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Guy Lombardo

Gaetano Alberto "Guy" Lombardo (June 19, 1902 – November 5, 1977) was a Canadian-American bandleader and violinist of Italian descent.

Lombardo formed the Royal Canadians in 1924 with his brothers Carmen, Lebert and Victor, and other musicians from his hometown. They billed themselves as creating "the sweetest music this side of Heaven." The Lombardos are believed to have sold between 100 and 300 million records during their lifetimes, many featuring the band's lead singer, Kenny Gardner.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 19th, 1902 (London), Died November 5th, 1977 (Houston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, violin, director, vocalist, composer, songwriter

Recordings (Results 251-275 of 466 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 38982 10-in. 11/9/1934 With every breath I take Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 38983 10-in. 11/9/1934 I'll keep warm all Winter Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 38984 10-in. 11/9/1934 Lonely feet Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 39914 10-in. 8/30/1935 Cheek to cheek Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 39915 10-in. 8/30/1935 Isn't this a lovely day Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 39916 10-in. 8/30/1935 Broadway rhythm Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 39917 10-in. 8/30/1935 Weather man Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 39918 10-in. 8/30/1935 I'm painting the cown red Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 60009 10-in. 9/27/1935 I'm sittin' high on a hilltop Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 60010 10-in. 9/27/1935 Thanks a million Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 60048 10-in. 10/11/1935 Red sails in the sunset Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 60049 10-in. 10/11/1935 Thanks a million Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 60050 10-in. 10/11/1935 I'm sitting high on a hilltop Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 60051 10-in. 10/11/1935 Madonna mia Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 64761 10-in. 11/22/1938 I must see Annie tonight Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 64762 10-in. 11/22/1938 The girl friend of the whirlin dervish Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 64763 10-in. 11/22/1938 It's a lonely trail Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 64764 10-in. 11/22/1938 I ups to her and she ups to me Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 64765 10-in. 11/22/1938 Thanks for ev'rything Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 64766 10-in. 11/22/1938 Deep purple Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 64805 10-in. 12/13/1938 The umbrella man Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 64806 10-in. 12/13/1938 We speak of you often Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 64807 10-in. 12/13/1938 I can't find anything to suit my mood Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 65014 10-in. 2/14/1939 Penny serenade Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 65018 10-in. 2/14/1939 Little Sir Echo Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians instrumentalist, violin, leader  
(Results 251-275 of 466 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lombardo, Guy," accessed February 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104411.

Lombardo, Guy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104411.

"Lombardo, Guy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 February 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104411

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