Jay Livingston (born Jacob Harold Levison, March 28, 1915 – October 17, 2001) was an American composer best known as half of a songwriting duo with Ray Evans that specialized in songs composed for films. Livingston wrote music and Evans the lyrics.
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Birth and Death Data: Born March 28, 1915 (Pennsylvania), Died October 17, 2001 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1951
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||MBS-092521||10-in.||before 11/24/1950||Mil violines||Orquesta Luis Arcaraz||Instrumental ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||MBS-092522||10-in.||before 11/24/1950||Mona Lisa||Orquesta Luis Arcaraz||Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||MBS-092597||10-in.||before 1/16/1951||Mil violines||Los Tres Diamantes||Male vocal and instrumental trio||songwriter|
|Victor||MBS-092779||10-in.||before 4/17/1951||Mona Lisa||Pérez Prado Orchestra||Instrumental ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||E0FB-3651||10-in.||5/24/1950||Querida mía||Trio Guadalajara||Male vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||D5VB-1322||10-in.||12/28/1945||Let's go home||Charlie Spivak Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||D6VB-3142||10-in.||12/16/1946||Beside you||Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Freddy Martin||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||D7VB-1106||10-in.||10/27/1947||Dream girl||Garry Stevens ; Tex Beneke Orchestra||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||D7VB-2035||10-in.||11/14/1947||Golden earrings||Charlie Spivak Orchestra ; Irene Daye||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||D7VB-3046||10-in.||12/28/1947||Cincinnati||Ray McKinley ; Ray McKinley Orchestra||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Livingston, Jay," accessed March 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109277.
Livingston, Jay. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109277.
"Livingston, Jay." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 March 2023.
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LCNAR: Livingston, Jay, 1915-2001 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no92009135
Wikidata: Jay Livingston - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q947044
MusicBrainz: Jay Livingston - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/da170a43-2b34-4b11-aade-6e77104119ee
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