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Dick Jurgens

Dick Henry Jurgens (January 9, 1910 – October 5, 1995) was an American swing music bandleader and composer who enjoyed great popularity in the late 1930s and early 1940s.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 9th, 1910 (Sacramento), Died October 5th, 1995

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, trumpet, leader, composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-041478 10-in. 9/20/1939 If I knew then (What I know now) Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-041563 10-in. 8/15/1939 It's a hundred to one (I'm in love) Jeanne D'Arcy ; Johnny Messner ; Music Box Band ; Three Jacks Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BS-041582 10-in. 8/17/1939 Its a hundred to one (I'm in love) Dick Todd Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-041917 10-in. 8/24/1939 If I knew then (What I know now) Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra ; Jerry Stewart Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-042612 10-in. 8/28/1939 It's a hundred to one (I'm in love) Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-042735 10-in. 9/26/1939 If I knew then (what I know now) Emery Deutsch Orchestra ; Jack Starr Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-043391 10-in. 11/18/1939 Careless Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-044253 10-in. 11/24/1939 Careless Allan DeWitt ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-044820 10-in. 2/13/1940 Table truckin' Art Kassel ; Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-046037 10-in. 12/28/1939 Careless Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-048493 10-in. 4/1/1940 Day dreams come true at night Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-053131 10-in. 6/13/1940 A million dreams ago Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Eddy Howard Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-053153 10-in. 6/21/1940 A million dreams ago Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-067630 10-in. 8/11/1941 Elmer's tune Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet songwriter  
Victor BS-068349 10-in. 11/24/1941 I guess I'll be on my way Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-068863 10-in. 1/13/1942 I guess I'll be on my way Jane Fulton ; Joe Reichman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-073825 10-in. 4/9/1942 One dozen roses Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-074125 10-in. 3/2/1942 One dozen roses Art Kassel Trio ; Gloria Hart ; Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal trio composer  
Decca DSF 1 10-in. 10/22/1934 In the quiet of an Autumn night Dick Jurgens Orchestra leader, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca DSF 2 10-in. 10/22/1934 Wild honey Dick Jurgens Orchestra leader, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca DSF 3 10-in. 10/22/1934 Strange Dick Jurgens Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, leader  
Decca DSF 4 10-in. 10/22/1934 Just once too often Dick Jurgens Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, leader  
Decca DLA 108 10-in. 2/28/1935 Oni Oni Dick Jurgens Orchestra leader, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca DLA 109 10-in. 2/28/1935 The Martinique Dick Jurgens Orchestra leader, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca DLA 110 10-in. 2/28/1935 Lullaby of Broadway Winifred Shaw leader, instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jurgens, Dick," accessed December 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104478.

Jurgens, Dick. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104478.

"Jurgens, Dick." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 December 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104478

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