Leon Carr (June 10, 1910 – March 27, 1976) was an American songwriter, composer, arranger, pianist and conductor, best known for his marketing jingles used in advertisements for Mounds candy ("Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut...") and Chevrolet ("See the U.S.A. In Your Chevrolet"), and the "Bert the Turtle" theme song for the nuclear public education awareness film Duck and Cover.
Birth and Death Data: Born June 10th, 1910 (Allentown), Died March 27th, 1976 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937
Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-054672||10-in.||8/1/1940||Off the record||Bob Chester Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Decca||DLA 1014||10-in.||11/5/1937||Frisco fog-3||Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra||arranger|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carr, Leon," accessed May 13, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/307332.
Carr, Leon. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 13, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/307332.
"Carr, Leon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 13 May 2021.
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