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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1126-1150 of 1197 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 85993 3/5/1954 A child's first games: Part 1: Introduction ; The mulberry bush ; N-O-T-T-A ; Open your mouth, close your eyes ; Tiddledywinks ; London bridge ; Jump rope jingle ; Where's your nose? ; This little pig Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 85994 3/5/1954 A child's first games: Part 2: Introduction ; I roll the ball to you ; The farmer in the dell ; Thumbkin ; The tickling game ; Out and in (I say, you say) ; The music game Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 86307 5/21/1954 A child's first pets: Part 1: Introduction ; Waggy the doggy ; Jerrycanary ; Meowldred Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 86308 5/21/1954 Where are you hippety hoppin' Abbot Rabbit? ; Part 2: Introduction ; Mary had a little lamb ; Baby chicken ; Three blind mice ; Three little kittens Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 86326 5/27/1954 A child's first dolls: Part 1: Introduction ; Let's sing about your dolls ; Melody's your dolly ; Your dollhouse is white ; Wake up, dollies ; Grace ; Orange juice, drops and milk ; Eat ev'ry bite ; See if you can dream yourself Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 86327 5/27/1954 A child's first dolls: Part 2: Introduction ; Walk walk walk (Hear the birds tweet tweet) ; At the dentist's ; At the drugstore ; A blue dress for melody ; This little doll belongs to me ; At the market ; Dancing over the sea ; The bath ; Play with your Mummy Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 86364 6/4/1954 A child's first rides: Part 1: It was a wonderful day ; Piggyback (Get on my back, a-piggyback) ; Your little car ; Waggy (Your little red wagon) ; Come ride your pony cart Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 86365 6/4/1954 A child's first rides: Part 2: Riding in the car ; See saw, Margery Daw ; Teeter totter, over the water (See saw see) ; The scooter round ; Swing, swing, swing Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 86432 7/15/1954 A child's first birthday: Part 1: Introduction ; What day's today? ; Dancing 'round the world ; You were the nicest baby ; We're glad you were our baby ; Happy birthday to you ; Happy birthday waltz (Happy birthday, our darling) ; Here comes Mummy with the birthday cake ; A great big glass of good good milk Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 86433 7/15/1954 A child's first birthday: Part 2: Clowny the clown ; An armful of presents ; Your phonograph is fun ; That's a song about you (A song for Mummy) ; When I sing.you sing too ; You know we love you Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 86434 7/15/1954 A child's first Christmas: Part 1: Introduction ; The more you give to others (the happier you are) ; Here come the Christmas cards ; Silver sleighbells ; Colored lights and silver snow ; Sparkles on the Christmas tree ; Red paper bells in the window ; The mistletoe and holly ; It's Christmas' Eve ; Missus San Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 86435 7/15/1954 A child's first Christmas: Part 2: Missus Santa Claus (reprise) ; You hang up your stockings (and hop into bed) ; A letter from Santa Claus ; Daddy gives out the presents ; Crying and laughing and hugging and kissing ; The more you give to other people (the better you feel) ; Christmas dinner ; The story of Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 107608 6/16/1959 I've been working on the railroad Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 107609 6/16/1959 Shortnin' bread Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 107610 6/16/1959 Medley: Clementine ; Home on the range ; Goodbye, old paint Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 107611 6/16/1959 Medley: Hear the bells Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 107612 6/16/1959 America the beautiful Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 107613 6/16/1959 Old MacDonald had a farm Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 107614 6/16/1959 Skip to my Lou Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 107615 6/16/1959 Swing low, sweet chariot Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 107616 6/16/1959 A tree in the wood Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 107617 6/16/1959 Medley: Billy boy ; She'll be comin' 'round the mountain ; Bear went over the mountain Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 107618 6/16/1959 Froggy went a-courtin' Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 107619 6/16/1959 Medley: My Bonnie lies over the ocean ; Sidewalks of New York ; Daisy bell Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 107621 6/16/1959 Medley: Little Liza Jane ; Buffalo gals Frank Luther vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1126-1150 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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