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Frank Crumit

Frank Crumit (September 26, 1889 – September 7, 1943) was an American singer, composer, radio entertainer and vaudeville star. He shared his radio programs with his wife, Julia Sanderson, and the two were sometimes called "the ideal couple of the air."

Birth and Death Data: Born September 26th, 1889 (Jackson), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, composer, lyricist, ukulele, guitar, songwriter, arranger, speaker, adapter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 379 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-25470 10-in. 8/23/1921 Sweet lady Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25935 10-in. 1/6/1922 Sweet lady Efrem Zimbalist Violin solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-29084 10-in. 12/14/1923 Sweet Alice Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29089 10-in. 12/14/1923 Little brown road Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele, composer  
Victor B-29154 10-in. 12/21/1923 Oh, baby! (Don't say no, say maybe) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano and ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29155 10-in. 12/21/1923 Mindin' my bus'ness Frank Crumit ; Virginians Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29515 10-in. 2/15/1924 You're in Kentucky sure as you're born Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano and ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29516 10-in. 2/15/1924 Where the lazy daisies grow Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29517 10-in. 2/15/1924 Iona (I own a bungalow) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano and ukulele vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor B-30144 10-in. 5/28/1924 Ida! Sweet as apple cider Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, ukulele, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-30145 10-in. 5/28/1924 Roll them roly boly eyes Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-30146 10-in. 5/28/1924 Oh! Didn't it rain Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, ukulele, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-30356 10-in. 7/3/1924 How come you do me like you do? Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-30642 10-in. 8/15/1924 Knock at the door Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-30643 10-in. 8/15/1924 No one knows what it's all about Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-30939 10-in. 9/26/1924 The Buckeye battle cry Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor B-30940 10-in. 9/26/1924 Hi-hi-Ohio Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor B-31532 10-in. 12/19/1924 Get yourself a broom and sweep your troubles away Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor B-31541 10-in. 12/23/1924 Insufficient sweetie Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano, ukulele, and kazoo vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor B-31746 10-in. 1/22/1925 Why couldn't it be poor little me Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-31747 10-in. 1/22/1925 Cross-word mamma, you puzzle me (But papa's gonna figure you out) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-32885 10-in. 6/10/1925 Ukulele lady Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-32886 10-in. 6/10/1925 My mother's humming lullaby Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-32887 10-in. 6/10/1925 My sweetie turned me down (What do I care, what do I care) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, ukulele, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-32888 10-in. 6/10/1925 I married the bootlegger's daughter Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, instrumentalist, ukulele  
(Results 1-25 of 379 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Crumit, Frank," accessed September 18, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107386.

Crumit, Frank. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 18, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107386.

"Crumit, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 18 September 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107386

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