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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 126-150 of 157 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-061216 10-in. 4/30/1941 Washington and Lee swing Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor PBS-061217 10-in. 4/30/1941 The eyes of Texas Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor PBS-061932 10-in. 11/24/1941 Central Avenue shuffle Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, director  
Victor PBS-061933 10-in. 11/24/1941 Sir Walter's serenade Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, director  
Victor PBS-061934 10-in. 11/24/1941 The little guppy Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Victor PBS-061935 10-in. 11/24/1941 I'm breaking my back putting up a front for you Harriet Hilliard ; Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet vocalist, songwriter, director  
Columbia W150957 10-in. 11/17/1930 And then your lips met mine Radiolites Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W404551 10-in. 11/14/1930 And then your lips met mine Yale Collegians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E34117 10-in. 8/28/1930 I still get a thrill thinking of you Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Brunswick E34118 10-in. 8/28/1930 I don’t mind walkin’ in the rain Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Brunswick E34486 10-in. Sept. 1930 Something to remember you by Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) vocalist, director  
Brunswick E34488 10-in. Sept. 1930 Body and soul Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) vocalist, director  
Brunswick E34556 10-in. Sept. 1930 Body and soul Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Brunswick E34557 10-in. Sept. 1930 Something to remember you by Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Brunswick E34709 10-in. 10/8/1930 Body and soul Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Brunswick E34710 10-in. 10/8/1930 Something to remember you by Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Brunswick E35066 10-in. 11/1/1930 Who’s calling you sweetheart tonight? Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Brunswick E35067 10-in. 11/1/1930 And then your lips met mine Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, vocalist, director  
Brunswick E35343 10-in. 11/7/1930 And then your lips met mine Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E35657 10-in. Dec. 1930 And then your lips met mine Ray Raymond Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E35889 10-in. 1/2/1931 When you fall in love, fall in love with me Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Brunswick E35890 10-in. 1/2/1931 Truly (I love you) Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Brunswick E36081 10-in. 2/16/1931 Do I really deserve it from you Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Brunswick E36082 10-in. 2/16/1931 Dream a little dream of me Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Brunswick E36785 10-in. 5/27/1931 On the beach with you Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
(Results 126-150 of 157 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nelson, Ozzie," accessed June 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104563.

Nelson, Ozzie. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104563.

"Nelson, Ozzie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104563

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