Bill Carey

William D. Carey (May 20, 1916 - January 27, 2004) was an American songwriter, actor, singer and author.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 20th, 1916 (Hollister), Died January 27th, 2004 (Laguna Beach)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1942 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-066551 10-in. 4/9/1942 Who wouldn't love you Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Stuart Wade Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet lyricist  
Decca 87770 4/15/1955 My fate is in your hands Bill Carey vocalist  
Decca 87771 4/15/1955 If you knew how much I loved you Bill Carey vocalist  
Decca 87772 4/15/1955 When the organ played at twilight Bill Carey vocalist  
Decca 87773 4/15/1955 Heavenly lover Bill Carey vocalist  
Decca 88433 8/1/1955 Mercy, have mercy Bill Carey vocalist  
Decca 88846 11/2/1955 From jazz to the Bible Bill Carey vocalist  
Decca 88847 11/2/1955 Laughing boy Bill Carey vocalist  
Decca 88848 11/2/1955 Where walks my true love? Bill Carey vocalist  
Decca 88849 11/2/1955 Poor me Bill Carey vocalist  
Decca 89558 3/16/1956 Marilyn Bill Carey vocalist  
Decca 89559 3/16/1956 Record hop Bill Carey vocalist  
Decca 89582 3/21/1956 Boston town George Barnes vocalist  
Decca 89583 3/21/1956 Flamenco love George Barnes vocalist  
Decca 89584 3/21/1956 Goin' to Chicago blues George Barnes vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carey, Bill," accessed October 21, 2020,

Carey, Bill. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from

"Carey, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

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