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Jack Pleis

Jack K. Pleis (May 11, 1917 – December 5, 1990) was an American jazz pianist, arranger, conductor, composer and producer. He recorded on London and Decca Records in the 1950s, and Columbia Records in the 1960s. During the course of his career, Pleis worked with many artists, including Louis Armstrong, Harry Belafonte, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr., Benny Goodman, Earl Grant, Brenda Lee, and Joe Williams. Between 1950 and 1976, over 150 songs were arranged by Pleis. His surname is pronounced "Pleece" (to rhyme with "fleece").

Birth and Death Data: Born May 11th, 1917 (Philadelphia), Died December 5th, 1990 (Palm Springs)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1961

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

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-040497 10-in. 10/11/1939 To you sweetheart, aloha Californians ; Abe Lyman ; Frank Parrish Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-040498 10-in. 10/11/1939 Honestly Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-040499 10-in. 10/11/1939 All in favor say "aye" Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-040691 10-in. 8/29/1939 Stop kicking my heart around Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-040692 10-in. 8/29/1939 The monkeys have no tails in Pago Pago Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-040693 10-in. 8/29/1939 Honest John Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-040694 10-in. 8/29/1939 Good morning Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-040950 10-in. 10/11/1939 Little Red Riding Hood Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-040951 10-in. 10/11/1939 Dancing with a broken heart Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-040952 10-in. 10/11/1939 Sweet little you Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-044308 10-in. 12/4/1939 Ho! Punchinello Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-044309 10-in. 12/4/1939 At the Balalaika Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-044310 10-in. 12/4/1939 Princess Poo-poo-ly has plenty of pa-fa-ya (And she loves to give it away) Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-044311 10-in. 12/4/1939 The debutante waltz Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-044312 10-in. 12/4/1939 Yodelin' jive Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-044313 10-in. 12/4/1939 That naughty waltz Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046042 10-in. 12/28/1939 I'm falling in love with someone Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046043 10-in. 12/28/1939 Princess Poo-Poo-Ly has plenty of pa-pa-ya (And she loves to give it away) Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046044 10-in. 12/28/1939 Love song of Renaldo The Ambassadors ; Californians ; Irving Kahal ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046045 10-in. 12/28/1939 Roses of Picardy Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061261 10-in. 5/26/1941 In the hall of the mountain king Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band arranger  
Victor PBS-061263 10-in. 5/26/1941 La cinquantaine Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band arranger  
Victor PBS-061264 10-in. 5/26/1941 Topper Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-064017 10-in. 4/3/1941 Manhattan sunrise Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-064018 10-in. 4/3/1941 Horizon Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-064346 10-in. 5/5/1941 Prelude to Carmen Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band arranger  
Victor BS-064347 10-in. 5/5/1941 The sorcerer's apprentice Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band arranger  
Victor BS-064663 10-in. 8/4/1941 Little fugue (Fugue in G minor) Jan Savitt Orchestra Jazz/dance band arranger  
Victor D4AB-0519 10-in. 12/4/1944 The cattle call Eddy Arnold ; Tennessee Plowboys Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D5AB-0494 10-in. 7/9/1945 Many tears ago Eddy Arnold ; Tennessee Plowboys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D5AB-0495 10-in. 7/9/1945 I walk alone Eddy Arnold ; Tennessee Plowboys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D7VB-0735 10-in. 5/18/1947 Little angel with a dirty face Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D8VB-4086 10-in. 12/20/1948 I wish I had a girl like you, mother Eddy Arnold String band, with male vocal solo and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D8VB-4087 10-in. 12/20/1948 My mother's sweet voice Eddy Arnold String band, with male vocal solo and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D8VB-4088 10-in. 12/20/1948 There's no wings on my angel Eddy Arnold String band, with male vocal solo and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D8VB-4089 10-in. 12/20/1948 The echo of your footsteps Eddy Arnold String band, with male vocal solo and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D8VB-4096 10-in. 12/21/1948 Don't rob another man's castle Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D8VB-4104 10-in. 12/22/1948 Show me the way back to your heart Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D8VB-4106 10-in. 12/22/1948 One kiss too many Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-1237 10-in. 4/5/1949 I'm throwing rice (at the girl I love) Eddy Arnold ; Ben Lambert Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-1239 10-in. 4/5/1949 Why should I cry? Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-1240 10-in. 4/5/1949 C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-1360 10-in. 4/22/1949 Yodel boogie Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band and yodeling instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-1361 10-in. 4/22/1949 Square dance polka Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band, piano and accordion instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-1362 10-in. 4/22/1949 Mama, what'll I do? Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band, piano and accordion instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9AB-1746 10-in. 6/28/1949 Twenty-four hours of sunshine The Tattlers Mixed vocal ensemble, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9AB-1747 10-in. 6/28/1949 Two little new little blue little eyes The Tattlers Mixed vocal ensemble, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9AB-1748 10-in. 6/28/1949 Some enchanted evening Eve Young Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9AB-1832 10-in. 7/14/1949 You can have him Eve Young Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-2233 10-in. 9/13/1949 Take me in your arms and hold me Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-2235 10-in. 9/13/1949 Evil tempt me not Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-2236 10-in. 9/13/1949 When Jesus beckons me home Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-2237 10-in. 9/13/1949 Will Santy come to shanty town Eddy Arnold ; Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-2238 10-in. 9/13/1949 Beautiful isle of somewhere Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-2239 10-in. 9/13/1949 The lily of the valley Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-2240 10-in. 9/13/1949 Softly and tenderly Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-2241 10-in. 9/14/1949 Mama and daddy broke my heart Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-2242 10-in. 9/14/1949 Nearest thing to heaven Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-2244 10-in. 9/14/1949 I'll never slip around again Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-2245 10-in. 9/14/1949 Revenge Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65071 10-in. 2/26/1939 There's a hole in the old oaken bucket Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65072 10-in. 2/26/1939 It's all so new to me Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65073 10-in. 2/26/1939 In a moment of weakness Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65074 10-in. 2/26/1939 I'm happy about the whole thing Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65318 10-in. 4/1/1939 Little Sir Echo Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65319 10-in. 4/1/1939 I want my share of love Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65320 10-in. 4/1/1939 Snug as a bug in a rug Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65321 10-in. 4/1/1939 And the angels sing Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65714 10-in. 6/1/1939 When Buddha smiles Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65715 10-in. 6/1/1939 I'll always be in love with you Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65716 10-in. 6/1/1939 Get happy Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65717 10-in. 6/1/1939 That's a plenty Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65932 10-in. 7/7/1939 You taught me to love again Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65933 10-in. 7/7/1939 Running through my mind Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65934 10-in. 7/7/1939 Shabby old Cabby Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 65935 10-in. 7/7/1939 Moonlight serenade Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66223 10-in. 8/29/1939 Twilight interlude Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66224 10-in. 8/29/1939 Vol vistu gaily star Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66225 10-in. 8/29/1939 It's a hundred to one Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66226 10-in. 8/29/1939 The paper picker Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66634 10-in. 9/23/1939 720 in the books-1 Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66635 10-in. 9/23/1939 Stop! It's wonderful Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66636 10-in. 9/23/1939 The last two weeks in July Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66637 10-in. 9/23/1939 Alla en el Rancho Grande Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66707 10-in. 10/4/1939 If what you say is true Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66708 10-in. 10/4/1939 Indian Summer Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66709 10-in. 10/4/1939 Sweet