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 176-200 of 853 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-59696 10-in. 4/12/1930 Thank your father Helen Kane Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor CVE-59833 12-in. 3/19/1930 I'm a dreamer, aren't we all Coca Cola Topnotchers ; Leonard W. Joy Radio broadcast : Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBVE-61076 10-in. 3/2/1931 One more time Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Bing Crosby Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-62939 10-in. 11/5/1930 You are the melody (I am only the words) Ernie Birchill ; Wayne King Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-62940 10-in. 11/5/1930 (There's something about an) Old fashioned girl Ernie Birchill ; Wayne King Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-63604 10-in. 8/28/1930 Don't tell her (what's happened to me) Burt Lorin ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-64608 10-in. 11/4/1930 Never swat a fly McKinney's Cotton Pickers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-64830 10-in. 12/19/1930 I am only the words, you are the melody Johnny Marvin ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-64850 10-in. 1/14/1931 When day is done Dave Nelson and the King’s Men Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BRC-69021 10-in. 5/8/1931 One more time Washboard Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-69987 10-in. 6/29/1931 Come to me Chick Bullock ; High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-70922 10-in. 10/29/1931 You try somebody else Dick Robertson ; Ted Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-70953 10-in. 11/18/1931 You try somebody else Russ Columbo Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-74609 10-in. 11/25/1932 Turn out the light Jack Fulton ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-74610 10-in. 11/25/1932 Rise 'n' shine Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Ramona Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and piano solo lyricist  
Victor BS-74650 10-in. 12/8/1932 Eadie was a lady Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Ramona Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor BS-74652 10-in. 12/8/1932 You're an old smoothie Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Ramona Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-77554 10-in. 8/28/1933 Be careful Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-77557 10-in. 8/28/1933 Gather lip rouge while you may Florence Case ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-77677 10-in. 9/15/1933 Gather lip rouge while you may Hotel Montclair Orchestra ; Bill Scotti ; Harold van Emburgh Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-77678 10-in. 9/15/1933 Be careful Hotel Montclair Orchestra ; Tom Low ; Bill Scotti Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-78608 10-in. 11/3/1933 How do I look? New Englanders ; Barney Rapp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BS-85883 10-in. 4/23/1935 Alabamy bound Lasses and Honey Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars lyricist  
Victor BS-91060 10-in. 5/22/1935 The gaucho Enric Madriguera Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-99061 10-in. 2/6/1936 Look for the silver lining King’s Men ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet lyricist  
(Results 176-200 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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