The Boswell Sisters were a close harmony singing group, consisting of sisters Martha Boswell Lloyd (June 9, 1905 – July 2, 1958), Connee Boswell (original name Connie, December 3, 1907 – October 11, 1976), and Helvetia "Vet" Boswell (May 20, 1911 – November 12, 1988), noted for intricate harmonies and rhythmic experimentation. They attained national prominence in the United States in the 1930s.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1925, Died 1935
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1936
Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-32113||10-in.||3/22/1925||You can call me baby all the time||Boswell Sisters||Female vocal trio, with piano||Vocal group|
|Victor||B-32123||10-in.||3/25/1925||Dad||Boswell Sisters||Female vocal trio, with piano||Vocal group|
|Victor||B-32124||10-in.||3/25/1925||Nights when I am lonely||Boswell Sisters||Female vocal trio, with piano||Vocal group|
|Victor||B-32132||10-in.||3/22/1925||Pal o' mine||Boswell Sisters||Female vocal trio, with piano||Vocal group|
|Victor||PBVE-54882||10-in.||7/20/1930||We're on the highway to heaven||Boswell Sisters ; Jackie Taylor Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal chorus||Vocal group|
|Victor||PBVE-54885||10-in.||7/20/1930||That's what I like about you||Jackie Taylor Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal chorus||Vocal group|
|OKeh||W404407||10-in.||10/3/1930||My future just passed||The Three Boswell Sisters||Female vocal trio, with piano||Vocal group|
|OKeh||W404408||10-in.||10/3/1930||Heebie jeebies||The Three Boswell Sisters||Female vocal trio, with piano||Vocal group|
|OKeh||W404409||10-in.||10/3/1930||I'm yours||The Three Boswell Sisters||Female vocal trio, with piano||Vocal group|
|OKeh||W404410||10-in.||10/3/1930||Gee, but I'd like to make you happy||The Three Boswell Sisters||Female vocal trio, with piano||Vocal group|
|OKeh||W404414||10-in.||10/31/1930||Don’t tell her what's happened to me||The Three Boswell Sisters||Female vocal trio, with piano||Vocal group|
|Brunswick||E36911||10-in.||7/8/1931||It’s the girl!||Boswell Sisters ; Dorsey Brothers Orchestra||Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance band||Vocal group|
|Brunswick||E36912||10-in.||7/8/1931||It’s you||Boswell Sisters ; Dorsey Brothers Orchestra||Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance band||Vocal group|
|Decca||E 37081||10-in.||8/17/1931||Makin' faces at the man||Boswell Sisters||Vocal group|
|Decca||E 37082||10-in.||8/17/1931||I can't write the words||Boswell Sisters||Vocal group|
|Decca||60029||10-in.||10/8/1935||Top hat, white tie and tails||Boswell Sisters||Vocal group|
|Decca||60030||10-in.||10/8/1935||Cheek to cheek||Boswell Sisters||Vocal group|
|Decca||60302||10-in.||1/6/1936||I'm gonna sit right down and write myself a letter||Boswell Sisters||Vocal group|
|Decca||60303||10-in.||1/6/1936||The music goes 'round and around||Boswell Sisters||Vocal group|
|Decca||60463||10-in.||2/12/1936||Let yourself go||Boswell Sisters||Vocal group|
|Decca||60464||10-in.||2/12/1936||I'm putting all my eggs in one basket||Boswell Sisters||Vocal group|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Boswell Sisters," accessed April 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103494.
Boswell Sisters. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103494.
"Boswell Sisters." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 April 2021.
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