Luther Roundtree

Luther 'Red' Roundtree, (born August 4, 1905 in Mount Pleasant, Texas - died April 30, 1990) was an American plectrum banjo player and co-founder of The Banjo Kings in 1951, an American banjo band.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 4, 1905, Died April 30, 1990

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1942 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, banjo

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-072524 10-in. 7/28/1942 Hotcha cornia (Black eyes) City Slickers ; Spike Jones ; Willie Spicer Jazz/dance band, with sneezaphone (sound effects) instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor PBS-072525 10-in. 7/28/1942 Der Fuehrer's face City Slickers ; Carl Grayson ; Spike Jones ; Willie Spicer Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and birdaphone (sound effects) instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor PBS-072526 10-in. 7/28/1942 Oh! By jingo! (Oh! By gee! By gosh, by gum, by juv) Boys in the Back Room ; City Slickers ; Spike Jones ; Del Porter ; Willie Spicer Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, male vocal ensemble, and anvilaphone (sound effects) instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor PBS-072527 10-in. 7/28/1942 The sheik of Araby City Slickers ; Carl Grayson ; Spike Jones ; Del Porter ; Willie Spicer Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet and hiccuphone (sound effects) instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor PBS-072528 10-in. 7/28/1942 I wanna go back to West Virginia Boys in the Back Room ; City Slickers ; Spike Jones ; Del Porter ; Willie Spicer Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, male vocal ensemble, and trainaphone (sound effects) instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor D6VB-2134 10-in. 9/4/1946 I never had a chance Roy Rogers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D6VB-2135 10-in. 9/4/1946 I'm restless Roy Rogers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D6VB-2136 10-in. 9/4/1946 No children allowed Roy Rogers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D6VB-2137 10-in. 9/4/1946 My heart went that-a-way Roy Rogers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D6VB-2138 10-in. 9/4/1946 My Chickashay gal Country Washburne Orchestra ; Roy Rogers ; Country Washburne Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0524 10-in. 4/25/1947 Boggs boogie Spade Cooley ; Spade Cooley Band Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0525 10-in. 4/25/1947 Red hair and green eyes Spade Cooley ; Spade Cooley Band Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0526 10-in. 4/25/1947 All aboard for Oklahoma Spade Cooley ; Spade Cooley Band Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Roundtree, Luther," accessed October 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112993.

Roundtree, Luther. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112993.

"Roundtree, Luther." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 October 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112993

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