Anthony J. Franchini

Anthony John Franchini (August 2, 1898 – September 17, 1997) was an American guitarist, most known for his Hawaiian guitar partnership with Frank Ferera, making him one of the most-recorded musicians of all time. After his time with Ferera, his career was remarkably varied, playing with symphony orchestras and country and western bands, often simultaneously, and also working in additional genres before retiring in his mid 90s.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 2, 1898 (Naples), Died September 17, 1997 (Las Vegas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, steel guitar, leader, session supervisor, composer, songwriter, instrumentalist, piano, violin

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23827 10-in. 3/8/1920 Wild flower Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-23828 10-in. 3/8/1920 'O sole mio Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-23862 10-in. 3/19/1920 Alabama moon Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-24057 10-in. 5/14/1920 Hawaiian twilight Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-24058 10-in. 5/14/1920 One-two-three-four Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-24121 10-in. 4/12/1920 Beautiful Hawaii Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-24122 10-in. 4/12/1920 Bright moon waltz Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-24578 10-in. 11/24/1920 Hawaiian nights Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-24579 10-in. 11/24/1920 Let the rest of the world go by Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25068 10-in. 5/2/1921 Isle of Paradise Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25069 10-in. 5/2/1921 Drowsy head Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25444 10-in. 6/28/1921 Sweet Hawaiian girl of mine Charles Hart ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25445 10-in. 6/28/1921 Dreamy paradise Hawaiian Trio Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25446 10-in. 6/30/1921 Honolulu honey Charles Hart ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25447 10-in. 6/30/1921 Drowsy waters Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25455 10-in. 7/7/1921 Somewhere in Honolulu Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25484 10-in. 9/7/1921 Dream kiss Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25485 10-in. 9/7/1921 Somewhere in Honolulu Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25655 10-in. 10/18/1921 Kawaihau waltz Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25656 10-in. 10/18/1921 Hawaiian melodies Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25692 10-in. 11/4/1921 Ka-lu-a Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25931 10-in. 1/3/1922 Ka-lu-a Edna Brown ; Elliott Shaw Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra and 2 guitars (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-29704 10-in. 3/13/1924 Sad Hawaiian sea Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-29705 10-in. 3/13/1924 Hula hula dream girl Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-29760 10-in. 4/1/1924 Morena mía Jorge Añez ; Alcides Briceño Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-29933 10-in. 4/24/1924 Spain Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-30312 10-in. 6/23/1924 Waikiki is calling me Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-30313 10-in. 6/23/1924 Moana chimes Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-30320 10-in. 6/24/1924 Nella gondola Anthony J. Franchini ; L. Rodera [i.e., Lou Raderman] Violin and guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-30321 10-in. 6/24/1924 Vittoria Anthony J. Franchini ; L. Rodera [i.e., Lou Raderman] Violin and guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-30322 10-in. 6/24/1924 Profumo d'amore Anthony J. Franchini ; L. Rodera [i.e., Lou Raderman] Violin and guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-30389 10-in. 7/16/1924 La bambola Anthony J. Franchini ; L. Rodera [i.e., Lou Raderman] Violin and guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-30390 10-in. 7/16/1924 Giuseppina Trio Instrumentale Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-31003 10-in. 10/10/1924 Ukulele Lou Frank Richardson Male vocal solo, with guitar, steel guitar, and ukulele instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-36855 10-in. 10/22/1926 I pescatori di perle : Waltz Trio Italiano Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-37418 10-in. 1/18/1927 Amoroso valzer Anthony Torre Violin solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-37419 10-in. 1/18/1927 Quanto sei bella Anthony Torre Violin solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-37420 10-in. 1/18/1927 Giorni d'amore Anthony Torre Violin solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-37421 10-in. 1/18/1927 La fiammetta Anthony Torre Violin solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-55600 10-in. 7/9/1929 Pretending Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BRC-70298 10-in. 10/22/1931 Twenty-one years (Is a long time) Dick Robertson Male vocal solo, with violin, clarinet, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BRC-70299 10-in. 10/22/1931 Mary and mother Dick Robertson Male vocal solo, with clarinet, guitar, and accordion instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BRC-70300 10-in. 10/22/1931 Up in the mountains Dick Robertson Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BRC-70901 10-in. 10/22/1931 That silver-haired daddy of mine Dick Robertson Male vocal solo, with violin, clarinet, guitar, and accordion instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-75272 10-in. 2/22/1933 Kai hawanawana Noi Lane Hawaiian Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble (Hawaiian) session supervisor  
