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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 51-75 of 466 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-04553 10-in. 2/2/1937 September in the rain Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-04554 10-in. 2/2/1937 What will I tell my heart? Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-06294 10-in. 3/5/1937 It's swell of you Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-06295 10-in. 3/5/1937 Never in a million years Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-06296 10-in. 3/5/1937 A message from the man in the moon Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio director  
Victor BS-06672 10-in. 3/17/1937 The love bug will bite you (If you don't watch out) Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-06673 10-in. 3/17/1937 Dreamy eyes Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-07729 10-in. 4/7/1937 I know now Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-07730 10-in. 4/7/1937 Kitchy-Mi-Koko Isle Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio director  
Victor BS-07731 10-in. 4/7/1937 I'm hatin' this waitin' around Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-07732 10-in. 4/7/1937 The lady who couldn't be kissed Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio director  
Victor BS-07733 10-in. 4/7/1937 On a little dream ranch Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-07734 10-in. 4/7/1937 Maybe Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-07836 10-in. 4/21/1937 Toodle-oo Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-07837 10-in. 4/21/1937 It looks like rain in Cherry Blossom Lane Guy Lombardo ; Lebert Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-010361 10-in. 5/28/1937 A sailboat in the moonlight Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-010362 10-in. 5/28/1937 Gone with the wind Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-010363 10-in. 5/28/1937 Yours and mine Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-011066 10-in. 7/1/1937 Can I forget you Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-011067 10-in. 7/1/1937 The folks who live on the hill Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-011068 10-in. 7/1/1937 Lovely one Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-011327 10-in. 7/16/1937 So rare Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-011328 10-in. 7/16/1937 That old feeling Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-011329 10-in. 7/16/1937 (My love is in Kalua) Little heaven of the seven seas Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio director  
Victor CS-011701 12-in. 8/21/1937 Record of welcome to Harry [Henry] Hall of England—6 bands of talks by dance band leaders Rudy Vallée Re-recording: Talk leader  
(Results 51-75 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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