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 18th, 1918 (Kearny), Died August 9th, 2004 (Denville Township)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, guitar

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 70 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D4AB-0438 10-in. 11/22/1944 Weep no more, my darlin' Elton Britt Male vocal solo, with 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  
Decca 84736 6/22/1953 Memphis blues Ray McKinley Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 84737 6/22/1953 Ol' shanks mare Ray McKinley Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 84738 6/22/1953 Rhythm-a-tic Ray McKinley Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 84739 6/22/1953 Long gone Ray McKinley Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 84921 7/29/1953 Cincinnati dancing pig Big Jon Arthur leader  
Decca 84922 7/29/1953 Little red caboose Big Jon Arthur leader  
Decca 86515 7/2/1954 It's not the whistle (that pulls the train) Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 86516 7/2/1954 I'm a little teapot Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 86517 7/2/1954 Polly pigtails Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 86518 7/2/1954 I'm a lonely little petunia (in an onion patch) Kitty Kallen leader  
Decca 87506 3/7/1955 The water tumbler tune Fran Allison leader  
Decca 87507 3/7/1955 If I had a dollar bill tree Fran Allison leader  
Decca 87508 3/7/1955 Come see the cow that goes meow Fran Allison leader  
Decca 87509 3/7/1955 Rhyming song Fran Allison leader  
Decca 87818 4/25/1955 The little doggie with the big woof-woof Pinky Lee leader  
(Results 1-25 of 70 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mottola, Tony," accessed June 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207075.

Mottola, Tony. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207075.

"Mottola, Tony." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 June 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207075

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