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Henry Allen

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 126-150 of 171 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 66959 10-in. 12/13/1939 Lu's blues Blue Lu Barker vocalist  
Decca 66984 10-in. 12/18/1939 Poor old Joe Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 66985 10-in. 12/18/1939 You're a lucky guy Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 66986 10-in. 12/18/1939 You're just a no account Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 66987 10-in. 12/18/1939 Bye and bye Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67044 10-in. 1/11/1940 Another little girl Lee Brown ; Lee Brown vocalist  
Decca 67045 10-in. 1/11/1940 Ripley rumpling blues Lee Brown ; Lee Brown vocalist  
Decca 67046 10-in. 1/11/1940 Rolling stone Lee Brown ; Lee Brown vocalist  
Decca 67047 10-in. 1/11/1940 Perlina blues Lee Brown ; Lee Brown vocalist  
Decca 67048 10-in. 1/11/1940 Cross the Santa Fe Lee Brown ; Lee Brown vocalist  
Decca 67049 10-in. 1/11/1940 Howling man blues Lee Brown ; Lee Brown vocalist  
Decca 67050 10-in. 1/11/1940 Midnight dream Lee Brown ; Lee Brown vocalist  
Decca 67271 10-in. 3/5/1940 When they play them blues Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67272 10-in. 3/5/1940 Something's goin' on wrong Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67273 10-in. 3/5/1940 Wasn't it nice Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67274 10-in. 3/5/1940 You know jam don't shake Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67321 10-in. 3/14/1940 Hep cat's ball Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67322 10-in. 3/14/1940 You've got me voodoo'd Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67323 10-in. 3/14/1940 Harlem stomp Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67324 10-in. 3/14/1940 Wolverine blues Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67325 10-in. 3/14/1940 Lazy 'sippi steamer Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67648 10-in. 5/1/1940 Sweethearts on parade Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67649 10-in. 5/1/1940 You run your mouth, I'll run my business Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67650 10-in. 5/1/1940 Cut off my legs and call me Shorty Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67651 10-in. 5/1/1940 Cain and Abel Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
(Results 126-150 of 171 records)

Citation

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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103481

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