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 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|
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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