Buddy Bernier

Henry 'Buddy' Bernier (Watertown, New York, April 21, 1910 – June 18, 1983) was an American lyricist, mainly active during the 1940s and 1950s.

Bernier wrote the lyrics for "Poinciana", a song by composer Nat Simon that was first introduced in the 1952 film Dreamboat. He was also the lyricist on "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" (not to be confused with the Bobby Vee song of the same name), co-written with Jerry Brainin and covered by John Coltrane, Harry Belafonte, and others.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 21st, 1910

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 28 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 Buddy Bernier ; Bob Emmerich ; 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 28 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bernier, Buddy," accessed September 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112017.

Bernier, Buddy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112017.

"Bernier, Buddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 September 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112017

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