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Rudy Vallee (July 28, 1901 - July 3, 1986) was a popular American singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer. Born Hubert Prior Vallée in Island Pond, Vermont, he grew up in Westbrook, Maine. In high school he took up the saxophone and acquired the nickname "Rudy" after then famous saxophonist Rudy Weidoeft.

Having played drums in his high school band, Vallee played clarinet and saxophone in various bands around New England in his youth. In 1917, he felt that Uncle Sam needed… read more

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  • I want some Rudy Vallee vinyl.
  • "You voted for Rudy Vallée"
  • Check out "You'll do it someday", recorded in 1927. Fantastic tune!
  • I adore this man.
  • mdt
    His name should be spelled with an accent: [artist]Rudy Vallée[/artist]
  • the powers that be rendered him e e cummings. i'll pity him because it won't hurt his swagger. he knows he's been slighted. i was confused about all the apparently mistagged songs under his lowercase name.

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