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 101-125 of 854 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-45641 10-in. 6/18/1928 American tune George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-45660 10-in. 6/27/1928 Blue grass Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-45894 10-in. 7/19/1928 What d'ya say? Grace Hayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-45988 10-in. 6/26/1928 For old times' sake Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-46070 10-in. 7/9/1928 Just imagine Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-46097 10-in. 7/12/1928 That's just my way of forgetting you Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-46364 10-in. 8/14/1928 What d'ya say Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-46375 10-in. 11/13/1928 Maybe this is love Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-46936 10-in. 8/23/1928 California, here I come Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal trio and whistling lyricist  
Victor BVE-46989 10-in. 9/6/1928 Sonny boy Eddie Cantor Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-47529 10-in. 9/18/1928 Sonny boy George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-47561 10-in. 9/25/1928 Sonny Boy Sam Coslow Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-47584 10-in. 10/2/1928 Sonny boy Elliott Shaw Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CVE-47751 12-in. 10/16/1928 Sonny boy Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BVE-47851 10-in. 10/19/1928 You're the cream in my coffee Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-48066 10-in. 11/13/1928 Sonny boy Josef Shoengold Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-48113 10-in. 11/1/1928 Pompanola Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-48134 10-in. 11/7/1928 Sonny boy Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-48178 10-in. 11/19/1928 Sonny boy John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-48182 10-in. 11/20/1928 To know you is to love you High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-48183 10-in. 11/20/1928 Don't hold everything High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-48192 10-in. 11/21/1928 The song I love National Cavaliers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-48503 10-in. 12/21/1928 My Tonia Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-48817 10-in. 1/23/1929 Button up your overcoat Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-48832 10-in. 1/28/1929 My lucky star Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
(Results 101-125 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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