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.

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Recordings (Results 201-225 of 903 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 lyricist, composer  
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-046156 10-in. 1/3/1940 When day is done Coleman Hawkins' All-Star Octet Jazz/dance band 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-067530 10-in. 8/5/1941 Yoo-hoo Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
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-067787 10-in. 9/11/1941 The birth of the blues Ruth Gaylor ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo 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-071662 10-in. 1/23/1942 When day is done Don Cornell ; McFarland Twins Orchestra ; Norton Sisters ; Twin Choir Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, female vocal quartet, and 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 E0VB-5521 10-in. 8/23/1950 Birth of the blues Chester "Chet" Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Electric guitar solo, with string band lyricist  
Victor D5VB-0293 10-in. 6/8/1945 A kiss in the dark Dick Leibert Organ, with harp lyricist  
Victor D5VB-0294 10-in. 6/8/1945 When day is done Dick Leibert Instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor PD6VB-2404 10-in. 6/24/1946 When day is done Mischa Borr ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D6VB-2841 10-in. 9/11/1946 Somebody loves me Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Erskine Hawkins Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
(Results 201-225 of 903 records)

Citation

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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