Leon Spann

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 71913 10-in. 3/29/1944 You'd better leave right now Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 71914 10-in. 3/29/1944 I still love you Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 71915 3/29/1944 South Main Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 72406 10-in. 10/4/1944 That's the stuff you gotta watch Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 72407 10-in. 10/4/1944 One of them good ones Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 72408 10-in. 10/4/1944 They all say I'm the biggest fool Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 72409 10-in. 10/4/1944 Fine brown frame Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 72410 10-in. 10/4/1944 If you never return Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73103 11/7/1945 Opus two Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73104 10-in. 11/7/1945 One thing I could never do Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73105 10-in. 11/7/1945 Since I fell for you Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73106 10-in. 11/7/1945 Walk 'em Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73788 1/28/1947 One thing I never could do Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73789 1/28/1947 I wonder where our love has gone Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73790 1/28/1947 You'll get them blues Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73791 1/28/1947 Hey sweet potato Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74119 10/30/1947 Far cry Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74120 10/30/1947 Serves me right Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74121 10/30/1947 You can't tell who's lovin' who Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74122 10/30/1947 Li'l dog Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74210 12/9/1947 I don't care who knows Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74211 12/9/1947 I'm tired crying over you Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74212 12/9/1947 You better change your ways Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74213 12/9/1947 If I ever find you baby Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74214 12/9/1947 If you never return Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74415 12/26/1947 It was swell knowing you Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74416 12/26/1947 Somebody's knockin' at my door Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74417 12/26/1947 No, there'll never be someone so sweet as you Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74418 12/26/1947 Pullamo (Scheherazade) Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74965 6/6/1949 As I love you Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74966 6/6/1949 Did you see Jackie Robinson hit that ball Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74967 6/6/1949 Lovely in her evening gown Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74968 6/6/1949 Down yonder Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75590 12/12/1949 Because (D'Hardelot), part 1 Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75591 12/12/1949 Because (D'Hardelot), part 2 Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75628 12/27/1949 That's what my baby says Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75629 12/27/1949 Keep me close to you Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75630 12/27/1949 Tell me what they're saying Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75631 12/27/1949 Shake 'em up Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75840 2/8/1950 I need you Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75841 2/8/1950 Jeanette Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75842 2/8/1950 When day is done Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 75843 2/8/1950 You got to walk the chalk line Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80088 10/26/1950 I cry Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80089 10/26/1950 Satisfy my soul Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80090 10/26/1950 We'd only start it all over again Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80091 10/26/1950 Dr. Jive jives Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80285 12/19/1950 Jet Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80286 12/19/1950 No more love Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80287 12/19/1950 Ever since the one I love been's gone Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80288 12/19/1950 Be careful Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80455 1/24/1951 What will I tell my heart Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80456 1/24/1951 Stormy weather Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80457 1/24/1951 At last Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80696 3/14/1951 A handful of stars Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80697 3/14/1951 Two cigarettes in the dark Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80698 3/14/1951 My reverie Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80699 3/14/1951 Am I blue Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80700 3/14/1951 I'm in your power Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82013 12/20/1951 Till my baby comes back Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82014 12/20/1951 My aching heart Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82015 12/20/1951 I'm gonna jump in the river Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82016 12/20/1951 Root man blues Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82193 1/24/1952 I don't know what's troublin' your mind Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82194 1/24/1952 Talkin' about another man's wife Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82195 1/24/1952 Baby you're always on my mind Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82196 1/24/1952 Shufflin' and rollin' Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 83028 6/30/1952 Be reasonable Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 83029 6/30/1952 Somehow somewhere Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 83030 6/30/1952 This new situation Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 83031 6/30/1952 Just to be yours Buddy Johnson Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Spann, Leon," accessed December 1, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/344788.

Spann, Leon. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/344788.

"Spann, Leon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 1 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/344788

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