Frankie Marvin

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, guitar, composer, lyricist, yodeling, steel guitar, vocalist, songwriter, ukulele, harmonica, jew's harp, speaker, violin

Notes: Also known by the pseudonyms Frank Wallace and Oklahoma's Blue Yodeler. Sometimes billed as "Frankie Marvin and his Uke."

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 180 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-36814 10-in. 10/12/1926 I'd rather be the girl in your arms (Than the girl in your dreams) Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 5-8); with male vocal trio (takes 1-4) vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40132 10-in. 9/28/1927 Give me a night in June Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-43699 10-in. 5/3/1928 Get out and get under the moon Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-45609 10-in. 6/7/1928 That's my weakness now Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo and ukulele vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor BVE-45656 10-in. 6/25/1928 Sweet Ella May Jacques Renard Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-45826 10-in. 6/26/1928 You're a real sweetheart Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo 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, composer  
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) vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
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, vocalist, yodeling, composer  
Victor BVE-56762 10-in. 10/9/1929 My Alabama home Gene Autry ; Jimmy Long Male vocal duet, with yodeling, 2 steel guitars, and violin instrumentalist, steel guitar, vocalist, yodeling  
Victor BVE-57029 10-in. 10/28/1929 Oklahoma, land of the sunny west Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-57030 10-in. 10/28/1929 Old family album Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-58527 10-in. 1/28/1930 St. James Infirmary King Oliver Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58528 10-in. 1/28/1930 When you're smiling (The whole world smiles with you) King Oliver Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58546 10-in. 2/3/1930 Honeysuckle rose McKinney's Cotton Pickers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58547 10-in. 2/3/1930 Then someone's in love McKinney's Cotton Pickers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-59102 10-in. 1/21/1930 Mother's song of love Frankie Marvin ; Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-59103 10-in. 1/21/1930 The girl I left behind Frankie Marvin ; Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-59104 10-in. 1/21/1930 Slue-foot Lou Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-59105 10-in. 1/21/1930 The wild and wooly west Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-59525 10-in. 3/18/1930 I must have it King Oliver Orchestra Jazz/dance band vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-59693 10-in. 4/11/1930 My gal is good for nothing but love Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-59694 10-in. 4/11/1930 I was made to love you Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-59759 10-in. 4/18/1930 'Leven-thirty Saturday night Royal Flush Orchestra ; Fess Williams Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-62232 10-in. 5/16/1930 I lost my gal from Memphis Mileage Makers ; Bubber Miley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 180 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Marvin, Frankie," accessed September 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113098.

Marvin, Frankie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113098.

"Marvin, Frankie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 September 2020.

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