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 101-125 of 171 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||65345||10-in.||4/5/1939||Save it pretty Mama||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||65346||10-in.||4/5/1939||West End blues||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||65347||10-in.||4/5/1939||Savoy blues||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||65460||10-in.||4/25/1939||(I'm) Confessin' (that I love you)||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||65461||10-in.||4/25/1939||Our Monday date||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||65462||10-in.||4/25/1939||If it's good then I want it||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||65463||10-in.||4/25/1939||Me and Brother Bill||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||65811||10-in.||6/14/1939||Plain Lenox Avenue||Rosetta Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||65812||10-in.||6/14/1939||Men are like street cars||Rosetta Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||65813||10-in.||6/14/1939||He's mine all mine||Rosetta Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||65814||10-in.||6/14/1939||Headin' for the river||Rosetta Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||65824||10-in.||6/15/1939||Baby, won't you please come home?||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||65825||10-in.||6/15/1939||Poor old Joe||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||65826||10-in.||6/15/1939||Shanty boat on the Mississippi||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||66764||10-in.||10/13/1939||Cheatin' on me||Helen Proctor||vocalist|
|Decca||66765||10-in.||10/13/1939||Let's call it a day||Helen Proctor||vocalist|
|Decca||66766||10-in.||10/13/1939||Take me along with you||Helen Proctor||vocalist|
|Decca||66767||10-in.||10/13/1939||Blues at midnight||Helen Proctor||vocalist|
|Decca||66893||10-in.||11/17/1939||Blue deep sea blues||Blue Lu Barker||vocalist|
|Decca||66894||10-in.||11/17/1939||Never brag about your man||Blue Lu Barker||vocalist|
|Decca||66895||10-in.||11/17/1939||He's so good||Blue Lu Barker||vocalist|
|Decca||66896||10-in.||11/17/1939||I didn't dig you Jack||Blue Lu Barker||vocalist|
|Decca||66956||10-in.||12/13/1939||Handy Andy||Blue Lu Barker||vocalist|
|Decca||66957||10-in.||12/13/1939||Jitterbug blues||Blue Lu Barker||vocalist|
|Decca||66958||10-in.||12/13/1939||You been holding out too long||Blue Lu Barker||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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