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Buddy Greco

Armando Joseph "Buddy" Greco (August 14, 1926 – January 10, 2017) was an American jazz and pop singer and pianist who had a long career in the US and UK. His recordings have sold millions, including "Oh Look A-There Ain't She Pretty", "Up, Up and Away", and "Around the World". His most successful single was "The Lady Is a Tramp", which sold over one million copies. During his career, he recorded over sixty albums. He conducted the London Symphony Orchestra and performed for Queen Elizabeth II and with the Beatles.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 14, 1926 (Philadelphia), Died January 10, 2017 (Las Vegas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, piano

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 81447 8/24/1951 I ran all the way home Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 81448 8/24/1951 The glory of love Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 81918 12/1/1951 It's a sin to tell a lie Buddy Greco vocalist  
Decca 81919 12/1/1951 'Til the stars fall in the ocean Buddy Greco vocalist  
Decca 81920 12/1/1951 Take me back Buddy Greco vocalist  
Decca 81921 12/1/1951 Never leave your sugar Buddy Greco vocalist  
Decca 82595 3/31/1952 You belong to me Eileen Barton ; Buddy Greco vocalist  
Decca 82596 3/31/1952 Red rose waltz Eileen Barton ; Buddy Greco vocalist  
Decca 83686 12/8/1952 I'll always love you some Buddy Greco vocalist  
Decca 83687 12/8/1952 You're driving me crazy Buddy Greco vocalist  
Decca 83688 12/8/1952 I predict Buddy Greco vocalist  
Decca 83689 12/8/1952 And so goodbye Buddy Greco vocalist  
Decca 84696 6/11/1953 Ain't no in between Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84697 6/11/1953 What word is sweeter than sweetheart? Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84698 6/11/1953 Don't say goodbye Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84699 6/11/1953 How do you think I feel? Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85594 12/26/1953 There's no happiness for me Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 85600 12/27/1953 Sweet Augustine Johnny Desmond instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85601 12/27/1953 Don't Johnny Desmond instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85603 12/27/1953 East side, West side Johnny Desmond instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85758 1/20/1954 The Sheik of Araby Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85759 1/20/1954 Up the chimney in smoke Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85760 1/20/1954 My one and only love Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85761 1/20/1954 Pennies from heaven Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85762 1/20/1954 Lulu's back in town Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86586 7/16/1954 Paris loves lovers Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86587 7/16/1954 A cold glass of water Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86588 7/16/1954 These things are known Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86589 7/16/1954 If I give my heart to you Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 87686 4/8/1955 Tonight Buddy Greco vocalist  
Decca 87687 4/8/1955 Truly Buddy Greco vocalist  
Decca 88432 8/1/1955 Why don't you write me ? Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88591 7/24/1955 But not for me Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88592 7/24/1955 Let there be love Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88593 7/24/1955 They can't take that away from me Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88594 7/24/1955 Polka dots and moonbeams Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88595 7/24/1955 They didn't believe me Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88596 7/24/1955 Welcome to Mr. Kelly's Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88597 7/24/1955 A foggy day Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88598 7/24/1955 Here I am in love again Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88599 7/24/1955 My baby just cares for me Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88600 7/24/1955 My ship Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88601 7/24/1955 Dancing on the ceiling Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88602 7/24/1955 Will you still be mine? Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88603 7/24/1955 One for my baby Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88604 7/24/1955 The nearness of you Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88605 7/24/1955 Give me the simple life Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88606 7/24/1955 Out of nowhere Buddy Greco vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Greco, Buddy," accessed June 15, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203992.

Greco, Buddy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 15, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203992.

"Greco, Buddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 15 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203992

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