Bob Bain

Bob Bain (26 January 1924 – 21 June 2018) was an American guitarist mainly known for his film music contributions, including “Dr. Zhivago” (1965), where he played the balalaika in the score for certain scenes where “Lara’s Theme” is heard.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 26, 1924 (Chicago), Died June, 2018 (Oxnard)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1965

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D5VB-0758 10-in. 5/14/1945 The minor goes muggin' Duke Ellington ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Piano solo, with jazz/dance orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 112603 3/20/1962 Mighty like the blues Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 5416 3/8/1950 God bless the child Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 5417 3/8/1950 This is heaven to me Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 6329 6/29/1951 If you turn me down Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 6330 6/29/1951 I fall in love with you ev'ry day Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 6331 6/29/1951 You left your brown-eyed baby blue Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 6332 6/29/1951 Everything I have is yours Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 6333 6/29/1951 The hula hula boogie Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 6334 6/29/1951 My magic heart Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 6338 7/2/1951 You blew out the flame in my heart Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 6339 7/2/1951 Oh, look at me now Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 6340 7/2/1951 Black strap molasses Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 6341 7/2/1951 Show me you love me Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 12821 3/19/1962 Georgia on my mind Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 12822 3/19/1962 Down home Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 12823 3/19/1962 Corrine Corrina Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 12831 3/20/1962 Let the good times roll Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 12832 3/20/1962 Eh là-bas Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 12833 3/20/1962 Talkin' 'bout you Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 12834 3/20/1962 Mighty like the blues Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 12835 3/21/1962 Rockin' chair Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 12836 3/21/1962 Creole love call Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 12837 3/21/1962 And the angels sing Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 13714 4/23/1965 The legend of Shenandoah James Stewart instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bain, Bob," accessed June 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106365.

Bain, Bob. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106365.

"Bain, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106365

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