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Sam Theard

Samuel Allen Theard (October 10, 1904 – December 7, 1982) was an American singer, songwriter, actor, and comedian. He performed under the names Lovin' Sam Theard, Spo-Dee-O-Dee, and others.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 10th, 1904 (New Orleans), Died December 7th, 1982 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, lyricist, songwriter, guitar, speaker

Recordings (Results 51-63 of 63 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick C5998 10-in. Aug. 1930 You rascal you Hokum Jug Band ; Frankie Half Pint Jaxon ; Tampa Red Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C5999 10-in. Aug. 1930 She can love so good Hokum Jug Band ; Frankie Half Pint Jaxon ; Tampa Red Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C6079 10-in. Sept. 1930 She can love so good Hokum Jug Band ; Frankie Half Pint Jaxon ; Tampa Red Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E37221 10-in. 9/23/1931 You rascal, you Cab Calloway Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Decca 90711 10-in. 4/5/1936 New rubbing on that darned old thing Oscar's Chicago Swingers vocalist  
Decca 90712 10-in. 5/5/1936 I wonder who's boogiein' my woogie Oscar's Chicago Swingers vocalist  
Decca 90796 10-in. 7/9/1936 Try some of that Oscar's Chicago Swingers vocalist  
Decca 90797 10-in. 7/9/1936 My gal's been foolin' me Kokomo Arnold vocalist  
Decca 93029 10-in. 6/4/1940 Spo-de-o-dee Tiny Parham vocalist  
Decca C 9424 10-in. 9/10/1934 I'm gonna run you down Sam Theard vocalist  
Decca C 9425 10-in. 9/10/1934 Rubbin' on the darned old thing Sam Theard vocalist  
Decca C 9483 10-in. 9/17/1934 That rhythm gal Sam Theard vocalist  
Decca C 9484 10-in. 9/17/1934 Till I die Sam Theard vocalist  
(Results 51-63 of 63 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Theard, Sam," accessed February 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107430.

Theard, Sam. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107430.

"Theard, Sam." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107430

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