Leonard Stokes

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, tenor vocal, mandolin, songwriter

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

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-50924 10-in. 3/9/1929 Plucky Lindy's lucky day High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 4-6); with male vocal trio (takes 1-3) vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51733 10-in. 4/25/1929 My mother's prayer John Seagle ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51734 10-in. 4/25/1929 Life's railway to heaven John Seagle ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51735 10-in. 4/25/1929 Softly and tenderly John Seagle ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55607 10-in. 7/11/1929 I love to tell the story John Seagle ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55683 10-in. 9/11/1929 The ninety and nine John Seagle ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55684 10-in. 9/11/1929 Will there be any stars in my crown? John Seagle ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56739 10-in. 10/2/1929 Pass me not, oh gentle saviour John Seagle ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56740 10-in. 10/2/1929 Just as I am John Seagle ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-63202 10-in. 5/21/1930 Oh Jesus, thou art standing John Seagle ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-63203 10-in. 5/21/1930 Work, for the night is coming John Seagle ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73599 10-in. 9/28/1932 When the leaves turn red and fall Frank Luther Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble and humming vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73600 10-in. 9/28/1932 Old river valley Frank Luther Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73701 10-in. 9/28/1932 A little street where old friends meet Bud Billings Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-73732 10-in. 10/1/1932 When the leaves turn red and fall Bud Billings Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-73733 10-in. 10/1/1932 The circle has been broken Bud Billings Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-73734 10-in. 10/1/1932 In the blue hills of Virginia Bud Billings Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-73736 10-in. 10/1/1932 Sweetest of all my dreams Luther-Stokes Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-73849 10-in. 10/21/1932 I'll meet you in Loveland Bud Billings Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-73850 10-in. 10/21/1932 Going back to the one I love Luther-Stokes Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-73851 10-in. 10/21/1932 My ivy covered cabin home Bud Billings Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-73852 10-in. 10/21/1932 I wouldn't trade the silver in my mother's hair (For all the gold in the world) Luther-Stokes Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-73853 10-in. 10/21/1932 Just around the bend (From the rainbow's end) Bud Billings Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-73854 10-in. 10/21/1932 Silver-haired mother Bud Billings Trio Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-011987 10-in. 8/5/1937 We can't be darlings any more J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; George Morris ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-011988 10-in. 8/5/1937 Tell Mother I'll meet her George Morris ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-011989 10-in. 8/5/1937 In a little village churchyard George Morris ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-011990 10-in. 8/5/1937 Carry your cross with a smile George Morris ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-011991 10-in. 8/5/1937 Swing the door of your heart open wide George Morris ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-011992 10-in. 8/5/1937 Answer to Greenback dollar George Morris ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-011993 10-in. 8/5/1937 There's a green hill far away George Morris ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-011994 10-in. 8/5/1937 Miss me when I'm gone George Morris ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-018600 10-in. 1/23/1938 Your best friend is always near J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with mandolin and guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-018601 10-in. 1/23/1938 Lamp lighting time in heaven J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-018602 10-in. 1/23/1938 When the light's gone out in your soul J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with mandolin and guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-018603 10-in. 1/23/1938 I once loved a young man J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with mandolin and guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-018604 10-in. 1/23/1938 Somebody cares J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with mandolin and guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-018605 10-in. 1/23/1938 I'm living the right life now J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with mandolin and guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-018606 10-in. 1/23/1938 Just over in the glory land J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with mandolin and guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-018607 10-in. 1/23/1938 I'm in the glory land way J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with mandolin and guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-018608 10-in. 1/23/1938 If I lose, let me lose J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with mandolin and guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-018609 10-in. 1/23/1938 Great reaping day J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with mandolin and guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-018610 10-in. 1/23/1938 Oh why did I ever get married J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers Male vocal solo, with mandolin and guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-047637 10-in. 2/9/1940 Little pal Byron