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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 126-150 of 369 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-53430 10-in. 5/22/1929 Finding the long way home Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53442 10-in. 5/27/1929 Kiddies kabaret Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-53467 12-in. 6/24/1929 I'm forever blowing bubbles International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, musical saw  
Victor BVE-53475 10-in. 6/28/1929 I'm the medicine man for the blues Johnny Marvin ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53575 10-in. 6/20/1929 I'd fall in love with me (If I were you) Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53576 10-in. 6/20/1929 Baby! Oh where can you be? Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53909 10-in. 7/8/1929 Sweetheart you're in my dreams (But morning finds you gone) Frankie Marvin ; Johnny Marvin Male vocal duet, with 2 steel guitars (self-accompaniment) vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, steel guitar, lyricist  
Victor BVE-53910 10-in. 7/8/1929 She's old and bent (But she just keeps hoofin' along) Frankie Marvin ; Johnny Marvin Male vocal duet, with 2 steel guitars (self-accompaniment) composer, vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BVE-53916 10-in. 7/12/1929 Singin' in the rain The Frohne Sisters ; Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with female vocal quartet and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53917 10-in. 7/12/1929 Orange blossom time Johnny Marvin ; Andy Sannella Male vocal solo, with saxophone solo and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55184 10-in. 8/2/1929 Every day away from you Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55608 10-in. 7/15/1929 Wouldn't it be wonderful Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55644 10-in. 8/3/1929 Little by little Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56119 10-in. 9/5/1929 Tip toe thru the tulips with me Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56120 10-in. 9/5/1929 I'm painting the clouds with sunshine Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56133 10-in. 9/17/1929 True blue Lou Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56134 10-in. 9/17/1929 Same old moon-same old june (But not the same old you) Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56186 10-in. 10/16/1929 Melancholy Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56187 10-in. 10/16/1929 Satisfied Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56729 10-in. 9/30/1929 If I had a talking picture of you Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, ukulele  
Victor BVE-56730 10-in. 9/30/1929 I'm a dreamer (Aren't we all?) Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, ukulele  
Victor BVE-56731 10-in. 9/30/1929 Have a little faith in me Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, ukulele  
Victor BVE-56761 10-in. 10/9/1929 My dreaming of you Gene Autry ; Jimmy Long Male vocal duet, with 2 steel guitars and violin instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BVE-56762 10-in. 10/9/1929 My Alabama home Gene Autry ; Jimmy Long Male vocal duet, with yodeling, 2 steel guitars, and fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BVE-56787 10-in. 10/17/1929 Georgia pines Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 126-150 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.

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

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