dreams, sweetheart Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66710 10-in. 10/4/1939 Good morning Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66711 10-in. 10/4/1939 Stranger things have happened Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 66712 10-in. 10/4/1939 Many dreams ago Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 74203 12/5/1947 You're gonna get my letter in the morning Mary Osborne instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 74204 12/5/1947 Ooh, what you just said Mary Osborne instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 74205 12/5/1947 Wonder where's my man tonight Mary Osborne instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 74497 12/31/1947 Thank you Mother Nature Mary Osborne Trio instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 74498 12/31/1947 No moon at all Mary Osborne Trio instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 81689 10/15/1951 I don't care Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 81690 10/15/1951 Sing sing sing Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 83256 8/15/1952 One dream Karen Chandler leader  
Decca 83257 8/15/1952 Cheatin' Karen Chandler leader  
Decca 83258 8/15/1952 Hold me, thrill me, kiss me Karen Chandler leader  
Decca 83259 8/15/1952 Flash from the blue Karen Chandler leader  
Decca 83954 2/13/1953 Breakin' in the blues Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 83955 2/13/1953 Dancin' with someone Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 83956 2/13/1953 Bell bottom blues Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 83957 2/13/1953 Our heartbreaking waltz Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 83978 2/19/1953 Dancin' with someone Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 83979 2/19/1953 Breakin' in the blues Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 83980 2/19/1953 Our heartbreaking waltz Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 83981 2/19/1953 Bell bottom blues Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 84023 2/27/1953 I love you, that's one thing I know Danny Kaye leader  
Decca 84024 2/27/1953 I'll buy the ring Danny Kaye leader  
Decca 84028 3/2/1953 Goodbye, Charlie, goodbye Karen Chandler leader  
Decca 84029 3/2/1953 I'd love to fall asleep Karen Chandler leader  
Decca 84030 3/2/1953 I wouldn't want it any other way Karen Chandler leader  
Decca 84031 3/2/1953 Rosebud Karen Chandler leader  
Decca 84622 5/27/1953 She loves me Don Cornell leader  
Decca 84623 5/27/1953 When the hands of the clock pray at midnight Don Cornell leader  
Decca 84624 5/27/1953 The glad song Teresa Brewer ; Don Cornell leader  
Decca 84625 5/27/1953 What happen to the music Teresa Brewer ; Don Cornell leader  
Decca 84756 6/25/1953 Bandera (The Texas polka) Al Alberts leader  
Decca 84757 6/25/1953 Please tell me-1 Al Alberts leader  
Decca 84758 6/25/1953 Endless Al Alberts leader  
Decca 84759 6/25/1953 What more is there? Al Alberts leader  
Decca 84854 7/11/1953 Too fat for the chimney Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 84855 7/11/1953 I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 84856 7/11/1953 Ebenezer Scrooge Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 84857 7/11/1953 I just can't wait till Christmas Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 84879 7/16/1953 Sittin' in the sun Louis Armstrong arranger, leader  
Decca 84880 7/16/1953 Dummy song Louis Armstrong arranger, leader  
Decca 85168 9/3/1953 The 18th variation (Theme from Story of Three Loves) Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85169 9/3/1953 Mr. Peepers Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85170 9/3/1953 Pagan in Paris Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85171 9/3/1953 Frenchman in St. Louis Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85229 9/24/1953 The gang that sang Heart of my heart Don Cornell ; Alan Dale ; Johnny Desmond leader  
Decca 85230 9/24/1953 I think I'll fall in love today Don Cornell ; Alan Dale ; Johnny Desmond leader  
Decca 85374 10/13/1953 So long Four Aces leader  
Decca 85375 10/14/1953 The gang that sang Heart of my heart Four Aces leader  
Decca 85376 10/14/1953 The cuckoo bird in the pickle tree Four Aces leader  
Decca 85377 10/13/1953 You'll always be the one Four Aces leader  
Decca 85378 10/14/1953 Stranger in paradise Four Aces leader  
Decca 85379 10/14/1953 Amor Four Aces leader  
Decca 85625 12/30/1953 Take everything but you Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 85626 12/30/1953 Little things mean a lot Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 85627 12/30/1953 I don't think you love me anymore Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 85628 12/30/1953 In the chapel in the moonlight Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 86165 4/12/1954 Three coins in the fountain Four Aces leader  
Decca 86166 4/12/1954 It shall come to pass Four Aces leader  
Decca 86167 4/12/1954 Wedding bells Four Aces leader  
