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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 26-50 of 369 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-38488 10-in. 4/22/1927 In a shady nook by a babbling brook Johnny Marvin ; Andy Sannella Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-38737 10-in. 5/9/1927 Dawn of to-morrow Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38738 10-in. 5/9/1927 All because of you Joe Green Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38759 10-in. 5/18/1927 Sixty seconds every minute (I'm in love with you) Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38767 10-in. 5/20/1927 I could waltz on forever (With you sweetheart) The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38780 10-in. 5/25/1927 Side by side Johnny Marvin ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with ukulele and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-38781 10-in. 5/25/1927 Red lips (Kiss my blues away) Johnny Marvin ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with ukulele and orchestra instrumentalist, ukulele, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38787 10-in. 5/26/1927 Aint' that a grand and glorious feeling Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BVE-38814 10-in. 5/19/1927 Who-oo? You-oo! That's who! Johnny Marvin ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, ukulele, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38842 10-in. 5/26/1927 Stop, go Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-38843 10-in. 5/26/1927 Something to tell Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-38845 10-in. 5/27/1927 Vo-do-do-de-o Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-38846 10-in. 5/27/1927 Just another day wasted away (Waiting for you) Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-38892 10-in. 6/9/1927 There's a trick in pickin' a chick-chick-chicken Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, ukulele, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39101 10-in. 8/22/1927 Pull yourself together Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39109 10-in. 8/24/1927 Marvelous Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with clarinet, cornet, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39110 10-in. 8/24/1927 It all belongs to me Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with clarinet, cornet, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39206 10-in. 6/2/1927 Just like a butterfly (That's caught in the rain) Johnny Marvin ; The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39224 10-in. 6/7/1927 Magnolia (Mix the lot, what have you got?) Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-39225 10-in. 6/7/1927 Ain't that a grand and glorious feeling Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BVE-39284 10-in. 6/22/1927 Under the moon (Yoo-oo-oo-oo) Johnny Marvin ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39285 10-in. 6/22/1927 I walked back from the buggy ride Johnny Marvin ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39403 10-in. 6/17/1927 Sweet Marie Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39618 10-in. 7/1/1927 What do we do on a dew-dew-dewy day Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39619 10-in. 7/1/1927 Zulu wail Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 26-50 of 369 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Marvin, Johnny," accessed April 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111984.

Marvin, Johnny. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111984.

"Marvin, Johnny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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