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Davis, Sammy

cast, music director for George Rhodes, popular singer, tenor saxophone, vocals, voice, entertainer


born: 12 Aug 1925 New York / city, USA Source: 1  

born: 08 Aug 1925 Source: 2,3,4  
born: 08 Dec 1925 Source: 5  
born: ------- 1926 Source: 6  

died: 16 May 1990 Los Angeles, California / state, USA Source: 1  

date of Variety obit: 01 Jan 1986  

The Music Sack has 37 items with information about Sammy Davis:


 1999

Artist Index

p. 237-258 In:
MacKenzie, Harry
The directory of the Armed Forces Radio services series
Compiled by Harry Mackenzie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999

Number of People : 1,855


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

[Index of Names]

The above item is part of :
Bloom, Ken
American song
The complete musical theater companion: 1877-1995. Volume 2: T-Z and indexes
Second edition
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 2093 p.

Number of People : 24,881


 1996

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


 1992

Obituary index : supplement to the 1990 obituary index
Notes (Music Library Association), 1992

Number of People : 52


 1992 Source: 4

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1992

Whitburn, Joel
The Billboard book of top 40 hits
5th edition
New York: An imprint of Watson-Guptill Publications, 1992, 674 p.

Number of People : 1,471

More Details : (1 Section)


 1992

[minor article]

The above item is part of :
Roach, Hildred
Black American music : past and present
Second edition
Malabar, Florida: Krieger Publishing Company, 1992, 3668 p.

Number of People : 216


 1991

Pitts, Michael R.
Parish, James Robert
Hollywood songsters
By James Robert Parish and Michael R. Pitts
New York: Garland, 1991

Number of People : 105


 1991

Naura, Michael
Jazz-Toccata : Ansichten und Attacken
Hamburg: Rowolt, 1991, 243 p.

Number of People : 27

More Details : (1 Section)


 1991

Lablanc, Michael
Contemporary musicians volume 4
Edited by Michael LaBlanc
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1991, 279 p.

Number of People : 71


 1991 Source: 1

Obituary index : 1990 obituary index
Notes (Music Library Association), 1991, p. 1085

Number of People : 175


 1991

Cummings, David M.
McIntire, Dennis K.
International who's who in music and musician's directory
(in the classical and light classical fields)
Twelfth edition 1990/91
Consultant editors David M. Cummings; Dennis K. McIntire
Cambridge, England: International Who's Who in Music, 1991

Number of People : 8,178


 1989 Source: 3

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1989

Les grandes voix du jazz
Paris: Editions de l'Instant, 1989, 126 p.

Number of People : 64


 1987

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Porter, Bob
Ruppli, Michel
The Clef : Verve labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bob Porter
Vol. II: the MGM era
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, c1987, 876 p.

Number of People : 2,595


 1987

Ertl, Franz
Soul-Diktionar
Koln: Wilhelm Herbst Verlag, 1987, 180 p.

Number of People : 161


 1987

Floyd, Samuel A. Jr.
Black music biography : an annotated bibliography
White Plains, New York: Kraus International Publications, 1987

Number of People : 87


 1986

Lyman, Darryl
Great jews in music
New York: Jonathan David Publishers, Inc., 1986

Number of People : 573


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1985

Schmidt-Joos, Siegfried
Idole 5 : nur der Himmel ist Grenze: Sammy Davis jr, Jimi Hendrix, Keith Jarrett
Herausgegeben von Siegfried Schmidt-Joos
Frankfurt am Main: Ullstein, 1985, 219 p.

Number of People : 3


 1985

Schmidt-Joos, Siegfried
Nur der Himmel ist Grenze
Frankfurt-am-Main: Verlag Ullstein GMBH, 1985

Number of People : 3


 1982

Nite, Norm N.
Clark, Dick
Rock on : the illustrated encyclopedia of rock n' roll : the solid gold years
Updated edition
Special introductin by Dick Clark
New York: Harper & Row, 1982

Number of People : 1,678


 1981 Source: 5

Southern, Eileen
Biographical dictionary of Afro-American and African musicians
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981, 478 p.

Number of People : 1,184


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1980

Feather, Leonard
The passion for jazz
New York: Horizon Press, 1980

Number of People : 24


 1979

Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


 1978

Artists' Index

p. 1754-1845 In:
Rust, Brian
Jazz records 1897-1942
4th revised and enlarged edition
Vol. 2: Abe Lyman to Bob Zurke
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1978, 1996 p.

Number of People : 9,605


 1976 Source: 2

Green, Stanley
Encyclopaedia of the musical theatre
New York: Dodd Mead, 1976

Number of People : 580


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1974

Stambler, Irwin
Encyclopedia of pop, rock and soul
By Irwin Stambler
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1974, 609 p.

Number of People : 1,359


 1972

Dobrin, Arnold
Voices of Joy, Voices of Freedom : Ethel Waters, Sammy Davis, Jr., Marian Anderson, Paul Robeson, Lena Horne.
New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1972

Number of People : 5


 1969

Cerna, Miroslava
Hvezdy Svetovych Mikrofonu
Prague: Svoboda, 1969

Number of People : 26


 1965

Boyar, Jane
Davis, Sammy
Boyar, Burt
Yes I can : the story of Sammy Davis, Jr.
With Jane and Burt Boyar
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1965, 612 p.

Number of People : 1


 1960

Feather, Leonard
Goodman, Benny
Hammond, John
Ellington, Duke
The new edition of the encyclopedia of jazz
Completely revised, enlarged and brought up to date
Appreciations by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and John Hammond
New York: Horizon Press, 1960

Number of People : 1,945


 1959

A gallery of living musical entertainers

p. 40 In:
Spaeth, Sigmund
Music journal. 1959 annual
New York: Music Journal Inc, 1959, 212 p.

Number of People : 41


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