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 76-100 of 853 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39570 10-in. 8/16/1927 Broadway Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-39595 10-in. 9/2/1927 Just a memory Cooper Lawley ; Harold Yates Male vocal duet, with piano and pipe organ lyricist  
Victor BVE-39637 10-in. 7/8/1927 Broken hearted Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-39653 10-in. 7/13/1927 Manhattan Mary Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-39943 10-in. 8/5/1927 Baby feet go pitter patter (Cross my floor) Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-40137 10-in. 9/29/1927 The best things in life are free Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-40514 10-in. 10/26/1927 The varsity song The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor CVE-40570 12-in. 11/14/1927 Just a memory Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-41188 10-in. 12/20/1927 Here am I, broken-hearted Melville Gideon Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-41563 10-in. 1/19/1928 Together Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-41566 10-in. 1/20/1928 Together Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CVE-41635 12-in. 1/21/1928 Together Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBVE-42127 10-in. 3/27/1928 The varsity drag Edna Fischer Piano solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-43107 10-in. 2/23/1928 Without you, sweetheart Johnny Marvin ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor CVE-43533 12-in. 4/5/1928 Selections from 'Good news' Arden-Ohman Orchestra ; Victor Arden ; Phil Ohman Piano duet, with orchestra and male vocal chorus and soloist lyricist  
Victor BVE-43569 10-in. 4/16/1928 Sorry for me Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar lyricist  
Victor BVE-43635 10-in. 4/16/1928 Without you, sweetheart Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-43798 10-in. 5/15/1928 Sorry for me Charlie Fry ; Million Dollar Pier Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-43916 10-in. 4/25/1928 When day is done Hallie Stiles Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-43926 10-in. 4/27/1928 Good news Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-43972 10-in. 5/11/1928 Mammy is gone The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BAVE-44414 10-in. Winter 1929 Unidos Libertad Lamarque Female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-45355 10-in. 6/12/1928 Pieśń Bajadera Paweł Faut Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-45627 10-in. 6/12/1928 Pickin' cotton George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-45640 10-in. 6/18/1928 I'm on the crest of a wave George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
(Results 76-100 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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