Sonny Payne

Sonny Payne (May 4, 1926 – January 29, 1979) was an American jazz drummer, best known for his work with Count Basie and Harry James.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 4th, 1926 (New York City), Died January 29th, 1979 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1960

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 73388 2/21/1946 I'm just a lucky so and so Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73389 2/21/1946 I didn't mean a word I said Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 76827 9/11/1950 so long, goodbye blues Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 76828 9/11/1950 Skippin' and hoppin' Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 76829 9/11/1950 Down beat Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 76830 9/11/1950 Tennessee waltz Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 80262 12/6/1950 After hours-1 Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 80263 12/6/1950 No regrets Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 80264 12/6/1950 Tuxedo junction-2 Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 80265 12/6/1950 Bear mash blues-3 Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 80409 1/18/1951 Love never comes around Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 80410 1/18/1951 Nona-1 Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 80411 1/18/1951 Please don't put me down Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 80412 1/18/1951 Station break Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 89338 2/9/1956 The yurt Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 89339 2/9/1956 Put your feet down on the ground Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 89340 2/9/1956 Nobody plays piano like Sacramento Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 89341 2/9/1956 Waltz in blue Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 108523 1/4/1960 I gotta right to sing the blues Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 108524 1/4/1960 The lady is a tramp Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 108525 1/4/1960 I got a woman Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 108526 1/4/1960 Do nothin' till you hear from me Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 108527 1/6/1960 Till then Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 108528 1/6/1960 Get on the right track, baby Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 108529 1/6/1960 Face to face Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Payne, Sonny," accessed June 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336834.

Payne, Sonny. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336834.

"Payne, Sonny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 June 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336834

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