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Richard Davis

Richard Davis (born 1952) is an American composer and producer of techno music from Detroit.

A veteran of the Vietnam War, he and Juan Atkins met while students at Washtenaw Community College. Following this, they formed the group known as Cybotron in the early 1980s. Davis also released music of his own under the alias 3070. As Cybotron and 3070, Davis had a heavy hand in the foundation of Detroit's nascent techno music scene in the 1980s.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 15th, 1930 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1950 - 1967

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 118999 5/26/1967 Day by day Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 119000 5/26/1967 Que se vaya Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 119001 5/26/1967 My heart loves the samba Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 119002 5/26/1967 Meditation (MeditaƧao) Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 119003 5/26/1967 How insensitive (Insensatez) Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 119031 6/7/1967 Now I know the feeling Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 119032 6/7/1967 Como va Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 119033 6/7/1967 Brasilville Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 119034 6/7/1967 Teach me tonight Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 119035 6/7/1967 Forgetting you Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 119060 6/16/1967 Forgetting you Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 119092 6/16/1967 My heart loves the samba Bill Potts Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 5741 7/17/1950 Old folks at home (Swanee River) Al Jolson vocalist  
Decca L 5742 7/17/1950 I dream of Jeanie with the light brown hair Al Jolson vocalist  
Decca L 5743 7/17/1950 Oh! Susanna Al Jolson vocalist  
Decca L 5744 7/17/1950 De camptown races Al Jolson vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Davis, Richard," accessed February 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/202409.

Davis, Richard. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/202409.

"Davis, Richard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/202409

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