Tony Mottola

Anthony C. Mottola (April 18, 1918 – August 9, 2004) was an American jazz guitarist who released dozens of solo albums. Mottola was born in Kearny, New Jersey and died in Denville.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 18, 1918 (Kearny), Died August 9, 2004 (Denville Township)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, guitar

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 85 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D5AB-75 10-in. 2/6/1945 Soldier's last letter Elton Britt Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D5AB-76 10-in. 2/6/1945 Goodbye, may God take care of you Elton Britt Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D5AB-77 10-in. 2/6/1945 Dreamy Rio Grande Boyd Heath Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D5AB-78 10-in. 2/6/1945 Smoke on the water Boyd Heath Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-4632 10-in. 5/18/1950 Ashes of roses Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with narration and string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-4633 10-in. 5/18/1950 Cotton candy and a toy balloon Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with string band and sound effects instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-4652 10-in. 5/22/1950 Three kisses Eddie Marshall ; Trail Dusters Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-4653 10-in. 5/22/1950 The tom cat blues Eddie Marshall ; Trail Dusters Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-4654 10-in. 5/22/1950 I could lose these blues (if you bring my baby back) Eddie Marshall ; Trail Dusters Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-4655 10-in. 5/22/1950 Buddy stay off of that wine Eddie Marshall ; Trail Dusters Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D4AB-0437 10-in. 11/22/1944 Someday Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D4AB-0438 10-in. 11/22/1944 Weep no more, my darlin' Elton Britt Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D4AB-0439 10-in. 11/22/1944 The best part of travel Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D4AB-0440 10-in. 11/22/1944 I'm a convict with Old Glory in my heart Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D5VB-0294 10-in. 6/8/1945 When day is done Dick Leibert Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D5VB-0295 10-in. 6/8/1945 In a little clock shop Dick Leibert Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72674 10-in. 1/4/1945 Gee baby ain't I good to you Gulf Coast Five instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72675 10-in. 1/4/1945 Is there somebody else Gulf Coast Five instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75421 10/19/1949 You're my thrill Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75422 10/19/1949 Crazy he calls me Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75423 10/19/1949 Please tell me now Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75424 10/19/1949 Somebody's on my mind Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 81977 12/16/1951 Oh, my darlin' Johnny Desmond instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 81978 12/16/1951 Battle hymn of the Republic-1 Johnny Desmond ; Ray Charles Singers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 81979 12/16/1951 Until (Anema e core) Johnny Desmond ; Ray Charles Singers instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 85 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mottola, Tony," accessed January 27, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207075.

Mottola, Tony. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207075.

"Mottola, Tony." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 27 January 2022.

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