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

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Recordings (Results 251-275 of 1197 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-63684 10-in. 9/30/1930 I like a little girl like that Joe Venuti Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-64304 10-in. 10/8/1930 Fine and dandy Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-64305 10-in. 10/8/1930 Can this be love? Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-64814 10-in. 11/26/1930 When your hair has turned to silver (I will love you just the same) Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-64815 10-in. 11/26/1930 I'm alone because I love you Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-64892 10-in. 3/20/1931 Stop yer playin' Eddie Bell Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor ABRC-64893 10-in. 3/20/1931 Stop yer playin' Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with guitar and violin vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor ABRC-64894 10-in. 3/20/1931 Divorce blues Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Victor BRC-64895 10-in. 3/20/1931 Divorce blues Eddie Bell Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-67410 10-in. 1/22/1931 The Sleepy Town Express Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67411 10-in. 1/22/1931 We're friends again Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67437 10-in. 2/10/1931 I've got five dollars Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67438 10-in. 2/10/1931 We'll be the same Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67453 10-in. 2/17/1931 Dreamy Rocky Mountain moon Frank Luther ; Jack Parker ; The Southerners Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67712 10-in. 12/15/1930 Bidin' my time Bluejeans Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67720 10-in. 12/17/1930 Yours and mine The Southerners Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67774 10-in. 1/9/1931 You said it High Hatters ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67775 10-in. 1/9/1931 Sweet and hot High Hatters ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67796 10-in. 1/15/1931 What a fool I've been (To believe in you) Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67797 10-in. 1/15/1931 I hate myself (For falling in love with you) Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67848 10-in. 1/22/1931 Tie a little string around your finger Doc Daugherty Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-68811 10-in. 3/20/1931 Cornpone in potlikker Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with violin, clarinet, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-69610 10-in. 5/13/1931 I can't get enough of you Frank Luther ; Wooding’s Grand Central Red Caps Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-69630 10-in. 5/20/1931 There must be a bright tomorrow (For each yesterday of tears) Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-69631 10-in. 5/20/1931 Silvery Arizona moon Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Vocal and instrumental ensemble, with whistling vocalist, tenor vocal, whistling  
(Results 251-275 of 1197 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Luther, Frank," accessed January 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

Luther, Frank. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

"Luther, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 January 2023.

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