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Frankie Carle

Frankie Carle (born Francis Nunzio Carlone, March 25, 1903 – March 7, 2001) was an American pianist and bandleader. As a very popular bandleader in the 1940s and 1950s, Carle was nicknamed "The Wizard of the Keyboard". "Sunrise Serenade" was Carle's best-known composition, rising to No. 1 in the US in 1938 and selling more than one million copies.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 25th, 1903 (Providence), Died March 7th, 2001 (Mesa)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1940

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 75 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-38189 10-in. 3/21/1927 Just cross the river from Queens Edwin J. McEnelly Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 2-4); with male vocal trio (take 1) vocalist  
Victor BS-035723 10-in. 4/8/1939 Sunrise serenade Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-035731 10-in. 4/10/1939 Sunrise serenade Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-042681 10-in. 9/14/1939 Serenata matutina Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band composer  
Victor BS-043367 10-in. 11/9/1939 Shadows Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-047205 10-in. 2/14/1940 A lover's lullaby Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-047985 10-in. 3/21/1940 A lover's lullaby Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-050564 10-in. 5/13/1940 A lover's lullaby Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-053414 10-in. 9/4/1940 Falling leaves Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-055580 10-in. 9/3/1940 Falling leaves Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 14730-14732 10-in. 1/26/1925 Best black Mound City Blue Blowers Jazz/dance band composer  
Decca 61340 10-in. 10/23/1936 Moonlight on the Chesapeake Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61341 10-in. 10/23/1936 Sweetheart, let's grow old together Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61342 10-in. 10/23/1936 There's something in the air Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61343 10-in. 10/23/1936 Goodnight my love Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61344 10-in. 10/23/1936 Where the lazy river goes by Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61380 10-in. 11/4/1936 One never knows, does one? Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61381 10-in. 11/4/1936 Let me sing in Echo Valley Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61382 10-in. 11/4/1936 In the chapel in the moonlight Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61513 10-in. 1/13/1937 I can't lose that longing for you Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61514 10-in. 1/13/1937 Who's afraid of love ? Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61515 10-in. 1/13/1937 Oh say, can you swing ? Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61516 10-in. 1/13/1937 Timber Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61517 10-in. 1/13/1937 If my heart could only talk Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61518 10-in. 1/13/1937 One in a million Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 75 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carle, Frankie," accessed November 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103739.

Carle, Frankie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103739.

"Carle, Frankie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103739

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