Decca 86294 5/13/1954 Ah ri rung Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86295 5/13/1954 Rosanna Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86296 5/13/1954 For always Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86297 5/13/1954 The waltz of tears Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86438 6/21/1954 Winky Dink and you Jack Barry leader  
Decca 86439 6/21/1954 Winko Jack Barry leader  
Decca 86440 6/21/1954 Never-never land (Ooh-la) Jack Barry leader  
Decca 86441 6/21/1954 Magic crayons make magic pictures Jack Barry leader  
Decca 86477 6/29/1954 (I'll be with you) In apple blossom time Four Aces leader  
Decca 86478 6/29/1954 I don't know why, I just do Four Aces leader  
Decca 86479 6/29/1954 Dream Four Aces leader  
Decca 86480 6/29/1954 Among my souvenirs Four Aces leader  
Decca 86666 8/18/1954 Nobody's heart Eileen Barton leader  
Decca 86667 8/18/1954 I have to tell you Eileen Barton leader  
Decca 86668 8/18/1954 Without love Eileen Barton leader  
Decca 86669 8/18/1954 It's all right with me Eileen Barton leader  
Decca 86836 9/23/1954 Baby brother (Santa Claus, dear Santa Claus) Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 86837 9/23/1954 The spirit of Christmas Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 86957 10/23/1954 Mister Sandman Four Aces leader  
Decca 87143 12/2/1954 I'm in the mood for love Four Aces leader  
Decca 87144 12/2/1954 It's the talk of the town Four Aces leader  
Decca 87145 12/2/1954 Stars fell on Alabama Four Aces leader  
Decca 87146 12/2/1954 Pennies from heaven Four Aces leader  
Decca 87165 12/10/1954 Melody of love Four Aces leader  
Decca 87166 12/10/1954 There is a tavern in the town Four Aces leader  
Decca 87204 12/21/1954 Don't take your love from me Four Aces leader  
Decca 87205 12/21/1954 What a diff'rence a day made Four Aces leader  
Decca 87206 12/21/1954 There goes my heart Four Aces leader  
Decca 87365 1/22/1955 How important can it be? Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 87366 1/22/1955 Pledging my love Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 87367 1/22/1955 Rock love Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 87368 1/22/1955 Tweedle dee Teresa Brewer leader  
Decca 87377 1/26/1955 Let's fall in love Four Aces leader  
Decca 87378 1/26/1955 I'm sitting on top of the world Four Aces leader  
Decca 88164 June 1955 People will say we're in love (from Oklahoma) Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88165 June 1955 Younger than Springtime (from South Pacific) Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88166 June 1955 Hey there (from The Pajama Game) Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88167 June 1955 We kiss in a shadow (from The King and I) Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88168 June 1955 Oh! What a beautiful mornin' (from Oklahoma) Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88169 June 1955 Stranger in paradise (from Kismet) Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88170 June 1955 Hello, young lovers (from The King and I) Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88171 June 1955 A wonderful guy (from South Pacific) Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88172 June 1955 Old devil moon (from Finian's Rainbow) Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88173 June 1955 I'll know (from Guys and Dolls) Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88174 June 1955 I love Paris ( from Can Can) Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88175 June 1955 I get a kick out of you (from Anything goes) Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88512 8/17/1955 Lies Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 89439 2/29/1956 I got lost in his arms Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 89440 2/29/1956 I hadn't anyone till you Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 89441 2/29/1956 Cry me a river Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 89442 2/29/1956 In a strange pair of arms Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 89443 2/29/1956 Take your shoes off, baby Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 89444 2/29/1956 All alone and always Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 89445 2/29/1956 I used to love you Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 89446 2/29/1956 I miss you most of all Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 89447 3/1/1956 Gee but I hate to go home alone Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 89448 3/1/1956 This train-1 Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 89449 3/1/1956 The glory of love Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 89450 3/1/1956 Lazy river Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 89483 3/8/1956 September in the rain Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 89484 3/8/1956 After the lights go down low Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 89485 3/8/1956 Night and day Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 89486 3/8/1956 Shanghai Lil Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 89500 3/12/1956 I don't stand a ghost of a chance with you Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 89501 3/12/1956 Stella by starlight Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 89502 3/12/1956 You'll never know Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 89503 3/12/1956 Pennies from heaven Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 89564 3/15/1956 Count every star Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 89565 3/15/1956 There are such things Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 89566 3/15/1956 Where or when Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 89567 3/15/1956 Where are you Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 100342 7/27/1956 You can't see the sun when you're crying Eddie Fontaine leader  
