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Nick Lucas

Dominic Nicholas Anthony Lucinese (August 22, 1897 – July 28, 1982), known professionally as Nick Lucas, was an American jazz guitarist and singer. He was the first jazz guitarist to record as a soloist. His popularity during his lifetime came from his reputation as a singer. His signature song was "Tiptoe Through the Tulips".

Birth and Death Data: Born August 22, 1897 (Newark), Died July 28, 1982 (Colorado Springs)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, leader, songwriter, banjo, composer, lyricist, arranger

Notes: Often sub-credited as "The Crooning Troubadour."

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Recordings (Results 126-150 of 183 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E24718-E24721 10-in. 10/13/1927 Among my souvenirs Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick E24722-E24724 10-in. 10/13/1927 Blue heaven Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick E25513-E25514 10-in. 12/10/1927 Keep sweeping the cobwebs off the moon Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick E25515-E25516 10-in. 12/10/1927 Together Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick [E25840-E25841a] 1/5/1928 No masters made Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with 2 violins and piano vocalist  
Brunswick E25975-E25977 10-in. 1/12/1928 My Ohio home Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with 2 violins, guitar, and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick E25978-E25979 10-in. 1/12/1928 Without you, sweetheart Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick E26657-E26658 10-in. 2/24/1928 Sunshine Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick E26659-E26660 10-in. 2/24/1928 Marcheta Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with violin and steel guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E26669-E26670 10-in. 2/25/1928 I’m waiting for ships that never come in Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick E26671-E26672 10-in. 2/25/1928 I still love you Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick E27111-E27113 10-in. 3/23/1928 Beside a lazy stream Frank Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E27113) songwriter  
Brunswick E34631-E34632 10-in. 9/25/1930 Siboney Anglo-Persians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal vocalist  
Brunswick E35770-E35771 10-in. 12/20/1930 Lady play your mandolin (Senora toqe su mandolina) Crooning Troubadours ; Nick Lucas Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) vocalist, leader  
Brunswick C2817 10-in. 1/17/1929 I'll get by (As long as I have you) Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick C2818 10-in. 1/17/1929 I’m telling you Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with trumpet, guitar, and piano instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick C2819 10-in. 1/17/1929 Some rainy day Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with trumpet, guitar, and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C2831 10-in. 1/19/1929 Old timer Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick C2832 10-in. 1/19/1929 Heart of mine Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick C2833 10-in. 1/18/1929 How about me? Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick C209-C211 10-in. 4/23/1926 Adorable Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick C212-C215 10-in. 4/23/1926 No foolin' Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick C216-C219 10-in. 4/23/1926 I wish I had my old girl back again Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick C220-C222 10-in. 4/23/1926 Bye bye blackbird Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick C223-C224 10-in. 4/23/1926 My bundle of love Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
(Results 126-150 of 183 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lucas, Nick," accessed February 6, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106430.

Lucas, Nick. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 6, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106430.

"Lucas, Nick." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 6 February 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106430

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