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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 101-125 of 466 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-018441 10-in. 2/1/1938 The old apple tree Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-018442 10-in. 2/1/1938 In the neighborhood of heaven Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-018443 10-in. 2/1/1938 Let's sail to Dreamland Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-018444 10-in. 2/1/1938 Two bouquets Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-018445 10-in. 2/1/1938 Home town Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-018497 10-in. 2/10/1938 Ti-pi-tin Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-018498 10-in. 2/10/1938 Drop a nickel in the slot Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-019858 10-in. 2/23/1938 In my little red book Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-019859 10-in. 2/23/1938 The perfect song Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-019860 10-in. 2/23/1938 Down by the old mill stream Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-019861 10-in. 2/23/1938 Show boat medley Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-019862 10-in. 2/23/1938 Russian lullaby Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-019863 10-in. 2/23/1938 Desert song medley Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-021645 10-in. 3/29/1938 So little time (So much to do) Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-021646 10-in. 3/29/1938 Little lady make believe Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-021647 10-in. 3/29/1938 Let me whisper Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-021648 10-in. 3/29/1938 Where have we met before? Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio director  
Victor BS-023228 10-in. 5/15/1938 Donn' ama Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-023229 10-in. 5/15/1938 Oh! Ma-Ma (The butcher boy) Gentlemen Songsters ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-023230 10-in. 5/15/1938 I love you with all my heart Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-023231 10-in. 5/15/1938 Ride, tenderfoot, ride Jimmy Keegan ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal trio director  
Columbia W144321 10-in. 6/13/1927 I haven't told her, she hasn't told me Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet leader  
Columbia W144322 10-in. 6/13/1927 Under the moon Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W144323 10-in. 6/13/1927 Somebody and me! Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet leader  
Columbia W144324 10-in. 6/13/1927 Charmaine! Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians ; Weston Vaughn Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
(Results 101-125 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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