Johnny Desmond

Johnny Desmond (born Giovanni Alfredo De Simone; November 14, 1919 – September 6, 1985) was an American singer who was popular in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 14, 1919 (Detroit), Died September 6, 1985 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 176 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D5VB-1308 10-in. 12/20/1945 In the moon mist Johnny Desmond ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-1309 10-in. 12/20/1945 Do you love me? Johnny Desmond ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-1310 10-in. 12/20/1945 Don't you remember me? Johnny Desmond ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-1311 10-in. 12/20/1945 In the eyes of my Irish Colleen Johnny Desmond ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D6VB-1403 10-in. 4/5/1946 Shoo-fly pie and apple pan dowdy Johnny Desmond ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental orchestra vocalist  
Victor D6VB-1404 10-in. 4/5/1946 I don't know enough about you Johnny Desmond ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental orchestra vocalist  
Victor D6VB-1405 10-in. 4/5/1946 You stole my heart (but it wasn't stealing) Johnny Desmond ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental orchestra vocalist  
Victor D6VB-1406 10-in. 4/5/1946 In love in vain Johnny Desmond ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental orchestra vocalist  
Victor D6VB-3378 10-in. 12/6/1946 Guilty Johnny Desmond ; Page Cavanaugh Trio Male vocal solo, with piano, bass, and guitar vocalist  
Victor D6VB-3379 10-in. 12/6/1946 I'll close my eyes Johnny Desmond ; Page Cavanaugh Trio Male vocal solo, with piano, bass, and guitar vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0549 10-in. 5/19/1947 If it's true Johnny Desmond ; Page Cavanaugh Trio Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0550 10-in. 5/19/1947 Just plain love Johnny Desmond ; Page Cavanaugh Trio Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Decca 81977 12/16/1951 Oh, my darlin' Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 81978 12/16/1951 Battle hymn of the Republic-1 Johnny Desmond ; Ray Charles Singers vocalist  
Decca 81979 12/16/1951 Until (Anema e core) Johnny Desmond ; Ray Charles Singers vocalist  
Decca 82308 2/16/1952 I'm sending back everything Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 82309 2/16/1952 Confetti Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 82310 2/16/1952 How much will I miss you? Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 82311 2/16/1952 Festival Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 83205 8/2/1952 Wild guitars Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 83206 8/2/1952 Trying Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 83207 8/2/1952 Nina never knew Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 83406 9/13/1952 Stay where you are Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 83407 9/13/1952 Christmas is a time Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 83408 9/13/1952 Christmas in the air Johnny Desmond vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 176 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Desmond, Johnny," accessed April 16, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/311954.

Desmond, Johnny. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 16, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/311954.

"Desmond, Johnny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 16 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/311954

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