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 951-975 of 1197 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 73013 10-in. 8/23/1945 Nursery rhymes, part 2: Work and play ; Golden rule ; Alphabet song ; If all the world were paper ; Geography song ; Calendar song ; Try, try again ; Vacation days Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 73014 10-in. 8/23/1945 Nursery rhymes, part 3: Merrily we skip along ; Jack be nimble ; Birdie in the tree ; Six little snails ; A-tisket, a-tasket ; Goosey goosey gander ; The King of France ; Little drop of water ; Rain, rain go away Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 73015 10-in. 8/23/1945 Thirty three children's songs, part 3: Old Mother Hubbard ; Jack and Jill ; To market, to market ; Pat-a-cake ; Old King Cole ; Humpty dumpty ; Little Jack Horner ; Little Miss Muffett Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 73016 10-in. 8/28/1945 Nursery rhymes, part 4: There was an old woman ; There was a crooked man ; The muffin man ; Jenny Jones ; There is a man in our town ; Peter Peter ; Ten little Indians ; Old Mother Goose Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 73017 10-in. 8/28/1945 Sleep baby sleep, part 1: Cuckoo/Bedtime ; To bed.to bed ; My Dolly ; Diddle diddle dumpling ; This little pig ; Now I lay me down to sleep Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 73018 10-in. 8/28/1945 [Unknown title(s)] Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 73019 10-in. 8/28/1945 Sleep baby sleep, part 2: Hickory dickory dock ; Jingle bells ; Polly, put the kettle on ; Rock-a-bye baby ; Twinkle, twinkle, little star ; Baby hunting Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 73022 10-in. 8/30/1945 Mother Goose Songs, part 3 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 73023 10-in. 8/30/1945 Thirty three children's songs, part 4: To Babyland ; Cheeks of Rose ; Fishy, fishy ; Winkum, winkum ; Chinese lullaby ; How the wind blows Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 73024 10-in. 8/30/1945 Mother Goose Songs, part 1 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 73025 10-in. 8/30/1945 Mother Goose Songs, part 2 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 73047 10-in. 9/20/1945 The travels of Babar, part 1: Bahar theme ; Celeste and me ; God has saved us ; Igglety pigglety ; Good afternoon dear Mrs. Whale ; It's nice to sail Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 73048 10-in. 9/20/1945 The travels of Babar, part 2: It's King Babar ; Sliding song ; Winking, blinking ; we are brave rhinoceroces ; Long live king Babar ; Babar theme Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 73049 10-in. 9/20/1945 Babar the King, part 1: Babar theme ; The dear old lady is going to stay ; Dromederies' song ; Monkeys eat vanilla cream ; We'll have many more days ; Each morning off we go Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 73050 10-in. 9/20/1945 Babar the King, part 2: Tennis and marbles ; The gardener's garden ; The merry-go-round ; Everyone's ready for fun ; Fire, fire, fire ; Let's do our best ; Babar theme Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 73051 10-in. 9/20/1945 The story of Babar, part 1: Babar theme ; Elephant lullaby ; Thank you, thank you ; A shirt and a collar ; Look at the birdie ; I'd like a little celery ; One, two, three, four Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 73052 10-in. 9/20/1945 The story of Babar, part 2: In the tub ; Two and two are four ; I'll always love my mother ; Hurray huree ; Goodbye, dear little old lady ; Long live King Babar ; Babar theme Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 73053 10-in. 9/21/1945 Mother Goose Songs, part 4 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 73097 10-in. 11/1/1945 The three little pigs ; The tortoise and the hare ; The fox and the grapes Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, speaker  
Decca 73098 10-in. 11/1/1945 The Elves and the shoemaker ; The little red hen Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, speaker  
Decca 73099 10-in. 11/1/1945 Fairy tales, part 4 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, speaker  
Decca 73100 10-in. 11/1/1945 The tale of Peter Rabbit Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, speaker  
Decca 73101 10-in. 11/1/1945 Fairy tales, part 2 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, speaker  
Decca 73102 10-in. 11/1/1945 Fairy tales, part 1 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, speaker  
Decca 73217 10-in. 12/11/1945 Raggedy Ann and Andy and the nice fat policeman: Part 1: The nice fat policeman ; Harry Hooligooly ; The magic burning stick ; The wicked magician Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, speaker  
(Results 951-975 of 1197 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Luther, Frank," accessed February 1, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

Luther, Frank. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 1, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

"Luther, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 1 February 2023.

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

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