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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

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Recordings (Results 126-147 of 147 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
Victor BS-075549 10-in. 7/10/1942 I came here to talk for Joe Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-075550 10-in. 7/10/1942 (I've got a gal in) Kalamazoo Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-075551 10-in. 7/10/1942 Over the rainbow Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca L 8850 12/13/1955 Do you love me? Alvino Rey Orchestra instrumentalist, electric guitar, steel guitar  
Decca L 8851 12/13/1955 Well, all right Alvino Rey Orchestra ; The Revelaires instrumentalist, electric guitar, steel guitar  
Decca L 8852 12/13/1955 Midnight sun Alvino Rey Orchestra ; The Revelaires instrumentalist, electric guitar, steel guitar  
Decca L 9040 3/8/1956 On Green Dolphin Street Alvino Rey Orchestra instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca L 9041 3/8/1956 Flamingo Alvino Rey Orchestra instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca L 9042 3/8/1956 Moonlight in Vermont Alvino Rey Orchestra instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca L 9146 4/16/1956 Don't worry 'bout me Alvino Rey Orchestra instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca L 9147 4/16/1956 Imagination Alvino Rey Orchestra instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca L 9148 4/16/1956 It could happen to you Alvino Rey Orchestra instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca L 9149 4/16/1956 On a little street in Singapore Alvino Rey Orchestra instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca L 9244 5/31/1956 Moonlight becomes you Alvino Rey Orchestra instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca L 9245 5/31/1956 Yesterdays Alvino Rey Orchestra instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca L 9246 5/31/1956 Gone with the wind Alvino Rey Orchestra instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca L 9247 5/31/1956 My reverie Alvino Rey Orchestra instrumentalist, electric guitar  
(Results 126-147 of 147 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rey, Alvino," accessed February 3, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103886.

Rey, Alvino. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 3, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103886.

"Rey, Alvino." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 3 February 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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