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 27, 1895 (New York City), Died July 11, 1950 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer, arranger

Notes: Sometimes listed as Bud or Buddy De Sylva.

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Recordings (Results 226-250 of 905 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PD6VB-3253 10-in. 10/29/1946 A kiss in the dark Dudley King Orchestra ; Dudley King Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor D7VB-0088 10-in. 1/23/1947 When day is done Three Suns Instrumental trio lyricist  
Victor D7VB-0985 10-in. 6/19/1947 April showers Sammy Kaye ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D7VB-1279 10-in. 9/30/1947 When day is done Perry Como ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D7VB-1364 10-in. 9/29/1947 Minnie the mermaid (a love song in fish time) Phil Harris ; Phil Harris Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D7VB-1503 10-in. 8/8/1947 The best things in life are free Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D9AB-2179 10-in. 8/18/1949 It all depends on you Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-Test-16 10-in. 5/29/1928 Together Don Dewey Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-Test-135 10-in. 9/28/1928 Sonny boy Eddie Cantor Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-Test-163 10-in. 3/6/1929 Sonny boy Barry Devine Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-Test-169 10-in. 3/13/1929 The song I love Lehman Bych Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-Test-425 10-in. 6/25/1929 Button up your overcoat Klara Madjette Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-Test-636 10-in. 4/29/1929 You wouldn't fool me, would you? Irene Delroy Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-Test-1034 10-in. 12/18/1930 Without love Rudy Vallée Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1926-03-18-01] 10-in. 3/18/1926 Behind the clouds Andrew G. Freeman Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1927-04-13-01] 10-in. 4/13/1927 It all depends on you The Sunshine Boys Male vocal trio, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Trial 1927-04-13-02] 10-in. 4/13/1927 I wonder how I look when I'm asleep The Sunshine Boys Male vocal trio, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Trial 1927-04-13-03] 10-in. 4/13/1927 South wind The Sunshine Boys Male vocal trio, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Trial 1927-08-19-01] 10-in. 8/19/1927 The varsity drag Zelma O'Neal Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor [Trial 1927-09-06-01] 10-in. 9/6/1927 Do it again Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 46062 10-in. 9/27/1915 In the starlight Grace Kerns ; Andrea Sarto Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77067 10-in. 5/17/1917 Polly-wolly-doodle Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and piano songwriter  
Columbia 77500 10-in. 11/9/1917 Alexander's got a jazz band now Gene Greene Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77602 10-in. 12/27/1917 'N' ev'rything Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 77718 10-in. 3/11/1918 There's a lump of sugar down in Dixie Marimbaphone Band Marimba band songwriter  
(Results 226-250 of 905 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "De Sylva, B. G.," accessed August 17, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102287.

De Sylva, B. G.. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 17, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102287.

"De Sylva, B. G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 17 August 2022.

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