Adolph Hofner

Adolph John Hofner (June 8, 1916 – June 2, 2000) was an American Western swing bandleader and singer.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 8, 1916 (Moulton), Died June 2, 2000 (San Antonio)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, vocalist, guitar, Musical group, composer, lyricist, songwriter

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-02806 10-in. 10/21/1936 A little prayer for me Adolph Hofner ; Oklahoma Playboys ; Jimmie Revard String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-02941 10-in. 10/26/1936 Star kovarna Hoffner Bros. String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-02942 10-in. 10/26/1936 Na Marjanse Hoffner Bros. String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-02945 10-in. 10/26/1936 Just refined Adolph Hofner ; Oklahoma Playboys ; Jimmie Revard String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-07362 10-in. 2/26/1937 Spanish medley of waltzes Oklahoma Playboys ; Jimmie Revard String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-07364 10-in. 2/26/1937 Daddy's got the Deep Elm blues Adolph Hofner ; Oklahoma Playboys ; Jimmie Revard String band, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BS-014137 10-in. 9/14/1937 We played a game Adolph Hofner ; Oklahoma Playboys ; Jimmie Revard String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-014139 10-in. 9/14/1937 We'll ride the tide together Adolph Hofner ; Oklahoma Playboys ; Jimmie Revard String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-014141 10-in. 9/14/1937 Does my baby love me, yes sir! Adolph Hofner ; Oklahoma Playboys ; Jimmie Revard String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-014143 10-in. 9/14/1937 Gee! But it's great walking back home Adolph Hofner ; Oklahoma Playboys ; Jimmie Revard String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-014145 10-in. 9/14/1937 Am I blue Adolph Hofner ; Oklahoma Playboys ; Jimmie Revard String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-014146 10-in. 9/14/1937 It's all so sweet Adolph Hofner ; Oklahoma Playboys ; Jimmie Revard String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-022122 10-in. 4/5/1938 Better quit it now Adolph Hofner ; Texans Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-022123 10-in. 4/5/1938 Someday soon Adolph Hofner ; Texans Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-022124 10-in. 4/5/1938 I never felt so blue Adolph Hofner ; Texans Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-022125 10-in. 4/5/1938 Someone thinks of someone Adolph Hofner ; Texans Male vocal solo, with vocal trio and string band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-022126 10-in. 4/5/1938 How I miss you tonight Adolph Hofner ; Texans Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-022127 10-in. 4/5/1938 Ride along Adolph Hofner ; Texans Vocal trio, with string band leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-022128 10-in. 4/5/1938 Night time down South Adolph Hofner ; Texans Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-022129 10-in. 4/5/1938 A hole in the wall Adolph Hofner ; Texans Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-022130 10-in. 4/5/1938 Our little romance is through Adolph Hofner ; Texans Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-022131 10-in. 4/5/1938 Tonight I'm blue and lonely Adolph Hofner ; Texans Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-022132 10-in. 4/5/1938 Come on and swing me Adolph Hofner ; Texans Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-022133 10-in. 4/5/1938 Brown eyed sweet Adolph Hofner ; Texans Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-028581 10-in. 10/25/1938 Swing with the music Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal duet leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-028582 10-in. 10/25/1938 So tired of waiting Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-028583 10-in. 10/25/1938 I'll keep my old guitar Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-028584 10-in. 10/25/1938 Dreaming Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-028585 10-in. 10/25/1938 That honky-tonky rhythm Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-028586 10-in. 10/25/1938 It's best to behave Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-028587 10-in. 10/25/1938 It's all my fault Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-028588 10-in. 10/25/1938 Am I happy? Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal trio leader  
Victor BS-028589 10-in. 10/25/1938 I guess you're laughing now Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-028590 10-in. 10/25/1938 Someone is alone Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-028591 10-in. 10/25/1938 That little town Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-028592 10-in. 10/25/1938 Little brown-eyed lady Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-028729 10-in. 10/27/1938 It makes no difference now Tom Dickey Show Boys String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-028730 10-in. 10/27/1938 She's got everything at her command Tom Dickey Show Boys String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-028731 10-in. 10/27/1938 I thank you, Mister Moon Tom Dickey Show Boys String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-028734 10-in. 10/27/1938 This crazy thing Tom Dickey Show Boys String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-028735 10-in. 10/27/1938 That's all I want to know Tom Dickey Show Boys String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-028736 10-in. 10/27/1938 I wish you well Tom Dickey Show Boys String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-047671 10-in. 2/13/1940 You're always on my mind Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo composer, leader, vocalist  
Victor BS-047672 10-in. 2/13/1940 Kitty Clyde Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band leader  
Victor BS-047673 10-in. 2/13/1940 Why should I cry over you? Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, composer, leader  
Victor BS-047674 10-in. 2/13/1940 Because I have lost you Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo composer, leader, vocalist  
Victor BS-047675 10-in. 2/13/1940 Strashidlo Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal duet leader, vocalist  
Victor BS-047676 10-in. 2/13/1940 Dis ja liebe spim Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal duet leader, vocalist  
