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 101-125 of 1197 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-53094 10-in. 5/11/1931 Rock me in a cradle of Kalua The Southerners Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53424 10-in. 5/21/1929 Left my gal in the mountains Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53464 10-in. 6/24/1929 Lonesome melody Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BVE-53465 10-in. 6/24/1929 An old fashioned sweetheart of mine Bud Billings ; Joe Billings Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor CVE-53467 12-in. 6/24/1929 I'm forever blowing bubbles International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53904 10-in. 7/3/1929 Pagan love song Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53908 10-in. 7/5/1929 Low down rhythm High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53914 10-in. 7/11/1929 Gotta feelin' for you High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53915 10-in. 7/11/1929 Takes you High Hatters ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55642 10-in. 7/30/1929 Waiting at the end of the road All Star Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55643 10-in. 7/30/1929 Until the end Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55659 10-in. 8/29/1929 If I can't have you High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55661 10-in. 8/30/1929 Bottoms up Frank Luther ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55677 10-in. 9/6/1929 Won't you give in? Arden-Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55678 10-in. 9/6/1929 Love (Your spell is everywhere) Arden-Ohman Orchestra ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55679 10-in. 9/9/1929 Woman down in Memphis Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55680 10-in. 9/9/1929 Railroad boomer Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55681 10-in. 9/9/1929 You made me want to forget Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55682 10-in. 9/9/1929 Beneath Montana skies Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55687 10-in. 9/13/1929 Sunny side up Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55688 10-in. 9/13/1929 Nobody cares if I'm blue Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56109 10-in. 8/23/1929 I may be wrong (But I think you're wonderful!) High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56110 10-in. 8/23/1929 Wait for the happy ending High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56127 10-in. 9/12/1929 I'm in love with you High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56128 10-in. 9/12/1929 The web of love High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 101-125 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184

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