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Delmore Brothers

Alton Delmore (December 25, 1908 – June 8, 1964) and Rabon Delmore (December 3, 1916 – December 4, 1952), billed as The Delmore Brothers, were country music pioneer singer-songwriters and musicians who were stars of the Grand Ole Opry in the 1930s. The Delmore Brothers, together with other brother duos such as the Louvin Brothers, the Blue Sky Boys, the Monroe Brothers (Birch Monroe, Charlie Monroe and Bill Monroe), the McGee Brothers, and The Stanley Brothers, had a profound impact on the history of country music and American popular music. The duo performed extensively with Arthur Smith as the Arthur Smith Trio throughout the 1930s.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1926, Died 1952

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group, composer, lyricist, arranger

Notes: Alton and Rabon Delmore.

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 141 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-07088 10-in. 2/17/1937 Southern moon Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and yodeling Vocal group  
Victor BS-07089 10-in. 2/17/1937 False hearted girl Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitars Vocal group  
Victor BS-07090 10-in. 2/17/1937 The budded rose Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio Vocal group  
Victor BS-07091 10-in. 2/17/1937 Blind child Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitars Vocal group  
Victor BS-07092 10-in. 2/17/1937 Are you marching with the Saviour? Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitars Vocal group  
Victor BS-07093 10-in. 2/17/1937 I don't know why I love her Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitars Vocal group  
Victor BS-07094 10-in. 2/17/1937 Don't forget me, darling Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitars Vocal group  
Victor BS-07116 10-in. 2/17/1937 Memories of my Carolina girl Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitars Vocal group  
Victor BS-07117 10-in. 2/17/1937 No one Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitars Vocal group  
Victor BS-011885 10-in. 8/3/1937 Lead me Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and tenor guitar Vocal group  
Victor BS-011886 10-in. 8/3/1937 Need the prayers Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and tenor guitar Vocal group  
Victor BS-011887 10-in. 8/3/1937 I've got the railroad blues Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar, tenor guitar, and yodeling Vocal group  
Victor BS-011888 10-in. 8/3/1937 The weary lonesome blues Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar, tenor guitar, and yodeling Vocal group  
Victor BS-011889 10-in. 8/3/1937 Heavenly light is shining on me Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and tenor guitar Vocal group  
Victor BS-011890 10-in. 8/3/1937 Wonderful there Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and tenor guitar Vocal group  
Victor BS-011891 10-in. 8/3/1937 The farmer's girl Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and tenor guitar Vocal group  
Victor BS-011892 10-in. 8/3/1937 Singing my troubles away Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and tenor guitar Vocal group  
Victor BS-011893 10-in. 8/3/1937 They say it is sinful to flirt Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and tenor guitar Vocal group  
Victor BS-011894 10-in. 8/3/1937 Till the roses bloom again Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and tenor guitar Vocal group  
Victor BS-011895 10-in. 8/3/1937 When we held our hymn books together Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and tenor guitar Vocal group  
Victor BS-011896 10-in. 8/3/1937 Hi-de-ho baby mine Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with string band Vocal group  
Victor BS-011897 10-in. 8/3/1937 Look up, look down the lonesome road Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with string band Vocal group  
Victor BS-018713 10-in. 1/25/1938 Ain't it hard to love Delmore Brothers Male vocal solo, with guitar and tenor guitar Vocal group  
Victor BS-018714 10-in. 1/25/1938 Bury me under the weeping willow Delmore Brothers Male vocal solo, with guitar and tenor guitar Vocal group  
Victor BS-018715 10-in. 1/25/1938 Brother take warning Delmore Brothers Male vocal solo, with guitar and tenor guitar Vocal group  
(Results 51-75 of 141 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Delmore Brothers," accessed March 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106046.

Delmore Brothers. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106046.

"Delmore Brothers." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 March 2021.

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