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 26-50 of 853 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-30904 10-in. 9/15/1924 Memory Lane Amelita Galli-Curci Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-31265 10-in. 12/9/1924 Keep smiling at trouble Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-31355 10-in. 11/26/1924 Must it be goodbye? Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-31637 10-in. 1/8/1925 I'm gonna tramp, tramp, tramp Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-31677 10-in. 1/13/1925 I'm gonna tramp, tramp, tramp Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-31901 10-in. 2/3/1925 Keep smiling at trouble (Trouble's a bubble) Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with guitar and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-32646 10-in. 5/20/1925 Alabamy bound American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-32770 10-in. 7/13/1925 I can't realize Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor BVE-32805 10-in. 5/15/1925 If you knew Susie (Like I know Susie) Jack Shilkret Orchestra ; Jack Shilkret Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-33393 10-in. 9/18/1925 I'm goin' out if Lizzie comes in Phil Romano Orchestra ; Phil Romano Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-33572 10-in. 10/16/1925 Sugar plum George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-33755 10-in. 11/4/1925 Whoopee! Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-33819 10-in. 10/27/1925 Just a cottage small John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-33827 10-in. 10/30/1925 Mother me, Tennessee George Price Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-33849 10-in. 11/4/1925 What did I tell ya? (That's her, that's her) Whispering Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-34100 10-in. 11/25/1925 Save your sorrow (For to-morrow) Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-34110 10-in. 12/1/1925 Miami George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-34390 10-in. 2/3/1926 Behind the clouds (There's crowds and crowds of sunbeams) Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BVE-34506 10-in. 1/28/1926 Behind the clouds (There's crowds and crowds of sunbeams) Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-34938 10-in. 3/9/1926 A night of love Olive Kline Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-35287 10-in. 4/6/1926 A night of love B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-35398 10-in. 5/13/1926 Cross your heart Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-35486 10-in. 6/11/1926 Here I am Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-35731 10-in. 6/30/1926 Lucky day George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-35769 10-in. 7/14/1926 Lucky day The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
(Results 26-50 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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