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 76-95 of 95 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca DLA 2527 10-in. 7/11/1941 Jealous Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2528 10-in. 7/11/1941 Under your window Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2529 10-in. 7/11/1941 Don't ask me why Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2576 10-in. 7/20/1941 Nazareth (A sacred song) Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2577 10-in. 7/20/1941 Christmas candle Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2651 10-in. 8/18/1941 I guess I'll have to dream the rest Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2652 10-in. 8/18/1941 The cowboy serenade Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2653 10-in. 8/18/1941 Tonight we love Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2654 10-in. 8/18/1941 A pretty girl is like a melody Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2655 10-in. 8/18/1941 The hills of home Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2871 10-in. 2/1/1942 Junior Miss Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2872 10-in. 2/1/1942 Sleepy lagoon Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2873 10-in. 2/1/1942 After taps Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2874 10-in. 2/1/1942 Here you are Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2875 10-in. 2/1/1942 Anywhere on earth is heaven Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2876 10-in. 2/1/1942 (I don't stand) A ghost of a chance (with you) Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca L 3105 10-in. 7/19/1942 I had the craziest dream Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca L 3106 10-in. 7/19/1942 Yesterday's gardenias Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca L 3107 10-in. 7/19/1942 Lullaby of the rain Tony Martin vocalist  
Decca L 3108 10-in. 7/19/1942 Why do I love you? (from Showboat) Frances Langford ; Tony Martin vocalist  
(Results 76-95 of 95 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Martin, Tony," accessed December 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105205.

Martin, Tony. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105205.

"Martin, Tony." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 December 2021.

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

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