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 51-75 of 1197 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-48105 10-in. 10/31/1928 The baby on the door step Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48183 10-in. 11/20/1928 Don't hold everything High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48190 10-in. 11/21/1928 The heroes of the Vestris Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48386 10-in. 2/25/1929 Dance at Jones' place Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48387 10-in. 2/25/1929 Goin' back to Texas Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48388 10-in. 2/26/1929 Old Kentucky cabin Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48389 10-in. 2/26/1929 Open up dem pearly gates for me Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49121 10-in. 11/19/1928 An old man's story Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with violin, harmonica, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49122 10-in. 11/19/1928 Sinking of the Vestris Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with violin, harmonica, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49127 10-in. 8/17/1928 Out of the dawn Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with male vocal trio, whistling, and marimba vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49128 10-in. 8/17/1928 Ten little miles from town Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with male vocal trio, marimba, and xylophone vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49211 10-in. 11/28/1928 Revive us again Turney Brothers Male vocal duet, with violin, cornet, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49212 10-in. 11/28/1928 At the cross Turney Brothers Male vocal duet, with violin, cornet, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49215 10-in. 11/30/1928 Jimmy Valentine Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo and chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49299 10-in. 12/27/1928 Birmingham jail Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49419 10-in. 12/28/1928 You're as welcome as the flowers in May Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio and whistling vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49420 10-in. 12/28/1928 When the harvest moon is shining Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio and whistling vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49421 10-in. 12/28/1928 How to make love Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-49422 10-in. 12/28/1928 Barnacle Bill, the sailor Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-49442 10-in. 7/1/1929 Because you love me, baby Doc Daugherty Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49444 10-in. 7/1/1929 Baby girl Doc Daugherty Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49600 10-in. 12/27/1928 Columbus stockade blues Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49922 10-in. 2/5/1929 The Utah trail Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with violin, banjo, guitar, and whistling vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49923 10-in. 2/5/1929 Wednesday night waltz Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with violin, banjo, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49968 10-in. 2/19/1929 Fioretta Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 51-75 of 1197 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Luther, Frank," accessed November 29, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

Luther, Frank. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

"Luther, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 29 November 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184

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