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", "I Love Paris", "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 25, 1913 (San Francisco), Died July 27, 2012 (West Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 145 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  
Victor D7VB-0489 10-in. 4/9/1947 Passing by Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0490 10-in. 4/9/1947 The Stanley steamer Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0491 10-in. 4/9/1947 Oh! My achin' heart Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0500 10-in. 4/18/1947 Too marvelous for words Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0501 10-in. 4/18/1947 You're not so easy to forget Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0518 10-in. 4/23/1947 Ain'tcha never comin' back Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0519 10-in. 4/23/1947 Don't tell me Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1309 10-in. 7/24/1947 Lazy countryside Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1310 10-in. 7/24/1947 Too good to be true Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1311 10-in. 7/24/1947 Julie Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1336 10-in. 9/3/1947 Begin the beguine Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1337 10-in. 9/3/1947 The Christmas song (merry Christmas to you) Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1338 10-in. 9/3/1947 Good night sweetheart Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1359 10-in. 9/17/1947 If I had you Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1360 10-in. 9/17/1947 I'll dance at your wedding Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1361 10-in. 9/17/1947 Carolina in the morning Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1375 10-in. 10/14/1947 My sin Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1377 10-in. 10/14/1947 Deep night Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1810 10" 10/23/1947 For every man there's a woman Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1811 10-in. 10/23/1947 Oh, how I miss you tonight Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1812 10-in. 10/23/1947 Night and day Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1813 10-in. 10/23/1947 The night was made for love Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1818 10-in. 12/30/1947 Music from beyond the moon Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D7VB-1819 10-in. 12/30/1947 It was written in the stars Earle Hagen Orchestra ; Tony Martin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 145 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Martin, Tony," accessed July 16, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105205.

Martin, Tony. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 16, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105205.

"Martin, Tony." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 16 July 2024.

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