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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 151-175 of 380 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-64621 10-in. 11/18/1930 Foolish facts Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-64622 10-in. 11/18/1930 What kind of noise annoys an oyster Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-67441 10-in. 2/11/1931 Would you like to take a walk Frank Crumit ; Julia Sanderson Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67442 10-in. 2/11/1931 One little raindrop Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LBRC-70138 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 7/30/1931 Join the Victor artists' party Victor Arden ; Frank Crumit ; Phil Ohman ; The Revelers ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Demonstration record : Orchestra, vocalists, and speaker speaker, songwriter, vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor BRC-70911 10-in. 10/28/1931 (The lady of my dreams) Taught me how to play the second fiddle Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-70912 10-in. 10/28/1931 I'm a specialist Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-71863 10-in. 2/17/1932 Plink! Plonk! (I pluck my guitar) Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-71864 10-in. 2/17/1932 Rhymes Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73311 10-in. 8/22/1932 Three talks announcing the #84 Victor machine Fred Erdman Promotional talk speaker  
Victor BS-73320 10-in. 8/25/1932 Four talks announcing the #84 Victor machine Frank Crumit Promotional talk vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73389 10-in. 9/13/1932 Spot broadcast Fred Erdman Promotional talk speaker  
Victor FS-73527 14-in. 9/19/1932 Chevrolet's Big six of the air. Program no. 2 Frank Crumit Radio broadcast : Variety speaker  
Victor FS-73528 14-in. 9/19/1932 Chevrolet's Big six of the air. Program no. 2 Frank Crumit Radio broadcast : Variety speaker  
Victor FS-73529 14-in. 9/19/1932 Chevrolet's Big six of the air. Program no. 2 Frank Crumit Radio broadcast : Variety speaker  
Victor BS-73561 10-in. 9/22/1932 I'm in love wi' Susan Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73562 10-in. 9/22/1932 They're always together Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BS-73563 10-in. 9/22/1932 The grandson of Abdul Abulbul Amir Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-73564 10-in. 9/22/1932 The veg'table blues or the strike of the vegetables Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BS-75003 10-in. 1/30/1933 Minnie Skavinsky Skavar Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-75004 10-in. 1/30/1933 My girl ran away Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-75005 10-in. 1/30/1933 My girl ran away Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-75006 10-in. 1/30/1933 Brother Ezra and Sister Susan Frank Crumit ; Julia Sanderson Female-male duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BS-76123 10-in. 5/15/1933 The tarpaulin jacket Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-76124 10-in. 5/15/1933 Juanita Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 151-175 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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