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 27, 1895 (New York City), Died July 11, 1950 (Hollywood)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1950
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer, arranger
Notes: Sometimes listed as Bud or Buddy De Sylva.
= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
Recordings (Results 176-200 of 903 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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "De Sylva, B. G.," accessed August 9, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102287.
De Sylva, B. G.. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 9, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102287.
"De Sylva, B. G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 9 August 2022.
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