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|
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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