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Claude Thornhill

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Aliases
Claude Thornhill & His Orch.
Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra
Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by The Snowflakes
Claude Thornhill with Rhythm Section
Real name
Claude M. Thornhill
Born
August 10, 1909
Died
July 1, 1965
Country
United States
IPI
00030591800 1 work
Comments
Pianist, arranger and bandleader
Family
Ruth Thornhill Spouse
Related
The Snowflakes Vocalists of Claude Thornhill Orchestra
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Originals

Covers by Claude Thornhill

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1949 Jan Savitt and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Bon Bon
listen on Internet Archive 1938 Reginald Foort
i August 1953 Enrique Madriguera & His Rumba Orch.
i   August 1958 Chauncey Olcott PRF, Henry Burr - John Barnes Wells REC,REL
May 1, 1942 Sam Ash
1937 (unknown)
listen on Internet Archive i June 1948 The Be Bop Boys
1971 Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra
listen on Internet Archive   July 1942 Bing Crosby BRD, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Frank Sinatra REL
listen on Internet Archive   1956 The Foursome PRF,REC,REL
  1937 Belle Baker PRF, Imperial Dance Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Arthur Fields REC
i December 1948 Broadway Bell-Hops
listen on Internet Archive   1956 Jack Barker [US1] PRF, Jacques Renard and His Orchestra REC
March 30, 1938 (unknown), М.И. Вавичъ
Covered by (5 artists)
1938 William Tuson
listen on Internet Archive 1941 Ink Spots
1977 Mildred Bailey
listen on Internet Archive May 1950 Chuck Cabot and His Orchestra
1938 Bing Crosby with Jimmie Grier and His Orchestra
1977 Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra
1939 (unknown), Harry Macdonough with Violin Obligato
  1937 Frances Langford with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra REC, James Stewart and Eleanor Powell [dubbed by Marjorie Lane] BRD
listen on Internet Archive September 1937 Tommy Tucker and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Amy Arnell
i August 1953 Stan Getz
listen on Internet Archive i May 1949 Hubert Marischka
listen on Internet Archive July 1937 (unknown)
listen on Internet Archive   October 7, 1946 Bing Crosby with Les Paul and His Trio REC, George Paxton and His Orchestra - Vocal by Lee Taylor REL
listen on Internet Archive July 1937 Roy Fox and His Orchestra (Vocal Refrain by Barry Gray)
i   December 1948 Ben Selvin and His Orchestra REC, Russ Columbo BRD
i   1977 Betty Jane Bonney with Orchestra REL, Lauren Bacall - Hoagy Carmichael BRD
1975 Tamara
  1977 Adelaide Hall PRF, Meyer Davis' Swanee Syncopators – Vocal Chorus by Al Shayne REC
November 1945 Sleepy Hall and His Collegians [Red Nichols]
1939 Lambert Murphy
November 1941 (unknown)
Covered by Xavier Cugat and His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra and Chorus
listen on Internet Archive 1948 Ted Black and His Orchestra
1942 Clyde Lucas and His Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Teddy Martin
i   August 1958 Larry Clinton & His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Bea Wain REC, Dennis King PRF
August 1937 Ethel Waters and Her Singing Orch. arranged and directed by Will Marion Cook
listen on Internet Archive I Never Loved Anyone Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Gene Williams 1947 Unverified
listen on Internet Archive I Remember Mama Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Fran Warren 1948 Unverified
listen on Internet Archive 1938 Benny Goodman and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Martha Tilton
i   1977 Rex Harrison REL,PRF
i   August 1958 Jack Denny and His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Paul Small REC, Walter Slezak PRF
I Went Out of My Way Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Dick Harding 1971 Unverified
i August 1953 Miles Davis and His Orchestra
July 1947 Al (Stomp) Russell Trio
i December 1948 (unknown)
listen on Internet Archive July 1938 Fredric Fradkin – Piano by Dan Lieberfeld
listen on Internet Archive i   July 1948 Sebastián Yradier PRF, Cornet Duet REL
listen on Internet Archive 1956 Hoagy Carmichael and His Orchestra
i 1951 Victor Arden-Phil Ohman and Their Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Frank Munn
August 1937 Flora Donaldson
listen on Internet Archive May 1949 Marilyn Miller and Leon Errol
i 1951 Billie Holiday
listen on Internet Archive i 1941 (unknown)
listen on Internet Archive i July 1942 Glenn Miller and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Ray Eberle and The Modernaires
i 1959 Ruby Newman & His Rainbow Room Orch. featuring Ray Heatherton REC, Ray Heatherton & Mitzi Green PRF, Hal Kemp and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Maxine Grey REC, Doris Carson & Ray Bolger PRF, Walter Huston PRF, Walter Huston - Orchestra Conducted by Maurice De Abravanel REC,REL
listen on Internet Archive   1956 Eddie Cantor REC,REL,PRF
i 1959 Tony Martin with Orchestra under direction of Victor Young REC, Harry James and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Helen Forrest BRD, Alice Faye
listen on Internet Archive February 27, 1942 (unknown)
listen on Internet Archive 1938 Florence George
listen on Internet Archive August 1949 Mark Andrews [US1], Henry Halstead and His Orchestra
listen on Internet Archive July 3, 1944 American Quartet with Orchestra
