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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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 369 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39909 10-in. 7/27/1927 It's a million to one you're in love Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-39910 10-in. 7/27/1927 I'm afraid you sing that song to somebody else Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-39957 10-in. 8/11/1927 Tired hands The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39958 10-in. 8/11/1927 Where have you been all my life Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39969 10-in. 8/12/1927 Say it with a red, red rose Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39989 10-in. 8/18/1927 Baby's blue Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39990 10-in. 8/18/1927 Are you thinking of me to-night? Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40118 10-in. 9/26/1927 Underneath the Wabash moon Jacques Renard Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40120 10-in. 9/26/1927 When morning glories wake up in the morning (Then I'll kiss your two lips good-night) Jacques Renard Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40131 10-in. 9/28/1927 After I've called you sweetheart (How can I call you friend) Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40132 10-in. 9/28/1927 Give me a night in June Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40539 10-in. 11/3/1927 There's a cradle in Carolina Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40679 10-in. 11/1/1927 Old fashioned locket Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist  
Victor BVE-40680 10-in. 11/1/1927 Kiss and make up Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-41098 10-in. 12/5/1927 What are we waiting for? Edwin J. McEnelly Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-41099 10-in. 12/6/1927 Is she my girl-friend? (How-de-ow-dow!) Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-41151 10-in. 12/8/1927 Funny face Arden-Ohman Orchestra ; Johnny Marvin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-41152 10-in. 12/8/1927 'S wonderful Arden-Ohman Orchestra ; Johnny Marvin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-41155 10-in. 12/9/1927 Keep sweeping the cobwebs off the moon Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BVE-41200 10-in. 12/6/1927 From midnight till dawn Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-41509 10-in. 12/27/1927 Rain Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with saxophone, ukulele, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-41510 10-in. 12/27/1927 After my laughter came tears Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with saxophone, ukulele, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-41586 10-in. 1/27/1928 Mary Ann Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, ukulele, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-41587 10-in. 1/27/1928 There must be a silver lining (That's shining for me) Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-43107 10-in. 2/23/1928 Without you, sweetheart Johnny Marvin ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 51-75 of 369 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Marvin, Johnny," accessed April 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111984.

Marvin, Johnny. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111984.

"Marvin, Johnny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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