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 126-150 of 855 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-48962 10-in. 4/8/1929 Little pal Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-49236 10-in. 12/6/1928 My Tonia Frank Munn ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-49239 10-in. 12/7/1928 The song I love Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-49648 10-in. 1/15/1929 The song I love Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-49657 10-in. 1/17/1929 You're the cream in my coffee Franklyn Baur ; Gladys Rice Female-male vocal duet, with bass and 2 pianos lyricist  
Victor BVE-49671 10-in. 1/22/1929 You wouldn't fool me, would you? Johnny Marvin ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-49672 10-in. 1/22/1929 I want to be bad Belle Mann ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-49698 10-in. 1/30/1929 Button up your overcoat Helen Kane Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-49699 10-in. 1/30/1929 I want to be bad Helen Kane Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-49901 10-in. 1/31/1929 Hijito mío Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-51132 10-in. 4/8/1929 Why can't you? Burt Lorin ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-51272 10-in. 5/1/1929 Ponte el sobretodo José Bohr Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-51602 10-in. 4/3/1929 Why can't you? Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-51603 10-in. 4/3/1929 Little pal Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-51605 10-in. 4/4/1929 Used to you Don Howard ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-51606 10-in. 4/4/1929 I'm in seventh heaven Fran Frey ; George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-51607 10-in. 4/4/1929 Little pal Fran Frey ; George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-51608 10-in. 4/5/1929 I'm in seventh heaven Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-51609 10-in. 4/5/1929 Used to you Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-51620 10-in. 4/12/1929 Little pal John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor CVE-51687 12-in. 5/6/1929 Gems from Follow thru Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-51872 10-in. 7/23/1929 My sin Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-51968 10-in. 5/2/1929 My sin Clare Hanlon ; Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor CVE-51970 12-in. 5/3/1929 Gems from Hold everything Victor Light Opera Company Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-53579 10-in. 6/24/1929 My sin The Silver-Masked Tenor [i.e., Joseph M. White] Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 126-150 of 855 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "De Sylva, B. G.," accessed March 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102287.

De Sylva, B. G.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102287.

"De Sylva, B. G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 March 2021.

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