Allan Jones

Allan Jones (October 14, 1907 – June 27, 1992) was an American actor and tenor.

He is best remembered as the romantic lead actor in the film musicals Show Boat and The Firefly, as well as the male romantic lead in the Marx Brothers first two films for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, A Night at the Opera and A Day at the Races.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 14th, 1907 (Lackawanna County), Died June 27th, 1992 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

Notes: His name is spelled "Allen Jones" in Victor ledgers documenting the 1932 St. Matthew Passion recording.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-67706 10-in. 12/12/1930 Dweller in dreams Allan Jones Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71633 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71634 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71635 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71636 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71637 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71638 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71639 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71640 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71641 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71642 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71643 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71644 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71645 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71646 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71647 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71648 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71649 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71650 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71651 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71652 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71653 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71654 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71655 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSHQ-71656 12-in. 3/23/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LCSHQ-71714 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/19/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LCSHQ-71715 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/19/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LCSHQ-71716 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/19/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LCSHQ-71717 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/19/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LCSHQ-71718 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/19/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LCSHQ-71732 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 5/6/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LCSHQ-71733 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 5/6/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LCSHQ-71734 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 5/6/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LCHSQ-71735 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 5/6/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LCSHQ-71736 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 5/6/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LCHSQ-71737 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 5/6/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor LCHSQ-71738 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 5/6/1932 The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBS-09934 10-in. 1/13/1938 The one I love Allan Jones ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBS-09935 10-in. 1/13/1938 The donkey serenade Allan Jones ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBS-09936 10-in. 1/13/1938 Giannina mia Allan Jones ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBS-09937 10-in. 1/13/1938 Cosi cosa Allan Jones ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CSQH-100-Test 12-in. 3/22/1932 The Passion of our Lord (according to St. Matthew) St. Bartholomew’s Choir Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1928-05-04-01] 10-in. 5/4/1928 Una furtiva lagrima Allan Jones Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jones, Allan," accessed June 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104938.

Jones, Allan. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104938.

"Jones, Allan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 June 2021.

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