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Pete Fountain

Pierre Dewey LaFontaine Jr. (July 3, 1930 – August 6, 2016), known professionally as Pete Fountain, was an American jazz clarinetist.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 3rd, 1930 (New Orleans), Died August 6th, 2016 (New Orleans)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1954 - 1971

Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet, tenor saxophone

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 513 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 112603 3/20/1962 Mighty like the blues Pete Fountain instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 114462 6/22/1967 Champagne and tears Pete Fountain ; Brenda Lee instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 115660 2/3/1965 Whipped cream Pete Fountain instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 9960 3/19/1957 Should I? Lawrence Welk and his Dixieland Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 9961 3/19/1957 China boy Lawrence Welk and his Dixieland Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 9962 3/22/1957 Blue moods Lawrence Welk and his Dixieland Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 9963 3/22/1957 'S wonderful Lawrence Welk and his Dixieland Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 9964 3/22/1957 Sweethearts on parade Lawrence Welk and his Dixieland Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 9965 3/22/1957 Pete's tail fly Lawrence Welk and his Dixieland Boys instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10474 8/16/1957 Hindustan Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10475 8/16/1957 On the Alamo Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10476 8/16/1957 My blue heaven Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10635 11/25/1957 Tailgate blues Pete Fountain instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10636 11/25/1957 Yellow dog blues Pete Fountain instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10679 1/3/1958 If I had you Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10680 1/3/1958 Dancing in the dark Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10681 1/3/1958 That old feeling Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10682 1/3/1958 I'm looking over a four leaf clover Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10688 1/9/1958 La vie en rose Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10689 1/9/1958 When my baby smiles at me Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10690 1/9/1958 I want a girl Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10691 1/9/1958 Summertime Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 10692 1/9/1958 Tiger rag Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 11366 2/16/1959 Basin Street blues Pete Fountain's New Orleans instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 11367 2/16/1959 Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? Pete Fountain's New Orleans instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 1-25 of 513 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fountain, Pete," accessed January 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203354.

Fountain, Pete. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203354.

"Fountain, Pete." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203354

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