Dick Noel

Richard "Dick" Noel (May 30, 1927, Brooklyn, New York – October 20, 2017, Escondido, California) was an American band vocalist, jingle singer, and radio and television performer.

Noel sang with the Ray Anthony Orchestra, including on the hit "Count Every Star," recorded singles for the Decca and Fraternity labels, was regularly featured on radio shows in Cincinnati and Chicago, appeared on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts and the Tennessee Ernie Ford Show, and began a career as a jingle singer in 1965.

In this latter pursuit, Noel was christened "The King of the Jingles", recording thousands of spots, including national jingles for McDonald's and United Airlines. In 1978 Noel recorded and released the album A Time for Love in collaboration with pianist Larry Novak. He retired to San Diego, where he was voiceover artist for Silicon Beach Software's Dark Castle.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 30th, 1927 (Brooklyn), Died October 20th, 2017 (Rancho Bernardo)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 150 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 81154 6/13/1951 In the cool, cool, cool of the evening Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 81155 6/13/1951 If you turn me down Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 81156 6/13/1951 My baby just cares for me Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 81210 6/25/1951 Sentimental journey The Ames Brothers ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 81211 6/25/1951 Undecided The Ames Brothers ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 81212 6/25/1951 Love letters in the sand Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 83096 7/18/1952 No moon at all The Ames Brothers ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 83097 7/18/1952 Do nothin' till you hear from me The Ames Brothers ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 83098 7/18/1952 Blue skies-1 The Ames Brothers ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84032 3/2/1953 Rough ridin' Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84033 3/2/1953 Ruby-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84034 3/2/1953 Midnight sun-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84035 3/2/1953 From this moment on Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84396 4/17/1953 There you'll find my love for Dick Noel vocalist  
Decca 84397 4/17/1953 Till I see you again Dick Noel vocalist  
Decca 84398 4/17/1953 This is my prayer Dick Noel vocalist  
Decca 84399 4/17/1953 Rainy weather Dick Noel vocalist  
Decca 85247 9/24/1953 Sleeping beauty Dick Noel vocalist  
Decca 85248 9/24/1953 From this moment on Dick Noel vocalist  
Decca 85249 9/24/1953 The wedding bell song Dick Noel vocalist  
Decca 85250 9/24/1953 Hot dog that made her mad Dick Noel vocalist  
Decca 86005 3/16/1954 Happy hooligan-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86006 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Caravan-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86007 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Baby I need you Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86009 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 I let a song go out of my heart-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 1-25 of 150 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Noel, Dick," accessed February 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109603.

Noel, Dick. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109603.

"Noel, Dick." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 February 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109603

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