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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 26-50 of 380 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-33197 10-in. 9/3/1925 Old Uncle Bill Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-33198 10-in. 9/3/1925 I'se goin' from the cottonfield Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar and organ vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, arranger  
Victor BVE-33199 10-in. 9/3/1925 Sonya (Yup, alay yup!) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33402 10-in. 9/3/1925 The parlor is a pleasant place to sit in Sunday night Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar and organ vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, arranger  
Victor BVE-33651 10-in. 12/22/1925 Mah Lindy Lou Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-33652 10-in. 12/22/1925 Grandfather's clock Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar and organ (takes 4-7); with guitar, organ, and traps (takes 1-3) vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-33653 10-in. 12/22/1925 Billy Boy Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-34073 10-in. 12/31/1925 I'm sitting on top of the world (Just rolling along, just rolling along) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-34327 10-in. 1/14/1926 Show me the way to go home Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-34328 10-in. 1/14/1926 I wish't I was in Peoria Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-35310 10-in. 4/13/1926 Thanks for the buggy ride Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-35311 10-in. 4/13/1926 So is your old lady Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-35948 10-in. 7/29/1926 The girl friend Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35949 10-in. 7/29/1926 Mountain greenery Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36025 10-in. 8/6/1926 Get away old man, get away Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, arranger, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-36026 10-in. 8/6/1926 Pretty little dear Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, arranger, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-37507 10-in. 1/4/1927 Sunny disposish Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-37508 10-in. 1/4/1927 High-high-high up in the hills (Watching the clouds roll by) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-37509 10-in. 1/4/1927 My lady Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, arranger  
Victor BVE-37532 10-in. 1/11/1927 Crazy words, crazy tune (Vo-do-de-o) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with lute, ukulele, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-37533 10-in. 1/11/1927 I miss you, 'Lize Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with lute, ukulele, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele, arranger  
Victor BVE-38440 10-in. 4/8/1927 The mermaid Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with violin, piano, and accordion vocalist, tenor vocal, arranger  
Victor BVE-38441 10-in. 4/8/1927 Wake Nicodemus Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38442 10-in. 4/8/1927 Abdul Abulbul Amir Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, arranger  
Victor BVE-38742 10-in. 5/11/1927 Frankie and Johnnie Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with clarinet, guitar, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, arranger, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 26-50 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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