Milt Herth

Milton "Milt" Herth (November 3, 1902 – June 18, 1969) was an American jazz organist, known for his work on the Hammond organ soon after it was introduced in 1935. Herth's work is available from his recordings of the 1930s and 1940s.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 3, 1902 (Kenosha), Died June 18, 1989 (Las Vegas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: electric organ, organ

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 62587 10-in. 9/9/1937 Josephine Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 62588 10-in. 9/9/1937 Satan takes a holiday Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 62589 10-in. 9/9/1937 Somebody loves me Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 62590 10-in. 9/9/1937 After I say I'm sorry Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 62760 10-in. 11/11/1937 The dipsy doodle Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 62761 10-in. 11/11/1937 That's a plenty Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63136 10-in. 1/7/1938 Bei mir bist du schoen Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63137 10-in. 1/7/1938 The big dipper Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63279 10-in. 2/11/1938 Lost in the shuffle Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63280 10-in. 2/11/1938 The campbells are swinging Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63281 10-in. 2/11/1938 Josephine Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63440 10-in. 3/17/1938 Sissy Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63445 10-in. 3/18/1938 Pop-corn man Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63562 10-in. 4/7/1938 The toy trumpet Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63563 10-in. 4/7/1938 Jazz me blues Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63564 10-in. 4/7/1938 Copenhagen Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63680 10-in. 4/28/1938 Three blind mice Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63681 10-in. 4/28/1938 Looney little tooney Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63682 10-in. 4/28/1938 The flat-foot floogie-1 Milt Herth Quartet ; Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 63801 10-in. 5/17/1938 Shoot the likker to me, John boy Milt Herth Quartet instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 64207 10-in. 6/17/1938 Xylophonia Joseph Green instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 64208 10-in. 6/17/1938 A bunch of roses Joseph Green instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 64209 10-in. 6/17/1938 The whirlwind Joseph Green instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 64210 10-in. 6/17/1938 Lady of Spain Joseph Green instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 64211 10-in. 6/17/1938 My toreador Joseph Green instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 64212 10-in. 6/17/1938 Lady of Madrid Joseph Green instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 64254 10-in. 7/5/1938 Gobblins in the steeple Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 64255 10-in. 7/5/1938 Minuet in jazz Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 64341 10-in. 7/22/1938 La-de-doody-do Milt Herth Quartet instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 64342 10-in. 7/22/1938 Home-cookin' Mama with the fryin' pan Milt Herth Quartet instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 64646 10-in. 9/13/1938 The Lambeth walk Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 64647 10-in. 9/13/1938 Rockin' in rhythm Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 64775 10-in. 11/30/1938 The spider and the fly Milt Herth Quartet instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 64776 10-in. 11/30/1938 Jump jump's here Milt Herth Quartet instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 65089 10-in. 3/1/1939 Annabella Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 65090 10-in. 3/1/1939 The whistler and his dog Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 65750 10-in. 6/8/1939 In an 18th century drawing room Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 65751 10-in. 6/8/1939 The shoemaker's holiday Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 65752 10-in. 6/8/1939 Everybody loves my baby Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 67541 10-in. 4/15/1940 Honky-tonk train blues Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 67542 10-in. 4/15/1940 Goofus Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 67543 10-in. 4/15/1940 The girl with the light blue hair Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 67544 10-in. 4/15/1940 Dardanella Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 67603 10-in. 4/19/1940 Slow freight Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 67604 10-in. 4/19/1940 Jolly Peter Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 67605 10-in. 4/19/1940 Down South Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 67606 10-in. 4/22/1940 Epe-Ipe Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 67607 10-in. 4/22/1940 Creole love wall Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 67608 10-in. 4/22/1940 Black and tan fantasy Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 68367 10-in. 11/19/1940 Huckleberry duck Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 68368 10-in. 11/19/1940 A worried wind Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 68369 10-in. 11/19/1940 Hoity-toity hoy! hoy! hoy! Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 68370 10-in. 11/19/1940 Down home rag Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 68830 10-in. 3/19/1941 Corn silk Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 68831 10-in. 3/19/1941 Anvil chorus Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 68924 10-in. 4/4/1941 Friendly tavern polka Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 68925 10-in. 4/4/1941 Jessie Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 68926 10-in. 4/4/1941 Play, play Tina Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 68936 10-in. 4/4/1941 Toy piano minuet Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 69978 10-in. 12/1/1941 The whistler's mother-in-law Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 69979 10-in. 12/1/1941 Canadian capers Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 70426 10-in. 3/3/1942 Jersey bounce Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 70427 10-in. 3/3/1942 Pennsylvania polka Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 71277 10-in. 7/31/1942 Sleepy town train Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 72358 10-in. 8/25/1944 