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Ozzie Nelson

Oswald George Nelson (March 20, 1906 – June 3, 1975) was an American actor, filmmaker, musician, and bandleader. He originated and starred in The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, a radio and television series with his wife Harriet and two sons David and Ricky Nelson.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 20, 1906 (Jersey City), Died June 3, 1975 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, vocalist, composer, lyricist, saxophone, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 101-125 of 157 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-043289 10-in. 11/6/1939 Three foot Skipper Jones Harriet Hilliard ; Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-043290 10-in. 11/6/1939 Leanin' on the ole top rail Ozzie Nelson Orchestra ; Rose Ann Stevens Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-043291 10-in. 11/6/1939 That lucky fellow Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Victor BS-043848 10-in. 11/15/1939 Avis scaffin fortintoo Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and talk composer, vocalist, director  
Victor BS-043849 10-in. 11/15/1939 Flower of dawn Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Victor BS-043850 10-in. 11/15/1939 Little shepherd of my dreams Harriet Hilliard ; Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-043851 10-in. 11/15/1939 Chatterbox Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Victor BS-044834 10-in. 2/19/1940 Perfidia Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone, director  
Victor BS-044835 10-in. 2/19/1940 The man who comes around Ozzie Nelson Orchestra ; Rose Ann Stevens Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone, director  
Victor BS-049020 10-in. 3/18/1940 Angel in disguise Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, saxophone, director  
Victor BS-049021 10-in. 3/18/1940 Alice blue gown Ozzie Nelson Orchestra ; Rose Ann Stevens Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, director  
Victor BS-049022 10-in. 3/18/1940 Make believe danceland Ozzie Nelson Orchestra ; Rose Ann Stevens Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, saxophone, director  
Victor BS-049023 10-in. 3/18/1940 I'm looking for a guy who plays alto and baritone and doubles on a clarinet and wears a size 37 suit Ozzie Nelson Orchestra ; Rose Ann Stevens Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, saxophone, director  
Victor BS-049091 10-in. 4/10/1940 Riff interlude Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-049092 10-in. 4/10/1940 Miss Johnson 'phoned again today Ozzie Nelson Orchestra ; Rose Ann Stevens Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-049093 10-in. 4/10/1940 Out to lunch Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-049094 10-in. 4/10/1940 I'm nobody's baby Ozzie Nelson Orchestra ; Rose Ann Stevens Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor PBS-061206 10-in. 4/29/1941 Swingin' on the Golden Gate Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, director  
Victor PBS-061207 10-in. 4/29/1941 Beat it out! Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Victor PBS-061208 10-in. 4/29/1941 Jersey jive Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, director  
Victor PBS-061209 10-in. 4/29/1941 Where Harriet Hilliard ; Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor PBS-061212 10-in. 4/30/1941 The sweetheart of Sigma Chi Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet director  
Victor PBS-061213 10-in. 4/30/1941 Alma mater (Cornell) Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet director  
Victor PBS-061214 10-in. 4/30/1941 Victory march Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor PBS-061215 10-in. 4/30/1941 Anchors aweigh Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
(Results 101-125 of 157 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nelson, Ozzie," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104563.

Nelson, Ozzie. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104563.

"Nelson, Ozzie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

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