Sid Block

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone, saxophone

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 75 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-99917 10-in. 3/25/1936 You never looked so beautiful Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band (take 1); with female vocal solo (takes 2 and 3) instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-99919 10-in. 3/27/1936 It's you I'm talkin' about Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-99920 10-in. 3/27/1936 Will I ever know? Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-99921 10-in. 3/27/1936 Rhythm saved the world Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-99949 10-in. 4/3/1936 Star dust Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-101454 10-in. 4/15/1936 Jada Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Decca 71483 10-in. 11/4/1943 You better give me lots of lovin', honey Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, arranger  
Decca 71484 10-in. 11/4/1943 In a friendly little harbor Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, arranger  
Decca 71485 10-in. 11/4/1943 No love, no nothin' Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, arranger  
Decca 71486 10-in. 11/4/1943 Southbound track Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, arranger  
Decca 71487 10-in. 11/4/1943 I've had this feeling before Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, arranger  
Decca 71793 10-in. 2/16/1944 San Fernando Valley Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, arranger  
Decca 72483 10-in. 11/6/1944 And her tears flowed like wine Ella Fitzgerald ; Johnny Long Orchestra ; The Song Spinners instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 72484 10-in. 11/6/1944 I'm confessin' (that I love you) Ella Fitzgerald ; Johnny Long Orchestra ; The Song Spinners instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 72611 10-in. 12/10/1944 Angelina (The waitress at the pizzeria) Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 72612 10-in. 12/10/1944 Gonna build a big fence around Texas Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 72737 10-in. 2/20/1945 Candy Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 72738 10-in. 2/20/1945 My dreams are getting better all the time Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 73123 10-in. 11/6/1945 Between the desert and me Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, arranger  
Decca 73124 10-in. 11/6/1945 I want to go to Texas when I die Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, arranger  
Decca 73341 2/4/1946 In a shanty in old shanty town Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, arranger  
Decca 73342 2/4/1946 Blue skies Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, arranger  
Decca 73379 2/18/1946 When I grow too old to dream Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, arranger  
Decca 73380 2/18/1946 It's a sin to tell a lie Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, arranger  
Signature SRC 326 10-in. 1946 Last night on the back porch Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, arranger  
(Results 1-25 of 75 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Block, Sid," accessed July 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/200905.

Block, Sid. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/200905.

"Block, Sid." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 July 2024.

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