Evelyn Knight

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."

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 73661 8/2/1946 Passe Evelyn Knight vocalist  
Decca 73783 1/14/1947 The toorie on his bonnet Evelyn Knight vocalist  
Decca 73784 1/14/1947 Saloon 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  
(Results 1-25 of 105 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Knight, Evelyn," accessed July 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/325549.

Knight, Evelyn. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/325549.

"Knight, Evelyn." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/325549

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