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Dorsey Brothers Orchestra

The Dorsey Brothers were an American studio dance band, led by Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey. They started recording in 1928 for OKeh Records.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1961

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 179 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W401562 10-in. 1/26/1929 My kinda love (One way to paradise) Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
OKeh W401715 10-in. 3/15/1929 Mean to me Smith Ballew ; Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet Musical group  
OKeh W401716 10-in. 3/15/1929 Button up your overcoat Smith Ballew ; Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet Musical group  
OKeh W401717 10-in. 3/15/1929 I'll never ask for more Smith Ballew ; Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
OKeh W402465 10-in. 6/19/1929 Am I blue? Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
OKeh W402466 10-in. 6/19/1929 Baby—oh where can you be? Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
OKeh W402467 10-in. 6/19/1929 Breakaway Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh W402531 10-in. 7/12/1929 Singin' in the rain Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
OKeh W402532 10-in. 7/12/1929 Your mother and mine Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
OKeh W402533 10-in. 7/12/1929 Maybe! Who knows? Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
OKeh W404543 10-in. 11/7/1930 Can this be love? Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
OKeh W404544 10-in. 11/7/1930 Fine and dandy Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
OKeh W404545 10-in. 11/7/1930 (I can make most anything but) I can't make a man Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Brunswick E36186 10-in. 2/26/1931 You said it The Travelers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Brunswick E36187 10-in. 2/26/1931 Sweet and hot The Travelers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Brunswick E36188 10-in. 2/26/1931 I’ve got a sweet somebody to love me The Travelers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Brunswick E36189 10-in. 2/26/1931 Dream a little dream of me Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Brunswick E36491 10-in. 3/19/1931 Wha’d ja do to me? Boswell Sisters ; The Dorsey Brothers Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Brunswick E36492 10-in. 3/19/1931 When I take my sugar to tea Boswell Sisters ; The Dorsey Brothers Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Brunswick E36911 10-in. 7/8/1931 It’s the girl! Boswell Sisters ; Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Brunswick E36912 10-in. 7/8/1931 It’s you Boswell Sisters ; Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Brunswick E36946 10-in. 7/30/1931 I can’t get Mississippi off my mind The Travelers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Brunswick E36947 10-in. 7/30/1931 I apologize Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Brunswick E36948 10-in. 7/30/1931 Begging for love Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Brunswick E36949 10-in. 7/30/1931 Parkin’ in the moonlight Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
(Results 26-50 of 179 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dorsey Brothers Orchestra," accessed June 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103918.

Dorsey Brothers Orchestra. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103918.

"Dorsey Brothers Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103918

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