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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 76-100 of 466 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-011730 10-in. 8/18/1937 You can't stop me from dreaming Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-011731 10-in. 8/18/1937 In a little Carolina town Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-011732 10-in. 8/18/1937 My Swiss hilly billy Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-011733 10-in. 8/18/1937 Blossoms on Broadway Guy Lombardo ; Lebert Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-013887 10-in. 9/29/1937 Everything Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-013888 10-in. 9/29/1937 I see your face before me Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-013889 10-in. 9/29/1937 Everything you said came true Carmen Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-015561 10-in. 10/27/1937 I want to be in Winchell's column Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-015562 10-in. 10/27/1937 Sweet someone Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-015563 10-in. 10/27/1937 Ten pretty girls Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-015564 10-in. 10/27/1937 When the organ played "Oh promise me" Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-017019 10-in. 11/10/1937 How many rhymes can you get? Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-017020 10-in. 11/10/1937 Farewell my love Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-017021 10-in. 11/10/1937 Summertime Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-017022 10-in. 11/10/1937 I'll see you in my dreams Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-017443 10-in. 12/1/1937 I could use a dream Guy Lombardo ; Lebert Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-017444 10-in. 12/1/1937 Sweet as a song Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-017717 10-in. 12/15/1937 It's easier said than done Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-017718 10-in. 12/15/1937 Bei mir bist du schon Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-017719 10-in. 12/15/1937 With a smile and a song Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-017720 10-in. 12/15/1937 Whistle while you work Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-017798 10-in. 1/4/1938 Did an angel kiss you? Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-017799 10-in. 1/4/1938 A little love will go a long, long way Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-018100 10-in. 1/4/1938 On the sentimental side Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-018101 10-in. 1/4/1938 This is my night to dream Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
(Results 76-100 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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