Alvino Rey (1908–2004)

Actor | Soundtrack | Music Department

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  • Glen Gray, Teddy Powell, Alvino Rey, Alvino Rey's Orchestra, Glen Gray's Orchestra, and Teddy Powell's Orchestra in Jam Session (1944)
  • Leo Carrillo, Donna King, Leon Errol, Alyce King, Luise King, Yvonne King, Frances Langford, and Alvino Rey in Follow the Band (1943)
  • Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones, and Alvino Rey in Larceny with Music (1943)
  • Donna King, Alyce King, Luise King, Yvonne King, Alvino Rey, and The King Sisters in Larceny with Music (1943)
  • Charlie Barnet, Connee Boswell, Jackie Cooper, Benny Goodman, Bonita Granville, Harry James, Jack Jenney, Gene Krupa, Adolphe Menjou, Alvino Rey, and Joe Venuti in Syncopation (1942)
  • Kitty Carlisle, Leo Carrillo, Donna King, William Frawley, Allan Jones, Alyce King, Luise King, Yvonne King, Alvino Rey, and The King Sisters in Larceny with Music (1943)

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Did You Know

Trivia

His theme songs were "Blue Rain" and "Nighty-Night".


Nickname

Father of the Pedal Steel Guitar


Star Sign

Cancer

Personal Details

Born

Alvin Henry McBurney

Oakland, California, USA

Died

(age 95)
Draper, Utah, USA

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