Pembroke Davenport

Birth and Death Data: Born July 3rd, 1911, Died January 27th, 1985

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer

Notes: Davenport, Pembroke


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-01166 10-in. 9/8/1936 Nonchalant Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Decca 74302 12/20/1947 The little boy blues Sandra Deel ; Hugh Martin leader  
Decca 74303 12/20/1947 Gotta dance Harold Lang leader  
Decca 74304 12/20/1947 I'm tired of Texas Nancy Walker leader  
Decca 74305 12/20/1947 Let's do a ballet Loren Welch leader  
Decca 74306 12/20/1947 Shauney O'Shay Sandra Deel ; Hugh Martin leader  
Decca 74307 12/18/1947 Horrible, horrible love Sandra Deel ; Nancy Walker leader  
Decca 74308 12/18/1947 I'm the first girl in the second row Nancy Walker leader  
Decca 74309 12/18/1947 Tiny room Bill Shirley leader  
Decca 74310 12/18/1947 If you'll be mine Bill Shirley ; Nancy Walker leader  
Decca 74311 12/18/1947 I'm not so bright Harold Lang leader  
Decca 86387 6/13/1954 Overture (Instrumental) Pembroke Davenport leader  
Decca 86388 6/13/1954 What a pity ; It's great to be alive Ralph Herbert ; Hope Holiday leader  
Decca 86389 6/13/1954 A thousand and one nights William Chapman ; Hope Holiday ; Helena Scott leader  
Decca 86390 6/13/1954 Grand Vizir's lament Ralph Herbert leader  
Decca 86391 6/13/1954 Hail to the Sultan Ralph Herbert leader  
Decca 86392 6/13/1954 The hero of all my dreams Helena Scott leader  
Decca 86393 6/13/1954 A whale of a story William Chapman ; James McCracken leader  
Decca 86394 6/13/1954 The bath parade Gloria Van Dorp leader  
Decca 86395 6/13/1954 How long has it been? William Chapman ; Helena Scott leader  
Decca 86396 6/13/1954 Teenie weenie genie Hope Holiday leader  
Decca 86397 6/13/1954 A long ago love Pembroke Davenport leader  
Decca 86398 6/13/1954 Marry the one you love ; Finale (Orch. & Chorus) Pembroke Davenport leader  
Decca 86630 8/4/1954 It's great to be alive-1 Hope Holiday leader  


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