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Frank C. Stanley

Frank C. Stanley (1868–1910), a powerful bass-baritone, began his career on records in 1891 as a banjoist, under his real name, William Stanley Grinsted. He adopted his pseudonym to protect his career as a singer of sacred music at a time when making phonograph records was considered low-class. Stanley was as equally at home singing sacred songs or performing "rube," or country, comedy sketches. He was also the founder of the popular Peerless Quartet.

The following recordings featuring Frank C. Stanley are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Vocalist - Bass vocal Just my style Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Corinne Morgan; Frank C. Stanley
Vocalist - Bass vocal Someone thinks of some one Male vocal duet, with orchestra Harry Macdonough; Frank C. Stanley
Vocalist - Bass vocal I love the last one best of all Male vocal solo, with orchestra Frank C. Stanley
Vocalist - Bass vocal Liza Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied Peerless Quartet
Vocalist - Bass vocal I am praying for you Male vocal duet, with orchestra Frank C. Stanley; Henry Burr
Vocalist - Bass vocal Jerusalem Male vocal solo, with orchestra Frank C. Stanley 1905-05-26