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|
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.
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