John Waldo Green (October 10, 1908 – May 15, 1989) was an American songwriter, composer, musical arranger, conductor and pianist. He was given the nickname "Beulah" by colleague Conrad Salinger. His most famous song was one of his earliest, "Body and Soul" from the revue, Three's A Crowd. Green won four Academy Awards for his film scores and a fifth for producing a short musical film, and he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972. He was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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Birth and Death Data: Born October 10, 1908 (Far Rockaway), Died 1989 (Beverly Hills)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1952
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, conductor, leader, celeste, lyricist
Notes: Name sometimes appears as John W. Green.
= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 118 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||PBVE-42100||10-in.||3/17/1928||Coquette||The Rounders||Male vocal chorus, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-51751||10-in.||5/8/1929||Memphis blues||Motion Picture Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-62370||10-in.||7/26/1930||Body and soul||Leo Reisman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo (takes 15-17); with male vocal solo (takes 1-14)||composer|
|Victor||BVE-62917||10-in.||10/29/1930||I'm yours||Hurley Kaylor||Piano solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-63158||10-in.||10/16/1930||I'm yours||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Victor||BVE-63625||10-in.||9/5/1930||Body and soul||Helen Morgan||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-63670||10-in.||9/25/1930||I'm yours||Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Biltmore Rhythm Boys||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble||composer|
|Victor||BVE-67678||10-in.||12/29/1930||I'm yours||Shilkret's Rhyth-Melodists||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BRC-68874||10-in.||4/7/1931||Out of nowhere||Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Frank Munn||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BRC-70106||10-in.||6/30/1931||Out of nowhere||Georges Metaxa||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BSHQ-71928||10-in.||3/9/1932||Lo and behold||Coon-Sanders Orchestra ; J. L. Sanders||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BSHQ-72870||10-in.||6/13/1932||Rain, rain, go away||Graham Prince Palais D'Or Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BSHQ-73018||10-in.||6/16/1932||I wanna be loved||Russ Columbo Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BSHQ-73019||10-in.||6/16/1932||Living in dreams||Russ Columbo Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist, composer|
|Victor||BSHQ-73027||10-in.||6/22/1932||Rain, rain, go away||Dick Robertson ; Ted Black Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-76148||10-in.||5/18/1933||I cover the waterfront||Bert Lown Orchestra ; Mac Ceppos||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-76165||10-in.||5/19/1933||I cover the waterfront||Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-77465||10-in.||8/14/1933||Who do you think you are?||Johnny Green ; Ramona||Piano duet, with female vocal solo and celeste||instrumentalist, celeste, piano, composer|
|Victor||BS-77466||10-in.||8/14/1933||Weep no more, my baby||Johnny Green ; Ramona||Piano duet, with female vocal solo and celeste||instrumentalist, celeste, piano, composer|
|Victor||BS-78149||10-in.||10/11/1933||There's a ring around the moon||Don Bestor Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-82315||10-in.||4/13/1934||Easy come, easy go||De Marco Sisters ; Eddy Duchin Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal ensemble||composer|
|Victor||BS-92705||10-in.||7/13/1935||Body and soul||Benny Goodman Trio ; Gene Krupa ; Teddy Wilson||Jazz/dance trio||composer|
|Victor||BS-101061||10-in.||4/6/1936||I've got a heavy date||Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||PBS-09887||10-in.||12/16/1937||Am I in another world?||Fats Waller and his Rhythm||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-017061||10-in.||11/17/1937||Am I in another world||Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Green, Johnny," accessed March 26, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103203.
Green, Johnny. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 26, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103203.
"Green, Johnny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 26 March 2023.
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Wikipedia: Johnny Green
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Allmusic: Johnny Green
Linked Open Data Sources
LCNAR: Green, Johnny, 1908-1989 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n81072979
Wikidata: Johnny Green - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q664592
MusicBrainz: Johnny Green - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/f84eb94a-1953-4955-94bc-e9385c4e43f8
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