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 853 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  
(Results 1-25 of 853 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "De Sylva, B. G.," accessed February 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102287.

De Sylva, B. G.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102287.

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