Luther G. Presley

Luther G. Presley (March 6, 1887 – December 6, 1974) was a songwriter, musician, and Southern gospel music composer who is credited with writing more than 1,100 hymns.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 6th, 1887, Died December 6th, 1974

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-56348 10-in. 10/9/1929 With Jesus Vaughan's Texas Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-59957 10-in. 5/20/1930 It will make heaven brighter Vaughan Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-59973 10-in. 5/22/1930 It won't be long Frank Stamps All Star Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-70696 10-in. 2/16/1932 I'm finding glory Frank Stamps All Star Quartet Male vocal quartet, with female vocal solo and piano lyricist, composer  
Victor BVE-82873 10-in. 8/1/1934 Springtime in glory Propes Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-056550 10-in. 10/12/1940 Rock of ages keep my soul Jones Brothers Trio Male vocal trio, with accordion composer  
Victor E0VB-4005 10-in. 3/25/1950 Sprintime in glory Kentucky Pardners (Charlie Monroe) ; Charlie Monroe Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor E0VB-5941 10-in. 10/19/1950 Singing through life Harmoneers Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano composer  
OKeh 9616 10-in. Mar. 1926 I'm so glad that Jesus found me Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and piano lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Presley, Luther G.," accessed November 30, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114046.

Presley, Luther G.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 30, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114046.

"Presley, Luther G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 November 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114046

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