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 13th, 1908 (Webb City), Died April 26th, 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.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 61 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 Male-female 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 D7VB-0415 10-in. 1/5/1947 Teardrops in my heart 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-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  
Decca 93627 10-in. 3/27/1941 My love went without water Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca 93628 10-in. 3/27/1941 They drew my number Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca 93629 10-in. 3/27/1941 He' s gone up the trail Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca 93630 10-in. 3/27/1941 A love that ended too soon Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca 93631 10-in. 3/27/1941 Cielito lindo Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca 93632 10-in. 3/27/1941 Cool water Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca 93633 10-in. 3/27/1941 You don't love me but I' ll always love you Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca 93644 10-in. 4/1/1941 There's a long, long trail Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 61 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Spencer, Tim," accessed December 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112826.

Spencer, Tim. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112826.

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