Asa Martin

Asa Martin

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Asa F. Martin
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(1900 - 1979) Popular old-time country music recording artist in 1920s - 1930s, very influential on later country and bluegrass performers. Hosted "Morning Roundup" radio program on WLAP in the 1940s, and on this show Martin gave David "Stringbean" Akeman his nickname. Recordings include "Hot Corn Cold Corn," "Virginia Bootlegger," "Harlan Town Tragedy," and "The Little Box of Pine on the 7:29." Wandered out of the music business but was rediscovered in the 1970s and persuaded to gradually return to recording and performing.
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Asa Martin Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

7050 Asa Martin The Fellow That Looks Like Me / G'wine Down To Town(Shellac, 10") Gennett 7050 US 1930 Sell This Version
Asa Martin & James Roberts (3) Asa Martin & James Roberts (3) - The Pine Tree On The Hill / Give My Love To Nellie, Jack Conqueror US 1931 Sell This Version
Asa Martin I Tickled Her Under The Chin / She Ain't Built That Way Conqueror US 1932 Sell This Version
8145 Asa Martin / Doc Roberts Asa Martin / Doc Roberts - There's No Place Like Home / A Letter From Home Sweet Home(Shellac, 10") Conqueror 8145 US 1933 Sell This Version
8145 Asa Martin / Doc Roberts Asa Martin / Doc Roberts - There's No Place Like Home / A Letter From Home Sweet Home(Shellac, 10") Conqueror 8145 US 1933 Sell This Version
Asa Martin & James Roberts (3) Asa Martin & James Roberts (3) - Duval County Blues / Crawling And Creeping Melotone US 1934 Sell This Version
none Doc Roberts, Asa Martin Doc Roberts, Asa Martin - Old Buzzard(CD, Single, RE) Gennett Records none US 2004 Sell This Version
Asa Martin And James Roberts (3) Asa Martin And James Roberts (3) - Knoxville Girl / East Bound Train Conqueror US Unknown Sell This Version
Asa Martin The Little Old Jail House / The Rovin' Moonshiner Banner US Unknown Sell This Version
Asa Martin And James Roberts (3) Asa Martin And James Roberts (3) - Sunny Tennessee / Darling Nellie Gray Conqueror US Unknown Sell This Version
Asa Martin The Contented Hobo / The Wandering Hobo Banner US Unknown Sell This Version
Asa Martin And Ray Hobbs* Asa Martin And Ray Hobbs* - The Lonely Drifter / Hot Corn Champion (5) US Unknown Sell This Version
45175 Asa Martin Dying Girl's Message / Friends Of Long Ago(Shellac, 10") Melotone 45175 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
16049 Asa Martin And James Roberts (3) / Asa Martin Asa Martin And James Roberts (3) / Asa Martin - Put On Your Old Gray Bonnet / The Old Fashioned Picture Of Mother(Shellac, 10", RE) Champion (5) 16049 US Unknown Sell This Version
8064 Asa Martin The Contented Hobo / The Wandering Hobo(Shellac, 10") Oriole (3) 8064 US Unknown Sell This Version
8073 Asa Martin And James Roberts (3) Asa Martin And James Roberts (3) - My Lover On The Deep Blue Sea / Good Bye Betty(Shellac, 10") Oriole (3) 8073 US Unknown Sell This Version
M-14038 Asa Martin / Charles Baker (3) Asa Martin / Charles Baker (3) - Dying Girl's Message / The Dying Boy's Prayer(Shellac, 10") Minerva (4) M-14038 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
45129 Asa Martin The Fellow That Looks Like Me / She Ain't Built That Way(Shellac, 10") Champion (5) 45129 US Unknown Sell This Version
5444 Asa Martin And Doc Roberts Asa Martin And Doc Roberts - Jack's Creek Waltz / Take Those Lips Away(Shellac, 10") Decca 5444 US Unknown Sell This Version
7745 Asa Martin & James Roberts (3) Asa Martin & James Roberts (3) - The Lone Pine Tree On The Hill / Give M Love To Nellie, Jack(Shellac, 10") Conqueror 7745 US Unknown Sell This Version
4944 Manhattan Quartette* / Asa Martin Manhattan Quartette* / Asa Martin - Casey Jones / An Old Fashioned Picture Of Mother(Shellac, 10") Montgomery Ward 4944 US Unknown Sell This Version