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||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||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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Martin, Tony," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105205.
Martin, Tony. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105205.
"Martin, Tony." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.
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