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The King Sisters

The King Sisters were an American big band-era vocal group consisting of six sisters: Alyce, Donna, Luise, Marilyn, Maxine, and Yvonne King.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1934

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group, arranger, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 64 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 Vocal group  
Victor PBS-042247 10-in. 11/13/1939 In the mood Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band Vocal group  
Victor PBS-042248 10-in. 11/13/1939 Irish washerwoman Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band Vocal group, arranger, lyricist  
Victor PBS-042249 10-in. 11/13/1939 My wubba dolly Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band Vocal group  
Victor PBS-042250 10-in. 11/13/1939 Sometimes I'm happy Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band Vocal group  
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 Vocal group  
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 Vocal group  
Victor PBS-042369 10-in. 1/16/1940 Give a little whistle Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band Vocal group  
Victor PBS-042370 10-in. 1/16/1940 Run, rabbit, run! Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band Vocal group  
Victor PBS-042371 10-in. 1/16/1940 Chop fooey Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band Vocal group  
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 Vocal group  
Victor PBS-049582 10-in. 3/28/1940 Sadie Hawkins' Day Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band Vocal group  
Victor PBS-049583 10-in. 3/28/1940 Cielito lindo Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band Vocal group, arranger  
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 Vocal group  
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 Vocal group  
Victor BS-050563 10-in. 5/13/1940 Java jive Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band Vocal group  
Victor BS-050564 10-in. 5/13/1940 A lover's lullaby Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band Vocal group  
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 Vocal group  
Victor BS-054697 10-in. 8/8/1940 Ferry-boat serenade Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band Vocal group  
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 Vocal group  
Victor BS-054699 10-in. 8/8/1940 Fifteen minute intermission Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band Vocal group  
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 Vocal group  
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 Vocal group  
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 Vocal group  
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 Vocal group  
(Results 1-25 of 64 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "King Sisters, The," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103892.

King Sisters, The. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103892.

"King Sisters, The." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103892

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