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 201-225 of 853 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||PBVE-275||10-in.||4/22/1927||Mine||Horace Heidt Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-023504||10-in.||5/27/1938||When day is done||Barrelhouse Barons ; Inez Cavanaugh ; Timme Rosenkrantz||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||CS-026851||12-in.||9/9/1938||Sally||Leonard W. Joy ; Victor Light Opera Company||Vocal soloists, with orchestra and vocal ensemble||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-026908||10-in.||9/8/1938||A kiss in the dark||Lewis White||Mixed vocal chorus, with violin, organ, and harp||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-028338||10-in.||10/28/1938||When day is done||Les Brown Orchestra ; Miriam Shaw||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-035729||10-in.||4/10/1939||Wishing (Will make it so)||Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||PBS-036072||10-in.||3/24/1939||Wishing (Will make it so)||Skinnay Ennis Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist, composer|
|Victor||BS-036808||10-in.||4/25/1939||Alabamy bound||Smoothies||Mixed vocal trio, with jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-036810||10-in.||4/25/1939||You're an old smoothie||Smoothies||Mixed vocal trio, with jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||PBS-042554||10-in.||3/7/1940||A kiss in the dark||Kenny Baker ; David Broekman||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-044657||10-in.||1/23/1940||Alabamy bound||Frank Flynn ; Ted Fiorito Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-047721||10-in.||2/28/1940||Do it again||Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-058246||10-in.||12/10/1940||Somebody loves me||Dinah Shore||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-067552||10-in.||8/11/1941||The birth of the blues||Bea Wain||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-067934||10-in.||9/26/1941||Somebody loves me||The Pied Pipers ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-071760||10-in.||2/2/1942||Somebody loves me||LEVINE (Henry) and his STRICTLY FROM DIXIE JAZZ BAND||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-Test-16||10-in.||5/29/1928||Together||Don Dewey||Male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-Test-135||10-in.||9/28/1928||Sonny boy||Eddie Cantor||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-Test-163||10-in.||3/6/1929||Sonny boy||Barry Devine||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-Test-169||10-in.||3/13/1929||The song I love||Lehman Bych||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-Test-425||10-in.||6/25/1929||Button up your overcoat||Klara Madjette||Female vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-Test-636||10-in.||4/29/1929||You wouldn't fool me, would you?||Irene Delroy||Female vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-Test-1034||10-in.||12/18/1930||Without love||Rudy Vallée||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Victor||[Trial 1926-03-18-01]||10-in.||3/18/1926||Behind the clouds||Andrew G. Freeman||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Victor||[Trial 1927-04-13-01]||10-in.||4/13/1927||It all depends on you||The Sunshine Boys||Male vocal trio, with piano||lyricist|
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.
"De Sylva, B. G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 February 2021.
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