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 226-250 of 854 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
Columbia 77808 10-in. 5/3/1918 Tackin' 'em down Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 78153 10-in. 10/24/1918 I'll say she does Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 78373 10-in. 3/29/1919 I'll say she does Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 78684 10-in. 9/22/1919 You ain't heard nothing yet Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 78685 10-in. 9/22/1919 I gave her that Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 78743 10-in. 10/19/1919 Chloe Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 79612 10-in. 12/29/1920 Look for the silver lining Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 80041 10-in. 10/21/1921 April showers Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 80042 10-in. 10/21/1921 Give me my mammy Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 80052 10-in. 11/7/1921 Yoo-hoo Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 80148 10-in. 1/19/1922 Don't leave me, Mammy Charles Hart ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 80286 10-in. 4/6/1922 Honey Lu Hart Sisters Female vocal duet, with celeste and orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 80317 10-in. 4/24/1922 Coo-coo Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 80423 10-in. 6/27/1922 The Yankee Doodle blues Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 80929 10-in. 3/30/1923 Morning will come Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
(Results 226-250 of 854 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "De Sylva, B. G.," accessed March 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102287.

De Sylva, B. G.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102287.

"De Sylva, B. G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 March 2021.

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