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 151-175 of 1197 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-57589 10-in. 12/9/1929 If love were all Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57683 10-in. 2/4/1930 Where the golden daffodils grow High Hatters ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57905 10-in. 12/11/1929 Can't you understand? High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57906 10-in. 12/11/1929 Duke of Ka-Ki-Ak! High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57922 10-in. 12/16/1929 Look for the silver lining High Hatters ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57923 10-in. 12/16/1929 Wild rose High Hatters ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57936 10-in. 12/20/1929 Love ain't nothin' but the blues High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57937 10-in. 12/20/1929 A bundle of old love letters High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57943 10-in. 12/23/1929 His old cornet Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57944 10-in. 12/23/1929 Why ain't I got no sweetheart? Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, jew's harp  
Victor BVE-57945 10-in. 12/23/1929 Smoky mountain Bill Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, yodeling  
Victor BVE-57946 10-in. 12/23/1929 Cross eyed Sue Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, speaker  
Victor BVE-57974 10-in. 1/3/1930 What would I care? High Hatters ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58126 10-in. 12/20/1929 Nina Rosa Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58127 10-in. 12/20/1929 My first love—my last love Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58400 10-in. 1/20/1930 Oh jailer bring back that key Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with guitar and banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58512 10-in. 1/21/1930 Only love is real High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58548 10-in. 2/4/1930 So sympathetic High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58556 10-in. 2/6/1930 Singing a vagabond song Frank Luther ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58571 10-in. 2/13/1930 Sing, you sinners High Hatters ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58575 10-in. 2/14/1930 Gone Frank Luther ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58576 10-in. 2/14/1930 Lazy Louisiana moon Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58591 10-in. 2/20/1930 What is this thing called love? Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58592 10-in. 2/20/1930 The moon is low Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58597 10-in. 2/24/1930 Lazy Louisiana moon Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal trio (Hawaiian) vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 151-175 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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