Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra

The Green Brothers Novelty Band were a recording act consisting of brothers Joe Green (1892–1939) and George Hamilton Green (1893–1970), xylophone artists along with younger brother Lew Green (1909–1992), from Omaha, Nebraska.

Joe Green died in 1939 after an operation. Soon afterward, George retired from the music business to work as a cartoonist from his home in Woodstock, NY. George Green died in 1970.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 80 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-26323 10-in. 4/28/1922 Kicky-koo, kicky-koo (You for me, me for you) Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with guitars (Hawaiian) Musical group  
Victor B-26324 10-in. 4/28/1922 Moon river Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor B-31445 10-in. 11/25/1924 Down Hawaii way Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor B-31446 10-in. 11/25/1924 When it's love-time in Hawaii Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor B-32029 10-in. 2/27/1925 My Honolulu dream girl Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra [i.e., Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra] Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian) Musical group  
Victor B-32030 10-in. 2/27/1925 In the heart of Hawaii Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra [i.e., Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra] Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian) Musical group  
Victor BVE-33869 10-in. 11/13/1925 Sweet blue bird (Take my love a message) Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with whistling Musical group  
Victor BVE-33870 10-in. 11/13/1925 Honeymoon waltz Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-34185 10-in. 12/30/1925 La chapinia Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-34186 10-in. 12/30/1925 O Katharina! Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-35349 10-in. 4/27/1926 Titina Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-57993 10-in. 1/15/1930 The wedding of the winds Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-57994 10-in. 1/15/1930 A bunch of roses Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-62740 10-in. 6/23/1930 Somewhere in old Wyoming Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-62741 10-in. 6/23/1930 Lo-lo Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-63104 10-in. 7/2/1930 Admiration Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-63105 10-in. 7/2/1930 Maori Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Columbia W140446 10-in. 3/18/1925 Love song Xylo-Rimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Columbia W140461 10-in. 3/24/1925 Just a little kiss from you Xylo-Rimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Columbia W140562 10-in. 4/29/1925 Carolina sweetheart Xylo-Rimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Columbia W140563 10-in. 4/29/1925 Dark Hawaiian eyes Xylo-Rimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Columbia W140780 10-in. 7/22/1925 Sometime Xylo-Rimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Columbia W140781 10-in. 7/22/1925 Pearl of Hawaii Xylo-Rimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Columbia 141090 10-in. 10/2/1925 Wondering Franklyn Baur ; Marimba Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Columbia 141091 10-in. 10/2/1925 Lullaby Lane Franklyn Baur ; Marimba Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
(Results 1-25 of 80 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113291.

Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113291.

"Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.

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