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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 101-125 of 380 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-49917 10-in. 2/4/1929 El caballero alegre Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-49919 10-in. 2/4/1929 Wesoły kawaler Jan Endias Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor CVE-50622 12-in. 3/11/1929 Test of Frank Crumit and Allen Kearns Frank Crumit ; Allen Kearns Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MVE-50623 16-in. 3/13/1929 The gay caballero Frank Crumit Motion picture soundtrack : Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-50624 12-in. 3/14/1929 The gay caballero Columbia Pictures Motion picture soundtrack : Disc to wax transfer composer  
Victor BVE-50956 10-in. 3/19/1929 Let's sit and talk about you Frank Crumit ; Julia Sanderson Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-50957 10-in. 3/19/1929 The bee song Frank Crumit ; Julia Sanderson Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53439 10-in. 5/24/1929 A high silk hat and a walking cane Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar and organ vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-53440 10-in. 5/24/1929 Mountains ain't no place for bad men Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar and organ vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56111 10-in. 9/3/1929 I done the same thing over (Wasn't I the darn old fool?) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-56112 10-in. 9/3/1929 She don't see me no more Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-56163 10-in. 9/30/1929 The return of the gay caballero Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-56164 10-in. 9/30/1929 A tale of the ticker Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-57184 10-in. 12/2/1929 Granny's old arm chair Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57185 10-in. 12/2/1929 Gum tree canoe Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57978 10-in. 1/7/1930 Preacher and the bear Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57979 10-in. 1/7/1930 Little brown jug Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, adapter  
Victor BVE-57980 10-in. 1/7/1930 A window by the sea Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, adapter  
Victor BVE-58566 10-in. 2/11/1930 Donald the dub Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-58567 10-in. 2/11/1930 And then he took up golf Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-58585 10-in. 2/19/1930 Life is only a merry-go-round Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-59106 10-in. 1/21/1930 I don't work for a living Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-59107 10-in. 1/21/1930 Tramp, tramp, tramp, keep on a' trampin' Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-62103 10-in. 4/22/1930 Around the corner Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-62104 10-in. 4/22/1930 Down by the railroad track Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
(Results 101-125 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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