Frances Langford

Julia Frances Langford (April 4, 1913 – July 11, 2005) was an American singer and entertainer who was popular during the Golden Age of Radio and also made film appearances for over two decades.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 4th, 1913 (Lakeland), Died Jensen Beach

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, contralto

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 120 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor LBS-71771 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 10/25/1932 Show boat medley Jesse Crawford ; Frances Langford ; Robert Simmons Pipe organ solo, with female and male vocal solos vocalist, contralto  
Victor BS-71773 10-in. 10/25/1932 When mother played the organ Jesse Crawford ; Frances Langford Pipe organ solo, with female vocal solo vocalist, contralto  
Victor BS-75535 10-in. 3/17/1933 Moon song (That wasn't meant for me) Frances Langford Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist, contralto  
Victor BS-75536 10-in. 3/17/1933 Meet me in the gloaming Frances Langford Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist, contralto  
Victor BRC-Test-468 10-in. 6/15/1931 Wabash moon Frances Langford Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Victor BRC-Test-1118 10-in. 7/1/1931 I'm thru with love Frances Langford Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Columbia W152234 10-in. 7/1/1932 Now you've got me worryin' for you Central Park Casino Orchestra ; Eddy Duchin ; Frances Langford Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist, contralto  
Columbia W152247 10-in. 8/1/1932 I can't believe it's true The Four New Yorkers ; Frances Langford Female vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band vocalist, contralto  
Columbia W152248 10-in. 8/1/1932 Having a good time, wish you were here The Four New Yorkers ; Frances Langford Female vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band vocalist, contralto  
Columbia W265054 10-in. 2/16/1933 You hi-de-hi-ing me Frances Langford Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Decca 70881 10-in. 6/14/1942 Can't help lovin' dat man Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca 70882 10-in. 6/14/1942 Bill Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca 70883 10-in. 6/14/1942 Serenade in blue Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca 70884 10-in. 6/14/1942 At last Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca DLA 265 10-in. 11/19/1935 You hit the spot Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca DLA 266 10-in. 11/19/1935 Will I ever know? Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca DLA 267 10-in. 11/19/1935 Dream girl of Pi.K.A. Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca DLA 343 10-in. 4/4/1936 The hills of old Wyomin-1 Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca DLA 344 10-in. 4/4/1936 I don't want to make history (I just want to make love) Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca DLA 345 10-in. 4/4/1936 Melody fromm the sky Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca DLA 346 10-in. 4/4/1936 Is it true what they say about Dixie? Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca DLA 489 10-in. 7/30/1936 When did you leave heaven? Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca DLA 490 10-in. 7/30/1936 Long ago and far away Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca DLA 491 10-in. 7/30/1936 It's like reaching for the moon Frances Langford vocalist  
Decca DLA 492 10-in. 7/30/1936 Deep shadows Frances Langford vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 120 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Langford, Frances," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104910.

Langford, Frances. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104910.

"Langford, Frances." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

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