Roy Fox

Roy Fox (October 25, 1901 – March 20, 1982) was an American-born British dance bandleader whose period of greatest popularity were in England during the British dance band era. His autobiography, Hollywood, Mayfair, and All That Jazz (1975) is still in print.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1901 (Denver), Died 1982 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: cornet

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick LTR21 10-in. 10/25/1928 Happy days and lonely nights Roy Fox ; June Pursell Female vocal solo, with piano and cornet instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LTR22 10-in. 10/25/1928 High up on a hill top Roy Fox ; June Pursell Female vocal solo, with piano and cornet instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE392 10-in. 1/22/1929 That’s the good old sunny South Roy Fox ; June Pursell Female vocal solo and cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE393 10-in. 1/22/1929 If I had you Roy Fox ; June Pursell Female vocal solo and cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE480 10-in. 5/2/1929 My melody man Roy Fox ; Montmartre Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take G) instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE481 10-in. 5/2/1929 Nobody’s fault but your own Roy Fox ; Montmartre Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal quartet; without vocal (take G) instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE503 10-in. 5/13/1929 Your mother and mine Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with cornet, guitar, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE504 10-in. 5/13/1929 Singin’ in the rain Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE506 10-in. 5/16/1929 My melody man Roy Fox ; Montmartre Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take G) instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE507 10-in. 5/16/1929 Nobody’s fault but your own Roy Fox ; Montmartre Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE512 10-in. 5/27/1929 From sunrise to sunset (From sunset till dawn) June Pursell Female vocal solo, with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE513 10-in. 5/27/1929 I’m walkin’ around in a dream June Pursell Female vocal solo, with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE517 10-in. 6/5/1929 I’m walkin’ around in a dream Roy Fox ; June Pursell Female vocal solo, with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE518 10-in. 6/5/1929 From sunrise to sunset (From sunset till dawn) Roy Fox ; June Pursell Female vocal solo, with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE590 10-in. 8/16/1929 Marianne Roy Fox ; June Pursell Female vocal solo, with cello, cornet, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE591 10-in. 8/16/1929 When I see my sugar (I get a lump in my throat) Roy Fox ; June Pursell Female vocal solo, with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick LAE592 10-in. 8/20/1929 When I see my sugar (I get a lump in my throat) Roy Fox ; Montmartre Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; with trumpet solo (take G) instrumentalist, cornet  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fox, Roy," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103920.

Fox, Roy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103920.

"Fox, Roy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103920

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