Victor BS-047677 10-in. 2/13/1940 Joe Turner blues Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band leader  
Victor BS-047678 10-in. 2/13/1940 Sam, the old accordion man Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Victor BS-047679 10-in. 2/13/1940 Maria Elina Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Victor BS-047680 10-in. 2/13/1940 Spanish two-step Adolph Hofner ; Texans String band leader  
Victor BS-047685 10-in. 2/13/1940 Mistakes Oklahoma Playboys ; Jimmie Revard String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia CO43801 10-in. 5/4/1950 Cotton Eyed Joe Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band instrumentalist, guitar, leader, Musical group  
Columbia CO43802 10-in. 5/4/1950 Dude ranch schottische Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band Musical group, leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia CO43803 10-in. 5/4/1950 Seven step polka Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band Musical group, leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia CO43804 10-in. 5/4/1950 Herr Schmidt Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band Musical group, leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia CO43805 10-in. 5/4/1950 Rye waltz Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band Musical group, leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia CO43806 10-in. 5/4/1950 Put your little foot Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band Musical group, leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia CO43807 10-in. 5/4/1950 Little brown jug Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band Musical group, leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia CO43808 10-in. 5/4/1950 Ten pretty girls Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band Musical group, leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia H690 10-in. 2/28/1942 Sage brush shuffle Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band leader, Musical group, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia H691 10-in. 2/28/1942 Tickle toe polka Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band Musical group, leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia H694 10-in. 2/28/1942 Alamo steel serenade Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band Musical group, leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia H697 10-in. 2/28/1942 Sweetheart this is goodbye Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band, with male vocal solo leader, Musical group, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Columbia H698 10-in. 2/28/1942 Swing with the music Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band, with male vocal duet leader, Musical group, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Columbia CO43809 10-in. June 1950 Life passed me by Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band, with male vocal duet Musical group, leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia CO43810 10-in. June 1950 Heska-holka Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band, with male vocal duet Musical group, leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia CO43811 10-in. 5/4/1950 Please don't take that bottle from me Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band, with male vocal solo Musical group, leader, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Columbia CO43812 10-in. 5/4/1950 In my heart and on my mind Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band, with male vocal trio Musical group, leader, instrumentalist, guitar, composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Brunswick DAL1196 10-in. 2/28/1941 Alamo rag Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band instrumentalist, guitar, leader, Musical group  
Brunswick DAL1197 10-in. 2/28/1941 Cotton-eyed Joe Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band instrumentalist, guitar, leader, Musical group  
Brunswick DAL1199 10-in. 2/28/1941 Sometimes Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band, with male vocal duet leader, Musical group, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick DAL1200 10-in. 2/28/1941 Waiting dear, for you Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band, with male vocal solo leader, Musical group, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick DAL1201 10-in. 2/28/1941 Jessie polka Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band leader, Musical group, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick DAL1205 10-in. 2/28/1941 There's a star in the heavens Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band, with male vocal solo leader, Musical group, vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick DAL1206 10-in. 2/28/1941 Paul Jones (Arkansas traveller) Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians String band instrumentalist, guitar, leader, Musical group  
Decca BR 9064 3/22/1955 Alamo rag (Instumental) Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians Musical group  
Decca BR 9065 3/22/1955 Julida polka-1 Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians Musical group  
Decca BR 9066 3/22/1955 South Texas swing (Instrumental) Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians Musical group  
Decca BR 9067 3/22/1955 Tickle toe song Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians Musical group  
Decca BR 9068 The rose I met in Monterey Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians Musical group  
Decca BR 9069 3/22/1955 County fair polka Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians vocalist, Musical group  
Decca BR 9070 3/22/1955 South of the border in Laredo Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians Musical group  
Decca BR 9071 3/22/1955 Happy go lucky polka Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians Musical group  
Decca BR 9072 3/22/1955 Twilight waltz (Instrumental) Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians Musical group  
Decca BR 9073 3/22/1955 Baby you better settle down Adolph Hofner and his San Antonians Musical group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hofner, Adolph," accessed June 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105479.

Hofner, Adolph. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105479.

"Hofner, Adolph." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105479

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