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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 126-141 of 141 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 68074 10-in. 9/11/1940 When it's time for the whip-poor-will to sing Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 68075 10-in. 9/11/1940 Will you be lonesome too? Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 68076 10-in. 9/11/1940 Broken hearted lover Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 68077 10-in. 9/11/1940 She won't be my little darlin' Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 68078 10-in. 9/11/1940 Gathering flowers from the hillside Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 69508 10-in. 7/16/1941 I now have a bugle to play Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 69509 10-in. 7/16/1941 Last night I was your only darling Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 69510 10-in. 7/16/1941 Baby girl Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 69511 10-in. 7/16/1941 New false hearted girl Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 69512 10-in. 7/16/1941 I wonder where my darling is tonight Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 69513 10-in. 7/16/1941 Precious jewel Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 69514 10-in. 7/16/1941 Gospel cannonball Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 69515 10-in. 7/16/1941 I'll never fall in love again Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 69516 10-in. 7/16/1941 Honey I'm ramblin' away Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 69517 10-in. 7/16/1941 I'm leavin' you Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
Decca 69518 10-in. 7/16/1941 You ain't got nothin' I can't do without you Delmore Brothers Vocal group  
(Results 126-141 of 141 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Delmore Brothers," accessed February 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106046.

Delmore Brothers. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106046.

"Delmore Brothers." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106046

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