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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 451-466 of 466 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca DLA 100 10-in. 2/22/1935 Down by the river Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 101 10-in. 2/22/1935 What's the reason Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 102 10-in. 2/22/1935 It's easy to remember Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 103 10-in. 2/22/1935 Soon Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 112 10-in. 3/1/1935 I'm just an ordinary human Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 113 10-in. 3/1/1935 Everything's been done before Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 114 10-in. 3/1/1935 Restless Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 115 10-in. 3/1/1935 Would there be love? Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 116 10-in. 3/1/1935 At dawning ; The land of the sky blue water Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 117 10-in. 3/1/1935 Song of India Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 142 10-in. 3/23/1935 Following in your footsteps Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 143 10-in. 3/15/1935 I won't dance Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 144 10-in. 3/23/1935 Ninon Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 145 10-in. 3/23/1935 Hawaiian paradise Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 146 10-in. 3/23/1935 Lovely to look at Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 147 10-in. 3/23/1935 Alice blue gown Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 451-466 of 466 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lombardo, Guy," accessed January 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104411.

Lombardo, Guy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104411.

"Lombardo, Guy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 January 2021.

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

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