Vic Willis

Birth and Death Data: Born May 31, 1922, Died January 15, 1995

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, accordion, composer, songwriter, vocalist

Notes: Born John Victor Willis, listed in Victor ledgers as "J. Willis" and "V. Willis".

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E0VB-4267 10-in. 4/26/1950 A prison without walls Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E0VB-4268 10-in. 4/26/1950 Cuddle buggin' baby Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E0VB-4269 10-in. 4/26/1950 Enclosed, one broken heart Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E0VB-4270 10-in. 4/27/1950 Tie me to your apron strings again Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E0VB-4285 10-in. 4/27/1950 A million miles from your heart Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E0VB-5501 10-in. 8/20/1950 The lovebug itch Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E0VB-5502 10-in. 8/21/1950 White Christmas Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E0VB-5503 10-in. 8/21/1950 Santa Claus is coming to town Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E0VB-5839 10-in. 11/9/1950 There's been a change in me Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E0VB-5845 10-in. 11/10/1950 Jesus and the atheist Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E0VB-6279 10-in. 12/13/1950 Kentucky waltz Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E0VB-6280 10-in. 12/13/1950 Something old, something new Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E0VB-6281 10-in. 12/13/1950 May the good Lord bless and keep you Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E0VB-6282 10-in. 12/13/1950 I'm writing a letter to the Lord Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E1VB-1188 10" 2/20/1951 Look what thoughts will do Oklahoma Wranglers ; Guy Willis Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor E1VB-1189 10" 2/20/1951 Shine, shave, shower Oklahoma Wranglers ; Guy Willis Male vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor E1VB-1198 10" 2/20/1951 If I should need you (would you say "yes") Oklahoma Wranglers ; The Willis Brothers Male vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor E1VB-1199 10" 2/20/1951 I know you'll never change Oklahoma Wranglers Male vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band instrumentalist, accordion, composer  
Victor E1VB-1784 10" 4/18/1951 I wanna play house with you Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E1VB-1790 10" 4/16/1951 He knows Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E1VB-2003 10" 4/17/1951 Country kisses Oklahoma Wranglers ; Guy Willis Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor E1VB-2004 10" 4/17/1951 Warm beer and a cold, cold woman Oklahoma Wranglers ; Guy Willis Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D9VB-1240 10-in. 4/5/1949 C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Willis, Vic," accessed January 25, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/357465.

Willis, Vic. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 25, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/357465.

"Willis, Vic." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 25 January 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/357465

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