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Bob Nolan

Bob Nolan (born Clarence Robert Nobles; April 13, 1908 – June 16, 1980, name changed to Robert Clarence Nobles in 1929) was a Canadian-born American singer, songwriter, and actor. He was a founding member of the Sons of the Pioneers, and composer of numerous Country music and Western music songs, including the standards "Cool Water" and "Tumbling Tumbleweeds." He is generally regarded as one of the finest Western songwriters of all time. As an actor and singer he appeared in scores of Western films.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 13, 1908 (Winnipeg), Died June 16, 1980 (Newport Beach)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, string bass, composer, lyricist, harmony vocal, leader, lead vocal, songwriter

Notes: Sings in the baritone vocal range.

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 126 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D7VB-0438 10-in. 1/27/1947 Red river valley Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quintet, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-0450 10-in. 1/5/1947 Cigareetes, whusky and wild, wild women Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-0990 10-in. 6/20/1947 You never miss the water till the well runs dry Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal trio, with recitation and string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-0991 10-in. 6/20/1947 Lead me gently home, father Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-0992 10-in. 6/20/1947 Too high, too wide, too low Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-0993 10-in. 6/20/1947 Out in Pioneertown Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-1068 10-in. 10/15/1947 The sea walker Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-1069 10-in. 10/15/1947 Read the bible every day Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-1075 10-in. 10/16/1947 Cowboy country Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-1076 10-in. 10/16/1947 The bar none ranch (in the sky) Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with string band and vocal harmonies vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-1086 10-in. 10/17/1947 Calico apron and a gingham gown Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-1087 10-in. 10/17/1947 Happy birthday polka Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-1088 10-in. 10/17/1947 Let me share your name Bob Nolan ; Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with string band, vocal chorus, and recitation vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor D7VB-1700 10-in. 10/15/1947 A hundred and sixty acres Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-1701 10-in. 10/16/1947 The last round-up Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-1873 10-in. 11/10/1947 The old rugged cross Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal group, with instrumental trio vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-1874 10-in. 11/10/1947 Power in the blood Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal group, with instrumental trio vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-1875 10-in. 11/10/1947 The touch of God's hand Bob Nolan ; Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor D7VB-1876 10-in. 11/10/1947 Rounded up in glory Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal group, with instrumental trio vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-2121 10-in. 11/24/1947 Santa Fe - New Mexico Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-2123 10-in. 11/24/1947 Down where the Rio flows Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-2124 10-in. 11/24/1947 My feet takes me away Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-2133 10-in. 12/1/1947 Blue Shadows on the Trail Roy Rogers ; Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet, whistling, and string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-2134 10-in. 12/1/1947 There'll never be another) Pecos Bill Roy Rogers ; Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet, and string band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D7VB-2135 10-in. 12/1/1947 That palomino pal of mine Roy Rogers ; Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with string band and male vocal quartet vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 26-50 of 126 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nolan, Bob," accessed April 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110074.

Nolan, Bob. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110074.

"Nolan, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110074

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