Frank Weldon (Lawrence, Massachusetts, c. 1900-1970) was an American songwriter. He wrote, or co-wrote, many popular songs of the 1930s and 1940s.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1900
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 32 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BRC-70143||10-in.||7/31/1931||Malinda's weddin' day||Connie’s Inn Orchestra ; Fletcher Henderson ; Dick Robertson||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BRC-70189||10-in.||8/27/1931||Mean music||Gene Kardos Orchestra ; Dick Robertson||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-74876||10-in.||12/19/1932||Pan handle Pete||Parker Gibbs ; Ted Weems Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal chorus||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-75355||10-in.||3/3/1933||I like mountain music||Elmo Tanner ; Ted Weems Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-75944||10-in.||7/27/1933||In the vine covered church way back home||The Vagabonds||Male vocal trio, with guitar||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-75992||10-in.||8/1/1933||In the vine covered church way back home||Songcopators||Male vocal trio, with piano||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-76409||10-in.||6/7/1933||I like mountain music||Kelly Brothers||Guitar trio, with male vocal solo (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Victor||BS-76410||10-in.||6/7/1933||I like mountain music||Master's Hawaiians||Guitar trio, with male vocal solo (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Victor||BS-77986||10-in.||9/25/1933||That co-ed party||Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-80503||10-in.||5/8/1934||Hello again||Lee Bennett ; Jan Garber Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-81798||10-in.||3/7/1934||Neighbors||Isham Jones Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-82337||10-in.||4/23/1934||Neighbors||Angelo Ferdinando ; Hotel Great Northern Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-82548||10-in.||5/24/1934||Dancing on a roof-top||Don Bestor Orchestra ; Charles Yontz||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-84926||10-in.||11/7/1934||Breakin' the ice||Fats Waller and his Rhythm||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-86447||10-in.||12/14/1934||Breakin' the ice||George Gray ; Sepia Serenaders||Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-88613||10-in.||2/11/1935||Why have a falling out (Just when we're falling in love)||Richard Himber ; Joey Nash ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-021856||10-in.||3/31/1938||You better change your tune||Burt Shaw ; Willie Farmer Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-021872||10-in.||4/1/1938||You better change your tune||Rose Marie||Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Victor||BS-022477||10-in.||4/20/1938||Good evenin', good lookin'||Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-030314||10-in.||11/25/1938||Polly put your slippers on||Johnny Messner ; Music Box Band ; Three Jacks||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-038343||10-in.||7/12/1939||Broom dance||Elisse Cooper ; Eddie De Lange Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||PBS-042368||10-in.||1/16/1940||Hot gavotte (Rum-tum-tiddle-iddle-um-dee-ay)||Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey||Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-042682||10-in.||9/14/1939||El mandolinista||Marimba Pan-Americana||Marimba band||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-043874||10-in.||11/20/1939||Valley-alley-ay||Blue Barron ; Alan Holmes ; Three Blue Notes||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, male vocal trio, and vocal ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-046007||10-in.||12/18/1939||Dingbat the acrobat||Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music (Musical group) ; Mary Ann Mercer||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Weldon, Frank," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111840.
Weldon, Frank. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111840.
"Weldon, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.
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