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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 26-50 of 106 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 74835 4/12/1949 Beans and corn bread Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 74836 4/13/1949 Onions (Instrumental) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 74837 4/13/1949 Baby's gonna go, bye bye Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 74838 4/13/1949 Heed my warning Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 74839 4/13/1949 Psycho-loco (Instrumental) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 74866 4/28/1949 Baby, it's cold outside Ella Fitzgerald ; Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 74867 4/28/1949 Don't cry, cry baby Ella Fitzgerald ; Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 74876 4/28/1949 School days Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 75121 8/9/1949 Hungry man Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 75122 8/9/1949 Love you 'til your money's gone blues Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 75123 8/9/1949 Saturday night fish fry, part 1 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 75124 8/9/1949 Saturday night fish fry, part 2 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76540 6/26/1950 I want a roof over my head Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76541 6/26/1950 Show me how Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76542 6/26/1950 Blue light boogie, part 1 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76543 6/26/1950 Blue light boogie, part 2 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76731 8/15/1950 Ain't nobody's business but my own Ella Fitzgerald ; Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76736 8/18/1950 Tambouritza boogie-1 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76737 8/18/1950 Chartreuse Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76738 8/18/1950 Lemonade-1 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76739 8/18/1950 It's a great, great pleasure Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76740 8/18/1950 You will always have a friend-2 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76741 8/21/1950 Louisville Lodge meeting Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano, organ  
Decca 76742 8/21/1950 Trouble then satisfaction Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano, organ  
Decca 76743 8/21/1950 Crazy baby Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano, organ  
(Results 26-50 of 106 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Doggett, Bill," accessed January 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106060.

Doggett, Bill. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106060.

"Doggett, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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