Al Collins

Albert Richard "Jazzbo" Collins (January 4, 1919 – September 30, 1997) was an American disc jockey and musician who hosted The Tonight Show in 1957.

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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1953 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Notes: Al "Jazzbo" Collins.

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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 April 14, 2024,

Collins, Al. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 14, 2024, from

"Collins, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 April 2024.

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