Frank Luther

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, speaker, composer, songwriter, lyricist, celeste, jew's harp, vocalist, vibraphone, yodeling, whistling, xylophone, bells, leader, ocarina

Notes: Born Francis Luther Crow, he was known as Frank Luther after 1926. Also used the names Bud Billings, Fred Larabee, and Eddie Bell.

See Also: Billings, Bud

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 1117 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-11909 12-in. 10/31/1927 Songs of Ireland Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-12116 12-in. 10/31/1927 Songs of Scotland Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-27952 10-in. 5/26/1926 When you were sweet sixteen Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33282 10-in. 9/25/1925 Love's old sweet song The De Reszke Singers Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33283 10-in. 9/25/1925 The long day closes The De Reszke Singers Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36112 10-in. 8/10/1926 Morning The De Reszke Singers Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36113 10-in. 8/10/1926 I'll sing the songs of Araby The De Reszke Singers Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36114 10-in. 8/10/1926 The Kerry dance The De Reszke Singers Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied (takes 4-9); with piano (takes 1-3) vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36115 10-in. 8/10/1926 Flow gently sweet Afton The De Reszke Singers Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied (takes 5-9); with piano (takes 1-4) vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36116 10-in. 8/10/1926 Dreaming alone in the twilight The De Reszke Singers Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38844 10-in. 5/26/1927 Lucky Lindy! Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal chorus and chimes vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40112 10-in. 9/22/1927 C'est vous (Say voo) Lewis James ; The Salon Group Male vocal quartet and soloist, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40113 10-in. 9/22/1927 Dawn of to-morrow The Salon Group ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal quartet and soloist, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-40296 12-in. 10/10/1927 Kiss me again Victor Salon Group Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-40608 12-in. 10/13/1927 Selections from The red mill Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-40609 12-in. 10/13/1927 Selections from Sweethearts Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-40610 12-in. 10/13/1927 Selections from Naughty Marietta Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-41267 10-in. 12/24/1927 The substitute parson Chic Sale Monologue, with mixed vocal chorus, organ, and chimes 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-45655 10-in. 6/25/1928 There'll never be another you Jacques Renard Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-45679 10-in. 7/5/1928 Memories of France The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-45837 10-in. 6/29/1928 Since Mother's gone Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-45838 10-in. 6/29/1928 A mother's plea Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MVE-46264 16-in. 7/21/1928 Lilac time Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with male vocal solo and male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MVE-46267 16-in. 7/22/1928 Lilac time Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 1117 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Luther, Frank," accessed September 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

Luther, Frank. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

"Luther, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 September 2020.

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