Decca 100343 7/27/1956 Homesick blues Eddie Fontaine leader  
Decca 100344 7/27/1956 Into each life some rain must fall Eddie Fontaine leader  
Decca 100345 7/27/1956 Cool it baby Eddie Fontaine leader  
Decca 100436 8/10/1956 A catchy tune Jack Pleis, his Chorus and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100437 8/10/1956 Lonesome without you Jack Pleis, his Chorus and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100438 8/10/1956 The nightingale song Jack Pleis, his Chorus and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100439 8/10/1956 Giant Jack Pleis, his Chorus and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100834 10/25/1956 Ah ah ah ah (The song that haunts my heart) Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 100835 10/25/1956 Star bright Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 100836 10/25/1956 Saturday blues Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 100837 10/25/1956 But beautiful Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 101345 1/14/1957 Sweetheart of Sigma Chi Wingy Manone and his Band arranger  
Decca 101346 1/14/1957 Trumpet on the wing Wingy Manone and his Band arranger  
Decca 101347 1/14/1957 Baby, change your mind Wingy Manone and his Band arranger  
Decca 101348 1/14/1957 Two beat special Wingy Manone and his Band arranger  
Decca 101349 1/14/1957 Burlecue Wingy Manone and his Band arranger  
Decca 101350 1/14/1957 Biloxi Wingy Manone and his Band arranger  
Decca 101363 1/14/1957 Party doll Wingy Manone and his Band arranger  
Decca 101647 2/14/1957 Miss you Four Aces leader  
Decca 101648 2/14/1957 Peg o' my heart Four Aces leader  
Decca 101649 2/15/1957 Somebody else is taking my place Four Aces leader  
Decca 101650 2/15/1957 Day by day Four Aces leader  
Decca 101674 2/15/1957 Have you ever been lonely? Four Aces leader  
Decca 101675 2/15/1957 There I've said it again Four Aces leader  
Decca 101783 2/28/1957 Heartaches Four Aces leader  
Decca 101784 2/28/1957 Girl of my dreams Four Aces leader  
Decca 101785 2/28/1957 Lonely wine Four Aces leader  
Decca 101786 2/28/1957 My reverie Four Aces leader  
Decca 101831 3/1/1957 Don't worry 'bout me Four Aces leader  
Decca 102132 4/1/1957 (But as they say) It's life Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102133 4/1/1957 Goodnight waltz Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102134 4/1/1957 Sultry serenade Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102135 4/1/1957 Serenade in soft shoes Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102136 4/5/1957 Sleepy serenade Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102137 4/5/1957 Twilight serenade Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102138 4/5/1957 Sunrise serenade Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102139 4/5/1957 Serenade to Michelle Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102140 4/10/1957 Serenade in blue Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102141 4/10/1957 Manhattan serenade Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102142 4/10/1957 Moonlight serenade Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102143 4/10/1957 A blues serenade Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102144 4/18/1957 Autumn serenade Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102147 4/18/1957 Serenata Jack Pleis' Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 103200 9/3/1957 Be fair The Anita Kerr Quartet leader  
Decca 103201 9/3/1957 Comes love The Anita Kerr Quartet leader  
Decca 103202 9/3/1957 You and the night and the music The Anita Kerr Quartet leader  
Decca 103216 9/5/1957 People will say we're in love The Anita Kerr Quartet leader  
Decca 103217 9/5/1957 Somebody stole my gal The Anita Kerr Quartet leader  
Decca 103218 9/5/1957 With the wind and the rain in your hair The Anita Kerr Quartet leader  
Decca 103219 9/5/1957 Mama's gone, goodbye Rockin' chair The Anita Kerr Quartet leader  
Decca 103341 9/20/1957 Till Kay Armen leader  
Decca 103342 9/20/1957 Scarlet ribbons (for her hair) Kay Armen leader  
Decca 103343 9/20/1957 Ha! Ha! Ha! Kay Armen leader  
Decca 103344 9/20/1957 [Unknown title(s)] Kay Armen leader  
Decca 103707 11/18/1957 Spin the wheel Frances Burnett leader  
Decca 103708 11/18/1957 Oh so wonderdul Frances Burnett leader  
Decca 103709 11/18/1957 A promise made a fool of me Frances Burnett leader  
Decca 103710 11/18/1957 He's gone Frances Burnett leader  
Decca 103721 11/19/1957 Around the world in 80 days Four Aces leader  
