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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 76-100 of 106 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 82327 2/26/1952 Trust in me Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, organ  
Decca 82328 2/26/1952 Wishin' Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, organ  
Decca 82329 2/26/1952 Lonely wine Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, organ  
Decca 82330 2/26/1952 Midnight sun Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, organ  
Decca 82357 2/28/1952 Midnight sun Morris Lane instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 82358 2/28/1952 Pale moon Morris Lane instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 82359 2/28/1952 Moon ray Morris Lane instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 82360 2/28/1952 I don't want to set the world on fire Morris Lane instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 82861 5/15/1952 It ain't necessarily so Morris Lane instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 82862 5/15/1952 Stairway to the stars Morris Lane instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 82863 5/15/1952 If I should lose you Morris Lane instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 82864 5/15/1952 A pretty girl is like a melody Morris Lane instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 82899 5/29/1952 I cover the waterfront Arthur Prysock instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 82900 5/29/1952 School of love Arthur Prysock instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 82901 5/29/1952 I am a sentimental fool Arthur Prysock instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84694 6/11/1953 When the hands of the clock pray at midnight Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 84695 6/11/1953 Crying in the chapel Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 85150 9/2/1953 Nobody cares Arthur Prysock arranger  
Decca 85151 9/2/1953 Temptation Arthur Prysock arranger  
Decca 85152 9/2/1953 My mood Arthur Prysock arranger  
Decca 85153 9/2/1953 Jean Arthur Prysock arranger  
Decca 108558 1/12/1960 Saturday night fish fry Louis Jordan instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4572 11/24/1947 Have you got the gumption Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4573 11/24/1947 We can't agree Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4574 11/24/1947 Chicky-Mo, Craney-crow Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 76-100 of 106 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Doggett, Bill," accessed January 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106060.

Doggett, Bill. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106060.

"Doggett, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 January 2021.

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

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