Doles Dickens

Doles Dickens (January 18, 1916 – May 2, 1972) was an American jazz and R&B musician, bandleader, arranger and songwriter who was active in New York from the 1930s to the 1960s.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 18, 1916 (North Carolina), Died May 2, 1972 (New Jersey)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass, leader, vocalist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D4VB-0441 10-in. 11/24/1944 Together Billy Daniels ; Phil Moore Four Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and instrumental quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D4VB-0442 10-in. 11/24/1944 I'm gonna see my baby Phil Moore Four Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and instrumental quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D4VB-0443 10-in. 11/24/1944 Yip yip de hootie, my baby said yes Phil Moore Four Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and instrumental quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D4VB-0444 10-in. 11/24/1944 And her tears flowed like wine Phil Moore Four Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and instrumental quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D5VB-0083 10-in. 2/7/1945 A little on the lonely side Phil Moore Four Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D5VB-0084 10-in. 2/7/1945 My dreams are getting better all the time Billy Daniels ; Phil Moore Four Male vocal duet, with vocal quartet and jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D5VB-0515 10-in. 7/27/1945 Lazy lady boogie Phil Moore ; Phil Moore Four Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D5VB-0516 10-in. 7/27/1945 As time goes by Phil Moore ; Phil Moore Four Male vocal solo, with vocal group and jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, string bass  
Atlantic 3361 10-in. 2/12/1959 For love of you LaVern Baker ; Elise Bretton instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75016 6/23/1949 Choo choo bop Doles Dickets Quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75017 6/23/1949 Hold me baby Doles Dickets Quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75018 6/23/1949 Rock and roll Doles Dickets Quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75019 6/23/1949 Find 'em, fool 'em and forget 'em Doles Dickets Quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80320 1/10/1951 Blues in the back room Doles Dickets Quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80321 1/10/1951 Blues in the evening Doles Dickets Quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80322 1/10/1951 All alone Doles Dickets Quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80323 1/10/1951 I only have eyes for you Doles Dickets Quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80917 4/25/1951 Woogie Doles Dickets Quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80918 4/25/1951 We're gonna rock this morning Doles Dickets Quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80919 4/25/1951 Can't let your lovin' go Doles Dickets Quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80920 4/25/1951 Won'tcha tell me Doles Dickets Quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 115393 11/9/1964 Save our love in time Jean [as "Little Gigi'] Grace instrumentalist, string bass, leader  
Decca 115394 11/9/1964 I volunteer Jean [as "Little Gigi'] Grace instrumentalist, string bass, leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dickens, Doles," accessed July 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/202616.

Dickens, Doles. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/202616.

"Dickens, Doles." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/202616

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