Victor BS-75273 10-in. 2/22/1933 Dreams of aloha Noi Lane Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) session supervisor  
Victor BS-75274 10-in. 2/22/1933 Hawaiian ripple Noi Lane Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) session supervisor  
Victor BS-75275 10-in. 2/22/1933 Sweet lei lehua Noi Lane Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with female vocal solo (Hawaiian) session supervisor  
Victor BS-75276 10-in. 2/22/1933 Alekoki Noi Lane Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with female vocal solo and vocal trio (Hawaiian) session supervisor  
Victor BS-75277 10-in. 2/22/1933 Hawaiian love Noi Lane Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) session supervisor  
Victor PBS-055220 10-in. 12/11/1940 Talkin' to my heart Janet Blair ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-057013 10-in. 10/21/1940 Talkin' to my heart Bob Chester Orchestra ; Dolores O'Neill Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1920-03-12-01] Not documented 3/12/1920 Alabama moon Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor [Trial 1923-01-20-01] 10-in. 1/20/1923 Kono, part 1 Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor [Trial 1923-01-20-02] 10-in. 1/20/1923 Kono, part 2 Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79029 10-in. 3/8/1920 Hawaiian smiles Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79053 10-in. 3/16/1920 Hapa haole hula girl Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79090 10-in. 3/30/1920 Mahina malamalama Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79091 10-in. 3/30/1920 Beautiful Hawaii Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79093 10-in. 4/1/1920 On the beach at Waikiki Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79094 10-in. 4/1/1920 Hawaiian medley Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79107 10-in. 4/7/1920 Hunika Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79108 10-in. 4/7/1920 Hawaiian hotel Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79132 10-in. 4/20/1920 Till we meet again Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian), with orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79133 10-in. 4/20/1920 Hawaiian medley Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79137 10-in. 4/23/1920 Kilima Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79138 10-in. 4/23/1920 Wild flower Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79157 10-in. 5/4/1920 Everybody hula Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79158 10-in. 5/4/1920 Hawaiian medley two-step Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79193 10-in. 5/21/1920 Hawaiian twilight Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79194 10-in. 5/21/1920 Long ago Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79197 10-in. 5/21/1920 Honolulu Bay Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79290 10-in. 6/18/1920 Romola Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79291 10-in. 6/18/1920 That naughty waltz Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79347 10-in. 7/16/1920 Aloha land Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79348 10-in. 7/16/1920 Pensacola waltz Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79517 10-in. 11/12/1920 Isle of Paradise Ferera and Franchini ; George Hamilton Green Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 79702 10-in. 1/29/1921 Dreamy Hawaii Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79703 10-in. 1/29/1921 Sweet Luana Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79713 10-in. 2/4/1921 Hawaiian blues Blossom Seeley Female vocal solo, with steel guitar duet and orchestra instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 80058 10-in. 11/9/1921 My Hawaiian melody Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 80059 10-in. 11/9/1921 Susquehanna shore Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 80233 10-in. 3/11/1922 Hawaiian rainbow Vernon Dalhart ; Ferera and Franchini Male vocal solo, with steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 80457 10-in. 7/15/1922 Mahina malamalama waltz Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quartet Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 80458 10-in. 7/15/1922 Kawaihau waltz Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quartet Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 80910 10-in. 3/20/1923 One little smile Vernon Dalhart ; Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet, with male vocal solo and drums (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 80911 10-in. 3/20/1923 Honeymoon chimes Vernon Dalhart ; Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet, with male vocal solo and chimes (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
