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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 176-183 of 183 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 10442 8/9/1957 I'll get by as long as I have you Nick Lucas vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 10443 8/9/1957 Together Nick Lucas vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 10444 8/9/1957 Among my souvenirs Nick Lucas vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 10449 8/12/1957 Bye bye blackbird Nick Lucas vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 10450 8/12/1957 Side by side Nick Lucas vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 10451 8/12/1957 Looking at the world through rose-colored glasses Nick Lucas vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 10452 8/12/1957 My best girl Nick Lucas vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 10453 8/12/1957 Dreamer of dreams Nick Lucas vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 176-183 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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