i   August 1958 Bobby Sherwood and His Orchestra - Vocal by Kitty Kallen REC, Bing Crosby BRD
i August 1958 Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra
1977 Billy Butterfield and His Orchestra - Vocal by Margaret Whiting
i 1959 Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
  1977 Fairchild and Carroll and Their Orchestra REL, Mitzi Green PRF
My Heart Goes Crazy Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Buddy Hughes 1946 Unverified
  1937 Fred Astaire BRD, Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Johnny Morris REC
listen on Internet Archive i   July 22, 1946 Leo Reisman and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Fred Astaire REC, Fred Astaire PRF
Night and Day Claude Thornhill and His Orch. Unverified
listen on Internet Archive August 1947 Billy Murray and American Quartet with Orchestra
listen on Internet Archive   1956 Harry Richman PRF, Ted Lewis and His Band REC
listen on Internet Archive 1938 (unknown)
listen on Internet Archive i 1948 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Frank Sinatra
i August 1958 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Frank Sinatra
i   1977 New Princes' Toronto Band REC,REL, Alice Delysia PRF
i August 1953 The Biltmore Society Orchestra (Hazay Natzy)
listen on Internet Archive 1956 Les Brown and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Doris Day
listen on Internet Archive 1956 Sam Lanin's Orchestra
i 1941 Woody Herman and His Orchestra
listen on Internet Archive July 22, 1946 (unknown)
i   1977 Patricia Morison PRF, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Denny Dennis REC,REL
listen on Internet Archive 1942 Russ Morgan and His Orchestra
i December 1948 Roy Fox (The Whispering Cornetist) and His Band
May 1, 1942 Libby Holman
1946 Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Jimmy Saunders and The Stardreamers
i   1959 Lyons & Yosco PRF, Vess L. Ossman REC
i   1975 Mary Martin and Kenny Baker REL, Kurt Weill REC
  1938 Leo Reisman and His Orchestra REC,REL, Dennis King & Vivienne Segal PRF
i August 1958 Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
i August 1958 Grace Moore - Orchestra under direction of Josef Pasternack
listen on Internet Archive July 1938 Prince's Band
  1937 Judy Canova and Ben Blue BRD, Music in the Russ Morgan Manner – Vocal Chorus Dave Franklin REC
listen on Internet Archive May 1950 Gid Tanner and His Skillet-Lickers with Riley Puckett and Clayton McMichen, Hank "Sugarfoot" Garland
listen on Internet Archive i   February 1950 Helen Jepson REL, Abbie Mitchell PRF, Abbie Mitchell under the direction of George Gershwin REC
listen on Internet Archive July 1950 Gus Arnheim and His Cocoanut Grove Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Donald Novis
listen on Internet Archive 1956 Ethel Waters
i December 1948 Virginia Verrill
 REC November 1941 Xavier Cugat and His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Carmen Castillo and Cugat Chorus, Tony Pastor and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Eugenie Baird REL
Covered by (7 artists)
1938 Irene Dunne
listen on Internet Archive February 27, 1942 Lupita Palomera - Orquesta Gonzalo Curiel, Carol Bruce with Orchestra directed by Victor Young
listen on Internet Archive i   February 1950 Marion Harris REC, Adele Astaire PRF
  1977 Hal Kemp and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Maxine Grey REC, Doris Carson & Ray Bolger PRF
listen on Internet Archive   July 3, 1944 Hal Kemp and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Maxine Grey REC, Doris Carson & Ray Bolger PRF
listen on Internet Archive   1956 Dorothy Dickson PRF, Turner Layton REC
1975 (unknown)
listen on Internet Archive 1956 Frank Sinatra – Orchestra under the direction of Axel Stordahl
listen on Internet Archive 1956 Fred Astaire
listen on Internet Archive   August 1949 Dorothy Patrick [dubbed by Eileen Wilon] & Hugh Marlowe [dubbed by Ken Darby] PRF, Dinah Shore REL
i 1977 Eddy Howard and His Orchestra
  1975 Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Kenny Sargent REC, Ross Alexander [dubbed by James Newill] & Wini Shaw BRD
i   1951 Bing Crosby REC,REL, Fuzzy Knight, aided by Nigel Bruce (humming) and Fred MacMurray (whistling) BRD
listen on Internet Archive August 12, 1946 Dorothy Squires with Orchestra directed by Billy Reid
listen on Internet Archive   January 1942 Glenn Miller and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Ray Eberle REC,REL, Kenny Gardner [US1] BRD
i August 1958 Cliff Edwards with Victor Young and His Orchestra - And The Ken Darby Singers
listen on Internet Archive i December 1948 American Quartet
listen on Internet Archive i   August 1, 1941 Ruby Newman & His Rainbow Room Orch. featuring Ray Heatherton REC, Ray Heatherton & Mitzi Green PRF
i   1951 Marilyn Miller and Irving Fisher PRF, Isham Jones Orchestra REC,REL
July 1949 Dick James with Cyril Stapleton and His Orchestra
i 1959 Frank Sinatra
i 1959 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra
April 1947 Trudy Erwin
1977 Bing Crosby
listen on Internet Archive 1956 Bing Crosby
i 1951 Charlie Parker Septet
1975 Larry Clinton and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Bea Wain
1975 William Tabbert
i August 1958 Don Bestor and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Joy Lynne
You're Not So Easy To Forget Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Fran Warren July 1947 Unverified
listen on Internet Archive i   October 7, 1946 Marek Weber und sein Orchester - Solo: Marcel Wittrisch REL, Richard Tauber REC,PRF
1938 Larry Wynn and the Palmer Brothers