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) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81294 10-in. 10/26/1923 One, two, three, four Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quintet Instrumental quintet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 81295 10-in. 10/26/1923 Aloha oe Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quintet Instrumental quintet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 81333 10-in. 11/8/1923 I still believe in you Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quintet Instrumental quintet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 81334 10-in. 11/8/1923 Love is all I ask of you Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quintet Instrumental quintet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 81399 10-in. 12/8/1923 I still believe in you Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quintet Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81400 10-in. 12/8/1923 Love is all I ask of you Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quartet Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81687 10-in. 4/15/1924 Honolulu Bay Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quartet Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81688 10-in. 4/15/1924 Kilima waltz Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quartet Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 81968 10-in. 8/30/1924 Moana chimes Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Sextet Instrumental sextet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 81969 10-in. 8/30/1924 Under the South Sea palms Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Sextet Instrumental sextet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 140196 10-in. 12/19/1924 I'm doing the best I can Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar, piano  
Columbia 140218 10-in. 12/31/1924 Hawaiian love nest Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quartet Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 140219 10-in. 12/31/1924 Can you bring back the heart I gave you? Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quartet Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 140320 10-in. 2/5/1925 The chain gang song Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140321 10-in. 2/5/1925 Mother and home Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140364 10-in. 1/27/1925 The time will come Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with guitar, ukulele, and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140365 10-in. 1/27/1925 He sure can play a harmonica Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with guitar, ukulele, and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 98019 12-in. 3/20/1922 South Sea sweethearts Ferera and Franchini ; Prince's Dance Orchestra Orchestra, with guitar effect (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143505 10-in. 2/21/1927 Moonbeam! Kiss her for me Dorothea Ponce ; Ethel Ponce Female vocal duet, with steel guitar and piano instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia W143506 10-in. 2/21/1927 Honolulu moon Dorothea Ponce ; Ethel Ponce Female vocal duet, with steel guitar and piano (takes 1-3); with alto saxophone, steel guitar, and piano (takes 4-7) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia W144268 10-in. 6/11/1927 Chamberlin and Lindy (Our hats are off to you) Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W144269 10-in. 6/11/1927 Charlie boy (We love you) Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and whistling instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 147090 10-in. 10/1/1928 Blue yodel no. 2 Frank Kamplain Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 147091 10-in. 10/1/1928 Away out on the mountain Frank Kamplain Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 148447 10-in. 4/16/1929 Pretending Julie Wintz and his Jersey Collegians ; Tommy Weir Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia [W]150830 10-in. 9/20/1930 Believin' Lloyd Keating and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh S-7343 10-in. Mar. 1920 Beautiful Hawaii Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7344 10-in. Mar. 1920 Honolulu march Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7367 10-in. Apr. 1920 Kailima waltz Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7368 10-in. Apr. 1920 Wailana waltz Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7441 10-in. May 1920 Hilo march Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7442 10-in. May 1920 Honolulu Bay waltz Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7486 10-in. June 1920 Mahina malamalama Ferera and Franchini Guitar and steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7487 10-in. June 1920 Hawaiian Hotel Ferera and Franchini Guitar and steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7499 10-in. July 1920 Kawaihau Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7500 10-in. July 1920 On the beach at Waikiki Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7518 10-in. Aug. 1920 Maui aloha Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7519 10-in. Aug. 1920 Kawaha Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7520 10-in. Aug. 1920 On Hilo Bay Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7530 10-in. Aug. 1920 Ua like no a like Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7531 10-in. Aug. 1920 The Missouri waltz Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7532 10-in. Aug. 1920 Aloha land Ferera and Franchini ; George Hamilton Green Guitar duet, with xylophone (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7543 10-in. Aug. 1920 Honolulu rag Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
