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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 201-225 of 466 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W150945 10-in. 11/11/1930 (You're always sure of) My love for you Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151107 10-in. 12/11/1930 Fraternity medley Guy Lombardo ; Lebert Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151108 10-in. 12/11/1930 Fraternity medley Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151208 10-in. 1/13/1931 Blue Pacific moonlight Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151209 10-in. 1/13/1931 You didn't have to tell me (I knew it all the time) Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151249 10-in. 1/28/1931 It must be true Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151250 10-in. 1/28/1931 Heartaches Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151303 10-in. 2/10/1931 Running between the rain-drops Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151304 10-in. 2/10/1931 By the River Sainte Marie Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151399 10-in. 3/5/1931 Oh, Donna Clara Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151400 10-in. 3/5/1931 Elizabeth Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Columbia W151501 10-in. 4/10/1931 Whistling in the dark Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151502 10-in. 4/10/1931 Building a home for you Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151527 10-in. 4/29/1931 (There ought to be a) Moonlight saving time Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151528 10-in. 4/29/1931 When the shepherd leads the sheep back home Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151587 10-in. 6/4/1931 How the time can fly! Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151588 10-in. 6/4/1931 Without that gal! Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151692 10-in. 7/17/1931 Sweet and lovely Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151693 10-in. 7/17/1931 Begging for love Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151759 10-in. 8/31/1931 Now that you've gone Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151760 10-in. 8/31/1931 Blue Kentucky moon Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Columbia W151835 10-in. 10/8/1931 Good night, sweetheart Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151836 10-in. 10/8/1931 I wouldn't change you for the world Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151874 10-in. 11/5/1931 Cuban love song Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, wiith male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151875 10-in. 11/5/1931 You try somebody else (We'll be back together again) Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
(Results 201-225 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.

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

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