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 (Results 26-43 of 43 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-43 of 43 records)

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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104938

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