Tommy Reilly

Thomas Rundle Reilly MBE (August 21, 1919 – September 25, 2000) was a Canadian-born harmonica player, predominantly based in England. He began studying violin at eight and began playing harmonica at aged eleven as a member of his father's band. In the 1940s, he began parallel careers as a concert soloist and recitalist, a popular radio and TV performer, and a studio musician-composer.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 21st, 1919 (Guelph), Died September 25th, 2000 (Surrey)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E20882-E20883 10-in. 12/6/1926 Carolina bound The Five Harmaniacs Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick E20884-E20885 10-in. 12/6/1926 I got a mama down in New Orleans (Another mama up in Maine) The Five Harmaniacs Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Reilly, Tommy," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105193.

Reilly, Tommy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105193.

"Reilly, Tommy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105193

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