Your socks don't match Milt Herth instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 72359 10-in. 8/25/1944 I'm stepping out Milt Herth instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 72827 10-in. 4/16/1945 Please no squeeza da banana Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 72828 10-in. 4/16/1945 Fuzzy wuzzy Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 73354 2/8/1946 Loop-de-Loo Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 73355 2/8/1946 Put the blame on Mame Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 73472 3/25/1946 Good time polka Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 73473 3/25/1946 Cool blue waters Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74077 9/5/1947 Herthquake boogie Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 74078 9/5/1947 Peggy O'Neil Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 74079 9/5/1947 The little old mill went 'round Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 74080 9/5/1947 Twelfth Street rag Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 74428 12/27/1947 I'm looking over a four leaf clover Russ Morgan’s Orchestra instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74429 12/27/1947 Bye bye blackbird Russ Morgan’s Orchestra instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74430 12/27/1947 The march of the ducks Russ Morgan’s Orchestra instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74431 12/27/1947 Dancing with a deb Russ Morgan’s Orchestra instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74455 12/29/1947 Happy the harmonica, part 1 Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74456 12/29/1947 Happy the harmonica, part 2 Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74457 12/29/1947 The tick tock shop, part 1 Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74458 12/29/1947 The tick tock shop, part 2 Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74459 12/29/1947 The little red hen, part 1 Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74460 12/29/1947 The little red hen, part 2 Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74461 12/29/1947 Goldilocks and the three bears, part 1 Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74462 12/29/1947 Goldilocks and the three bears, part 2 Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74463 12/29/1947 Chicken licken Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74464 12/29/1947 The gingerbread boy Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74465 12/29/1947 The shoemaker and the elves, part 1 Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74466 12/29/1947 The shoemaker and the elves, part 2 Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74467 12/29/1947 The three Billy goats gruff, part 1 Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74468 12/29/1947 The three Billy goats gruff, part 2 Frank Luther instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74939 5/19/1949 Ting-a-ling Milt Herth instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74940 5/19/1949 Ain't she sweet Milt Herth instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74941 5/19/1949 Alt Wien (In old Vienna) Milt Herth instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 74942 5/19/1949 Two hearts in 3/4 time Milt Herth instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 75096 7/28/1949 Pretty girl Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 75097 7/28/1949 Down where the Wurzburger flows Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 75098 7/28/1949 Loch Lomond Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 75099 7/28/1949 The last mile home Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 75335 9/28/1949 A merry Christmas and a happy New Year Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 75336 9/28/1949 Santa Claus is comin' to town Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 75337 9/28/1949 Loch Lomond Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 90694 10-in. 4/21/1936 12th Street rag Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 90695 10-in. 4/21/1936 Basin Street blues Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 90696 10-in. 4/21/1936 Tiger rag Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 90766 10-in. 6/11/1936 Stompin' at the Savoy Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 90767 10-in. 6/11/1936 Basin Street blues Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 90768 10-in. 6/11/1936 Swamp fire Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 90769 10-in. 6/11/1936 12th Street rag Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 90800 10-in. 7/21/1936 The Madam swings it Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 90801 10-in. 7/21/1936 Sugar foot stomp Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 90802 10-in. 7/21/1936 China boy Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 90803 10-in. 7/21/1936 White heat Milt Herth instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 91044 10-in. 12/11/1936 Put on your old grey bonnet Milt Herth instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 91045 10-in. 12/11/1936 Twelfth Street rag Milt Herth instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 91046 10-in. 12/11/1936 Jazz me blues Milt Herth instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 91047 10-in. 12/11/1936 Memphis blues Milt Herth instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 91048 10-in. 12/11/1936 Hell's bells Milt Herth instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 91049 10-in. 12/11/1936 How come you do me like you do? Milt Herth instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 91842 10-in. 10/13/1939 Scatter brain Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 91843 10-in. 10/13/1939 The monkeys have no tails in Pago-Pago Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 91844 10-in. 10/13/1939 Peach Tree street Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca 91845 10-in. 10/13/1939 Hezekiah (The handwriting on the wall) Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca DLA 2796 10-in. 10/16/1941 Elmer's tune Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  
Decca DLA 2797 10-in. 10/16/1941 Ranch pills Milt Herth Trio instrumentalist, electric organ  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Herth, Milt," accessed January 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204523.

Herth, Milt. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204523.

"Herth, Milt." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 January 2023.

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