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Bill Doggett

William Ballard Doggett (February 16, 1916 – November 13, 1996) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues pianist and organist. He is best known for his compositions "Honky Tonk" and "Hippy Dippy", and variously working with the Ink Spots, Johnny Otis, Wynonie Harris, Ella Fitzgerald, and Louis Jordan.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 16th, 1916 (Philadelphia), Died November 13th, 1996 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1960

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, organ, arranger, leader

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 106 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 69437 10-in. 6/27/1941 Trouble in mind Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69438 10-in. 6/27/1941 Slide, Mr. Trombone Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69439 10-in. 6/27/1941 Ride, Red, ride Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69440 10-in. 6/27/1941 Rock, Daniel-1 Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69441 10-in. 6/27/1941 That's all Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69706 10-in. 9/5/1941 Big fat Mama Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69707 10-in. 9/5/1941 Shout, sister, shout Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69708 10-in. 9/5/1941 Apollo jump Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69709 10-in. 9/5/1941 Rock me Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69908 10-in. 11/6/1941 Hey Huss! Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69909 10-in. 11/6/1941 Let me off uptown Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69910 10-in. 11/6/1941 That's all Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69911 10-in. 11/6/1941 How about that mess? Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 71243 10-in. 7/29/1942 Are you ready? Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 71244 10-in. 7/29/1942 Mason flyer Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 71245 10-in. 7/29/1942 When the lights go on again Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 71246 10-in. 7/29/1942 Little John special Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 71482 10-in. 11/3/1943 Cow cow boogie (Cuma-ti-yi-yi-ay) Ella Fitzgerald ; Ink Spots instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 72949 10-in. 6/22/1945 Someday Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 72950 6/22/1945 [Unknown title(s)] Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 72951 6/22/1945 [Unknown title(s)] Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 72952 10-in. 6/22/1945 All the time Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 72953 10-in. 6/22/1945 How big can you get little man Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 74833 4/12/1949 Push-ka-pee she pie (The saga of saga boy)-1 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 74834 4/12/1949 Cole slaw Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 106 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Doggett, Bill," accessed November 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106060.

Doggett, Bill. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106060.

"Doggett, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106060

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