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 76-100 of 1197 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-49993 10-in. 2/25/1929 A love tale of Alsace-Lorraine Melody Three Male vocal trio, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49994 10-in. 2/25/1929 Bye and bye, sweetheart Melody Three Male vocal trio, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-50885 10-in. 5/16/1929 Sittin' and whittlin' Billy Hays Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-50887 10-in. 5/16/1929 When it's springtime in the Rockies Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-50888 10-in. 5/16/1929 Sleepy Rio Grande Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-50891 10-in. 5/16/1929 Barnacle Bill the sailor, no. 2 Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-50924 10-in. 3/9/1929 Plucky Lindy's lucky day High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 4-6); with male vocal trio (takes 1-3) vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-50925 10-in. 3/9/1929 Good little bad little you High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-50933 10-in. 3/12/1929 The one girl Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51016 10-in. 3/8/1929 Will the angels play their harps for me? Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with violin, cornet, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51017 10-in. 3/8/1929 The wanderer's warning Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with violin, cornet, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-51018 10-in. 3/8/1929 All by yourself in the moonlight Billy and his Teagarden Orchestra [i.e., Billy Hayes Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, jew's harp  
Victor BVE-51650 10-in. 4/22/1929 Birmingham jail no. 2 Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and steel guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51651 10-in. 4/22/1929 Lonesome railroad Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and steel guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51652 10-in. 4/22/1929 Why did I get married? Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, jew's harp, speaker  
Victor BVE-51653 10-in. 4/22/1929 Sailor Jack Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, jew's harp, speaker  
Victor BVE-53000 10-in. 3/25/1931 Good-night sweet dreams The Southerners Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53001 10-in. 3/25/1931 Teardrops and kisses The Southerners Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-53047 10-in. 4/22/1931 Rocky Mountain lullaby Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-53048 10-in. 4/22/1931 My cradle sweetheart Bud Billings Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-53050 10-in. 4/22/1931 Settin' by the fire Bud Billings Trio Male vocal trio, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-53058 10-in. 4/24/1931 Beautiful love Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-53059 10-in. 4/24/1931 In a cafĂ© on the road to Calais Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53092 10-in. 5/11/1931 Boy! Oh! Boy! Oh! Boy! I've got it bad High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53093 10-in. 5/11/1931 (There ought to be a) Moonlight saving time High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 76-100 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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