Bert Leighton

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, vocalist, guitar, lyricist, arranger

See Also: Leighton Brothers

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-1769 10-in. 10/13/1904 There's a dark man comin' with a bundle Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-10151 10-in. 4/5/1911 Steamboat Bill Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-10179 10-in. 4/13/1911 Steamboat Bill Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-18653 12-in. 11/1/1916 The Dallas blues Marie Cahill Female vocal solo and monologue, with piano arranger  
Victor B-18916 10-in. 12/20/1916 Frankie and Johnnie Leighton Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar composer, vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist  
Victor B-18917 10-in. 12/21/1916 He done me wrong Leighton Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18918 10-in. 12/21/1916 Fare thee honey, fare thee well Leighton Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18919 10-in. 12/21/1916 In Honolulu (They've got the tango craze) Leighton Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18920 10-in. 12/21/1916 The ghost of a coon Leighton Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18921 10-in. 12/21/1916 I was born in Virginia Leighton Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18922 10-in. 12/21/1916 A habit I never had Leighton Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor B-18923 10-in. 12/21/1916 Jack, how I envy you Bert Leighton Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor B-19356 10-in. 3/9/1917 Frankie and Johnnie Gene Greene Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor B-19539 10-in. 3/30/1917 Far away in Honolulu (They've got the tango craze) Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with mandolin and orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-38921 10-in. 5/23/1927 Steamboat Bill Ernest Rogers Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) composer  
Victor BS-028766 10-in. 10/28/1938 Frankie and Johnnie Vernon Geyer Electric organ solo composer  
Victor BS-037123 10-in. 5/17/1939 Steamboat Bill Smoothies Mixed vocal trio, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor [Trial 1916-09-22-01] Not documented 9/22/1916 Frankie and Johnny Leighton Brothers Male vocal duet vocalist  
Columbia 3077 10-in. ca. Jan.-Apr. 1905 There's a dark man coming with a bundle Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 19280 10-in. 3/31/1911 Steamboat Bill Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78423 10-in. 5/14/1919 Steamboat Bill Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79881 10-in. 6/10/1921 Frankie and Johnny Frank Crumit ; Paul Biese Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 81626 10-in. 3/7/1924 Steamboat Bill Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Columbia 140361 10-in. 1/25/1925 Frankie and Johnny Harry Frankel Male vocal solo, with ukulele songwriter  
Columbia W143998 10-in. 4/21/1927 Frankie and Johnny Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 145687 10-in. 2/28/1928 Bill, you done me wrong Al Bernard Male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W149364 10-in. 11/4/1929 Frankie and Johnny Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar songwriter  
Columbia W149542 10-in. 12/5/1929 Frankie and Johnny Nick Nichols Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano songwriter  
Columbia W149543 10-in. 12/5/1929 Frankie and Johnny Nick Nichols Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano songwriter  
Columbia [W]149668 10-in. 12/3/1929 Frankie and Johnny Gene Autry Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Columbia W149723 10-in. 12/13/1929 Frankie and Johnny Kate Smith Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W150549 10-in. 5/28/1930 Steamboat Bill Paul Tremaine Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh S-73037 10-in. 12/18/1924 Steamboat Bill Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) composer  
Brunswick 5520-5521 10-in. approximately May 1921 Frankie and Johnnie Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 9788-9790 10-in. approximately Jan. 1923 Frankie and Johnnie Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E27826 10-in. 7/3/1928 Frankie and Johnnie Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio songwriter  
Brunswick E34415 10-in. 9/16/1930 Steamboat Bill Kessinger Brothers Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet composer  
Brunswick E34984 10-in. Oct. 1930 Steamboat Bill “Happy” Dixon’s Clod Hoppers Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Brunswick E19192-E19194 10-in. 5/7/1926 Frankie and Johnny Joe Cook Male vocal solo, with guitar songwriter  
Brunswick E21803-E21804 10-in. 3/9/1927 Frankie Dyke's Magic City Trio ; Hub Mahaffey Instrumental trio, with vocal effects songwriter  
Brunswick E23397-E23399 10-in. 6/1/1927 Steamboat Bill Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison 7283 10-in. 4/9/1920 Steamboat Bill Edward Meeker Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 18406 10-in. 4/16/1928 Frankie and Johnnie Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and piano composer, lyricist  
Edison N-196 10-in. 4/16/1928 Frankie and Johnnie Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and piano composer, lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Leighton, Bert," accessed October 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114667.

Leighton, Bert. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114667.

"Leighton, Bert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 October 2021.

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