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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 151-171 of 171 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 67839 10-in. 5/28/1940 Down in jungle town Red Allen Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67840 10-in. 5/28/1940 Canal Street blues Red Allen Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67841 10-in. 5/28/1940 King Porter stomp Zutty Singleton Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67842 10-in. 5/28/1940 Shim-me-sha-wabble Zutty Singleton Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 68136 10-in. 9/23/1940 Baby don't you love me no more Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 68137 10-in. 9/23/1940 My pony Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 68138 10-in. 9/23/1940 Jive me, baby Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 68139 10-in. 9/23/1940 Corrine Corrina Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 68140 10-in. 9/23/1940 Bowleg woman Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca 68141 10-in. 9/23/1940 Fix it up and go Johnnie Temple vocalist  
Decca DLA 1132 10-in. 1/12/1938 Satchel mouth swing-1 Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca DLA 1133 10-in. 1/12/1938 Jubilee Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca DLA 1134 10-in. 1/12/1938 Struttin' with some barbecue Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca DLA 1135 10-in. 1/12/1938 The trumpet player's lament Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra vocalist  
Decca C 25185 5/5/1944 The theme Henry "Red" Allen vocalist  
Decca C 25186 10-in. 5/5/1944 Ride, Red, ride Henry "Red" Allen vocalist  
Decca C 25187 5/5/1944 Just a feeling Henry "Red" Allen vocalist  
Decca C 25188 10-in. 5/5/1944 Dark eyes Henry "Red" Allen vocalist  
Decca C 25189 10-in. 5/5/1944 Dear old Southland Henry "Red" Allen vocalist  
Decca C 25190 10-in. 5/5/1944 Red jump Henry "Red" Allen vocalist  
Decca C 25191 5/5/1944 Get the mop Henry "Red" Allen vocalist  
(Results 151-171 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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