Decca 103722 11/19/1957 Tammy Four Aces leader  
Decca 103723 11/19/1957 True love Four Aces leader  
Decca 103730 11/20/1957 Whatever will be will be Four Aces leader  
Decca 103731 11/20/1957 Secret love Four Aces leader  
Decca 103732 11/20/1957 Hi-lili, hi-lo Four Aces leader  
Decca 103786 12/2/1957 Tenderly ; The anniversary waltz ; One love ; Little child (Daddy dear) ; A little street where old friends meet Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 103787 12/2/1957 Drifting and dreaming ; It looks like rain in cherry blossom lane ; My shining hour ; There will never be another you ; I've heard that song before Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 103788 12/2/1957 I'll walk alone ; I'm glad there is you ; It's been a long, long time ; I still get jealous ; Sentimental journey Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 103789 12/4/1957 Mister Sandman ; Dear hearts and gentle people ; Enjoy yourself ; You call everybody darling ; Be my life's companion Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 103790 12/4/1957 Ole buttermilk sky ; S'posin' ; Angry ; Sioux City Sue ; In the middle of an island Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 103791 12/4/1957 Oh! My Pa-Pa ; Be anything (but be mine) ; Memories of you ; Have you ever been lonely ; A dreamer's holiday Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 103792 12/4/1957 Red sails in the sunset ; A tree in the meadow ; My prayer ; In the chapel in the moonlight ; Good night, wherever you are Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 103793 12/5/1957 Melody of love ; Keep it a secret ; If ; You're the only star ; Anniversary song Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 103794 12/5/1957 I love my baby ; S-h-i-n-e ; That's my weakness now ; Exactly like you ; Somebody else is taking my place Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 103795 12/5/1957 I love you, I love you, sweetheart of all my dreams ; On the sunny side of the street ; The glory of love ; Wrap your troubles in dreams ; Side by side Jack Pleis, his Piano and Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 103882 12/16/1957 Jumpin' Jack The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 103883 12/16/1957 Walking to school The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 103884 12/16/1957 The spider and the fly The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 104557 3/14/1958 All at once Toni Arden leader  
Decca 104558 3/14/1958 Padre Toni Arden leader  
Decca 104559 3/14/1958 Desire me Toni Arden leader  
Decca 104560 3/14/1958 [Unknown title(s)] Toni Arden leader  
Decca 104654 3/26/1958 Three o'clock thrill The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 104655 3/26/1958 When The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 104656 3/26/1958 Tag-a-long The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 104747 4/10/1958 It might as well rain Sammy Davis, Jr. leader  
Decca 104748 4/10/1958 I ain't gonna change Sammy Davis, Jr. leader  
Decca 104749 4/10/1958 Song and dance man Sammy Davis, Jr. leader  
Decca 105438 8/6/1958 You mean the world to me The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 105439 8/6/1958 Cool The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 105440 8/6/1958 School bell dream The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 105566 8/27/1958 Clickety clack (Klick it klack De. ED-2641) The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 105567 8/27/1958 Dream of me The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 105568 8/27/1958 Forget me not The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 105719 9/25/1958 Alice blue gown Kay Armen leader  
Decca 105720 9/25/1958 (What can I say) After I say I'm sorry Kay Armen leader  
Decca 105721 9/25/1958 Lonesome and sorry Kay Armen leader  
Decca 105722 9/25/1958 Rose of Washington Square Kay Armen leader  
Decca 105723 9/25/1958 Somebody loves you Kay Armen leader  
Decca 105724 9/29/1958 The love nest Kay Armen leader  
Decca 105725 9/29/1958 When you were sweet sixteen Kay Armen leader  
Decca 105726 9/29/1958 You know you belong to somebody else Kay Armen leader  
Decca 105727 9/29/1958 Everything is peaches down in Georgia Kay Armen leader  
Decca 105740 10/1/1958 The world outside Four Aces leader  
Decca 105741 10/1/1958 How can you forget? Four Aces leader  
Decca 106125 11/20/1958 Dangerous doll Tony Conn leader  
Decca 106126 11/20/1958 Like now Tony Conn leader  
