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 326-350 of 1197 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-72555 10-in. 5/9/1932 Why can't this go on forever Jack Denny ; Frank Luther ; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-72556 10-in. 5/9/1932 Why can't this go on forever Jack Denny ; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor SSHQ-72833 7-in. 6/1/1932 The king's breakfast Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor SSHQ-72834 7-in. 6/1/1932 Buckingham Palace Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor SSHQ-72835 7-in. 6/1/1932 The king's breakfast—concluded Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor SSHQ-72836 7-in. 6/1/1932 Us two Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-73108 10-in. 7/14/1932 When the white azaleas start blooming Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-73109 10-in. 7/14/1932 Grandmother's Bible Bud Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-73110 10-in. 7/14/1932 Nobody to love Bud Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-73111 10-in. 7/14/1932 I wonder if he's singing to the angels to-night Bud Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BSHQ-73112 10-in. 7/14/1932 Reformatory blues Bud Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer  
Victor BSHQ-73113 10-in. 7/14/1932 Hang on, brother Bud Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer  
Victor SSHQ-73144 7-in. 8/1/1932 Isn't it funny Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor SSHQ-73145 7-in. 8/1/1932 Vespers Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73359 10-in. 9/6/1932 Alone together Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73360 10-in. 9/6/1932 A shine on your shoes Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73361 10-in. 9/6/1932 Riddle me this Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73362 10-in. 9/6/1932 How do you do it? Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73363 10-in. 9/6/1932 After to-night Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73364 10-in. 9/6/1932 As long as love lives on Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73366 10-in. 9/7/1932 Hold up your hands (In the name of the law of love) Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73367 10-in. 9/7/1932 There will be a girl Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73368 10-in. 9/7/1932 I stumbled over you and fell in love Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73595 10-in. 9/28/1932 Buck Jones Rangers' song Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73596 10-in. 9/28/1932 A chew of tobacco and a little drink Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, instrumentalist, ocarina  
(Results 326-350 of 1197 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Luther, Frank," accessed February 3, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

Luther, Frank. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 3, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

"Luther, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 3 February 2023.

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