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Frankie Masters

Frankie Masters (April 12, 1904 – October 28, 1990) was a big band leader whose performance career spanned the late 1920s to late 1970s.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 12th, 1904 (United States of America), Died January 29th, 1991 (Barrington)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, leader, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-40943 10-in. 11/23/1927 I'm walkin' on air Frankie Masters Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, leader  
Victor BVE-40944 10-in. 11/23/1927 Bungalow of dreams Frankie Masters Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Victor BVE-41340 10-in. 12/6/1927 The voice of the Southland (Keeps callin' me home) Frankie Masters Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
Victor BVE-41341 10-in. 12/6/1927 Everywhere you go Frankie Masters Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 3 and 4); with male vocal trio (takes 1 and 2) vocalist, leader  
Victor BVE-46061 10-in. 7/6/1928 My darling Frankie Masters Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BVE-46417 10-in. 7/17/1928 Don't cry, baby Frankie Masters Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BVE-46418 10-in. 7/17/1928 Is it gonna be long? (Till you belong to me) Frankie Masters Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-041365 10-in. 9/28/1939 Scatter-brain Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Charles Wilson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-042129 10-in. 9/18/1939 Scatter-brain Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Glen Hughes Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-047901 10-in. 3/1/1940 Charming little faker Blue Barron ; Charlie Fischer Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-048429 10-in. 3/25/1940 Charming little faker The Pied Pipers ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Masters, Frankie," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106250.

Masters, Frankie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106250.

"Masters, Frankie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106250

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