Decca 106618 2/16/1959 What 'Tis? What 'Tis? It's Spring Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106619 2/16/1959 He's always there Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106620 2/16/1959 Don't get around much anymore ; I'm walking through heaven with you Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106621 2/16/1959 For you Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106627 2/18/1959 I'll never smile again Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106628 2/18/1959 Don't get around much anymore Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106629 2/18/1959 Flamingo Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106630 2/18/1959 'Tis Autumn Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106635 2/19/1959 I'm falling for you Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106636 2/19/1959 Jelly jelly blues Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106637 2/19/1959 A sinner kissed an angel Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106638 2/19/1959 Worried over you Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106663 2/24/1959 It won't be easy Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106664 2/24/1959 This is a noting affair Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106665 2/24/1959 You had better change your ways Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106666 2/24/1959 All or nothing at all Al Hibbler leader  
Decca 106779 3/10/1959 Ciao, ciao bambina Four Aces leader  
Decca 106780 3/10/1959 Paradise island Four Aces leader  
Decca 106902 3/25/1959 My song Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 106903 3/25/1959 Hallelujah Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 106904 3/26/1959 Bill Bailey won't you please come home Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 106905 3/26/1959 The jazz dance Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 106906 3/25/1959 Floatin' down to cotton town Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 106907 3/25/1959 Sing you sinners Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 106908 3/25/1959 Waiting for the Robert E. Lee Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 106909 3/25/1959 Alabamy bound Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 106910 3/26/1959 There'll be some changes made Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 106911 3/26/1959 Sometimes I'm happy Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 106912 3/26/1959 One sweet letter from you Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 106913 3/26/1959 Someday sweetheart Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 106914 3/26/1959 I say hello Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 107046 4/14/1959 It's good to be alive Four Aces leader  
Decca 107047 4/14/1959 Get me to the church on time Four Aces leader  
Decca 107048 4/14/1959 Too close for comfort Four Aces leader  
Decca 107049 4/14/1959 Two faces in the dark Four Aces leader  
Decca 107050 4/14/1959 Till there was you Four Aces leader  
Decca 107051 4/14/1959 Long before I knew you Four Aces leader  
Decca 107052 4/15/1959 Standing on the corner Four Aces leader  
Decca 107053 4/15/1959 Small world Four Aces leader  
Decca 107054 4/15/1959 Tonight Four Aces leader  
Decca 107055 4/15/1959 Anyone would love you Four Aces leader  
Decca 107056 4/15/1959 You are beautiful Four Aces leader  
Decca 107057 4/15/1959 The five pennies Four Aces leader  
Decca 108067 9/2/1959 Two loves have I Earl Grant leader  
Decca 108068 9/2/1959 Not one minute more Earl Grant leader  
Decca 108069 9/2/1959 All for the best Earl Grant leader  
Decca 108070 9/2/1959 The folks who live on the hill Earl Grant leader  
Decca 108087 9/10/1959 Waltzing Matilda Four Aces leader  
Decca 108088 9/10/1959 Canadian sunset Four Aces leader  
Decca 108156 9/29/1959 Valentino tango The Castilians leader  
Decca 108157 9/29/1959 El choclo The Castilians leader  
Decca 108158 9/29/1959 El relicario The Castilians leader  
Decca 108159 10/1/1959 Blood and sand The Castilians leader  
Decca 108160 9/29/1959 La cumparsita The Castilians leader  
Decca 108161 10/1/1959 Roses of Rio The Castilians leader  
Decca 108162 9/29/1959 The Sheik of Araby The Castilians leader  
Decca 108163 9/29/1959 Wonderful one The Castilians leader  
Decca 108164 10/1/1959 Tango du reve The Castilians leader  
Decca 108165 10/1/1959 Caminita The Castilians leader  
Decca 108166 10/1/1959 La Rosita The Castilians leader  
Decca 108167 10/1/1959 Queja pampera The Castilians leader  
Decca 108363 11/18/1959 Arrivederci Roma Four Aces leader  
Decca 108364 11/18/1959 'Til tomorrow Four Aces leader  
Decca 108365 11/18/1959 Hawaiian wedding song Four Aces leader  
Decca 108366 11/18/1959 Bali Ha' i Four Aces leader  
Decca 108367 11/19/1959 Beyond the blue horizon Four Aces leader  
Decca 108368 11/19/1959 Granada Four Aces leader  
Decca 108369 11/19/1959 On a slow boat to China Four Aces leader  
Decca 108370 11/19/1959 South of the border Four Aces leader  
Decca 108371 11/19/1959 I love Paris Four Aces leader  
Decca 108375 11/19/1959 La campanella Carmen Cavallaro leader  
Decca 108376 11/20/1959 Hungarian rhapsody No. 6 Carmen Cavallaro leader  
Decca 108377 11/23/1959 Spanish rhapsody, part 1 Carmen Cavallaro leader  
Decca 108378 11/24/1959 Liszt concerto No.1 Carmen Cavallaro leader  
Decca 108379 11/24/1959 Hungarian rhapsody No. 13 Carmen Cavallaro leader  
Decca 108380 11/24/1959 Les preludes (theme) Carmen Cavallaro leader  
Decca 108381 11/24/1959 Hungarian rhapsody No. 1 Carmen Cavallaro leader  
Decca 108382 11/25/1959 Spanish rhapsody, part 2 Carmen Cavallaro leader  
Decca 108383 11/25/1959 Hungarian rhapsody No. 2 Carmen Cavallaro leader  
Decca 108384 11/27/1959 Liebestraum Carmen Cavallaro leader  
