Sam Hinton

Sam Duffie Hinton (March 31, 1917 – September 10, 2009) was an American folk singer and marine biologist, best known for his music and harmonica playing. Hinton also taught at the University of California, San Diego, published books and magazine articles on marine biology, and worked as a calligrapher and artist.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 31st, 1917 (Tulsa), Died September 10th, 2009 (Berkeley)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 32 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 6544 11/28/1951 Barnyard song ; Three little piglets Sam Hinton instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 6545 11/28/1951 The crawdad song Sam Hinton instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 6830 7/2/1952 The frog song Sam Hinton instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 6831 7/2/1952 The greeen leaves grew around Sam Hinton instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 6832 7/2/1952 A froggie went a-courtin' ; Jolly old Roger Sam Hinton ; Sam Hinton instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 7325 8/27/1953 The crow song ; The tune the old cow died on Sam Hinton vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7326 8/27/1953 Twenty froggies/Night owls Sam Hinton vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7488 12/2/1953 The greatest sound around (The animal contest): Part 1 Sam Hinton instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 7489 12/2/1953 The greatest sound around (The animal contest): Part 2 Sam Hinton instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 9375 7/6/1956 The red herring ; The herring song ; The old sow ; The carrion crow ; The farmer and the crow Sam Hinton vocalist, arranger, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 9376 7/6/1956 Shule aghra ; Johnny has gone for a soldier ; Dis cum bibble ; Clear the track Sam Hinton arranger, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 9377 7/6/1956 Lowlands (English) Lowlands (American) Sam Hinton arranger, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 9378 7/6/1956 Cindy Sam Hinton arranger, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 9379 7/6/1956 Jim the roper Sam Hinton arranger, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 9380 7/6/1956 Willy the weeper Sam Hinton arranger, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 9381 7/6/1956 Lonesome valley Sam Hinton arranger, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 9382 7/6/1956 Where is Old Elijah? Sam Hinton arranger, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 9383 7/6/1956 Crucifixion Sam Hinton arranger, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 9384 7/6/1956 Hi ho Jerum Sam Hinton arranger, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 9385 7/6/1956 The piper o' Dundee Sam Hinton arranger, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 9386 7/6/1956 Talkin' dust blues Sam Hinton arranger, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca L 9974 3/29/1957 We have brought the Summer in .... ; The wren Sam Hinton vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, arranger  
Decca L 9975 3/29/1957 An maidrin ; The fox's conversation Sam Hinton instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, arranger  
Decca L 9976 3/29/1957 Lilliburlero ; Rinnce pilib an cheoil Sam Hinton instrumentalist, guitar, arranger, vocalist  
Decca L 9977 3/29/1957 Arthur McBride ; The old man rockin' the cradle Sam Hinton instrumentalist, guitar, arranger, vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 32 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hinton, Sam," accessed May 11, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204587.

Hinton, Sam. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 11, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204587.

"Hinton, Sam." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 11 May 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204587

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