Henry James "Red" Allen (January 7, 1908 – April 17, 1967) was an American jazz trumpeter and vocalist whose style has been claimed to be the first to fully incorporate the innovations of Louis Armstrong.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 7th, 1908 (New Orleans), Died April 17th, 1967 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1944
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, trumpet, director, cornet, composer
Notes: Also known as Henry "Red" Allen.
Recordings (Results 76-100 of 171 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||38600||10-in.||9/11/1934||Big John special-3, 4||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||38601||10-in.||9/11/1934||Happy as the day is long-3, 5||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||38602||10-in.||9/12/1934||Tidal wave-1, 4||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||38603||10-in.||9/12/1934||Down South camp meeting-1, 2||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||38604||10-in.||9/12/1934||Wrappin' it up-2, 3||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||38605||10-in.||9/12/1934||Memphis blues-3||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||38723||10-in.||9/25/1934||Wild party-1, 5||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||38724||10-in.||9/25/1934||Rug cutter's swing-1, 2, 4||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||38725||10-in.||9/25/1934||Hotter than 'ell-1, 4||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||38728||10-in.||9/25/1934||Liza-1, 3||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||62328||10-in.||7/2/1937||Public melody number one||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||62329||10-in.||7/2/1937||Yours and mine||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||62330||10-in.||7/2/1937||Red cap||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||62335||10-in.||7/7/1937||She's the daughter of a planter from Havana||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||62336||10-in.||7/7/1937||Alexander's ragtime band||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||62337||10-in.||7/7/1937||Cuban Pete||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||62338||10-in.||7/7/1937||I've got a heart full of rhythm||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||62339||10-in.||7/7/1936||Sun showers||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||64432||10-in.||8/11/1938||You're going to leave the old home Jim||Blue Lu Barker||vocalist|
|Decca||64433||10-in.||8/11/1938||New Orleans blues||Blue Lu Barker||vocalist|
|Decca||64434||10-in.||8/11/1938||He caught that B & O||Blue Lu Barker||vocalist|
|Decca||64435||10-in.||8/11/1938||Don't you make me high||Blue Lu Barker||vocalist|
|Decca||64907||10-in.||1/18/1939||Jeepers creepers||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||64908||10-in.||1/18/1939||What is this thing called swing?||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||65344||10-in.||4/5/1939||Hear me talkin' to ya||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allen, Henry," accessed March 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103481.
Allen, Henry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103481.
"Allen, Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 March 2021.
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