Al Collins

Albert Richard "Jazzbo" Collins (January 4, 1919 – September 30, 1997) was an American disc jockey, radio personality and recording artist who was briefly the host of NBC television's Tonight show in 1957.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 4th, 1909 (Rochester), Died September 30th, 1997 (Marin County)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1953 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Notes: Al "Jazzbo" Collins.


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 84492 5/13/1953 Little Red Riding Hood Al Collins vocalist  
Decca 84493 5/13/1953 Three little pigs Al Collins vocalist  
Decca 89216 1/18/1956 Max Al Collins vocalist  
Decca 89217 1/18/1956 Sam Al Collins vocalist  
Decca 100318 7/26/1956 The space man Al Collins vocalist  
Decca 100319 7/26/1956 Jazzbo's theory Al Collins vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Collins, Al," accessed November 27, 2021,

Collins, Al. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2021, from

"Collins, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 November 2021.

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