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Al Casey

Albert Aloysius Casey (September 15, 1915 – September 11, 2005) known professionally as Al Casey, was a jazz guitarist who was a member of Fats Waller's band during the 1930s and early 1940s.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 15th, 1915 (Louisville), Died September 11th, 2005 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-82526 10-in. 5/16/1934 A porter's love song to a chambermaid Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-82527 10-in. 5/16/1934 I wish I were twins Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-82528 10-in. 5/16/1934 Armful o' sweetness Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-82529 10-in. 5/16/1934 Do me a favor Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-83699 10-in. 8/17/1934 Georgia May Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-84106 10-in. 8/17/1934 Then I'll be tired of you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-84107 10-in. 8/17/1934 Don't let It bother you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and dialogue (take 1); with male vocal solo (take 2) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-84108 10-in. 8/17/1934 Have a little dream on me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-84417 10-in. 9/28/1934 Serenade for a wealthy widow Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and talk instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-84418 10-in. 9/28/1934 How can you face me? Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and talk instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-84419 10-in. 9/28/1934 Sweetie pie Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-84420 10-in. 9/28/1934 Mandy Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-84421 10-in. 9/28/1934 Let's pretend there's a moon Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-84422 10-in. 9/28/1934 You're not the only oyster In the stew Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-01801 10-in. 11/29/1936 Hallelujah! Things look rosy now Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-01802 10-in. 11/29/1936 Hallelujah! Things look rosy now Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-01803 10-in. 11/29/1936 'T'ain't good (Like a nickel made of wood) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-01804 10-in. 11/29/1936 'T'ain't good (Like a nickel made of wood) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-01805 10-in. 11/29/1936 Swingin' them jingle bells Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-01806 10-in. 11/29/1936 Swingin' them jingle bells Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-01807 10-in. 11/29/1936 A thousand dreams of you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-01808 10-in. 11/29/1936 A thousand dreams of you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-01809 10-in. 11/29/1936 A rhyme for love Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-01810 10-in. 11/29/1936 I adore you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-03840 10-in. 12/24/1936 Havin' a ball Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-03841 10-in. 12/24/1936 I'm sorry I made you cry Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-03842 10-in. 12/24/1936 Who's afraid of love? Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-03843 10-in. 12/24/1936 Please keep me in your dreams Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-03844 10-in. 12/24/1936 One in a million Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-03845 10-in. 12/24/1936 Nero Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-07745 10-in. 4/9/1937 You showed me the way Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-07746 10-in. 4/9/1937 You showed me the way Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-07747 10-in. 4/9/1937 Boo-hoo Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-07748 10-in. 4/9/1937 The love bug will bite you (If you don't watch out) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-07749 10-in. 4/9/1937 San Anton' Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-07750 10-in. 4/9/1937 San Anton' Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-07751 10-in. 4/9/1937 I've got a new lease on love Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-07752 10-in. 4/9/1937 I've got a new lease on love Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-07753 10-in. 4/9/1937 Sweet heartache Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-07754 10-in. 4/9/1937 Sweet heartache Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor CS-07755 12-in. 4/9/1937 Honeysuckle rose Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-022432 10-in. 4/12/1938 Skrontch Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027289 10-in. 10/13/1938 Two sleepy people Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027290 10-in. 10/13/1938 Shame! Shame! (Everybody knows your name) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027291 10-in. 10/13/1938 I'll never forgive myself (For not forgiving you) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027292 10-in. 10/13/1938 You look good to me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027293 10-in. 10/13/1938 Tell me with your kisses Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027294 10-in. 10/13/1938 Yacht club swing Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-030363 10-in. 12/7/1938 Love, I'd give my life for you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-030364 10-in. 12/7/1938 I wish I had you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-030365 10-in. 12/7/1938 I'll dance at your wedding Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-030366 10-in. 12/7/1938 Imagine my surprise Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-030367 10-in. 12/7/1938 I won't believe it (Till I hear it from you) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-030368 10-in. 12/7/1938 The spider and the fly Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-030369 10-in. 12/7/1938 Patty cake, patty cake (Baker man) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031460 10-in. 1/13/1939 Rosetta Frankie Newton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031461 10-in. 1/13/1939 Minor jive Frankie Newton Orchestra ; Hugues Panassié Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031462 10-in. 