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 126-150 of 1197 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-56162 10-in. 9/30/1929 You've got me pickin' petals off of daisies High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56167 10-in. 10/1/1929 I'm a dreamer, aren't we all? High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56778 10-in. 10/14/1929 Down on the old plantation Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56779 10-in. 10/14/1929 Sweet Virginia in old Virginia Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56780 10-in. 10/14/1929 Went to see my gal last night Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56781 10-in. 10/14/1929 Barnacle Bill the sailor, no. 3 Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-56818 10-in. 4/3/1930 You're the sweetest girl this side of heaven High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56819 10-in. 4/3/1930 Like a dream High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56986 10-in. 11/2/1929 Victor march Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57133 10-in. 11/4/1929 Hawaiian love bird Pietro's Blue Horse Tavern Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and whistling vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57134 10-in. 11/4/1929 Once in a blue moon Pietro's Blue Horse Tavern Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57135 10-in. 11/6/1929 Hoosier hop High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57137 10-in. 11/6/1929 I'm following you! High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57155 10-in. 11/19/1929 Singin' in the bathtub High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57186 10-in. 12/3/1929 My love parade High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57187 10-in. 12/3/1929 Nobody's using it now High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57532 10-in. 11/8/1929 I'll close my eyes to the rest of the world All Star Orchestra ; Andy Sannella Jazz/dance band, with guitar and male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57533 10-in. 11/8/1929 Deep in the arms of love All Star Orchestra ; Andy Sannella Jazz/dance band, with saxophone obbligato and male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57537 10-in. 11/12/1929 Why? Arden-Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57538 10-in. 11/12/1929 It's you I love Arden-Ohman Orchestra ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57560 10-in. 11/29/1929 Charming Leo Reisman Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57561 10-in. 11/29/1929 Shepherd's serenade Leo Reisman Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57562 10-in. 11/29/1929 I'll see you again Leo Reisman Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57587 10-in. 12/9/1929 You do something to me Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57588 10-in. 12/9/1929 You've got that thing Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 126-150 of 1197 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Luther, Frank," accessed December 2, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

Luther, Frank. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109184.

"Luther, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 2 December 2022.

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