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

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 80 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 141092 10-in. 10/2/1925 Magic love Marimba Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Columbia W141267 10-in. 11/16/1925 Sunny smiles of Hawaii Franklyn Baur ; Xylo-Rimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Columbia W141268 10-in. 11/16/1925 Sweet Hawaiian dreams Franklyn Baur ; Xylo-Rimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Columbia W143387 10-in. 2/3/1927 My sweetheart waltz Xylo-Rimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Columbia W143388 10-in. 2/3/1927 Along Miami shore Xylo-Rimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Columbia W148068 10-in. 3/13/1929 Sweet Hawaiian dream girl Green Brothers' Novelty Marimba Band Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Columbia W148069 10-in. 3/13/1929 Underneath the blue Hawaiian skies Green Brothers' Novelty Marimba Band Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Columbia W150919 10-in. 10/31/1930 Waiting for you Joe Green's Marimba Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Columbia W150920 10-in. 10/31/1930 Drifting and dreaming Joe Green's Marimba Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Columbia W150921 10-in. 10/31/1930 Drifting on to Avalon Joe Green's Marimba Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Columbia W150922 10-in. 10/31/1930 My Missouri home Joe Green's Marimba Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Columbia W151371 10-in. 3/3/1931 Waiting for you Joe Green's Marimba Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet Musical group  
Columbia W151372 10-in. 3/3/1931 Little sweetheart of the mountains Joe Green's Marimba Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet Musical group  
Columbia W151390 10-in. 3/3/1931 For you Joe Green's Marimba Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
OKeh S-7630 10-in. Oct. 1920 The hula blues OKeh Marimba Band Marimba band Musical group  
OKeh S-7631 10-in. Oct. 1920 Sleepy Hollow OKeh Marimba Band Marimba band Musical group  
OKeh S-7656 10-in. Nov. 1920 Dreamy paradise Okeh Marimba Band Marimba band Musical group  
OKeh S-7657 10-in. Nov. 1920 Just we two Okeh Marimba Band Marimba band Musical group  
OKeh S-70198 10-in. Sept. 1921 Drowsy head OKeh Marimba Band Marimba band Musical group  
OKeh S-70199 10-in. Sept. 1921 Hawaii OKeh Marimba Band Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh S-70200 10-in. Sept. 1921 Sleepy head OKeh Marimba Band Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh S-72142 10-in. Dec. 1923 Memory's garden Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh S-72143 10-in. Dec. 1923 On the golden shore Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Edison 18826 10-in. 10/23/1928 Four little blackberries Green Brothers' Novelty Marimba Band Marimba band Musical group  
Edison 18827 10-in. 10/23/1928 A bunch of roses Green Brothers' Novelty Marimba Band Marimba band Musical group  
(Results 26-50 of 80 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra," accessed January 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113291.

Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113291.

"Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 January 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113291

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