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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 - 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  
(Results 76-100 of 204 records)

Citation

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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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