Vic Mizzy

Victor Mizzy (January 9, 1916 – October 17, 2009) was an American composer for television and movies whose best-known works are the themes to the 1960s television sitcoms Green Acres and The Addams Family. Mizzy also wrote top-20 songs from the 1930s to 1940s.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 9th, 1916 (Brooklyn), Died October 17th, 2009 (Ecatepec)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-023651 10-in. 7/1/1938 There's a far away look in your eye Art Kassel ; Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra ; Billy Leach Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-024023 10-in. 7/12/1938 There's a far away look in your eye Disck Todd Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBS-026251 10-in. 11/14/1938 It serves you right Shep Fields ; Annabelle Graham ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-032928 10-in. 3/8/1939 I can't get you out of my mind Gray Gordon ; Cliff Grass ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-032972 10-in. 3/13/1939 I can't get you out of my mind Three Reasons ; Dick Todd Male vocal solo, with female vocal trio and jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-034657 10-in. 5/8/1939 Igloo Betty Hutton ; Vincent Lopez ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-036910 10-in. 5/5/1939 I'll never fail you Blue Barron ; Alan Holmes Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-036963 10-in. 5/18/1939 Igloo Don Redman Orchestra ; Laurel Watson Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-041918 10-in. 8/24/1939 Sleepy moon Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-042626 10-in. 8/30/1939 No mama no Harriet Hilliard ; Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet composer  
Victor BS-042947 10-in. 10/12/1939 No mama no Smoothies Mixed vocal trio, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-047020 10-in. 2/7/1940 If it weren't for you Bob Chester Orchestra ; Dolores O'Neill Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-049584 10-in. 3/28/1940 The sailor with the navy blue eyes Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-053246 10-in. 7/26/1940 The night has a thousand eyes Carl Ravazza Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-058213 10-in. 12/3/1940 He's a Latin from Staten Island Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Ford Leary Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-073824 10-in. 4/9/1942 Three little sisters Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-073898 10-in. 6/1/1942 The corporal told the private Four V's ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal quartet composer  
Victor BS-074143 10-in. 3/16/1942 Three little sisters Art Jarrett Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal quartet composer  
Victor BS-075571 10-in. 7/22/1942 Kille kille The Four Lyttle Sisters ; Hal McIntyre Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mizzy, Vic," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110368.

Mizzy, Vic. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110368.

"Mizzy, Vic." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110368

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