony (4) 10-H US 1925 Sell This Version
438-D Dave Dreyer - Stop Flirting / Cecilia album art Sam Lanin & His Orchestra Cecilia (as Dreyer) Sam Lanin & His Orchestra - Stop Flirting / Cecilia(Shellac, 10") Columbia 438-D US 1925 Sell This Version
19756 Dave Dreyer - The Promenade Walk / Cecilia album art Johnny Hamp's Kentucky Serenaders Cecilia Johnny Hamp's Kentucky Serenaders - The Promenade Walk / Cecilia(Shellac, 10") Victor 19756 US 1925 Sell This Version
1122 Dave Dreyer - Cecilia / You Told Me To Go album art Hollywood Trio (3) Cecilia (as Dreyer) Hollywood Trio (3) - Cecilia / You Told Me To Go(Shellac, 10") Sunset Record 1122 US 1925 Sell This Version
425-D Dave Dreyer - Cecilia / If You Leave Me I'll Never Cry album art The Whispering Pianist, (Art Gillham)* Cecelia (as Dreyer) The Whispering Pianist, (Art Gillham)* - Cecilia / If You Leave Me I'll Never Cry(Shellac, 10") Columbia 425-D US 1925 Sell This Version
774-D Dave Dreyer - Oh! How I Love Bulgarians / Susie's "Feller" album art Harry Reser's Syncopators Susie's and 2 more… Harry Reser's Syncopators - Oh! How I Love Bulgarians / Susie's "Feller"(Shellac, 10") Columbia 774-D US 1926 Sell This Version
0091, 0092 Dave Dreyer - Cecilia / Gern Hab Ich Die Frau'n Geküßt album art Unknown Artist Cecilia Unknown Artist - Cecilia / Gern Hab Ich Die Frau'n Geküßt(Shellac, 6") Homocord Liliput, Homocord Liliput 0091, 0092 Germany 1926 Sell This Version
B 2226 Jack Smith* Cecilia (as Dreyer) Jack Smith* - Cecilia / I Care For Her, She Cares For Me(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice B 2226 UK 1926 Sell This Version
8185 Dave Dreyer - Cecilia / Waitin’ For The Moon album art Tanzorchester Nikolaj Rimsky Cecilia (as D. Dreyer) Tanzorchester Nikolaj Rimsky - Cecilia / Waitin’ For The Moon(Shellac, 10") Vox (3) 8185 Germany 1926 Sell This Version
20255 Dave Dreyer - Elsie Shultze-En-Heim / I Just Wanna Be Known As Susie's Feller album art Correll And Gosden I Just Wanna Be Known As Susie's Feller Correll And Gosden - Elsie Shultze-En-Heim / I Just Wanna Be Known As Susie's Feller(Shellac, 10") Victor 20255 US 1926 Sell This Version
1978 Dave Dreyer - Me And My Shadow / Sweet Marie album art Boston Society Orchestra / Hollywood Dance Orchestra Me And My Shadow (as Dreyer) Boston Society Orchestra / Hollywood Dance Orchestra - Me And My Shadow / Sweet Marie Banner 1978 US 1927 Sell This Version
1056-D Dave Dreyer - Me And My Shadow / Forgive Me album art Milton Charles Me And My Shadow (as Dreyer) Milton Charles - Me And My Shadow / Forgive Me(Shellac, 10") Columbia 1056-D US 1927 Sell This Version