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Beryl Davis

Beryl Davis (16 March 1924 – 28 October 2011) was a vocalist who sang with British and American big bands, as well as being an occasional featured vocalist at a very young age with the Quintette du Hot Club de France between 1936 and 1939. She was still performing in her 80s, into the 2000s, possibly the last surviving and performing singer of the generation of popular entertainers from the 1930s and wartime years.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 16, 1924 (Plymouth), Died October 28, 2011 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1947 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D7VB-0492 10-in. 4/10/1947 If my heart had a window Beryl Davis Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0493 10-in. 4/10/1947 I want to be loved (but only by you) Beryl Davis Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0494 10-in. 4/10/1947 Please be kind Beryl Davis ; Toots Camarata Orchestra Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0495 10-in. 4/10/1947 They didn't believe me Beryl Davis ; Toots Camarata Orchestra Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0994 10-in. 6/23/1947 Mother, Mother, Mother (is it good or is it bad) Toots Camarata ; Beryl Davis ; Toots Camarata Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0995 10-in. 6/23/1947 You're breaking in a new heart (while you're breaking mine) Toots Camarata ; Beryl Davis ; Toots Camarata Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1481 10-in. 8/8/1947 It all came true Beryl Davis Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1482 10-in. 8/8/1947 One little tear is an ocean Beryl Davis Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1503 10-in. 8/8/1947 The best things in life are free Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1504 10-in. 8/8/1947 Pass that peace pipe Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1910 10-in. 10/24/1947 Auld lang syne Helen Carroll ; Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Orchestra ; The Satisfiers Female vocal duet, with vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1911 10-in. 10/24/1947 The blue room Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Group Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1951 10-in. 10/30/1947 Mad about the boy Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Orchestra Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1952 10-in. 10/30/1947 Alone together Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Orchestra Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1953 10-in. 10/30/1947 All alone Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Orchestra Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1962 10-in. 10/31/1947 Dont blame me Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Group Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet vocalist  
Victor D7VB-2016 10-in. 11/7/1947 Tea for two Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Group Female vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist  
Victor D7VB-2017 10-in. 11/7/1947 The touch of your lips Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Group Female vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist  
Victor D7VB-2582 10-in. 12/3/1947 Strangers in the dark Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-2583 10-in. 12/3/1947 Experience Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-2591 10-in. 12/4/1947 Spring in December Russ Case ; Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Orchestra Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-2727 10-in. 12/21/1947 Where flamingos fly Beryl Davis ; Johnny Richards Orchestra ; Johnny Richards Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-2728 10-in. 12/21/1947 Down the stairs and out the door (went my baby) Beryl Davis ; Johnny Richards Orchestra ; Johnny Richards Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-2749 10-in. 12/26/1947 Just once more Beryl Davis ; Toots Camarata Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-2750 10-in. 12/26/1947 No more Beryl Davis ; Toots Camarata Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Davis, Beryl," accessed May 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/311083.

Davis, Beryl. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/311083.

"Davis, Beryl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/311083

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