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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 101-125 of 142 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-071683 10-in. 1/27/1942 Little Hawk Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-071700 10-in. 1/20/1942 I'll never forget Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BS-073500 10-in. 3/4/1942 Oh, how I miss you to-night Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-073501 10-in. 3/4/1942 Don't sit under the apple tree (With anyone else but me) Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-073502 10-in. 3/4/1942 Heavenly hideaeay Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-073503 10-in. 3/4/1942 Jersey bounce Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-073562 10-in. 3/12/1942 Music 'til dawn Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-073563 10-in. 3/12/1942 I'm glad there is you Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-073564 10-in. 3/12/1942 Picnic in purgatory Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Charles Brosen Jazz/dance band, with talk (take 1); Jazz/dance band (take 2) director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-073565 10-in. 3/12/1942 My buddy Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-075067 10-in. 6/2/1942 The Ferris wheel Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Skeets Herfurt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-075068 10-in. 6/2/1942 He wears a pair of silver wings Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-075069 10-in. 6/2/1942 Conchita, Marcheta, Lolita, Pepita, Rosita, Juanita Lopez Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-075070 10-in. 6/2/1942 My devotion Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-075453 10-in. 7/24/1942 Dearly beloved Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-075454 10-in. 7/24/1942 The major and the minor Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-075455 10-in. 7/24/1942 I'm old-fashioned Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-075456 10-in. 7/24/1942 Strip polka Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet and vocal ensemble director, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-075457 10-in. 7/24/1942 Kille kille (Indian love talk) Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-075458 10-in. 7/24/1942 Daybreak Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-075519 10-in. 6/25/1942 Keep smilin', keep laughin', be happy Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet director  
Victor BS-075520 10-in. 6/25/1942 When it's moonlight on the blue Pacific Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, female vocal quartet, and mixed vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-075521 10-in. 6/25/1942 I never knew (I could love anybody like I'm loving you) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-075522 10-in. 6/25/1942 The singing sands of Alamosa Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-075548 10-in. 7/10/1942 Gobs of love Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
(Results 101-125 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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