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Johnny Noble

John Avery Noble (September 17, 1892, Honolulu, Hawaii – January 13, 1944, Honolulu), better known as Johnny Noble, was an American musician, composer and arranger. He was one of the key figures behind the development of the hapa haole style of music in Honolulu, and played a leading role in introducing Hawaiian music to the United States.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 17th, 1892 (Honolulu), Died January 13th, 1944 (Honolulu)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer, songwriter, arranger, lyricist, steel guitar

Notes: Listing for Johnny Noble.

Recordings (Results 226-228 of 228 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 18680 10-in. 8/27/1928 On the shores of Honolulu Palakiko's Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Edison N-330 10-in. 7/16/1928 The hula blues Shaw's Hawaiians Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Edison N-388 10-in. 8/27/1928 On the shores of Honolulu Palakiko's Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
(Results 226-228 of 228 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Noble, Johnny," accessed October 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109361.

Noble, Johnny. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109361.

"Noble, Johnny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109361

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