Martha Tilton

Real Name:
Martha Ellen Tilton
Profile:
Jazz singer, born in Corpus Christi, TX on November 14, 1915.Died December 8, 2006. 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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Albums

DCX-120 Martha Tilton - Mickey And The Beanstalk, From Walt Disney's "Fun and Fancy Free" with Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy album art Various, Martha Tilton, Billy Gilbert, Johnny Mercer, Luana Patten, Bobby Driscoll Various, Martha Tilton, Billy Gilbert, Johnny Mercer, Luana Patten, Bobby Driscoll - Mickey And The Beanstalk, From Walt Disney's "Fun and Fancy Free" with Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy (Album) Capitol Records DCX-120 US 1947 Sell This Version
FBF 1-706 Martha Tilton - Benny Goodman Plays Selections From The Benny Goodman Story - Part 1 album art Mr. Benny Goodman* With Harry James (2) / Lionel Hampton / Martha Tilton Mr. Benny Goodman* With Harry James (2) / Lionel Hampton / Martha Tilton - Benny Goodman Plays Selections From The Benny Goodman Story - Part 1 (Album, EP) Capitol Records FBF 1-706 US 1956 Sell This Version
LCT 6104 Martha Tilton - The Benny Goodman Story album art Benny Goodman With Harry James (2), Lionel Hampton, Martha Tilton Benny Goodman With Harry James (2), Lionel Hampton, Martha Tilton - The Benny Goodman Story (Album) Capitol Records LCT 6104 UK 1956 Sell This Version
L1577 Martha Tilton - We Sing The Old Songs album art Curt Massey & Martha Tilton Curt Massey & Martha Tilton - We Sing The Old Songs(LP, Album) Tops Records L1577 US 1957 Sell This Version
C 4063 Martha Tilton - Special Request Album album art Martha Tilton & Curt Massey Martha Tilton & Curt Massey - Special Request Album(LP) Golden Tone C 4063 US 1960 Sell This Version
CXS 213 Martha Tilton - On Stage album art Kay Starr, Martha Tilton, Curt Massey Kay Starr, Martha Tilton, Curt Massey - On Stage Coronet Records CXS 213 1964 Sell This Version
SM-706 Martha Tilton - The Benny Goodman Story album art Benny Goodman With Harry James (2) / Lionel Hampton / Martha Tilton Benny Goodman With Harry James (2) / Lionel Hampton / Martha Tilton - The Benny Goodman Story (Album) Capitol Records SM-706 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
ECJ-50079 Martha Tilton - The Benny Goodman Story album art Mr. Benny Goodman* With Harry James (2), Lionel Hampton, Martha Tilton Mr. Benny Goodman* With Harry James (2), Lionel Hampton, Martha Tilton - The Benny Goodman Story(LP, Album, Mono, Promo, RE) Capitol Records ECJ-50079 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
VK 815 Martha Tilton - Massey And Tilton Sing Golden Hits Of The West album art Curt Massey And Martha Tilton Curt Massey And Martha Tilton - Massey And Tilton Sing Golden Hits Of The West(LP, Album) Viking (6) VK 815 UK Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

3843 Martha Tilton - G'Bye Now / Easy Street album art Martha Tilton G'Bye Now / Easy Street(Shellac, 10") Decca 3843 US 1941 Sell This Version
4029 Martha Tilton - The Wedding Cake-Walk album art 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 album art Martha Tilton The Angels Cried / I'll Remember April(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 105 US 1942 Sell This Version
138 Martha Tilton - Moondreams / Coming Through The Rye album art Martha Tilton With Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra Martha Tilton With Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra - Moondreams / Coming Through The Rye(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 138 US 1943 Sell This Version
157 Martha Tilton - Texas Polka / I'll Walk Alone album art Martha Tilton Texas Polka / I'll Walk Alone(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 157 US 1944 Sell This Version
524 Martha Tilton - Downhearted Blues / Beyond The Blue Horizon album art 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
222 Martha Tilton - The Last Time I Saw You / What A Deal album art Martha Tilton The Last Time I Saw You / What A Deal(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 222 US 1945 Sell This Version
450 Martha Tilton - I Should Care / Stranger In Town / Negra Consentida / Stuff Like That There album art 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 album art 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 album art 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 album art Martha Tilton Connecticut / How Are Things In Glocca Morra(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 345 US 1946 Sell This Version
629 Martha Tilton - It Had To Be You / Thanks For The Memory album art Marie Greene And Joe Dosh / Martha Tilton And Jack Leonard Marie Greene And Joe Dosh / Martha Tilton And Jack Leonard - It Had To Be You / Thanks For The Memory(12") V Disc 629 US 1946 Sell This Version
594 Martha Tilton - Aren't You Glad You're You / You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me // Love Letters / What A Deal album art 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 Martha Tilton - I'll Never Smile Again / Two Sleepy People album art 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
272 Martha Tilton - Somewhere In The Night / You Make Me Feel So Young album art Martha Tilton With Paul Weston And His Orchestra Martha Tilton With Paul Weston And His Orchestra - Somewhere In The Night / You Make Me Feel So Young(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 272 US 1946 Sell This Version
244 Martha Tilton - Ah Yes, There's Good Blues Tonight / As If I Didn't Have Enough On My Mind album art Martha Tilton Ah Yes, There's Good Blues Tonight / As If I Didn't Have Enough On My Mind(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 244 US 1946 Sell This Version