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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 26-50 of 466 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-101792 10-in. 5/18/1936 Monopoly Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-0700 10-in. 9/17/1936 To you, sweetheart, aloha Guy Lombardo ; Lebert Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-0701 10-in. 9/17/1936 You do the darndest things, baby Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-0702 10-in. 9/17/1936 Rainbow on the river Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-0703 10-in. 9/17/1936 When my dream boat comes home Guy Lombardo ; Lebert Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-0704 10-in. 9/17/1936 You're the answer to my dreams Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-0705 10-in. 9/18/1936 My kingdom for a kiss Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-0706 10-in. 9/18/1936 Sweetheart, let's grow old together Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-0707 10-in. 9/18/1936 It's love I'm after Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-02142 10-in. 10/14/1936 Ridin' High Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio director  
Victor BS-02143 10-in. 10/14/1936 (Who is my baby gonna love all winter) Now that summer is gone Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio director  
Victor BS-02144 10-in. 10/14/1936 I was saying to the moon Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-03274 10-in. 11/24/1936 Summer night Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-03275 10-in. 11/24/1936 I stumbled over love Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-03276 10-in. 11/24/1936 Gone Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-03277 10-in. 11/24/1936 I love you from coast to coast Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-03518 10-in. 12/4/1936 The goose hangs high Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-03519 10-in. 12/4/1936 Timber Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-03520 10-in. 12/4/1936 Liebestraum Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-03521 10-in. 12/4/1936 Sweethearts on parade Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-03522 10-in. 12/4/1936 That's life I guess Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-04041 10-in. 2/16/1937 Tomorrow is another day Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-04550 10-in. 2/2/1937 Boo-hoo Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-04551 10-in. 2/2/1937 Moonlight and shadows Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-04552 10-in. 2/2/1937 I can't lose that longing for you Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
(Results 26-50 of 466 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lombardo, Guy," accessed January 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104411.

Lombardo, Guy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104411.

"Lombardo, Guy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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