Belle Baker (1893-1957)
Last updated: 28.04.22
p_bakerb.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Belle Baker was an American singer of both ragtime and torch songs also a stage and film actress born in New York.
She started performing at the Lower East Side's Cannon Street Music Hall at aged just 11. Four years later she debuted in vaudeville in Scranton, Pennsylvania and when 17 years old she topped-of-the-bill in New York.
She hosted her own radio show during the 1930s Eddie Cantor calling her "Dinah Shore, Patti Page, Peggy Lee, Judy Garland all rolled into one ".
As an actress, she starred on Broadway and had a brief film career making her film debut by starring in the Song of Love (1929). A few other films followed the last in 1944.
She died in Los Angeles, California.
Websites:
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Belle Baker (1893-1957) has at least 8 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
b001ckfsou_m.jpgHigh-High-High-Up in the Hills Watching the Clouds Roll By
Music by: Maurice Abrahams.
Words by: Sam Lewis, Joe Young
Perf. by: Belle Baker
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.
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Printed: 1926. Sheet Music.
b002ulnrzm_m.jpgBlue Skies
Words and Music by: Irving Berlin.
Perf. by: Belle Baker
Publisher: Irving Berlin Inc.
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Printed: 1927. Sheet Music.
b003uppmza_m.jpgTake Everything But You
Music by: Maurice Abrahams.
Co-Author: Elmer Colby
Perf. by: Belle Baker
Publisher: De Sylva, Brown & Henderson, Inc.
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Printed: 1929. Sheet Music 4 pages.
b0867yvgn6_m.jpgWhen the Black Sheep Returns to the Fold
Words and Music by: Irving Berlin.
Perf. by: Belle Baker
Publisher: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co.
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  Printed: 1916. Sheet Music.
b086blkltt_m.jpgLouisville Lou
Music by: Milton Ager.
Words by: Jack Yellen
Perf. by: Belle Baker
Publisher: Ager, Yellen & Bornstein Inc.
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Printed: 1923. Sheet Music.
b08p3yhq1t_m.jpgWhen You're Down in Louisville Call On Me
Words and Music by: Irving Berlin.
Perf. by: Belle Baker
Publisher: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co.
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Printed: 1915. Sheet Music.
b08p5vy8vb_m.jpgSing
Music by: Richard Rodgers.
Words by: Lorenz Hart
Perf. by: Belle Baker
Publisher: Harms Inc.
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Printed: 1921. Sheet Music.
b08t6wmd1q_m.jpgIf You Don't Want Me Why Do You Hang Around
Words and Music by: Irving Berlin.
Perf. by: Belle Baker
Publisher: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co.
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  Printed: 1913. Sheet Music.
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif I'm Sorry I Made You Cry (1915) N.J. Clesi (music)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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pdf15.gif Texas Prance (1911) M.J. Gideon (music)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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pdf15.gif Way Down There a Dixie Boy Is Missing (1917) H.A. Tierney (music)
S. Murphy (words)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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pdf15.gif Down in Chattanooga (1913) I. Berlin (music)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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pdf15.gif There's a Million Heroes in Each Corner of the U.S.A M. Abrahams (music)
Sam M. Lewis (words)
J. Young (words)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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     Title Composer/Song
     
youtube15.jpg Blue Moon (1934) (2:52) R. Rodgers
youtube15.jpg I've Got The ''Yes! We Have No Bananas'' Blues (3:17) J.F. Hanley
youtube15.jpg My Sin (1929) (2:48) B.G. DeSylva
youtube15.jpg You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me (1930) (3:13) S. Fain
This list is arranged by composer and contains 29 works performed by Belle Baker who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
perf15.jpg There's a Million Heroes in Each Corner of the U.S.A (1916) Maurice Abrahams Sam M. Lewis (words)
Joe Young (words)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg High-High-High-Up in the Hills (1926) Maurice Abrahams Sam Lewis (words)
Joe Young (words)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Take Everything But You (1929) Maurice Abrahams Elmer Colby (co-author)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Louisville Lou (1923) Milton Ager Jack Yellen (words)
Belle Baker (perf.)
Margaret Young (perf.)
Dorothy Taylor (perf.)
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perf15.jpg You're My Baby (1912) Nathan D. Ayer A.S. Brown (words)
Elsie West Baker (perf.)
Frederick J. Wheeler (perf.)
Premier Quartet (perf.)
Belle Baker (perf.)
Blanche Babette (perf.)
Babe Latour (perf.)
Hortense Wayne (perf.)
Roy Sumner (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Down in Chattanooga (1913) Irving Berlin Belle Baker (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg If You Don't Want Me (1913) Irving Berlin(w&m) Belle Baker (perf.)
Gladys Clark (perf.)
Henry Bergman (perf.)
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perf15.jpg This Is the Life (1914) Irving Berlin(w&m) A. Jolson (perf.)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg When You're Down in Louisville (1915) Irving Berlin(w&m) Belle Baker (perf.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
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perf15.jpg When the Black Sheep Returns to the Fold (1916) Irving Berlin(w&m) Belle Baker (perf.)
Mary Russell (perf.)
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perf15.jpg  Blue Skies (1927) Irving Berlin(w&m) Belle Baker (perf.)
Bing Crosby (perf.)
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perf15.jpg When Alexander Takes His Ragtime Band to France (1918) Alfred Bryan Cliff Hess (co-author)
Edgar Leslie (co-author)
Billie Burke (perf.)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I'm Sorry I Made You Cry (1915) N.J. Clesi Alice Faye (perf.)
Connie Francis (perf.)
Belle Baker (perf.)
June Elvidge (perf.)
John Bowers (perf.)
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perf15.jpg In Apple Blossom Time (1913) Charles Neil Daniels Earle C. Jones (words)
Rose de Young (perf.)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg My Sin (1929) Buddy G. DeSylva(w&m) Lew Brown (co-author)
Ray Henderson (co-author)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me (1930) Sammy Fain Irving Kahal (co-author)
Pierre Norman (co-author)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Texas Prance (1911) Melville J. Gideon Belle Baker (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg I'll Still Go on Wanting You (1929) Bernie Grossman Mickey Kippel, (co-author)
Arthur Sizemore (words)
Maurice Abrahams (words)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I've Got the Yes! We Have No Banana Blues (1923) James F. Hanley(w&m) R.A. King (co-author)
Lew Brown (words)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg One I Love Belongs to Somebody Else (1924), The Isham Jones Gus Kahn (words)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Crying For You (1923) Ned Miller(w&m) Chester Cohn (co-author)
Belle Baker (perf.)
Nick &. Gladys Verga (perf.)
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perf15.jpg  There's Nothing Sweeter Than a Girl From Dixieland (1917) Jimmie V. Monaco G. Clarke (words)
Bobbie Smith (perf.)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Sing (1921) Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart (words)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Blue Moon (1934) Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart (words)
Belle Baker (perf.)
Ted Fiorito (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Way Down There a Dixie Boy Is Missing (1917) Harry Austin Tierney Stanley Murphy (words)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg That Hypnotizing Man (1911) Albert von Tilzer Lew Brown (words)
Belle Baker (perf.)
Ruby Norton (perf.)
Sammy Lee (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Please Don't Take My Lovin' Man Away (1912) Albert von Tilzer Lew Brown (words)
Belle Baker (perf.)
Anna Chandler (perf.)
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