William Morgan "Buddy" Lewis, Jr. (26 December 1906 – 8 December 1968) was a writer of jazz songs, some of which were also recorded in the pop music genre.
Lewis was born in Rockville, Connecticut and died in New York City. He wrote songs and Broadway theatre scores with lyricist Nancy Hamilton including "How High the Moon" and "The Old Soft Shoe".
Birth and Death Data: Born December 26th, 1906, Died December 8th, 1968
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-047025||10-in.||2/8/1940||How high the moon||Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-047028||10-in.||2/8/1940||A house with a little red barn||Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor||Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet||composer|
|Victor||BS-047079||10-in.||2/20/1940||How high the moon||Terry Allen ; Larry Clinton Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lewis, Morgan," accessed October 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100275.
Lewis, Morgan. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100275.
"Lewis, Morgan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 October 2021.
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