OKeh S-7544 Not documented Aug. 1920 [Unknown title(s)] Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7552 10-in. Aug. 1920 Along the way to Waikiki Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7553 10-in. Aug. 1920 Hapa haole hula girl Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7660 10-in. Nov. 1920 One, two, three, four Crescent Trio ; Ferera and Franchini Male vocal trio, with 2 guitars (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7661 10-in. Nov. 1920 Aloha oe Crescent Trio ; Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian), with male vocal trio instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7748 10-in. Feb. 1921 Dreamy Hawaii Ferera and Franchini Guitar and steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7798 10-in. Feb. 1921 Hawaiian blues Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini ; George Hamilton Green 2 steel guitars and marimba (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
OKeh S-7799 10-in. Feb. 1921 [Unknown title(s)] Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini ; Joe Green 2 guitars and marimba (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7924 10-in. May 1921 Somewhere in Honolulu Ferera and Franchini Guitar and steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7925 10-in. May 1921 The waltz of love Ferera and Franchini Guitar and steel guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh o-8125 Not documented ca. Mar. 1921 [Unknown title(s)] Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh o-8126 10-in. ca. Mar. 1921 Wailana Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh o-8215 Not documented ca. Oct. 1921 [Unknown title(s)] Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh o-8216 10-in. ca. Oct. 1921 One, two, three, four Ferera and Franchini Guitar and steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-70033 10-in. July 1921 Pua carnation Ferera and Franchini Guitar and steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-70034 10-in. July 1921 He lei no kainani Ferera and Franchini Guitar and steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-70047 10-in. July 1921 Sweet Hawaiian girl of mine Ferera and Franchini ; George Hamilton Green Guitar, steel guitar, and marimba (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-70048 10-in. July 1921 Honolulu honey Ferera and Franchini ; Joe Green Guitar, steel guitar, and marimba (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-70255 10-in. October 1921 Hawaiian eyes Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-70256 10-in. October 1921 Susquehanna shore Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-70357 10-in. Dec. 1921 My Hawaiian melody Virginia Burt ; Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian), with Hawaiian guitar vocal effect instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-70358 10-in. December 1921 Waikiki mermaid Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-70423 10-in. January 1922 Malana nnu ka kakani Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-70424 10-in. Jan. 1922 Dream kiss Virginia Burt ; Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian), with Hawaiian guitar vocal effect instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-70488 10-in. Feb. 1922 Rio nights Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-70489 10-in. Feb. 1922 Hawaiian rainbow Virginia Burt ; Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian), with Hawaiian guitar vocal effect instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-70691 10-in. June 1922 O' sole mio Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-71572 10-in. May 1923 Pua mohala Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-71573 10-in. May 1923 Kohala march Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-72376 10-in. Mar. 1924 Sing me a song of Hawaii Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-72377 10-in. Mar. 1924 When it's love time in Hawaii Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-72919 10-in. Oct. 1924 Hawaiian memories Ferera-Franchini Trio 2 guitars and violin (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-72920 10-in. Oct. 1924 Under the South Sea palms Ferera-Franchini Trio 2 guitars and violin (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh 74076 10-in. 3/26/1926 Where is my rose of Waikiki Charles L. Dettborn ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh 74077 10-in. 3/26/1926 Hawaiian sunset Charles L. Dettborn ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W81906 10-in. 12/1/1927 Maui girl Charles L. Dettborn ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W81907 10-in. 12/1/1927 Kohala Charles L. Dettborn ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh [OK cat 16105-A] 10-in. approximately 1921 No quiero Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh [OK cat 16105-b] 10-in. approximately 1921 Ingratona Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh [OK cat 16106-A] 10-in. approximately 1921 Dulces recuerdos Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh [OK cat 16108-A] 10-in. approximately 1921 ¡Caramba! Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh [OK cat 16108-b] 10-in. approximately 1921 Hilo (March) Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh [OK cat 16143-A] 10-in. approximately 1921 Nunca Ferera y Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh [OK cat 16143-b] 10-in. approximately 1921 Bullete Ferera y Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 4674 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 My isle of golden dreams Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 4677 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 Tripoli Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 4843 10-in. approximately Dec. 1920 Wailana waltz Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 4847 10-in. approximately Dec. 1920 Dreamy Hawaii Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 5167 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Kawaha Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Instrumental duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 5170 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Honolulu march Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 5197[b] 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Malani anu ka makani Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Instrumental duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 5327-5329 10-in. approximately Apr. 1921 Ua like no a like Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 6125-6127 10-in. approximately July 1921 Song to Hawaii Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Instrumental duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 6128-6130 10-in. approximately July 1921 Hawaiian echoes Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Instrumental duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 6541-6543 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 Sweet Hawaiian girl of mine Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Instrumental duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 6546-6547 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 Plantation lullaby Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Instrumental duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 7498-7499 10-in. approximately Feb. 1922 Rio nights Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Instrumental duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 7500-7501 10-in. approximately Feb. 1922 My Hawaiian rainbow Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Instrumental duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 10900-10902 10-in. 6/21/1923 One-two-three-four Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 10903-10905 10-in. 6/21/1923 On the beach at Waikiki Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick E27641 10-in. 6/4/1928 Sweet Kalua lady The Hanapi Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Brunswick E28514 10-in. 10/5/1928 Luana Lu Franchini’s Serenaders Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E28515 10-in. 10/5/1928 Hawaiian love call Franchini’s Serenaders Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E28516 10-in. 10/5/1928 My Hawaiian heaven Franchini’s Serenaders Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E6354-E6357 10-in. 8/23/1927 Are you happy? Peggy English Female vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and piano instrumentalist, guitar, violin  
Brunswick 311W-313W 10-in. 2/3/1925 That soothing melody Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 314W-317W 10-in. 2/3/1925 Hawaiian star of love Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 394W-396W 10-in. 2/20/1925 Wonder why I love you Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet, with 2 violins and cornet instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 397W-399W 10-in. 2/20/1925 Silver sands of Waikiki Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet, with 2 violins and cornet instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison 9584 10-in. 6/26/1924 Dolores Franchini and Leonard Duo Instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison 9585 10-in. 6/26/1924 Passions Franchini and Leonard Duo Instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison 9624 10-in. 7/17/1924 Imi au ia oe Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison 9639 10-in. 7/23/1924 Na lei o Hawaii Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison 9640 10-in. 7/23/1924 Sweet lei lehua Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison 9647 10-in. 7/28/1924 Beautiful Kahana Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison 9680 10-in. 8/29/1924 Palakiko blues Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison 11238 10-in. 10/7/1926 Steyrer laendler The Alpine Mountaineers Guitar and zither duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison 11239 10-in. 10/7/1926 Marine flashes march The Alpine Mountaineers Guitar and zither duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison 11877 10-in. 9/8/1927 Dreaming alone in Hawaii Anthony J. Franchini ; South Sea Serenaders Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) leader  
Edison 11983 10-in. 10/26/1927 Song of Hawaii Anthony J. Franchini ; South Sea Serenaders Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) leader  
Edison 18216 10-in. 2/7/1928 My Hawaiian Anthony J. Franchini ; South Sea Serenaders Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) leader  
Edison 18217 10-in. 2/7/1928 Underneath the blue Hawaiian skies Anthony J. Franchini ; South Sea Serenaders Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) leader  
Edison 19349 10-in. 9/18/1929 Pretending King Edward Hotel Orchestra ; Luigi Romanelli Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison N-1137 10-in. 9/18/1929 Pretending King Edward Hotel Orchestra ; Luigi Romanelli Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Vocalion 14069-14071 10-in. 12/22/1924 Can you bring back the heart I gave you? Ferera and Franchini Quartet Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist  
Vocalion 14072-14074 10-in. 12/22/1924 Hawaiian love nest Ferera and Franchini Quartet Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Franchini, Anthony J.," accessed February 7, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111629.

Franchini, Anthony J.. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 7, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111629.

"Franchini, Anthony J.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 7 February 2023.

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