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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 126-150 of 466 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W144325 10-in. 6/13/1927 Sweet dreams Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145824 10-in. 3/21/1928 Coquette Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145825 10-in. 3/21/1928 Ramona Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145826 10-in. 3/21/1928 Forevermore Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145827 10-in. 3/22/1928 Waitin' for Katy Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Columbia W145828 10-in. 3/22/1928 Two black crows Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet leader  
Columbia W145831 10-in. 3/23/1928 Japansy Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145832 10-in. 3/23/1928 Beloved Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145835 10-in. 3/24/1928 I can't do without you Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145836 10-in. 3/24/1928 I love you truly Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W145839 10-in. 3/26/1928 I'm more than satisfied Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Columbia W145840 10-in. 3/26/1928 The cannon ball Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W146633 10-in. 7/13/1928 My darling Eddie Thomas’ Collegians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W147502 10-in. 11/10/1928 Sweethearts on parade Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147503 10-in. 11/10/1928 That's how I feel about you Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147504 10-in. 11/10/1928 My blackbirds are bluebirds now Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147505 10-in. 11/12/1928 Where the shy little violets grow Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147506 10-in. 11/12/1928 My old girl's my new girl now Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147507 10-in. 11/14/1928 Me and the man in the moon Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147508 10-in. 11/14/1928 Baby! Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147509 10-in. 11/14/1928 I love to bumpity bump (On a bumpy road with you) Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Columbia W147510 10-in. 11/16/1928 Please let me dream in your arms Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147511 10-in. 11/16/1928 Withered roses Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147532 10-in. 11/27/1928 High up on a hill-top Milton Charles ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with organ leader  
Columbia W147533 10-in. 11/27/1928 The spell of the blues Milton Charles ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with organ leader  
(Results 126-150 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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