Guy B. Wood (24 July 1911 – 23 February 2001) was a musician and songwriter born in Manchester, England. Wood started his career in music playing saxophone in dance bands in England. He moved to the United States in the 1930s, where he worked for Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures as well as serving as bandleader at the Arcadia Ballroom in New York. His songs include "Till Then", "My One and Only Love", "Shoo-Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy". His song "Till Then" reached the pop charts three times (in 1944, 1954, and 1963). Wood also wrote songs for Captain Kangaroo and the Radio City Music Hall. Wood died on 23 February 2001.
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Birth and Death Data: Born July 24, 1911, Died February 23, 2001
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1950
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-83682||10-in.||8/6/1934||Somewhere in your heart||Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-021821||10-in.||3/25/1938||Two shadows||California Ramblers ; Myron Hanley ; Kay Ray||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||PBS-026255||10-in.||11/14/1938||An old curiosity shop||Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-030780||10-in.||12/30/1938||An old curiosity shop||Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-040963||10-in.||10/13/1939||After all||Bob Chester Orchestra ; Dolores O'Neill||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-040981||10-in.||10/20/1939||After all||Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-045735||10-in.||12/8/1939||After all||Dick Todd||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-051511||10-in.||6/17/1940||The gentleman needs a shave||Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-051835||10-in.||7/10/1940||Half-way down the street||Terry Allen ; Bluebird Orchestra ; Larry Clinton||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||PBS-055142||10-in.||10/30/1940||The lady with red hair||Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-057001||10-in.||10/17/1940||The lady with red hair||Chet Bruce ; Gray Gordon ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-073421||10-in.||3/10/1942||'Tain't no good||Peggy Mann ; Tommy Taylor ; Teddy Powell Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet||composer|
|Victor||BS-075529||10-in.||6/29/1942||'Tain't no good||Erskine Hawkins Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-075703||10-in.||7/31/1942||Rock-a-bye Bay||Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble||composer|
|Victor||E0VB-3748||10-in.||8/7/1950||Cincinnatti dancing pig||Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Redd Stewart||Male vocal solo, with string band||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wood, Guy," accessed March 25, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100332.
Wood, Guy. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 25, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100332.
"Wood, Guy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 25 March 2023.
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LCNAR: Wood, Guy, 1912-2001 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2001063019
Wikidata: Guy Wood - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q5622685
MusicBrainz: Guy Wood - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/a8ce77ef-0443-469c-9ac0-83a0028f54e6
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