Dick Jacobs

Dick Jacobs (29 March 1918 – 20 May 1988) was an American musician, conductor, arranger, orchestrator, music director and an artists-and-repertoire director for several record labels (Coral, Decca, Brunswick and Springboard). He helped Jackie Wilson, Buddy Holly, Bobby Darin and others early in their careers in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1918, Died 1988

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951 - 1967

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, arranger, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, celeste, saxophone, bells

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 443 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 83302 8/25/1952 Takes two to tango Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 84140 3/10/1953 Let's go down to the tavern Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 84141 3/10/1953 Red top Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 84142 3/10/1953 Accent on youth Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 84143 3/10/1953 Glad rag doll Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 84356 4/21/1953 April in Portugal Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 84357 4/21/1953 Ramona Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 84481 5/11/1953 I wanna know Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 84482 5/11/1953 Till the moon turns green Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 84483 5/11/1953 The girl that I marry Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 86611 7/22/1954 Does anybody love me?-1 The McGuire Sisters leader  
Decca 86728 8/30/1954 Muskrat ramble The McGuire Sisters leader  
Decca 86729 8/30/1954 Not as a stranger The McGuire Sisters leader  
Decca 86946 10/19/1954 One Johnny Parker leader  
Decca 86947 10/19/1954 I'll never know Johnny Parker leader  
Decca 86948 10/19/1954 Not I Johnny Parker leader  
Decca 86949 10/19/1954 Hurts me to my heart Johnny Parker leader  
Decca 87179 12/16/1954 The naughty lady of Shady Lane The McGuire Sisters leader  
Decca 87180 12/16/1954 Open up your heart The McGuire Sisters leader  
Decca 87181 12/6/1954 Melody of love The McGuire Sisters leader  
Decca 87182 12/16/1954 Hearts of stone The McGuire Sisters leader  
Decca 87739 4/13/1955 Take a deep breath Eydie Gorme ; Steve Lawrence leader  
Decca 87740 4/13/1955 Besame mucho Eydie Gorme ; Steve Lawrence leader  
Decca 87741 4/13/1955 Knickerbocker mambo Eydie Gorme ; Steve Lawrence leader  
Decca 87935 5/5/1955 Sweet and gentle Alan Dale leader  
(Results 26-50 of 443 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jacobs, Dick," accessed January 30, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204876.

Jacobs, Dick. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 30, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204876.

"Jacobs, Dick." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 30 January 2023.

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