Teddy Bunn

Theodore Leroy Bunn (May 7, 1909 – July 20, 1978) was an American jazz guitarist who was a member of the Spirits of Rhythm during the 1930s.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 7th, 1909 (Freeport), Died Lancaster

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, banjo, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 154 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-55845 10-in. 9/16/1929 Mississippi Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-55847 10-in. 9/16/1929 Haunted nights Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-55848 10-in. 9/16/1929 Swanee shuffles Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-57701 10-in. 11/18/1929 You don't understand Jimmie Johnson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BVE-57702 10-in. 11/18/1929 You've got to be modernistic Jimmie Johnson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BVE-58676 10-in. 2/27/1930 The man I got ain't the man I want Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-58677 10-in. 2/27/1930 Yellow dog gal blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-58678 10-in. 2/27/1930 Easy ridin' papa Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-58679 10-in. 2/27/1930 Done throwed the key away Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-59738 10-in. 4/7/1930 Chicken and the worm Teddy Bunn ; Spencer Williams Male vocal duet, with piano and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-59739 10-in. 4/7/1930 It's sweet like so Teddy Bunn ; Spencer Williams Male vocal duet, with piano and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-59740 10-in. 4/7/1930 Pattin' dat cat Teddy Bunn ; Spencer Williams Male vocal duet, with piano and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-59741 10-in. 4/7/1930 Tampa twirl Teddy Bunn ; Spencer Williams Male vocal duet, with piano and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-62178 10-in. 6/2/1930 Goose and gander Teddy Bunn ; Spencer Williams Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-62179 10-in. 6/2/1930 The new goose and gander Teddy Bunn ; Spencer Williams Male vocal duet, with piano, guitar, and washboard vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-62180 10-in. 6/2/1930 Clean it out Teddy Bunn ; Spencer Williams Male vocal duet, with piano, guitar, and washboard vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-62181 10-in. 6/2/1930 Blow it up Teddy Bunn ; Spencer Williams Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-62188 10-in. 6/3/1930 Big time woman Wilton Crawley Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with clarinet solo and male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-62189 10-in. 6/3/1930 I'm her papa, she's my mama Wilton Crawley ; Washboard Rhythm Kings Clarinet solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-62190 10-in. 6/3/1930 New Crawley blues Wilton Crawley ; Washboard Rhythm Kings Clarinet solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-62191 10-in. 6/3/1930 She saves her sweetest smiles for me Wilton Crawley Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-62291 10-in. 6/26/1930 Gotta have what it takes Harold Grey [i.e., Porter Grainger] ; Victoria Spivey Female-male vocal duet, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-62292 10-in. 6/26/1930 Gotta have what it takes Harold Grey [i.e., Porter Grainger] ; Victoria Spivey Female-male vocal duet, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-62293 10-in. 6/26/1930 Baulin' water blues Harold Grey [i.e., Porter Grainger] ; Victoria Spivey Female-male vocal duet, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-62294 10-in. 6/26/1930 Baulin' water blues Harold Grey [i.e., Porter Grainger] ; Victoria Spivey Female-male vocal duet, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 154 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bunn,Teddy," accessed October 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103512.

Bunn,Teddy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103512.

"Bunn,Teddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103512

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