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Hoot Gibson

Edmund Richard "Hoot" Gibson (August 6, 1892 – August 23, 1962) was an American rodeo champion, film actor, film director and producer. While acting and stunt work began as a sideline to Gibson's focus on rodeo, he successfully transitioned from silent films to become a leading performer in Hollywood's growing cowboy film industry. During the period between World War I and World War II, he was second only to cowboy film legend Tom Mix as a box office draw.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 6th, 1892 (Tekamah), Died August 23rd, 1962 (Woodland Hills)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, songwriter

Notes: Given name: Edmund R. Gibson.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-063816 10-in. 4/24/1941 Wanderlust Barry Wood Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh W400559 10-in. 4/4/1928 Na mo ku eha Hoot Gibson's Hawaiian Foursome Instrumental quartet, with male vocal ensemble (Hawaiian) leader  
OKeh W400560 10-in. 4/4/1928 Beautiful Kahana Hoot Gibson's Hawaiian Foursome Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) leader  
OKeh W400563 10-in. 4/6/1928 Pauoa liko lehua Hoot Gibson's Hawaiian Foursome Instrumental quartet, with female vocal solo (Hawaiian) leader  
OKeh W400564 10-in. 4/6/1928 Sweet lei lehua Hoot Gibson's Hawaiian Foursome Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) leader  
OKeh W400565 10-in. 4/6/1928 Song to Hawaii Hoot Gibson's Hawaiian Foursome Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) leader  
OKeh W400566 10-in. 4/6/1928 Na lei o Hawaii Hoot Gibson's Hawaiian Foursome Instrumental quartet, with male vocal ensemble (Hawaiian) leader  
OKeh W400570 10-in. 4/9/1928 Mai givee Hoot Gibson's Hawaiian Foursome ; Kaena Silva Instrumental quartet, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble (Hawaiian) leader  
OKeh W400571 10-in. 4/9/1928 Au e Hoot Gibson's Hawaiian Foursome ; Kaena Silva Instrumental quartet, with male vocal solo (Hawaiian) leader  
OKeh W400572 10-in. 4/9/1928 Palolo Hoot Gibson's Hawaiian Foursome Instrumental quartet, with male vocal solo (Hawaiian) leader  
OKeh W400573 10-in. 4/9/1928 Aloha oe Hoot Gibson's Hawaiian Foursome Instrumental quartet, with male vocal solo (Hawaiian) leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gibson, Hoot," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106226.

Gibson, Hoot. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106226.

"Gibson, Hoot." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106226

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