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: 1946 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 168 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
Decca 83409 9/13/1952 A gay caballero Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 83587 10/27/1952 We're pinning our hopes on you Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 83588 10/27/1952 Thanks for letting me know Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 84133 3/6/1953 Danger Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 84134 3/6/1953 The Japanese sandman Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 84135 3/6/1953 Poor butterfly Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 84715 6/13/1953 It's so nice to be nice to you Johnny Desmond vocalist  
Decca 84716 6/13/1953 I'm a-love you Johnny Desmond vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 168 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Desmond, Johnny," accessed November 29, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/311954.

Desmond, Johnny. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/311954.

"Desmond, Johnny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 29 November 2022.

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

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