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 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, harmony vocal, composer

Notes: Member of the Sons of the Pioneers.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 52 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 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  
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  
Decca 93645 10-in. 4/1/1941 Kelly waltz Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca 93646 10-in. 4/1/1941 Lonely Rose of Mexico Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca 93647 4/1/1941 Rye whiskey Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca 93648 10-in. 4/1/1941 Wagner hoedown Farr Brothers vocalist  
Decca 93649 10-in. 4/1/1941 Boggy road to Texas Farr Brothers vocalist  
Decca DLA 10 10-in. 8/8/1934 Way out there Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca DLA 11 10-in. 8/8/1934 Tumbling tumbleweeds Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca DLA 12 10-in. 8/8/1934 Moonlight on the prairie Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
Decca DLA 13 10-in. 8/8/1934 Ridin' home Sons of the Pioneers vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 52 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Spencer, Tim," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112826.

Spencer, Tim. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112826.

"Spencer, Tim." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112826

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.