Tim Spencer

Vernon Harold Timothy Spencer (July 13, 1908 – April 26, 1974) was an American singer, songwriter, and actor. Spencer is best known for founding the popular American Cowboy singing group the Sons of the Pioneers in 1933 along with Bob Nolan and Roy Rogers.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 13, 1908 (Webb City), Died April 26, 1974 (Apple Valley)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, songwriter, harmony vocal

Notes: Member of the Sons of the Pioneers.

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 69 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-041323 10-in. 8/24/1939 Over the Santa Fe Trail Tennessee Ramblers Male vocal trio, with string band composer  
Victor E0VB-3536 10-in. 2/4/1950 Roses Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and vocal harmonies songwriter  
Victor E0VB-3584 10-in. 3/22/1950 A two-seated saddle and a one-gaited horse Dale Evans Female vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor E0VB-3713 10-in. 7/17/1950 What this country needs (is a good old fashioned talk with the Lord) Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal ensemble, with narration and string band songwriter  
Victor E0VB-4734 10-in. 5/28/1950 Boogie bottom boogie Jim Boyd ; Men of the West Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Victor E0VB-5830 10-in. 10/22/1950 Let's sail away to heaven Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with string band songwriter  
Victor D5VB-1111 10-in. 8/8/1945 The timber trail Bob Nolan ; Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal ensemble, with string band composer  
Victor D6VB-2103 10-in. 8/15/1946 The everlasting hills of Oklahoma Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor D6VB-2105 10-in. 8/15/1946 Blue prairie Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0415 10-in. 1/5/1947 Teardrops in my heart Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with string band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0435 10-in. 1/27/1947 My best to you Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with string band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0436 10-in. 1/27/1947 Will there be sagebrush in heaven Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with string band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0437 10-in. 1/27/1947 You don't know what lonesome is Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with string band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0438 10-in. 1/27/1947 Red river valley Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quintet, with string band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0450 10-in. 1/5/1947 Cigareetes, whusky and wild, wild women Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with string band vocalist, composer  
Victor D7VB-0990 10-in. 6/20/1947 You never miss the water till the well runs dry Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal trio, with recitation and string band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-0993 10-in. 6/20/1947 Out in Pioneertown Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist, composer  
Victor D7VB-1076 10" 10/16/1947 The bar none ranch (in the sky) Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with string band and vocal harmonies vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0617 10-in. 4/28/1949 Room full of roses Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with string band and vocal harmonies composer  
Victor D9VB-0619 10-in. 4/28/1949 Lie low little doggies (the cowboy's prayer) Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with recitation, male vocal chorus and string band composer  
Victor D9AB-1745 10-in. 6/25/1949 Room full of roses Jack Searle Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor D9VB-2608 10-in. 12/14/1949 Love at the country fair Dale Evans ; Lloyd Perryman ; Sons of the Pioneers Female-male vocal duet, with string band, and vocal chorus songwriter  
Victor D9VB-2609 10-in. 12/14/1949 Wedding dolls (from your wedding cake) Ken Curtis ; Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with string band and vocal chorus composer  
Decca 61927 10-in. 2/22/1937 Tumbling tumbleweeds Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca 93626 10-in. 3/27/1941 So long to the Red River valley Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 69 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Spencer, Tim," accessed June 27, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112826.

Spencer, Tim. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 27, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112826.

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