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Walter Pichon

Walter Gabriel Pichon (April 3, 1906 – February 25, 1967) professionally known as Fats Pichon, was an American jazz pianist, singer, bandleader, and songwriter.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 3rd, 1906 (New Orleans), Died February 25th, 1967 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, piano, composer, songwriter

Notes: Name also appears as Fats Pichon.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-49651 10-in. 1/16/1929 I've got that thing King Oliver Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-55843 10-in. 9/16/1929 Doggin' that thing Walter Pichon Male vocal solo, with cornet, guitar, and piano vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-55844 10-in. 9/16/1929 Yo-yo Walter Pichon Male vocal solo, with cornet, guitar, and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-62337 10-in. 7/10/1930 You can't go wrong Royal Flush Orchestra ; Fess Williams Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh 74435 10-in. 12/5/1926 Hard luck blues Butterbeans & Susie ; Eddie Heywood Female-male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W401534 10-in. 1/15/1929 It's tight like that Burning Eight ; Luis Russell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Decca 100007 5/24/1956 The man I love Walter Pichon instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 100008 5/24/1956 A hundred years from today Walter Pichon instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 100009 5/24/1956 How deep is the ocean Walter Pichon instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 100010 5/24/1956 Dark eyes Walter Pichon instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 100011 5/24/1956 Some little bug is going to find you Walter Pichon instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 100012 5/24/1956 Tea for two Walter Pichon instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 100013 5/24/1956 Mack the knife Walter Pichon instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 100014 5/24/1956 Sweet Lorraine Walter Pichon instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 100015 5/24/1956 One for my baby Walter Pichon instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 100016 5/24/1956 I get a kick out of you Walter Pichon instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 100017 5/24/1956 Ain't misbehavin' Walter Pichon instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 100018 5/24/1956 As time goes by Walter Pichon instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pichon, Walter," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110822.

Pichon, Walter. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110822.

"Pichon, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110822

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