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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 51-75 of 380 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39100 10-in. 8/22/1927 Sentimental silly International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39134 10-in. 8/30/1927 I'll meet her when the sun goes down Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-39135 10-in. 8/30/1927 Bye-bye pretty baby Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-39136 10-in. 8/30/1927 They've all got a mate but me Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-39172 10-in. 9/13/1927 Come along, my Mandy Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano and saxophone vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39173 10-in. 9/13/1927 I've a garden in Sweden Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with saxophone and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40186 10-in. 10/18/1927 Who's that knockin' at my door Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40187 10-in. 10/18/1927 Da, da, da, my darling Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with clarinet, guitar, and ukulele vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40506 10-in. 10/25/1927 That old wooden rocker Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with violin and organ vocalist, tenor vocal, arranger  
Victor BVE-40507 10-in. 10/25/1927 'S wonderful Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with violin and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40508 10-in. 10/25/1927 Granny's old arm chair Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with violin and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-41123 10-in. 11/29/1927 Bohunkus Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-41124 10-in. 11/29/1927 Kingdom coming (And the year of Jubilo) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-41535 10-in. 1/10/1928 Little brown road Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with violin, saxophone, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-41536 10-in. 1/10/1928 Back in your own back yard Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with violin, saxophone, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43535 10-in. 4/5/1928 Down in de cane-brake Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-43536 10-in. 4/5/1928 The song of the prune Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist  
Victor BVE-45007 10-in. 5/3/1928 The three trees Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-45008 10-in. 5/3/1928 I learned about women from her Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with viola and guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-45009 10-in. 5/3/1928 The road to Vicksburg Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar and traps vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele, composer  
Victor BVE-45010 10-in. 5/3/1928 No news (or 'What killed the dog') Frank Crumit Recitation speaker  
Victor CVE-45632 12-in. 6/14/1928 Hard times come again no more Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Orchestra, with male vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-45636 12-in. 6/15/1928 Nelly was a lady Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Orchestra, with male vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-45653 12-in. 6/22/1928 Ring de banjo Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-45824 10-in. 6/25/1928 O'Hooligan's ball Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
(Results 51-75 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.

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

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