Buddy Cole

Edwin LeMar "Buddy" Cole (December 15, 1916 – November 5, 1964), was a jazz pianist and orchestra leader. He played behind a number of pop singers, including Rosemary Clooney, Jill Corey, Johnnie Ray and The Four Lads, who recorded for Columbia Records. As "Buddy Cole and his Trio" he recorded the albums Some Fine Old Chestnuts and New Tricks with Bing Crosby.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 15th, 1916, Died November 5th, 1964 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, organ

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-042246 10-in. 11/13/1939 A bee gezindt Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-042247 10-in. 11/13/1939 In the mood Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-042248 10-in. 11/13/1939 Irish washerwoman Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-042249 10-in. 11/13/1939 My wubba dolly Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-042250 10-in. 11/13/1939 Sometimes I'm happy Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061748 10-in. 10/24/1941 Feed that eagle Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061749 10-in. 10/24/1941 You are the lyric (To the loving song in my heart) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061750 10-in. 10/24/1941 (The belle of the village ball) Around and around she goes Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061751 10-in. 10/24/1941 The skunk song Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Dick Morgan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061752 10-in. 10/24/1941 Santa Claus is comin' to town Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061914 10-in. 11/21/1941 Liebestraum (A dream of love) Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061915 10-in. 11/21/1941 I said no! Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061916 10-in. 11/21/1941 Deep in the heart of Texas Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Skeets Herfurt ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with 2 male solos, vocal ensemble, and clapping instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061917 10-in. 11/21/1941 Sing your worries away Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061918 10-in. 11/21/1941 Not a star in sight Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-062779 10-in. 3/28/1941 Oh, for heaven's sake Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Skeets Herfurt ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-062780 10-in. 3/28/1941 As I remember you Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schollen Instrumental ensemble. with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-062781 10-in. 3/28/1941 Light cavalry Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-062782 10-in. 3/28/1941 Woodland symphony Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-062783 10-in. 3/28/1941 Amapola (Pretty little poppy) Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-063351 10-in. 4/14/1941 If it's true Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-063352 10-in. 4/14/1941 Hindustan Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-063353 10-in. 4/14/1941 Everything happens to me Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065216 10-in. 5/1/1941 A romantic guy, I Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Skeets Herfurt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065217 10-in. 5/1/1941 Where you are Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065218 10-in. 5/1/1941 Saturday nite Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065219 10-in. 5/1/1941 I take to you Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065942 10-in. 6/10/1941 Harbor of dreams Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schollen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065943 10-in. 6/10/1941 In the hall of the mountain king Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065944 10-in. 6/10/1941 Kiss the boys goodbye Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065945 10-in. 6/10/1941 It's yours Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-066824 10-in. 7/14/1941 Here comes the bride (Lohengrin's wedding march) Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-066825 10-in. 7/14/1941 A drowsy old riff Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-066826 10-in. 7/14/1941 How green was my valley Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-066827 10-in. 7/14/1941 Don't take your love from me Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-066828 10-in. 7/14/1941 Jealous Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-066829 10-in. 7/14/1941 Dancing in a dream Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067884 10-in. 9/19/1941 On the Alamo Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067885 10-in. 9/19/1941 Idaho Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067886 10-in. 9/19/1941 It isn't a dream anymore Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067887 10-in. 9/19/1941 Who calls? Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067888 10-in. 9/19/1941 B-i-bi Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067889 10-in. 9/19/1941 Minka Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067890 10-in. 9/19/1941 Jack and Jill Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067891 10-in. 9/19/1941 Rose O'Day (The filla-ga-dusha song) Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071667 10-in. 1/27/1942 Sing me a song of the islands Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071668 10-in. 1/27/1942 Smile for me (until we meet again) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071669 10-in. 1/27/1942 The Army Air Corps (Official song of the United States Army Air Corps) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071682 10-in. 1/27/1942 Do you miss your sweetheart? (Like your sweetheart misses you?) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071683 10-in. 1/27/1942 Little Hawk Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-073500 10-in. 3/4/1942 Oh, how I miss you to-night Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-073501 10-in. 3/4/1942 Don't sit under the apple tree (With anyone else but me) Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-073502 10-in. 3/4/1942 Heavenly hideaeay Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-073503 10-in. 3/4/1942 Jersey bounce Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-073562 10-in. 3/12/1942 Music 'til dawn Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-073563 10-in. 3/12/1942 I'm glad there is you Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-073564 10-in. 3/12/1942 Picnic in purgatory Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Charles Brosen Jazz/dance band, with talk (take 1); Jazz/dance band (take 2) instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-073565 10-in. 3/12/1942 My buddy Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-075453 10-in. 7/24/1942 Dearly beloved Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-075454 10-in. 7/24/1942 The major and the minor Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-075455 10-in. 7/24/1942 I'm old-fashioned Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-075456 10-in. 7/24/1942 Strip polka Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 104456 5/3/1954 The tell-tale heart James Mason instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 104457 5/3/1954 Annabel Lee James Mason instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 104458 5/3/1954 Silence James Mason instrumentalist, organ  
