Billy Williams [1913-2001]

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1942 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, tenor saxophone, composer, songwriter, leader, lyricist

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 71 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-074757 10-in. 7/20/1942 (I'm headin' for the blue horizon) Where the mountains meet the sky Harvey Crawford ; Art Kassel ; Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-075545 10-in. 7/9/1942 (I'm headin' for the blue horizon) Where the mountains meet the sky Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble composer, vocalist  
Victor D4VB-0313 10-in. 11/13/1944 You always hurt the one you love Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D4VB-0314 10-in. 11/13/1944 Don't fence me in Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D4VB-0479 10-in. 12/18/1944 I don't want to love you (like I do) Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D4VB-0480 10-in. 12/18/1944 Just a prayer away Kaye Choir ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0024 10-in. 1/8/1945 What makes the sunset Kaydets ; Sammy Kaye Orchestra ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with female vocal quintet and jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0026 10-in. 1/8/1945 I miss your kiss Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with female vocal quintet and jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0027 10-in. 1/8/1945 All of my life Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0047 10-in. 1/19/1945 I dream of Jeanie with the light brown hair Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with female vocal quintet and jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0048 10-in. 1/19/1945 Beautiful dreamer Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with female vocal quintet and jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0049 10-in. 1/22/1945 Her heart was made of stone Kaydets ; Kaye Choir ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with female vocal quintet, vocal chorus, and jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0296 10-in. 6/11/1945 Good, good, good (that's you - that's you) Nancy Norman ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Female-male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0590 10-in. 8/30/1945 Chickery chick Kaye Choir ; Nancy Norman ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Female-male vocal duet, with vocal choir and jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0591 10-in. 8/30/1945 I lost my job again Kaydets ; Chubby Silvers ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal duet, with female vocal group and jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0656 10-in. 10/2/1945 It might as well be spring Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5AB-0658 10-in. 10/2/1945 When I marry I'll marry for love Pecos River Rogues ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist  
Victor D5AB-0659 10-in. 10/2/1945 You're nobody 'til somebody loves you Pecos River Rogues ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist  
Victor D5AB-0660 10-in. 10/2/1945 I'm headin' east Pecos River Rogues ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet songwriter, vocalist  
Victor D5AB-0661 10-in. 10/2/1945 Lonely corral, old pard'ner Pecos River Rogues ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0770 10-in. 5/24/1945 My old Kentucky home Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with female vocal quintet and jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0771 10-in. 5/24/1945 Come where my love lies dreaming Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with female vocal quintet and jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0773 10-in. 5/24/1945 I'll be walking with my honey (soon, soon, soon) Nancy Norman ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Female-male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0775 10-in. 6/6/1945 Promises Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0776 10-in. 6/6/1945 Foster medley - finale Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] ; Arthur Wright Male vocal solos, with female vocal quintet, vocal chorus, and jazz/dance band vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 71 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, Billy [1913-2001]," accessed July 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352632.

Williams, Billy [1913-2001]. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352632.

"Williams, Billy [1913-2001]." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 July 2024.

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