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 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, songwriter, lyricist, arranger, steel guitar
Recordings (Results 76-100 of 204 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||79363||10-in.||8/25/1920||The hula blues||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||80982||10-in.||4/23/1923||Ala Moana||Columbians Dance Orchestra De Luxe ; Ferera and Franchini||Jazz/dance band, with steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Columbia||W143434||10-in.||3/7/1927||Hula blues||Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio||Instrumental trio (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Columbia||W144180||10-in.||5/19/1927||Hanalei Bay||South Sea Islanders||Instrumental ensemble, with vocal interpolations (Hawaiian)||arranger|
|Columbia||W144181||10-in.||5/19/1927||All because of you||South Sea Islanders||Instrumental ensemble, with vocal interpolations (Hawaiian)||arranger|
|Columbia||W144935||10-in.||10/31/1927||I've been dreaming of a little girl like you||Columbians||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W144963||10-in.||11/9/1927||Aloha oe blues||Moana Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W144964||10-in.||11/9/1927||Oh the shores of Honolulu||Moana Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W146728||10-in.||6/1/1928||Hula blues||Paul Summers and his Waikiki Players||Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Columbia||W147748||10-in.||1/3/1929||Okolehao blues||Norman Clark ; South Sea Islanders||Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian), with male vocal solo||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||W147783||10-in.||1/16/1929||The Hawaiian vamp||Norman Clark ; South Sea Islanders||Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian), with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W147820||10-in.||1/22/1929||That lovin' hula||Andrew Aiona's Novelty Four||Jazz/dance quartet (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Columbia||W149459||10-in.||11/1/1929||A flower lei||Moana Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W149460||10-in.||11/1/1929||That aloha waltz||Moana Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W149780||10-in.||1/17/1930||My Hawaiian isles||Selvin’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W149818||10-in.||2/20/1930||When the sun goes down||Cafe Ray West Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio||composer|
|Columbia||W149854||10-in.||9/23/1930||The luau hula||Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio||Instrumental trio (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Columbia||W149855||10-in.||9/23/1930||Malolo||Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio||Instrumental trio (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Columbia||W149867||10-in.||11/19/1930||Kaala||Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio||Instrumental trio (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Columbia||W149868||10-in.||11/19/1930||Hula oka hui kaawai||Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio||Instrumental trio (Hawaiian)||songwriter|
|Columbia||W149870||10-in.||11/19/1930||Waialeale||Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio||Instrumental trio (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Columbia||W149882||10-in.||3/24/1931||E lei e||Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio||Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with vocal||composer|
|Columbia||W149923||10-in.||1/28/1930||For you a lei||Selvin’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W150002||10-in.||2/19/1930||Aloha means "I love you"||King Nawahi's Hawaiians||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Columbia||W150418||10-in.||5/14/1930||The rose of Tralee||Alfred O'Shea||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Noble, Johnny," accessed March 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109361.
Noble, Johnny. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109361.
"Noble, Johnny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 March 2021.
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