Leslie Johnakins

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 61598 10-in. 2/15/1937 Wednesday night hop-1 Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy arranger  
Decca 63218 10-in. 2/1/1938 Rhythm in Spain Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 63219 10-in. 2/1/1938 Absolutely Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 63220 10-in. 2/1/1938 More rain, more rest Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 63221 10-in. 2/1/1938 How can cupid be so stupid? Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 69912 10-in. 11/6/1941 I wonder who's boogiein' my woogie now Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 69913 10-in. 11/6/1941 I'm stepping out Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 69914 10-in. 11/6/1941 Baby, don't you cry Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 69915 10-in. 11/6/1941 Toodle-oodle-oo Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 69916 10-in. 11/6/1941 Without the one you love Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 70223 10-in. 1/26/1942 Stand back and smile (Say Ella) Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 70224 10-in. 1/26/1942 Deep down in the Miz Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 70225 10-in. 1/26/1942 You'll get them blues Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 70226 10-in. 1/26/1942 My linely cabin Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 70227 10-in. 1/26/1942 I ain't mad with you Buddy Johnson and his Band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 71270 10-in. 7/30/1942 I done found out Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 71271 10-in. 7/30/1942 Let's beat out some love Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 71272 10-in. 7/30/1942 I'll always be with you Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 71273 10-in. 7/30/1942 When my man comes home Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnakins, Leslie," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204978.

Johnakins, Leslie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204978.

"Johnakins, Leslie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204978

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