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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, electric guitar, steel guitar, electric steel guitar, guitar, arranger, songwriter

Recordings (Results 76-100 of 142 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-066124 10-in. 6/18/1941 A rose and a prayer Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BS-066824 10-in. 7/14/1941 Here comes the bride (Lohengrin's wedding march) Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, electric steel guitar  
Victor BS-066825 10-in. 7/14/1941 A drowsy old riff Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, electric steel guitar  
Victor BS-066826 10-in. 7/14/1941 How green was my valley Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, electric steel guitar  
Victor BS-066827 10-in. 7/14/1941 Don't take your love from me Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, electric steel guitar  
Victor BS-066828 10-in. 7/14/1941 Jealous Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble director, instrumentalist, electric steel guitar  
Victor BS-066829 10-in. 7/14/1941 Dancing in a dream Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, electric steel guitar  
Victor BS-066830 10-in. 7/14/1941 Moonglow Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BS-066831 10-in. 7/14/1941 Having a lonely time Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BS-066832 10-in. 7/14/1941 Yo te amo, oh!, Baby Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BS-067884 10-in. 9/19/1941 On the Alamo Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-067885 10-in. 9/19/1941 Idaho Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-067886 10-in. 9/19/1941 It isn't a dream anymore Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-067887 10-in. 9/19/1941 Who calls? Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-067888 10-in. 9/19/1941 B-i-bi Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BS-067889 10-in. 9/19/1941 Minka Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BS-067890 10-in. 9/19/1941 Jack and Jill Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BS-067891 10-in. 9/19/1941 Rose O'Day (The filla-ga-dusha song) Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, electric steel guitar, conductor, steel guitar  
Victor BS-068897 10-in. 1/20/1942 Hey! Zeke (Your country's callin') Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BS-068898 10-in. 1/20/1942 When the roses bloom again Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BS-068899 10-in. 1/20/1942 If I could only play a concertina Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BS-071667 10-in. 1/27/1942 Sing me a song of the islands Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-071668 10-in. 1/27/1942 Smile for me (until we meet again) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet and vocal ensemble director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-071669 10-in. 1/27/1942 The Army Air Corps (Official song of the United States Army Air Corps) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal quartet director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-071682 10-in. 1/27/1942 Do you miss your sweetheart? (Like your sweetheart misses you?) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
(Results 76-100 of 142 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rey, Alvino," accessed October 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103886.

Rey, Alvino. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103886.

"Rey, Alvino." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 October 2021.

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

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