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Tommy Leonetti

Tommy Leonetti (10 September 1929 – 15 September 1979) was an American pop singer-songwriter and actor of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. In Australia his most famous song was "My City of Sydney" (written by Leonetti & Bobby Troup) and was used by the Australian TV channel ATN7 in Sydney for station identification into the 1980s. In America he achieved greater success as a songwriter for movies and Broadway plays.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 10th, 1929 (Bergen County), Died September 15th, 1979 (Houston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1968 - 1969

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 15042 10/13/1968 Kum ba yah Tommy Leonetti vocalist  
Decca L 15043 10/13/1968 Cheatin' on me Tommy Leonetti vocalist  
Decca L 15044 10/13/1968 My time has come Tommy Leonetti vocalist  
Decca L 15045 10/13/1968 Look how the lovers look Tommy Leonetti vocalist  
Decca L 15082 1/20/1969 He ain't heavy .. he's my brother Tommy Leonetti vocalist  
Decca L 15083 1/20/1969 And the sun shines on both sides Tommy Leonetti vocalist  
Decca L 15084 1/21/1969 A-wa-a-ma-o Tommy Leonetti vocalist  
Decca L 15085 1/21/1969 Hands Tommy Leonetti vocalist  
Decca L 15086 1/21/1969 My city of Sydney Tommy Leonetti vocalist  
Decca L 15087 1/21/1969 Till I see you again Tommy Leonetti vocalist  
Decca L 15169 3/7/1969 For love of Ivy Tommy Leonetti vocalist  
Decca L 15205 5/16/1969 All we need in this world is love Tommy Leonetti vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Leonetti, Tommy," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327135.

Leonetti, Tommy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327135.

"Leonetti, Tommy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327135

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