Decca 108385 11/27/1959 Piano Concerto No.1 (theme) Carmen Cavallaro leader  
Decca 108386 11/27/1959 Hungarian rhapsody No. 12 Carmen Cavallaro leader  
Decca 108527 1/6/1960 Till then Sammy Davis, Jr. leader  
Decca 108528 1/6/1960 Get on the right track, baby Sammy Davis, Jr. leader  
Decca 108529 1/6/1960 Face to face Sammy Davis, Jr. leader  
Decca 108579 1/18/1960 Saloon Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 108580 1/18/1960 I wish I had my old time sweetheart back again Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 108581 1/18/1960 Dirty hands, dirty face Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 108582 1/18/1960 If I had my life to live over Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 108583 1/19/1960 Just a girl that men forget Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 108584 1/19/1960 When your old wedding ring was new Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 108585 1/19/1960 The gang that sang Heart of my heart Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 108586 1/19/1960 Till we meet again Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 108587 1/20/1960 You're in love with everyone Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 108588 1/20/1960 My melancholy baby Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 108589 1/20/1960 Ace in the hole Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 108590 1/20/1960 I waited a little too long Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca 108641 1/26/1960 Chicken thief The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 108642 1/26/1960 Loneliness The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 108643 1/26/1960 Bye, bye blackbird The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 108884 3/24/1960 Volare (Nel blu dipinto di blu) The Italian Street Singers leader  
Decca 108885 3/24/1960 Ciao ciao bambina The Italian Street Singers leader  
Decca 108886 3/24/1960 Vieni sul mar The Italian Street Singers leader  
Decca 108887 3/24/1960 Oh, Marie The Italian Street Singers leader  
Decca 108888 3/25/1960 La Piccicina The Italian Street Singers leader  
Decca 108889 3/25/1960 Arrivederci Roma (Goodbye to Rome) The Italian Street Singers leader  
Decca 108890 3/25/1960 Torero The Italian Street Singers leader  
Decca 108891 3/25/1960 Santa Lucia The Italian Street Singers leader  
Decca 108892 3/29/1960 Medley: Mattinata ; Vieni su ; Ciribiribin The Italian Street Singers leader  
Decca 108893 3/29/1960 Non dimenticar (Don't forget) The Italian Street Singers leader  
Decca 108894 3/29/1960 Torna a Surriento The Italian Street Singers leader  
Decca 108895 3/29/1960 O sole mio The Italian Street Singers leader  
Decca 108900 3/24/1960 Try a little tenderness Earl Grant leader  
Decca 108901 3/24/1960 My dream is yours Earl Grant leader  
Decca 108902 3/24/1960 Fascination Earl Grant leader  
Decca 108903 3/24/1960 Unforgettable Earl Grant leader  
Decca 108905 3/25/1960 No other love Earl Grant leader  
Decca 108906 3/25/1960 It's magic Earl Grant leader  
Decca 108907 3/25/1960 Ebb tide Earl Grant leader  
Decca 109293 6/24/1960 Make love to me The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 109294 6/24/1960 My happiness The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 109295 6/24/1960 Sail along silvery moon The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 109296 6/24/1960 Side by side The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 109297 6/28/1960 True love The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 109298 6/28/1960 Canadian sunset The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 109299 6/28/1960 All I have to do is dream The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 109300 6/28/1960 Vaya con Dios The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 109301 6/29/1960 I'll never be free The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 109302 6/29/1960 Cross over the bridge The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 109303 6/29/1960 Crazy arms The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 109348 6/29/1960 Tonight you belong to me The Kalin Twins leader  
Decca 110686 6/1/1961 Just a girl that men forget Roberta Sherwood leader  
Decca L 10331 7/1/1957 Better luck next time Sammy Davis, Jr. leader  
Decca L 10332 7/1/1957 can't help lovin' dat gal Sammy Davis, Jr. leader  
Decca L 10333 7/1/1957 I cover the waterfront Sammy Davis, Jr. leader  
Decca L 10334 7/1/1957 Traps and taps Sammy Davis, Jr. leader  
Decca L 10335 7/2/1957 Where's that rainbow? Sammy Davis, Jr. leader  
Decca L 10336 7/2/1957 But not for me Sammy Davis, Jr. leader  
Decca L 10337 7/2/1957 Guess I'll hang my tears out to dry Sammy Davis, Jr. leader  

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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pleis, Jack," accessed December 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106364.

Pleis, Jack. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106364.

"Pleis, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 December 2021.

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