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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 51-75 of 106 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 76744 8/23/1950 Life is so peculiar Louis Armstrong ; Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76745 8/23/1950 (I'll be glad when you're dead) You rascal you Louis Armstrong ; Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 80660 3/8/1951 Blues for sale Doc Pomus arranger, leader  
Decca 80661 3/8/1951 Pool playin' baby Doc Pomus arranger, leader  
Decca 80662 3/8/1951 Too much boogie Doc Pomus arranger, leader  
Decca 80663 3/8/1951 Give it up Doc Pomus arranger, leader  
Decca 80749 3/28/1951 Bad luck child Joey Thomas Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 80750 3/28/1951 Investigation blues Joey Thomas Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 80751 3/28/1951 There ain't enough room here to boogie Joey Thomas Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 80752 3/28/1951 Sarah Kelly from Plumbnelly Joey Thomas Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 81214 6/26/1951 Mixed emotions Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 81215 6/26/1951 Smooth sailing Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 81216 6/26/1951 Come on a-my house Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 81326 8/1/1951 At the end of a day Bill Kenny ; The Song Spinners instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 81327 8/1/1951 I see God Bill Kenny ; The Song Spinners instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 81908 11/28/1951 Come and get it Louis Jordan Orchestra instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 81909 11/28/1951 Stop makin' music Louis Jordan Orchestra instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 81910 11/28/1951 Slow down Louis Jordan Orchestra instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 81911 11/28/1951 Work baby work Louis Jordan Orchestra instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 81912 11/28/1951 Never trust a woman-1 Louis Jordan Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, organ  
Decca 81913 11/28/1951 All of me Louis Jordan Orchestra instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 81914 11/28/1951 There goes my heart Louis Jordan Orchestra instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 81915 11/28/1951 Lay something on the bar (Besides your elbows)-1 Louis Jordan Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, organ  
Decca 82075 1/4/1952 Air mail special Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 82076 1/4/1952 Rough ridin' Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, organ  
(Results 51-75 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.

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

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