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 17, 1892 (Honolulu), Died January 13, 1944 (Honolulu)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1946

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

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Recordings (Results 176-200 of 231 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick LAE618 10-in. 9/18/1929 Maunoloa Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music Jazz/dance ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick LAE619 10-in. 9/18/1929 Royal Hawaiian Hotel Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music Jazz/dance ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick LAE620 10-in. 9/18/1929 Lei Nani Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music Jazz/dance ensemble, with male vocal solo leader, composer  
Brunswick LAE621 10-in. 9/18/1929 Haleakala Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music Jazz/dance ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick LAE622 10-in. 9/18/1929 Ama Ama Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music Jazz/dance ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick LAE623 10-in. 9/18/1929 I went to Hilo Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music Jazz/dance ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick LAE624 10-in. 9/18/1929 Kanakanui Hotel Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music Jazz/dance ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick LAE625 10-in. 9/18/1929 Sasy Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music Jazz/dance ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick LAE626 10-in. 9/18/1929 Aloha land Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music Jazz/dance ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick LAE627 10-in. 9/18/1929 Maui aloha Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music Jazz/dance ensemble, with male vocal solo leader, composer  
Brunswick LAE637 10-in. 10/23/1929 You’ll be coming back to me Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music ; Sam Kahanamoku Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick LAE638 10-in. 10/23/1929 The winds from over the sea Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music ; Sam Kahanamoku Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick LAE639 10-in. 10/23/1929 Maybe I’ll forget you then Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music ; Sam Kahanamoku Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick LAE669 10-in. Nov. 1929 When the sun goes down Bob and Monte Male vocal duet, with string orchestra. composer  
Brunswick LAE795 10-in. 5/21/1930 Hualalai Sol K. Bright ; Joe Guerrero ; Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music ; Danny Stewart Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian), with male vocal solo and male vocal duet leader  
Brunswick LAE796 10-in. 5/21/1930 Maunawili hula Sol K. Bright ; Joe Guerrero ; Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music ; Danny Stewart Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian), with male vocal solo and male vocal duet leader  
Brunswick LAE797 10-in. 5/21/1930 Lei ohu Sol K. Bright ; Joe Guerrero ; Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music ; Danny Stewart Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian), with male vocal solo and male vocal duet leader  
Brunswick LAE798 10-in. 5/21/1930 Hilo e Sol K. Bright ; Joe Guerrero ; Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music ; Danny Stewart Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian), with male vocal solo and male vocal duet leader  
Brunswick LAE825 10-in. 7/3/1930 Kalakaua Johnny Noble's Hawaiians ; Royal Hawaiian Girls Glee Club Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian), with female vocal chorus leader  
Brunswick LAE826 10-in. 7/3/1930 Hualalai Johnny Noble's Hawaiians ; Royal Hawaiian Girls Glee Club Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian), with female vocal chorus leader  
Brunswick LAE827 10-in. 7/3/1930 He loke Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music ; Royal Hawaiian Girls Glee Club Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian), with female vocal chorus leader  
Brunswick LAE828 10-in. 7/3/1930 Pua mamane Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music ; Royal Hawaiian Girls Glee Club Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian), with female vocal chorus leader  
Brunswick LAE829 10-in. 7/3/1930 Royal Hawaiian Hotel Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music ; Royal Hawaiian Girls Glee Club Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian), with female vocal chorus leader  
Brunswick LAE830 10-in. 7/3/1930 Haole hula Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music ; Royal Hawaiian Girls Glee Club Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian), with female vocal chorus leader  
Brunswick LAE831 10-in. 7/3/1930 I’ll come sailing home to you Johnny Noble Hawaiian Music ; Ray Kinney Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian), with male vocal solo leader, composer  
(Results 176-200 of 231 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Noble, Johnny," accessed June 2, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109361.

Noble, Johnny. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 2, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109361.

"Noble, Johnny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 2 June 2023.

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