Buddy Bernier

Henry 'Buddy' Bernier (April 21, 1910 – June 18, 1983) was an American lyricist born in Watertown, New York, who was mainly active during the 1940s and 1950s. He came from a show business family and had two sisters, Daisy and Peggy who were each a singer and actress respectively. His mother Margaret was also a singer and dancer.

He was enlisted into the armed forces in April 1941 and served a corporal of the Lincoln Army Air Field before his discharge in March 1946. He died in June 1983 at the age of 73 due to alcoholic cardiomyopathy.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 21, 1910, Died June 18, 1983

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-99060 10-in. 2/6/1936 Saddle your blues to a wild mustang King’s Men ; Bob Lawrence ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor BS-99154 10-in. 2/16/1936 Saddle your blues to a wild mustang Nolan Canova ; Hotel Charlotte Orchestra ; Bob Pope Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-01803 10-in. 11/29/1936 'T'ain't good (Like a nickel made of wood) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-011719 10-in. 8/13/1937 The Big Apple Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-013324 10-in. 9/2/1937 The Big Apple Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-013345 10-in. 9/7/1937 Beat it out Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-018133 10-in. 1/10/1938 Lost in the shuffle Dick Stabile Orchestra ; Paula Kelly Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-018154 10-in. 1/13/1938 You went to my head Palmer Brothers ; Larry Wynn Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-018361 10-in. 1/21/1938 When the heather is in bloom Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-021152 10-in. 3/11/1938 You went to my head Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-021874 10-in. 4/1/1938 This time it's real Rose Marie Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-022976 10-in. 5/2/1938 This time it's real Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-023210 10-in. 5/12/1938 This time it's real Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-023269 10-in. 5/24/1938 So lovely Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-023595 10-in. 6/17/1938 So lovely Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-023735 10-in. 6/24/1938 If I were you Hot Lips Page Orchestra ; Delores Payne Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-023761 10-in. 7/1/1938 If I were you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-027405 10-in. 9/26/1938 Hurry home Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Charles Wilson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-028144 10-in. 10/21/1938 Hurry home Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-030311 10-in. 11/25/1938 Do you remember last night? Jeanne D'Arcy ; Johnny Messner ; Music Box Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-030336 10-in. 12/1/1938 Do you remember last night? Clambake Seven ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-032956 10-in. 3/12/1939 Our love Bill Darnell ; Red Nichols Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-034400 10-in. 3/15/1939 Our love Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-034656 10-in. 5/8/1939 By an ivy covered wall Vincent Lopez ; Sonny Schuyler ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-037653 10-in. 6/16/1939 What goes on behind your eyes? Three Reasons ; Dick Todd Male vocal solo, with female vocal trio and jazz/dance band songwriter  
(Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bernier, Buddy," accessed July 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112017.

Bernier, Buddy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112017.

"Bernier, Buddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 July 2024.

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