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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 76-100 of 369 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-43319 10-in. 3/5/1928 Sunshine Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with piano, violin, and clarinet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43320 10-in. 3/5/1928 Old fashioned locket Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele, lyricist  
Victor BVE-43578 10-in. 4/19/1928 Angel Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-43579 10-in. 4/19/1928 My pet Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BVE-43654 10-in. 4/19/1928 I still love you Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43655 10-in. 4/19/1928 Sweetheart o' mine Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43695 10-in. 5/2/1928 Think of me thinking of you Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-43696 10-in. 5/2/1928 Oh! You have no idea Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43697 10-in. 5/2/1928 Golden Gate Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43698 10-in. 5/3/1928 I'd rather cry over you Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43699 10-in. 5/3/1928 Get out and get under the moon Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46355 10-in. 8/9/1928 She didn't say 'yes' she didn't say 'no' (she only said 'maybe') All Star Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46364 10-in. 8/14/1928 What d'ya say Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46392 10-in. 12/15/1928 Sweethearts on parade Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-46393 10-in. 12/15/1928 Where the shy little violets grow Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46672 10-in. 8/8/1928 Old man sunshine, little boy blue bird Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46673 10-in. 8/8/1928 If you don't love me Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46922 10-in. 8/21/1928 Anything you say Frank Munn ; Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46923 10-in. 8/21/1928 Watermelon smilin' on the vine Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) and violin vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BVE-46924 10-in. 8/21/1928 Don't send my boy to prison Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) and violin vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-46925 10-in. 8/21/1928 Crazy rhythm Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-46926 10-in. 8/21/1928 Heartbroken and lonely Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-47768 10-in. 10/19/1928 Ev'rybody loves you Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-47769 10-in. 10/19/1928 Happy days and lonely nights Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48130 10-in. 11/7/1928 There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 76-100 of 369 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Marvin, Johnny," accessed April 15, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111984.

Marvin, Johnny. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 15, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111984.

"Marvin, Johnny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 15 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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