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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 101-125 of 369 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-48131 10-in. 11/7/1928 You lied, I've cried Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-48589 10-in. 1/18/1929 Sweetheart of all my dreams (I love you, I love you, I love you) Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49029 10-in. 12/31/1928 All by yourself in the moonlight Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49030 10-in. 12/31/1928 You wanted someone to play with, I wanted someone to love Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49057 10-in. 1/11/1929 Won't you tell me, hon (when we're gonna be one) Johnny Marvin ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49058 10-in. 1/11/1929 Ev'rybody loves you Johnny Marvin ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49253 10-in. 12/12/1928 The sun is at my window Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49254 10-in. 12/12/1928 Why did you leave me? Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-49257 10-in. 12/13/1928 I'd rather be blue Johnny Marvin ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49617 10-in. 1/3/1929 That's why I'm happy Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49671 10-in. 1/22/1929 You wouldn't fool me, would you? Johnny Marvin ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49976 10-in. 2/20/1929 A precious little thing called love Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49977 10-in. 2/20/1929 Caressing you Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49999 10-in. 2/28/1929 That's the good old sunny South Benny Krueger’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-50900 10-in. 2/28/1929 Down among the sugar-cane Benny Krueger’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51608 10-in. 4/5/1929 I'm in seventh heaven Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51609 10-in. 4/5/1929 Used to you Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51615 10-in. 4/11/1929 (When I'm walking with my sweetness) Down among the sugar-cane Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51616 10-in. 4/11/1929 I get the blues when it rains Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51641 10-in. 4/18/1929 Some sweet day Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51642 10-in. 4/18/1929 Underneath the Russian moon Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-53003 10-in. 3/31/1931 Would you take me back again? Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53004 10-in. 3/31/1931 Rocky Mountain Rose Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53428 10-in. 5/22/1929 Singin' in the rain Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53429 10-in. 5/22/1929 Your mother and mine Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 101-125 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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