Martha Tilton

Martha Tilton

Real Name:
Martha Ellen Tilton
Profile:
Jazz singer, born in Corpus Christi, TX on November 14, 1915. Martha Tilton is probably best known for her work with the Benny Goodman from 1937 to 1939, most notably the popular hit "And The Angels Sing". In 1940, she joined Artie Shaw's big band and later Bob Crosby And His Orchestra in 1941.

Martha Tilton also had major success as a solo artist from 1942-49. Several of her bigger hits were "I'll Walk Alone" from 1944, "I Should Care" and "A Stranger in Town" from 1945, and "How Are Things in Glocca Morra," "That's My Desire," and "I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder" from 1947.

She also had a successful film and TV career. Besides her own appearances, her singing voice was used in many films, dubbed over other actresses including Barbara Stanwyck, Martha O'Driscoll, and Anne Gwynne.

Martha Tilton died on December 8, 2006 in Los Angeles, CA.
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Martha Tilton Discography

Albums

CXS-213 Kay Starr With Martha Tilton & Curt Massey Kay Starr With Martha Tilton & Curt Massey - On Stage(LP) Coronet Records CXS-213 US 1950 Sell This Version
C 4063 Martha Tilton & Curt Massey Martha Tilton & Curt Massey - Special Request Album(LP) Golden Tone C 4063 US 1960 Sell This Version
SM-706 Benny Goodman With Harry James (2) / Lionel Hampton / Martha Tilton Benny Goodman With Harry James (2) / Lionel Hampton / Martha Tilton - Benny Goodman Story (Album) Capitol Records SM-706 US 1977 Sell This Version
VK 815 Curt Massey And Martha Tilton Curt Massey And Martha Tilton - Massey And Tilton Sing Golden Hits Of The West(LP, Album) Viking Records (3) VK 815 UK Unknown Sell This Version
L1577 Curt Massey, Martha Tilton Curt Massey, Martha Tilton - We Sing The Old Songs(LP, Album) Tops Records L1577 US Unknown Sell This Version
S-002 Benny Goodman With Harry James (2) / Lionel Hampton / Martha Tilton Benny Goodman With Harry James (2) / Lionel Hampton / Martha Tilton - The Benny Goodman Story(LP, Album) Capitol Records S-002 Australia Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

4029 Martha Tilton The Wedding Cake-Walk(Shellac, 10") Decca 4029 US 1941 Sell This Version
105 Martha Tilton The Angels Cried / I'll Remember April(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 105 US 1942 Sell This Version
222 Martha Tilton The Last Time I Saw You / What A Deal(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 222 US 1943 Sell This Version
524 Mildred Bailey / Martha Tilton And Her V-Disc Play-Fellows* Mildred Bailey / Martha Tilton And Her V-Disc Play-Fellows* - Downhearted Blues / Beyond The Blue Horizon(12") V Disc 524 US 1945 Sell This Version
450 Martha Tilton / Andy Russell (2) / Betty Hutton Martha Tilton / Andy Russell (2) / Betty Hutton - I Should Care / Stranger In Town / Negra Consentida / Stuff Like That There(12") V Disc 450 US 1945 Sell This Version
184 Martha Tilton I Should Care / Stranger In Town(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 184 US 1945 Sell This Version
299 Martha Tilton Gotta Get Me Somebody To Love(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 299 US 1946 Sell This Version
345 Martha Tilton Connecticut / How Are Things In Glocca Morra(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 345 US 1946 Sell This Version
629 Marie Greene, Joe Dosh, Martha Tilton, Jack Leonard Marie Greene, Joe Dosh, Martha Tilton, Jack Leonard - It Had To Be You(12") V Disc 629 US 1946 Sell This Version
594 Frank Sinatra / Perry Como / Martha Tilton Frank Sinatra / Perry Como / Martha Tilton - Aren't You Glad You're You / You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me // Love Letters / What A Deal(12") V Disc 594 US 1946 Sell This Version
582 Frank Sinatra / Martha Tilton And Jack Leonard Frank Sinatra / Martha Tilton And Jack Leonard - I'll Never Smile Again / Two Sleepy People(12") V Disc 582 US 1946 Sell This Version
1174 Martha Tilton Chickasaw Limited / Sincerily Yours(Shellac, 10") Majestic 1174 US 1947 Sell This Version
1176 Martha Tilton A Fellow Needs A Girl(Shellac, 10") Majestic 1176 US 1947 Sell This Version
720 Kay Penton / Martha Tilton / Peggy Lee Kay Penton / Martha Tilton / Peggy Lee - Yesterdays / Honeyfoglin' Time / It''s All Over Now(12") V Disc 720 US 1947 Sell This Version
1174 Martha Tilton Chickasaw Limited / Sincerely Yours(10", Single) Majestic 1174 US 1947 Sell This Version
395 Martha Tilton with Dean Elliott And His Orchestra Martha Tilton with Dean Elliott And His Orchestra - I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder / That's My Desire(Shellac, 10", Single) Capitol Records 395 US 1947 Sell This Version
9-60346 Martha Tilton, Connie Haines Martha Tilton, Connie Haines - Martha Tilton and Connie Haines(7", Single) Coral Records, Inc. 9-60346 1950 Sell This Version
F4034 Curt Massey And Martha Tilton Curt Massey And Martha Tilton - San Diego Waltz / The California Story(7", Promo) Capitol Records F4034 US 1958 Sell This Version
9-60585 Martha Tilton Painting The Clouds With Sunshine / Little Boy (7") Coral 9-60585 US Unknown Sell This Version

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