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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 226-250 of 380 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 79439 10-in. 9/29/1920 Whispering Frank Crumit ; William Davidson Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79444 10-in. 10/1/1920 Palesteena Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79453 10-in. 10/6/1920 I wish that I'd been born in Borneo Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79455 10-in. 10/14/1920 There's something about you makes me love you Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79460 10-in. 10/20/1920 I'm a lonesome little rain drop Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79461 10-in. 10/20/1920 Margie Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79523 10-in. 11/17/1920 Lindy Crumit Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79530 10-in. 11/22/1920 Caresses Frank Crumit ; William Davidson Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79531 10-in. 11/22/1920 Rosie Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79556 10-in. 12/7/1920 Timbuctoo Frank Crumit ; Paul Biese Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79557 10-in. 12/7/1920 Beela boola Frank Crumit ; Paul Biese Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79558 10-in. 12/7/1920 Happy Hottentot Frank Crumit ; Paul Biese Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79594 10-in. 12/22/1920 No wonder I'm blue Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79595 10-in. 12/22/1920 Caresses Frank Crumit ; Howard Marsh Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79643 10-in. 1/18/1921 I used to love you but it's all over now Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79644 10-in. 1/18/1921 Home again blues Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79659 10-in. 1/26/1921 Ump-pah-pah Paul Biese Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79660 10-in. 1/26/1921 Beela boola Paul Biese Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal refrain vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79717 10-in. 2/7/1921 Siam Soo Happy Six Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79729 10-in. 2/19/1921 Hortense Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79755 10-in. 3/4/1921 Nestle in your daddy's arms Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79766 10-in. 3/25/1921 Vamping Rose Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79794 10-in. 4/4/1921 Pucker up and whistle (till the clouds roll by) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79795 10-in. 4/4/1921 Oh, sweet Amelia! Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79807 10-in. 4/21/1921 All by myself Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 226-250 of 380 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Crumit, Frank," accessed October 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107386.

Crumit, Frank. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107386.

"Crumit, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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