Arthur Prysock

Arthur Prysock Jr. (January 1, 1924 or 1929 – June 14, 1997) was an American jazz and R&B singer best known for his live shows and his deep baritone, influenced by Billy Eckstine. According to his obituary in The New York Times, "his heavy, deep voice projected a calm, reassuring virility."

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1, 1924 or 1929 (Spartanburg), Died June 14, 1997 (Hamilton)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 46 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 72408 10-in. 10/4/1944 They all say I'm the biggest fool Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 73104 10-in. 11/7/1945 One thing I could never do Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 73789 1/28/1947 I wonder where our love has gone Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 74120 10/30/1947 Serves me right Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 74212 12/9/1947 You better change your ways Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 74415 12/26/1947 It was swell knowing you Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 74965 6/6/1949 As I love you Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 74966 6/6/1949 Did you see Jackie Robinson hit that ball Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 75590 12/12/1949 Because (D'Hardelot), part 1 Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 75591 12/12/1949 Because (D'Hardelot), part 2 Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 75630 12/27/1949 Tell me what they're saying Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 75842 2/8/1950 When day is done Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 80088 10/26/1950 I cry Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 80090 10/26/1950 We'd only start it all over again Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 80285 12/19/1950 Jet Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 80455 1/24/1951 What will I tell my heart Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 80457 1/24/1951 At last Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 80696 3/14/1951 A handful of stars Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 80697 3/14/1951 Two cigarettes in the dark Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 80699 3/14/1951 Am I blue Buddy Johnson Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 81300 7/23/1951 The morning side of the mountain Arthur Prysock vocalist  
Decca 81301 7/23/1951 Blue velvet Arthur Prysock vocalist  
Decca 81302 7/23/1951 The love of a gypsy Arthur Prysock vocalist  
Decca 81303 7/23/1951 A man ain't supposed to cry Arthur Prysock vocalist  
Decca 81449 8/25/1951 (It's no) Sin Arthur Prysock vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 46 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Prysock, Arthur," accessed January 26, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/338552.

Prysock, Arthur. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/338552.

"Prysock, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 26 January 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/338552

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