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Alvino Rey

Alvin McBurney (July 1, 1908 – February 24, 2004), known by his stage name Alvino Rey, was an American jazz guitarist and bandleader.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1908 (Oakland), Died 2004 (Salt Lake City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, conductor, steel guitar, electric guitar, electric steel guitar, guitar, arranger, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 114 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-042246 10-in. 11/13/1939 A bee gezindt Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-042247 10-in. 11/13/1939 In the mood Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-042248 10-in. 11/13/1939 Irish washerwoman Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-042249 10-in. 11/13/1939 My wubba dolly Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-042250 10-in. 11/13/1939 Sometimes I'm happy Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-042367 10-in. 1/16/1940 Holy smoke (Can't ya take a joke?) Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-042368 10-in. 1/16/1940 Hot gavotte (Rum-tum-tiddle-iddle-um-dee-ay) Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-042369 10-in. 1/16/1940 Give a little whistle Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-042370 10-in. 1/16/1940 Run, rabbit, run! Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-042371 10-in. 1/16/1940 Chop fooey Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-049581 10-in. 3/28/1940 Poi, my boy, will make a man of you Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-049582 10-in. 3/28/1940 Sadie Hawkins' Day Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-049583 10-in. 3/28/1940 Cielito lindo Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-049584 10-in. 3/28/1940 The sailor with the navy blue eyes Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-050562 10-in. 5/13/1940 Six lessons from Madame La Zonga Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-050563 10-in. 5/13/1940 Java jive Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar, conductor  
Victor BS-050564 10-in. 5/13/1940 A lover's lullaby Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar, conductor  
Victor BS-050565 10-in. 5/13/1940 On behalf of the visiting firemen Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar, conductor  
Victor BS-054697 10-in. 8/8/1940 Ferry-boat serenade Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-054698 10-in. 8/8/1940 I'll get by (As long as I have you) Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-054699 10-in. 8/8/1940 Fifteen minute intermission Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-055500 10-in. 8/8/1940 The call of the canyon Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-056433 10-in. 10/3/1940 I used to love you (But it's all over now) Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-056434 10-in. 10/3/1940 Don't go in the lion's cage tonight Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-056435 10-in. 10/3/1940 I'm lookin' for someone's heart Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
(Results 1-25 of 114 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rey, Alvino," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103886.

Rey, Alvino. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103886.

"Rey, Alvino." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103886

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