1/13/1939 The world is waiting for the sunrise Frankie Newton Orchestra ; Hugues Panassié Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031463 10-in. 1/13/1939 Who? Frankie Newton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031464 10-in. 1/13/1939 The blues my baby gave to me Frankie Newton Orchestra ; Hugues Panassié Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031465 10-in. 1/13/1939 Romping (Romping at Victor) Frankie Newton Orchestra ; Hugues Panassié Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031530 10-in. 1/19/1939 A good man is hard to find Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031531 10-in. 1/19/1939 You out-smarted yourself Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031532 10-in. 1/19/1939 Last night a miracle happened Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031533 10-in. 1/19/1939 Good for nothin' but love Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031534 10-in. 1/19/1939 Hold tight (Want some sea food mama) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031535 10-in. 1/19/1939 Kiss me with your eyes Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-032942 10-in. 3/9/1939 You asked for it—you got it Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-032943 10-in. 3/9/1939 Some rainy day Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-032944 10-in. 3/9/1939 'Tain't what you do (It's the way that cha do it) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-032945 10-in. 3/9/1939 Got no time Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-032946 10-in. 3/9/1939 Step up and shake my hand Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-032947 10-in. 3/9/1939 Undecided Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-032948 10-in. 3/9/1939 Remember who you're promised to Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-051865 10-in. 7/16/1940 Stop pretending Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-051866 10-in. 7/16/1940 I'll never smile again Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-051867 10-in. 7/16/1940 My mommie sent me to the shore Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-051868 10-in. 7/16/1940 Dry bones Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-051869 10-in. 7/16/1940 "Fats" Waller's original E flat blues Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-051870 10-in. 7/16/1940 Stayin' at home Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-051871 10-in. 7/16/1940 Hey! Stop kissin' my sister Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-054675 10-in. 8/2/1940 Now I lay me down to dream Una Mae Carlisle Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-054676 10-in. 8/2/1940 Papa's in bed with his britches on Una Mae Carlisle Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-054677 10-in. 8/2/1940 If I had you Una Mae Carlisle Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-054678 10-in. 8/2/1940 You made me love you (I didn't want to do it) Una Mae Carlisle Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-057083 10-in. 11/6/1940 Everybody loves my baby Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-057084 10-in. 11/6/1940 I'm gonna salt away some sugar (for my sugar and me) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-057085 10-in. 11/6/1940 Tain't nobody's biz-nezz if I do Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-057086 10-in. 11/6/1940 Abercrombie had a zombie Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-057087 10-in. 11/6/1940 Blue eyes Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-057088 10-in. 11/6/1940 Scram! Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-062762 10-in. 3/20/1941 Pan-Pan Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67489 10-in. 4/4/1940 Good woman blues Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67490 10-in. 4/4/1940 Skin and bones woman Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67491 10-in. 4/4/1940 I'm cuttin' out Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67492 10-in. 4/4/1940 Fireman blues Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67493 10-in. 4/4/1940 Lovin' woman blues Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67494 10-in. 4/4/1940 Roomin' house blues Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67495 10-in. 4/4/1940 Sugar bowl blues Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67496 10-in. 4/4/1940 Stick up woman (Let me make this trip with you) Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73128 10-in. 11/14/1945 I left a good deal in Mobile Josh White instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73129 10-in. 11/14/1945 Did you ever leave a woman? Josh White instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75223 9/2/1949 Leaning on the Lord Ethel Davenport instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75224 9/2/1949 I will wait till my change come Ethel Davenport instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75225 9/2/1949 Only a look Ethel Davenport instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75226 9/2/1949 Dig a little deeper in God's love Ethel Davenport instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 105428 8/6/1958 Blues for the street-1 Tony Scott and the All Stars instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca T-1905 10-in. 12/8/1943 Voodte Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca T-1906 10-in. 12/8/1943 How deep is the ocean Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca T-1907 10-in. 12/8/1943 Hawkins barrelhouse Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca T-1908 10-in. 12/8/1943 Stumpy Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca F-1000 2/26/1944 My fate is in your hands Earl Hines Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca F-1001 2/26/1944 I've got a feeling I'm falling Earl Hines Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca F-1002 2/26/1944 Honeysuckle rose Earl Hines Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca F-1003 2/26/1944 Squeeze me Earl Hines Trio instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Casey, Al," accessed March 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106890.

Casey, Al. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106890.

"Casey, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 March 2021.

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