Skinnay Ennis

Edgar Clyde "Skinnay" Ennis, Jr. (August 13, 1907 – June 3, 1963) was an American jazz and pop music bandleader and singer.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 13th, 1907 (Salisbury), Died Beverly Hills

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, director, drums, piano, traps

Notes: Sometimes listed as Skinny Ennis or E. C. Ennis. Also known as Edgar Clyde Ennis,

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 83 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-09573 10-in. 7/7/1937 It's the natural thing to do Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor PBS-09596 10-in. 7/14/1937 Remember me? Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBS-09607 10-in. 7/22/1937 Got a date with an angel Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBS-09608 10-in. 7/22/1937 Lamplight Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBS-09672 10-in. 8/31/1937 I'd like to see Samoa of Samoa Maxine Gray ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBS-09673 10-in. 8/31/1937 I still love to kiss you goodnight Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBS-09674 10-in. 8/31/1937 The vamp Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBS-09692 10-in. 9/8/1937 Foggy day in London Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor PBS-09832 10-in. 11/17/1937 Take a tip from the tulip Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBS-09833 10-in. 11/17/1937 Speak your heart Hal Kemp Orchestra ; Rosalind Marquis Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBS-09834 10-in. 11/17/1937 In Dutch with the Duchess Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBS-09835 10-in. 11/17/1937 Roustabout Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-010371 10-in. 6/1/1937 Stop! You're breaking my heart Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-010372 10-in. 6/1/1937 Whispers in the dark Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-010373 10-in. 6/1/1937 Powerhouse Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, traps  
Victor PBS-026131 10-in. 9/11/1938 Garden of the moon Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor PBS-026132 10-in. 9/11/1938 The girl friend of the whirling dervish Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor PBS-026204 10-in. 10/25/1938 Deep in a dream Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Victor PBS-026206 10-in. 10/25/1938 Gardenias Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Victor PBS-036072 10-in. 3/24/1939 Wishing (Will make it so) Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor PBS-036073 10-in. 3/24/1939 Strange enchantment Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor PBS-036074 10-in. 3/24/1939 That sentimental sandwich Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor PBS-036075 10-in. 3/24/1939 Hooray for spinach! Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor PBS-061967 10-in. 12/10/1941 The belle of the village ball (Around and around she goes) Carmene Calhoun ; Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female and male vocal solos vocalist, director  
Victor PBS-061968 10-in. 12/10/1941 You are the lyric (To the love song in my heart) Carmene Calhoun ; Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
(Results 1-25 of 83 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ennis, Skinnay," accessed September 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102707.

Ennis, Skinnay. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102707.

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