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 51-75 of 854 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-35770 10-in. 7/14/1926 The birth of the blues The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-35805 10-in. 7/12/1926 The girl is you and the boy is me Franklyn Baur ; Gladys Rice Female-male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-36036 10-in. 8/11/1926 The birth of the blues Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-37459 10-in. 3/24/1927 I wonder how I look when I'm asleep Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-37460 10-in. 3/22/1927 South wind Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-37728 10-in. 1/21/1927 It all depends on you Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with pipe organ and piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-37828 10-in. 2/18/1927 I wonder how I look when I'm asleep Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-38310 10-in. 3/29/1927 So blue Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-38375 10-in. 4/28/1927 South wind Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band (takes 5 and 6); with male vocal solo (takes 1-4) lyricist  
Victor BVE-38409 10-in. 3/25/1927 So blue The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-38465 10-in. 4/14/1927 Ask me another Carl Mathieu ; Billy Murray Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-38552 10-in. 8/30/1927 Broken hearted Carroll C. Tate Male vocal solo, with piano (self-accompaniment) lyricist  
Victor BVE-38706 10-in. 4/28/1927 You won't see me, if I see you (With anybody else at all) Whispering Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-38722 10-in. 5/4/1927 One o'clock baby Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-38778 10-in. 5/24/1927 Broken hearted Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-38779 10-in. 5/24/1927 Magnolia (Mix the lot, what have you got?) Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-38786 10-in. 5/26/1927 Magnolia Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-38795 10-in. 5/27/1927 When day is done Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-39224 10-in. 6/7/1927 Magnolia (Mix the lot, what have you got?) Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-39379 10-in. 10/28/1927 The best things in life are free Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with piano (self-accompaniment) lyricist  
Victor BVE-39471 10-in. 8/18/1927 Lucky in love George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-39472 10-in. 8/18/1927 Good news George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-39473 10-in. 8/18/1927 The best things in life are free George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-39474 10-in. 8/19/1927 The varsity drag George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-39569 10-in. 8/16/1927 Five-step Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
(Results 51-75 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.

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