Releases

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Alt Wien Claude Thornhill & His Orch. 1941 OKeh
America, I Love You Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra May 1, 1942 Columbia [US]
Annie Laurie Maxine Sullivan and Her Orchestra under direction of Claude Thornhill 1937 Vocalion [US]
Arab Dance Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra July 1948 Columbia [US]
A Sunday Kind of Love Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra January 13, 1947 Columbia [US]
Autumn Nocturne Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra November 14, 1941 Columbia [US]
Be Careful, It's My Heart Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra July 1942 Columbia [US]
Down the Lane Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra May 1950 RCA Victor
Ebb Tide Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra September 1937 Brunswick
For Heaven's Sake Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra June 1948 Columbia [US]
Gotta Get Me Somebody to Love Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra October 7, 1946 Columbia [US]
Grieg's Piano Concerto Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra 1942 Columbia [US]
Harbor Lights Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra July 1937 Vocalion [US]
I Don't Know Why (I Just Do) Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra November 1945 Columbia [US]
I Dream of Jeanie with Light Brown Hair Maxine Sullivan with Claude Thornhill and Orchestra 1939 Victor
I Found You in the Rain Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra November 1941 Columbia [US]
It's Wonderful Maxine Sullivan - Orchestra under direction of Claude Thornhill 1938 Vocalion [US]
It Was a Lover and His Lass Maxine Sullivan with Claude Thornhill and Orch. March 30, 1938 Victor
L'amour, toujours, l'amour Maxine Sullivan with Claude Thornhill and Orch. July 1938 Victor
Loch Lomond Maxine Sullivan and Her Orchestra (Under direction of Claude Thornhill) August 1937 Vocalion [US]
Look for the Silver Lining Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra May 1949 Columbia [US]
Lovers in Glass Houses Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra 1941 Columbia [US]
Memory Lane Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Dick Harding February 27, 1942 Columbia [US]
Moonlight Bay Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra – Vocal Chorus by The Snowflakes July 3, 1944 Columbia [US]
Nice Work if You Can Get It Maxine Sullivan - Orchestra under direction of Claude Thornhill 1937 Vocalion [US]
Oh You Beautiful Doll Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra August 1947 Columbia [US]
On the 5:45 Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra July 1949 RCA Victor
Please Be Kind Maxine Sullivan with Claude Thornhill and Orchestra 1938 Victor
Polka Dots and Moonbeams Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra 1948 Columbia [US]
Sitting By the Window Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra 1949 RCA Victor
Sleepy Serenade Claude Thornhill and His Orch. 1941 OKeh
Smiles Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra July 22, 1946 Columbia [US]
Snowfall Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra August 1, 1941 Columbia [US]
Somebody Else Is Taking My Place Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra 1942 Columbia [US]
So Would I Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra 1946 Columbia [US]
Spring Is Here Maxine Sullivan with Claude Thornhill and Orchestra 1938 Victor
Stop! You're Breaking My Heart Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra with Maxine Sullivan 1937 Vocalion [US]
Sweet and Lovely Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra July 1950 RCA Victor
The Folks Who Live on the Hill Maxine Sullivan - Orchestra under direction of Claude Thornhill 1938 Vocalion [US]
Through a Long and Sleepless Night Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra August 1949 RCA Victor
Twilight Song Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra August 12, 1946 Columbia [US]
We're the Couple in the Castle Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra January 1942 Columbia [US]
Would You Believe Me Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra April 1947 Columbia [US]
You're Not So Easy to Forget Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra July 1947 Columbia [US]

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