Parker Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-047638 10-in. 2/9/1940 I'm sorry, that's all I can say Byron Parker Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-047640 10-in. 2/9/1940 A beautiful life Byron Parker Mountaineers Male vocal quartet, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-047641 10-in. 2/9/1940 We shall rise Byron Parker Mountaineers Male vocal quartet, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-047642 10-in. 2/9/1940 Oh darling, come back Byron Parker Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-054598 10-in. 10/10/1940 The letter that went to God Byron Parker Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-054599 10-in. 10/10/1940 Tell her not to wait for me Byron Parker Mountaineers Male vocal solo, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-056500 10-in. 10/10/1940 I love my Saviour Byron Parker Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-056501 10-in. 10/10/1940 He is my friend and guide Byron Parker Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-056502 10-in. 10/10/1940 That's why I'm blue Byron Parker Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with string band songwriter, vocalist  
Victor BS-056503 10-in. 10/10/1940 Married life blues Byron Parker Mountaineers Male vocal solo, with string band vocalist  
Victor BVE-Test-612 10-in. 1/15/1929 My mother's prayer John Seagle ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-Test-613 10-in. 1/15/1929 Saved by grace John Seagle ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick TCL1528 10-in. 9/16/1931 When Yuba plays the rumba on the tuba Three Minute Men Male vocal trio, with tuba and guitar vocalist  
Decca 38510 10-in. 8/31/1934 Somewhere in old Wyoming Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38511 10-in. 8/31/1934 In the valley of the moon Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38512 10-in. 8/31/1934 Keep a light in your window tonight Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38513 10-in. 8/31/1934 It's time to say Aloha to you Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38514 10-in. 8/31/1934 Hillbilly wedding in June Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38536 10-in. 9/4/1934 Mellow mountain moon Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38537 10-in. 9/4/1934 A little street where old friends meet Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38538 10-in. 9/4/1934 Rock me to sleep in my Rocky Mountain home Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38539 10-in. 9/4/1934 Barnacle Bill the Sailor Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38540 10-in. 9/4/1934 The return of Barnacle Bill Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38674 10-in. 9/15/1934 All night long Zora Layman vocalist  
Decca 38701 10-in. 9/21/1934 A picture from life's other side Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38702 10-in. 9/21/1934 Where we'll never grow old Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38703 10-in. 9/21/1934 Moonlight and roses Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38704 10-in. 9/21/1934 I wonder why my mother be on that train? Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38851 10/16/1934 Your enemy cannot harm you Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38852 10/16/1934 The Lord's prayer Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38853 10/16/1934 My Lord's gonna move this wicked race Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 38854 10/16/1934 Rhythmatism Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 39013 10-in. 11/13/1934 Son of my soul Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 39014 10-in. 11/13/1934 When the Saints go marching home Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 39015 10-in. 11/13/1934 You better let that liar alone Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 39016 10-in. 11/13/1934 The Lord is my shepherd Frank Luther Trio vocalist  
Decca 63768 10-in. 5/13/1938 Americana: ; Part 1: She'll be comin' 'round the mountain Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 63769 10-in. 5/13/1938 Americana: ; Part 2: Oh, dem golden slippers Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 63770 10-in. 5/13/1938 Americana: Part 3: Billy boy Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 63771 10-in. 5/13/1938 Americana: Part 4: Ida Red Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 63772 10-in. 5/13/1938 Americana: ; Part 5: Buffalo gals Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 63773 10-in. 5/13/1938 Americana: Part 6: Hand me down my walkin' cane Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 63774 10-in. 5/13/1938 Americana: George McCohan medley, part 1 Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 63969 10-in. 6/14/1938 George McCohan medley, part 2 Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 63970 10-in. 6/14/1938 Americana: Part 7: Pass around the bottle Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 63971 10-in. 6/14/1938 Americana: Part 8: Little Rosewood casket Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 63972 10-in. 6/14/1938 Americana: Part 9: Maple on the hill Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 63973 10-in. 6/14/1938 Americana: Part 10: New River train Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 64170 10-in. 6/16/1938 Colorado sunset Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 64171 10-in. 6/16/1938 The grass is just as green Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 64172 10-in. 6/16/1938 The wide open places Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  
Decca 64173 10-in. 6/16/1938 Chimes of Arcady Zora Layman ; Frank Luther ; Leonard Stokes vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Stokes, Leonard," accessed February 3, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100440.

Stokes, Leonard. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 3, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100440.

"Stokes, Leonard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 3 February 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100440

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