B. G. De Sylva
George Gard "Buddy" DeSylva (January 27, 1895 – July 11, 1950) was an American songwriter, film producer and record executive. He wrote or co-wrote many popular songs and along with Johnny Mercer and Glenn Wallichs, he founded Capitol Records.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 27th, 1895 (New York City), Died July 11th, 1950 (Hollywood)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer, arranger
Notes: Sometimes listed as Bud or Buddy De Sylva.
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 849 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-23699||10-in.||2/24/1920||You ain't heard nothing yet||All Star Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Victor||B-24792||10-in.||1/14/1921||Look for the silver lining||Edna Brown ; Charles Harrison||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-25479||10-in.||8/31/1921||Yoo-hoo||Hackel-Bergè Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||B-25954||10-in.||1/16/1922||April showers||Yvette Rugel||Female vocal solo, with viola, cello, and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-25979||10-in.||1/27/1922||April showers||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo, with viola, cello, and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-26130||10-in.||2/23/1922||Don't leave me, Mammy||Vernon Dalhart||Male vocal solo, with violin duet and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-26320||10-in.||4/26/1922||Coo-coo||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-26493||10-in.||5/29/1922||Coo-coo||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||B-26885||10-in.||9/19/1922||The Yankee Doodle blues||Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||C-27318||12-in.||12/14/1922||Gems from The Yankee princess||Victor Light Opera Company||Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||C-27320||12-in.||12/15/1922||Gems from Sally||Victor Light Opera Company||Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-27584||10-in.||3/1/1923||A kiss in the dark||Olive Kline||Female vocal solo, with violin, cello, and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-27674||10-in.||3/26/1923||Morning will come||George Price||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||B-27693||10-in.||4/2/1923||Don't cry, Swanee||Brooke Johns Orchestra ; Brooke Johns||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||B-27821||10-in.||4/12/1923||Morning will come||Zez Confrey Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||B-28310||10-in.||7/24/1923||The life of a rose||Charles Dornberger Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||arranger|
|Victor||B-28464||10-in.||9/11/1923||A kiss in the dark||Amelita Galli-Curci||Soprano vocal solo, with harp, celeste, and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-28912||10-in.||11/5/1923||I won't say I will (But I won't say I won't)||Irene Bordoni||Female vocal solo, with piano and violin||lyricist|
|Victor||B-29110||10-in.||12/6/1923||Arcady||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||B-29154||10-in.||12/21/1923||Oh, baby! (Don't say no, say maybe)||Frank Crumit||Male vocal solo, with piano and ukulele||lyricist|
|Victor||B-29356||10-in.||1/28/1924||California, here I come||The Manhattan Merrymakers ; George Price||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||B-29695||10-in.||3/26/1924||Memory Lane||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring ; Tom Waring||Jazz/dance band, with piano and male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||B-30499||10-in.||7/14/1924||Memory Lane||Lambert Murphy||Male vocal solo, with celeste and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-30700||10-in.||8/19/1924||Somebody loves me||Aileen Stanley||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-30807||10-in.||9/9/1924||Somebody loves me||Aileen Stanley||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "De Sylva, B. G.," accessed January 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102287.
De Sylva, B. G.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102287.
"De Sylva, B. G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 January 2021.
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