Decca L 3965 10-in. 9/13/1945 Day by day Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 3966 10-in. 9/13/1945 Prove it by the things you do Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4321 7/11/1946 Talking is a woman Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4322 11/7/1946 Ole buttermilk sky Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4335 12/9/1946 Shh! The old man's sleeping Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4336 12/9/1946 Doctor , Lawyer , Indian chief Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4352 2/11/1947 Riverboat shuffle Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4353 2/11/1947 Rockin' chair Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4354 2/11/1947 Georgia on my mind Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5132 9/12/1949 White Christmas Harry Babbitt instrumentalist, organ  
Decca L 5133 9/12/1949 Silent night Harry Babbitt instrumentalist, organ  
Decca L 5760 7/26/1950 Penthouse serenade Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, organ  
Decca L 5761 7/26/1950 Memories of you Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, organ  
Decca L 5762 7/26/1950 You go to my head Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, organ  
Decca L 5835 9/14/1950 Moonglow Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, organ  
Decca L 5836 9/14/1950 I'll remember April Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, organ  
Decca L 5837 9/4/1950 The man I love Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, organ  
Decca L 5838 9/14/1950 Time on my hands Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, organ  
Decca L 5839 9/14/1950 Easy to love Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, organ  
Decca L 5840 9/14/1950 Twentieth Century boogie Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, organ  
Decca L 6034 2/2/1951 Sentimental music Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6035 2/2/1951 Silver moon Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6262 4/27/1951 Gone fishin' Louis Armstrong ; Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6318 6/20/1951 In the cool, cool, cool of the evening-1 Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6319 6/20/1951 Misto Cristofo Colombo Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6622 1/25/1952 Rogue River valley Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6623 1/25/1952 The monkey song Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6624 1/25/1952 Drip drop Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7201 6/26/1953 Do you ever think of me? Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7202 6/26/1953 I never knew Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7203 6/26/1953 Somebody loves me Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7204 6/26/1953 After you've gone Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7205 6/26/1953 Sleepy time gal Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7206 6/26/1953 Dinah Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7207 6/26/1953 I never knew (I could love anybody else) Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7208 6/26/1953 I can't give you anything but love Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7519 12/31/1953 Moanin' low Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7520 12/31/1953 Takin' a chance on love Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8848 11/23/1955 Ol' man river Buddy Cole Trio ; Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8849 11/23/1955 In a little Spanish town Buddy Cole Trio ; Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9261 5/22/1956 Honeysuckle rose Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9262 5/22/1956 Swanee Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9926 3/14/1957 When I take my sugar to tea Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9927 3/14/1957 Between the devil and the deep blue sea Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9936 3/14/1957 Alabamy bound Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9937 3/14/1957 Georgia on my mind Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9938 3/14/1957 I'm confessin' (that I love you) Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9939 3/14/1957 If I could be with you (one hour tonight) Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9940 3/14/1957 Avalon Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9941 3/14/1957 Chinatown my Chinatown Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9942 3/14/1957 You're driving me crazy Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9943 3/14/1957 On the Alamo Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9944 3/14/1957 Chicago Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9945 3/14/1957 Softly as in a morning sunrise Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9946 3/14/1957 More than you know Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11300 12/26/1958 'Deed I do Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11301 12/26/1958 You took advantage of me Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11302 12/26/1958 Blue moon Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11303 12/26/1958 Sing you sinners Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11304 12/26/1958 A touch of the blues Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11305 12/26/1958 I'm beginning to see the light Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11306 12/26/1958 Goody, goody Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11307 12/26/1958 Too close for comfort Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11308 12/26/1958 Do nothin' till you hear from me Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11309 12/26/1958 Moonlight Mississippi Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11310 12/26/1958 I wish I were in love again Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11311 12/26/1958 Sunday in Savannah Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11312 12/26/1958 This can't be love Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11313 12/26/1958 I gotta right to sing the blues Rosemary Clooney instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cole, Buddy," accessed October 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106795.

Cole, Buddy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106795.

"Cole, Buddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 October 2021.

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