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 26-50 of 1197 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MVE-46268 16-in. 7/22/1928 Lilac time Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus (takes 2-3A) vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MVE-46269 16-in. 7/24/1928 Lilac time Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MVE-46274 16-in. 7/23/1928 Lilac time : Prologue Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture prologue : Orchestra, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46315 10-in. 7/17/1928 Together again Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with 2 violins, guitar, and vibraphone vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BVE-46316 10-in. 7/17/1928 Do you still remember? Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with 2 violins, guitar, and vibraphone vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BVE-46613 10-in. 7/26/1928 Will the circle be unbroken? Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46614 10-in. 7/26/1928 You'll never miss your mother till she's gone Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46904 10-in. 8/16/1928 Lonesome in the moonlight Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46936 10-in. 8/23/1928 California, here I come Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal trio and whistling vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46937 10-in. 8/23/1928 Hail! Hail! The gang's all here! Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal trio (takes 3 and 4) vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46966 10-in. 8/30/1928 Beggars of life The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46988 10-in. 9/6/1928 Love (all I want is love) The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-47500 10-in. 9/11/1928 Down in the hills Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-47501 10-in. 9/11/1928 The wreck of number 9 Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-47502 10-in. 9/11/1928 Jack of all trades Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-47503 10-in. 9/11/1928 Who said I was a bum? Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-47508 12-in. 9/13/1928 Over here Victor Male Chorus Male vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-47509 12-in. 9/13/1928 Over there Victor Male Chorus Male vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-47693 12-in. 10/22/1928 Christmas hymns and carols, no. 4 Trinity Choir Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-47694 12-in. 10/22/1928 Christmas hymns and carols, no. 3 Trinity Choir Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-47714 10-in. 10/6/1928 You tell me your dream The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-47715 10-in. 10/6/1928 Good-night The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-47751 12-in. 10/16/1928 Sonny boy Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-47773 10-in. 10/22/1928 Remember me to Mary (if she still remembers me) Melody Three Male vocal trio, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48104 10-in. 10/31/1928 Will there be a Santa Claus in Heaven Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 26-50 of 1197 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Luther, Frank," accessed November 26, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

Luther, Frank. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

"Luther, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 26 November 2022.

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