Do you like authentic American music?
Do you like artists who sing on record like for their friends?
Do you like music without artifice?
Do you like the talent at the highest level?
In this case... this site is made for you!
First of all, I am French: therefore English-speaking friends please forgive my English mistakes!
Text and images on this site can be copied (the culture belongs to everyone).
But please, be correct to indicate the source. Thank you.
Use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome as your web browser
(downloadable free of charge). Banish Internet Explorer, nightmare
of webmasters, and which not allow you to see this site in the best conditions.
If you have rare documents, thank you on behalf of all the Delmore Brothers
fans to help me enrich this site. Of course, your name will be mentioned.
This site was created by gratitude to the Delmores. They had little publicity
during their lives. So no advertising on this site, except for friendly sites.
Items, records or recordings seen on this site are not for sale.
Added three labels on "Label Gallery" page.
Added a different version of "Take It on Out the Door" and correct "Hummingbird Special" singer on "Sessionography" page. Added radio air shot of "You Are My Sunshine" on "Radio & TV" page. Added the Mercer Brothers on "Sessionography" page (Alton on guitar). Thanks to Don Martin.
Two new sheet music on "Song Folios" page.
Corrections about Uncle Dave Macon and additions in the "Radio and TV" page. Thanks to Old-Time Banjo Champion Robert Montgomery.
Got a very nice message from Wanda Raney Sutherland, daughter of Wayne Raney, displayed in the "Guest Book". See it
Got a very nice message from Debby Delmore, daughter of Alton Delmore, displayed in the "Guest Book". Do not miss it
New colorized pic on "Reception" page
New colorized pic on "Biography" page
New pics, references and enlarged photos on "Wayne Raney" page
New Web host (OVH) for a better functioning and a better SEO.
The name "Delmore" seems to be of French origin. He would come from "de la mare", which means in old French "of the sea"!
Creation of the site
At reasonable price: 78 rpm Columbia 15724 and EP King 322; Make offer...
SING FOR YOU:
Compilation Alain NICOLAS
with the great help of his collector friend Gérard RODA plus expert discographers Dave SAX and Al TURNER.
Based on researches of the late Mike LEADBITTER and late music historian Charles K. WOLFE.
Great thanks to country specialist & English translator friend Jack DUMERY,
English translators friends Julie & Fred RODA and computer engineer son Gary NICOLAS.
Thanks also to (in alphabetical order) Jerry and Lucie BONICOLI, David FREEMAN, the late Henry LAFFONT,
Alain LEROY, Don MARTIN, Robert MONTGOMERY, Hideo NAGAI, Svein Martin PEDERSEN, Tony ROUNCE,
Tim WOODBRIDGE and Jean ZALIPSKI.
Special thanks to Debby DELMORE, daughter of Alton DELMORE and Wanda RANEY, daughter of Wayne RANEY.
This picture is a mounting. The background is the place where stood the Delmores’ house, since long demolished.
& photo restoration