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Dave Tough

Dave Tough (April 26, 1907 – December 9, 1948, was an American jazz drummer associated with Dixieland and swing jazz in the 1930s and 1940s.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 26th, 1907 (Oak Park), Died December 9th, 1948 (Newark)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: traps, drums, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 119 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-99917 10-in. 3/25/1936 You never looked so beautiful Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band (take 1); with female vocal solo (takes 2 and 3) instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-99919 10-in. 3/27/1936 It's you I'm talkin' about Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-99920 10-in. 3/27/1936 Will I ever know? Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-99921 10-in. 3/27/1936 Rhythm saved the world Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-99949 10-in. 4/3/1936 Star dust Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-101453 10-in. 4/15/1936 At the Codfish Ball Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-101454 10-in. 4/15/1936 Jada Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-02165 10-in. 10/18/1936 Head over heels in love Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-02169 10-in. 10/18/1936 May I have the next romance with you? Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03083 10-in. 11/24/1936 Tea on the terrace Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03084 10-in. 11/24/1936 I'm in a dancing mood Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03085 10-in. 11/24/1936 Keepin' out of mischief now Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03086 10-in. 11/24/1936 Jamboree Three Esquires ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03246 10-in. 11/18/1936 Where are you? Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03247 10-in. 11/18/1936 That foolish feeling Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03248 10-in. 11/18/1936 There's frost on the moon Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03514 10-in. 12/2/1936 Stompin' at the Savoy Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03898 10-in. 1/7/1937 The "goona goo" Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03899 10-in. 1/7/1937 If my heart could only talk Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03989 10-in. 1/19/1937 Who'll buy my violets Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03990 10-in. 1/19/1937 On a little bamboo bridge Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03991 10-in. 1/19/1937 How could you? Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-03992 10-in. 1/19/1937 Melody in F Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-04201 10-in. 1/7/1937 Mr. Ghost goes to town Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-04202 10-in. 1/7/1937 Lookin' around corners for you Three Esquires ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, traps  
(Results 1-25 of 119 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tough, Dave," accessed March 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107188.

Tough, Dave. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107188.

"Tough, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 March 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107188

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