Frank Silver

Frank Silverstadt (September 8, 1892 or 1896 (sources differ) in Boston, Massachusetts – June 14, 1960 in Manhattan, New York), better known by his stage name Frank Silver, was an American songwriter, jazz drummer and vaudeville performer. He was best known for co-writing and co-composing the popular song "Yes! We Have No Bananas" in 1923 with Irving Cohn. He wrote at least 75 songs in his career.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1896 (Boston), Died 1960

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, leader

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Recordings (Results 26-31 of 31 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 9859 10-in. 11/20/1924 Take me Frank Silver Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 9865 10-in. 11/22/1924 Underneath a sunny sky Frank Silver Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 10274 10-in. 3/24/1925 If you knew Susie (Like I know Susie) Frank Silver Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 10275 10-in. 3/24/1925 What do we get from Boston? Frank Silver Dance Orchestra ; Lawrence A. Murphy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, songwriter  
Edison 10310 10-in. 4/10/1925 Sweet Kalula Lou Frank Silver Dance Orchestra ; Lawrence A. Murphy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 10311 10-in. 4/10/1925 Mamie Frank Silver Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
(Results 26-31 of 31 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Silver, Frank," accessed October 2, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116908.

Silver, Frank. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 2, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116908.

"Silver, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 2 October 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116908

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