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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 101-106 of 106 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 4575 11/24/1947 Roamin's blues Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4594 12/1/1947 Inflation blues Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4595 12/1/1947 You're much too fat Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4596 12/1/1947 Chug chug boogie Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4597 12/1/1947 There'll be no days like that Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4598 12/1/1947 Pettin' and pokin' Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 101-106 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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