Samuel Simmons

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, saxophone

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-022432 10-in. 4/12/1938 Skrontch Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Decca 63218 10-in. 2/1/1938 Rhythm in Spain Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 63219 10-in. 2/1/1938 Absolutely Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 63220 10-in. 2/1/1938 More rain, more rest Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 63221 10-in. 2/1/1938 How can cupid be so stupid? Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 63393 10-in. 3/10/1938 Good old bosom bread Hot Lips Page and his Band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 63394 10-in. 3/10/1938 He's pulling his whiskers Hot Lips Page and his Band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 66774 10-in. 10/16/1939 Little Sally Water-1 Al Cooper and his Savoy Sultans instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 66775 10-in. 10/16/1939 Jumpin' the blues-2 Al Cooper and his Savoy Sultans instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 66776 10-in. 10/16/1939 Love gave me you Al Cooper and his Savoy Sultans ; Paul Chapman instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 66777 10-in. 10/16/1939 When I grow too old to dream-2 Al Cooper and his Savoy Sultans instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67195 10-in. 2/15/1940 Baby, won't you please come home ? Sandy Williams instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67196 10-in. 2/15/1940 If it weren't for you Sandy Williams instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67197 10-in. 2/15/1940 Sing song swing Sandy Williams instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67198 10-in. 2/15/1940 Imagination Sandy Williams instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67358 10-in. 3/20/1940 Take it from the top (Instrumental) Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67359 10-in. 3/20/1940 Tea dance Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67360 10-in. 3/20/1940 Jubilee swing (Instrumental) Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67361 10-in. 3/20/1940 [Unknown title(s)] Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67699 10-in. 5/9/1940 Deedle-de-dum Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67700 10-in. 5/9/1940 Shake down the stars Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67701 10-in. 5/9/1940 Gulf Coast blues Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 67706 10-in. 5/9/1940 I fell in love with a dream Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68146 10-in. 9/25/1940 Five o'clock whistle Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68147 10-in. 9/25/1940 So long Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68148 10-in. 9/25/1940 Louisville, Ky Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68329 10-in. 11/8/1940 Taking a chance on love Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68330 10-in. 11/8/1940 Cabin in the sky Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68331 10-in. 11/8/1940 I'm the lonesomest gal in town Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68558 10-in. 1/8/1941 Three little words Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68559 10-in. 1/8/1941 Hello Ma, I done it again Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68560 10-in. 1/8/1941 Wishful thinking Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68561 10-in. 1/8/1941 The one I love (belongs to somebody else) Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68562 10-in. 1/8/1941 The muffin mac Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68894 10-in. 3/31/1941 Keep cool, fool Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68895 10-in. 3/31/1941 No nothing Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 68896 10-in. 3/31/1941 My man Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca DLA 2607 10-in. 7/31/1941 I can't believe that you're in love with me Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca DLA 2608 10-in. 7/31/1941 I must have that man Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca DLA 2609 10-in. 7/31/1941 When my sugar walks down the street Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca DLA 2610 10-in. 7/31/1941 I got it bad (And that ain't good) Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca DLA 2611 10-in. 7/30/1941 Melinda the Mousie Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca DLA 2612 10-in. 7/30/1941 Can't help lovin' dat man Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Simmons, Samuel," accessed January 26, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209450.

Simmons, Samuel. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209450.

"Simmons, Samuel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 26 January 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209450

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