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Johnny Marvin

John Senator Marvin (July 11, 1897 – December 10, 1944) was an early American recording artist and musician, starting in 1924 and covering a twenty-year period for many record labels.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 11, 1897 (Butler), Died December 20, 1944

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, ukulele, songwriter, vocalist, lyricist, composer, guitar, steel guitar, yodeling, speaker, musical saw

Notes: Billed on some Columbia labels as "Johnny Marvin (The Ukulele Ace)."

See Also: Marvin, Johnny

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Recordings (Results 351-369 of 369 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 18872 10-in. 11/16/1928 Think of me thinking of you Dorothy Johnson Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 19144 10-in. 4/4/1929 The two gun cowboy The Cowboy Fiddler ; Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar songwriter  
Edison 19275 10-in. 7/3/1929 She's old and bent (But she just keeps hoofin' along) Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar composer  
Edison N-439 12-in. 9/18/1928 Watermelon smilin' on the vine Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with ukulele lyricist, composer  
Edison N-548 10-in. 11/9/1928 Think of me thinking of you Melville Morris ; Piccadilly Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Edison N-567 10-in. 11/16/1929 Think of me thinking of you Dorothy Johnson Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison N-837 10-in. 4/4/1929 The two gun cowboy The Cowboy Fiddler ; Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar songwriter  
Edison N-999 10-in. 7/3/1929 She's old and bent (But she just keeps hoofin' along) Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar composer  
Edison N-1158 10-in. 9/26/1929 She's old and bent (But she just keeps hoofin' along) Frankie Marvin ; Oklahoma Hounds Male vocal solo, with cornet and banjo composer  
Decca 38997 10-in. 11/12/1934 I want my boots on when I die Johnny Marvin vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39005 10-in. 11/12/1934 Lazy Texas longhorns-1 Frankie Marvin ; Johnny Marvin vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39368 10-in. 2/18/1935 The last mile Johnny Marvin vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39369 10-in. 2/18/1935 Beneath a bed of daisies Johnny Marvin vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39370 10-in. 2/18/1935 Grandma's rockin' chair Johnny Marvin vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39371 10-in. 2/18/1935 By big swiss cheese Johnny Marvin vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca DLA 2151 10-in. 9/11/1940 We like it Johnny Marvin vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca DLA 2152 10-in. 9/11/1940 Me and my shadow Johnny Marvin vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca DLA 2153 10-in. 9/11/1940 No one to kiss me goodnight Johnny Marvin vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca DLA 2154 10-in. 9/11/1940 As long as I live Johnny Marvin vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 351-369 of 369 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Marvin, Johnny," accessed April 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111984.

Marvin, Johnny. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111984.

"Marvin, Johnny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111984

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