Bobby Tucker (born Robert Nathaniel Tucker; January 8, 1923 – April 12, 2008) was a pianist and arranger during the jazz era from the 1940s into the 1960s. He is most famous for being Billie Holiday's accompanist from 1946 to 1949.
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Birth and Death Data: Born January 8, 1923 (Morristown), Died April 12, 2008 (Morristown)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1952
Roles Represented in DAHR: piano
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||73767||12/27/1946||The blues are brewin'||Billie Holiday||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||73768||12/27/1946||Guilty||Billie Holiday||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||73769[a]||12/27/1946||Careless love||Billie Holiday||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||73792||2/13/1947||Deep song||Billie Holiday||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||73793||2/13/1947||There is no greater love||Billie Holiday||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||73794||2/13/1947||Easy living||Billie Holiday||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||73795||2/13/1947||Solitude||Billie Holiday||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||74650||12/10/1948||Weep no more-1||Billie Holiday ; Stardusters||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||74651||12/10/1948||Girls were made to take care of boys-1||Billie Holiday ; Stardusters||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||74652||12/10/1948||I loves you Porgy||Billie Holiday||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||74653||12/10/1948||My man (Mon homme)||Billie Holiday||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||82473||2/2/1952||They raided the joint||Helen Humes||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||82474||2/2/1952||Loud talkin' woman||Helen Humes||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||82475||2/2/1952||Mean way of lovin'||Helen Humes||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||82476||2/2/1952||I cried for you||Helen Humes||instrumentalist, piano|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tucker, Bobby," accessed June 8, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/347924.
Tucker, Bobby. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 8, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/347924.
"Tucker, Bobby." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 8 June 2023.
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LCNAR: Tucker, Bobby, 1923-2008 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no96020150
Wikidata: Bobby Tucker - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q888698
MusicBrainz: Bobby Tucker - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/2d828aa5-1093-4b69-8b6f-59ffb6293ccc
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