Evelyn Knight (born Evelyn Davis., December 31, 1917, Reedville, Virginia – September 28, 2007, San Jose, California) was an American singer of the 1940s and 1950s. Damon Runyon, in one of his newspaper columns, described Knight as "a lissome blonde lassie with a gentle little voice and a face mother would not mind having brought home to her."
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Birth and Death Data: Born December 31, 1917 (Reedville, Virginia), Died September 28, 2007 (San Jose)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1953
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 105 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||71919||10-in.||3/30/1944||With a smile and a song||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||71961||10-in.||4/9/1944||With a smile and a song||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||71962||10-in.||4/9/1944||Blubble-uddle-um-dum||Andy Love Four ; Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||72264||10-in.||6/16/1944||Dance with a dolly||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||72265||10-in.||6/16/1944||Without a sweetheart||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||72730||10-in.||2/7/1945||The lass with the delicate air||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||72731||10-in.||2/7/1945||When he comes home||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||72732||10-in.||2/7/1945||When you were waiting for me||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||72829||10-in.||4/17/1945||Grandfather's clock||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||73079||10-in.||10/15/1945||Chickery chick||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||73080||10-in.||10/15/1945||Let him go-let him tarry||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||73577||5/17/1946||My fickle eye||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||73578||5/17/1946||It's my lazy day||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||73579||5/17/1946||The tookie on his bonnet||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||73660||8/5/1946||Land of dreams||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||73783||1/14/1947||The toorie on his bonnet||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||73785||1/14/1947||The lass with the delicate air||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||74606||10/12/1948||A little bird told me||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||74607||10/12/1948||Brush those tears from your eyes||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||74623||11/16/1948||Powder your face with sunshine||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||74624||11/16/1948||One Sunday afternoon-1||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||76186||4/26/1950||Choc'late ice cream cone||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
|Decca||76187||4/26/1950||Buffalo Billy||Evelyn Knight||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Knight, Evelyn," accessed March 30, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/325549.
Knight, Evelyn. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 30, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/325549.
"Knight, Evelyn." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 30 March 2023.
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LCNAR: Knight, Evelyn - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n00068984
Wikidata: Evelyn Knight (singer) - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q5416360
MusicBrainz: Evelyn Knight - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/9d8e63e5-6d1b-47a6-83de-e9f09b922099
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