Tony Martin

Alvin Morris (December 25, 1913 – July 27, 2012), known professionally as Tony Martin, was an American actor and popular singer. His career spanned over seven decades, and he scored dozens of hits between the late-1930s and mid-1950s with songs such as "Walk Hand in Hand", "Stranger in Paradise" and "I Get Ideas". He was married to actress and dancer Cyd Charisse for 60 years, from 1948 until her death in 2008.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 25th, 1913 (San Francisco), Died July 27th, 2012 (West Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 95 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-26588 10-in. 7/13/1922 On the shores of the Rockaway Fanny Brice Female vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Decca 65177 10-in. 3/14/1939 Begin the beguine Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 65178 10-in. 3/14/1939 September song Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 65184 10-in. 3/15/1939 Avalon Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 65185 10-in. 3/15/1939 Rose room Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 65186 10-in. 3/15/1939 Home in Pasadena Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 65187 10-in. 3/15/1939 California, here I come Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 66668 10-in. 9/26/1939 Does your heart beat for me? Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 66669 10-in. 9/26/1939 South of the border Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 66670 10-in. 9/26/1939 Lilacs in the rain Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 66671 10-in. 9/26/1939 Day in, day out Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 66988 10-in. 12/19/1939 Indian Summer Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 66989 10-in. 12/19/1939 It's a blue world Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 66990 10-in. 12/19/1939 Careless Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 66991 10-in. 12/19/1939 All the things you are Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 67351 10-in. 3/20/1940 Love song of Renaldo Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 67352 10-in. 3/20/1940 A young man sings Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 67353 10-in. 3/20/1940 The creaking old mill on the creek Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 67354 10-in. 3/20/1940 Hear my song, Violetta Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 67437 10-in. 3/31/1940 Havana for a night Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 67438 10-in. 3/31/1940 Tonight (Perfidia) Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 67439 10-in. 3/31/1940 The sky fell down Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 67440 10-in. 3/31/1940 Fools rush in (where the angels fear to tread) Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 67843 10-in. 5/28/1940 Where was I? Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca 67844 10-in. 5/28/1940 When the swallows come back to Capistrano Tony Martin vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 95 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Martin, Tony," accessed November 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105205.

Martin, Tony. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105205.

"Martin, Tony." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105205

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