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 1026-1050 of 1197 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 73897 5/1/1947 Babar Stories: Part 2 (based on The Travels of Babar): Babar theme ; Celeste and me ; God has saved us ; Igglety pigglety ; Good afternoon ; It's nice to sail ; It's King Babar ; Sliding song ; Brave rhinoceros ; Long live King Babar Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, songwriter  
Decca 73898 5/1/1947 Babar Stories: Part 1 (based on The Story of Babar) ; Babar theme ; Elephant lullaby ; Shirt and collar ; Look at the birdie ; A little celery ; 1-2-3-4 ; In the tub ; Two and two ; My mother ; Hurray, hurree, goodbye ; Long live King Babar Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, songwriter  
Decca 73907 5/7/1947 Manners can be fun: Part 1: How do you do? ; We get up ; Before you know it ; Towels and clothes ; At the table ; Listening ; We say please ; Excuse me Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, speaker  
Decca 73908 5/7/1947 Part 2: Fair play ; The whineys ; Smash, rip, ruin ; Toys belong in boxes ; Animals have feelings ; Goodbye and thank you ; When it is bedtime ; Having good manners Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, speaker  
Decca 74146 11/21/1947 While strolling through the park ; I've waited honey, waited long for you ; You're not the only pebble on the beach ; And her golden hair was hanging down her back Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 74147 11/21/1947 Hello, my baby ; I'd leave my happy home for you ; My Hannah lady ; Drill, ye tarriers, drill ; Everybody works but father Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 74148 11/21/1947 Kentucky babe ; In the evening by the moonlight ; Honey that I love so well Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 74149 11/21/1947 Girl I loved in Sunny Tennessee ; Sweet Genevieve ; Mandy Lee ; On the banks of the Wabash Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 74164 11/25/1947 Part 1: When you ride a bicycle ; Let the ball roll ; Johnny climbs fences ; and Johnny climbs walls ; Ice skating is nice skating ; When you are watching a parade Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 74165 11/25/1947 Part 2: An automobile has two big eyes ; Never be afraid of anything ; Remember your name and address ; Hot and cold water ; When you swim ; Stay away from the railroad tracks Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 74298 12/17/1947 Part 1: Buckingham Palace ; Hoppity ; The King's breakfast Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 74299 12/17/1947 Part 2: The four friends ; At the zoo ; Halfway down ; Vespers Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 74436 12/28/1947 Part 1: Health can be fun ; We must eat some things ; Milk makes muscles ; I like bread ; If we want to be healthy ; Scrub and scrub and scrub Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist  
Decca 74437 12/28/1947 Part 2: When we get our teeth ; Let's go to the dentist ; Brush, brush ; How we can get a cold ; When we feel hot ; The doctor is your friend ; Staying healthy Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist  
Decca 74455 12/29/1947 Happy the harmonica, part 1 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 74456 12/29/1947 Happy the harmonica, part 2 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 74457 12/29/1947 The tick tock shop, part 1 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 74458 12/29/1947 The tick tock shop, part 2 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 74459 12/29/1947 The little red hen, part 1 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 74460 12/29/1947 The little red hen, part 2 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 74461 12/29/1947 Goldilocks and the three bears, part 1 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 74462 12/29/1947 Goldilocks and the three bears, part 2 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 74463 12/29/1947 Chicken licken Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 74464 12/29/1947 The gingerbread boy Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
Decca 74465 12/29/1947 The shoemaker and the elves, part 1 Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, speaker  
(Results 1026-1050 of 1197 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Luther, Frank," accessed February 8, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

Luther, Frank. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 8, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

"Luther, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 8 February 2023.

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

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