Angry (1925 song)

"Angry" is a popular song, with lyrics by Dudley Mecum and music by Henry Brunies, Merritt Brunies, and Jules Cassard, written in 1925. Ted Lewis and His Band first recorded the instrumental version on June 22, 1925, and then on June 26, 1925, The Whispering Pianist (Art Gillham) recorded the first vocal version.[1] [2]

"Angry"
Song
Written1925
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)Dudley Mecum

The song is considered a barbershop quartet standard and was used as the signature song of popular big band bandleader leader Harry Lawrence "Tiny" Hill. Hill made three recordings of the song, the first being on Vocalion Records #4957 on June 1, 1939.[3] Hill's later recordings were both released on Mercury Records in 1946 #1053 (recorded 1945)[4] and #6001.[5]

Other notable versionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/19504/Cassard_Jules_composer
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. p. 470. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  3. ^ Vocalion Records in the 4500 to 4999 series
  4. ^ Mercury Records in the 1001 to 1442 series
  5. ^ Mercury Records in the 6001 to 6419 series
  6. ^ "allmusic.com". allmusic.com. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  7. ^ "allmusic.com". allmusic.com. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  8. ^ "The Online Discographical Project". 78discography.com. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  9. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. p. 410. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.