Frank Weldon

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, Died 1970

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer

Recordings

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-038264 10-in. 7/12/1939 The man with the mandolin Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo 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 ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-046196 10-in. 1/10/1940 The hot gavotte (rum-tum-tiddle-iddle-um-dee-ay) Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-047717 10-in. 2/28/1940 The man on the ferry (The Hoboken Ferry) Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-049685 10-in. 5/13/1940 On a simmery summery day Kay Foster ; Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-056494 10-in. 10/15/1940 When Paddy McGinty plays the harp Harry's Tavern Band ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-058183 10-in. 12/18/1940 The sidewalk serenade Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor BS-058800 10-in. m The sidewalk serenade Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-058893 10-in. 1/20/1941 I came, I saw, I conga'd Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-074189 10-in. 4/1/1942 Don't tell a lie about me, dear (And I won't tell the truth about you) Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor D7FB-2505 10-in. 11/26/1947 Betty, be at your best Continental Capers ; Merrie Musette Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble songwriter  
Columbia W152422 10-in. 6/22/1933 In the vine covered church 'way back home Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W152518 10-in. 10/3/1933 That co-ed party Bernie Cummins and his New Yorkers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble songwriter  
Columbia W152611 10-in. 5/11/1934 Neighbors Earl Burtnett ; Drake Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal trio songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Weldon, Frank," accessed April 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111840.

Weldon, Frank. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111840.

"Weldon, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111840

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