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Buddy Clark

Buddy Clark (born Samuel Goldberg, July 26, 1912 – October 1, 1949) was an American popular singer of the 1930s and 1940s. In the late 1940s, after his return from service in World War II, his career blossomed and he became one of the nation's top crooners. He died in a plane crash in 1949.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 26th, 1912 (Dorchester), Died October 1st, 1949 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor LBRC-71762 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 7/1/1932 Missouri waltz Buddy Clark ; Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BRC-71765 10-in. 7/2/1932 Evening Buddy Clark ; Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-89517 10-in. 4/4/1935 I'm livin' in a great big way Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Buddy Clark Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-07715 10-in. 4/5/1937 A love song of long ago Buddy Clark ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-07716 10-in. 4/5/1937 Hold me tight Buddy Clark ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-07717 10-in. 4/5/1937 I hum a waltz Buddy Clark ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-010171 10-in. 5/14/1937 The camera doesn't lie Buddy Clark ; Eddy Duchin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-010172 10-in. 5/14/1937 A star is born Buddy Clark ; Eddy Duchin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-010173 10-in. 5/14/1937 Heaven help this heart of mine Buddy Clark ; Eddy Duchin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-010175 10-in. 5/14/1937 Ten o'clock town Buddy Clark ; Eddy Duchin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-053562 10-in. 10/23/1940 I should have known you years ago Buddy Clark ; Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-053563 10-in. 10/23/1940 He's my uncle Buddy Clark ; Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-064658 10-in. 8/2/1941 Darling, how you lied Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Decca 73339 2/1/1946 Why shouldn't it happen to us? Buddy Clark ; Hildegarde vocalist  
Decca 73340 2/1/1946 I've told ev'ry little star Buddy Clark ; Hildegarde vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Clark, Buddy," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106631.

Clark, Buddy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106631.

"Clark, Buddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106631

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