Frankie Marvin

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, guitar, electric steel guitar, composer, yodeling, lyricist, steel guitar, songwriter, vocalist, 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."

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Recordings (Results 276-300 of 304 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison N-371 10-in. 8/20/1928 Drowsy moonlight Frank Wallace Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison N-372 10-in. 8/20/1928 Swanee blue-jay Frank Wallace Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison N-438 12-in. 9/18/1928 Oklahoma blues Frank Wallace Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Edison N-439 12-in. 9/18/1928 Watermelon smilin' on the vine Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-509 10-in. 10/16/1928 In the jailhouse now Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-510 10-in. 10/16/1928 Barber's blues Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Edison N-511 10-in. 10/16/1928 Ben Dewberry's final run Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison N-590 10-in. 11/23/1928 The song of sorrow Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-591 10-in. 11/23/1928 Walking down the railroad track Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-625 12-in. 12/11/1928 My dreaming of you Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-626 12-in. 12/11/1928 Poor man's blues Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-718 10-in. 2/5/1929 Riding on the elevated railroad Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-725 10-in. 2/6/1929 My mammy's yodel song Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-836 10-in. 4/4/1929 Oklahoma blues—no. 1 The Cowboy Fiddler ; Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-837 10-in. 4/4/1929 The two gun cowboy The Cowboy Fiddler ; Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-936 10-in. 6/3/1929 A high silk hat and a walking cane Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-937 10-in. 6/3/1929 It's funny when you feel that way Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-998 10-in. 7/3/1929 Blue yodel no. 4 Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-999 10-in. 7/3/1929 She's old and bent (But she just keeps hoofin' along) Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-1158 10-in. 9/26/1929 She's old and bent (But she just keeps hoofin' along) Frankie Marvin ; Oklahoma Hounds Male vocal solo, with cornet and banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-1159 10-in. 9/26/1929 Oklahoma, land of the sunny west (I'm comin' home to you) Frankie Marvin ; Oklahoma Hounds Male vocal solo, with cornet and banjo composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-1160 10-in. 9/26/1929 A happy-go-lucky boy Frankie Marvin ; Oklahoma Hounds Male vocal solo, with cornet and banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 39005 10-in. 11/12/1934 Lazy Texas longhorns-1 Frankie Marvin ; Johnny Marvin instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Decca DLA 2914 10-in. 2/25/1942 Back in the saddle again Eddie Dean instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Decca DLA 2915 10-in. 2/25/1942 Sleepy time in Caroline Eddie Dean instrumentalist, steel guitar  
(Results 276-300 of 304 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Marvin, Frankie," accessed July 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113098.

Marvin, Frankie. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113098.

"Marvin, Frankie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 July 2024.

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