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Tommy Allsup

Thomas Douglas Allsup (November 24, 1931 – January 11, 2017) was an American rockabilly and swing musician.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 24th, 1931 (Tulsa), Died January 11th, 2017 (Lubbock)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1958 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: lead guitar

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 105511 8/14/1958 Heartbeat Buddy Holly instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 105562 8/26/1958 It's so easy (MC 7457 MCA MCA-3040) Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 105563 8/26/1958 Lonesome tears Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 106854 3/20/1959 Lookie, lookie, lookie Ronnie Smith instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 106855 3/20/1959 A tiny kiss Ronnie Smith instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 107805 6/15/1958 Because I love you Bob Montgomery instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 113149 July-August 1958 Wishing (MC 7465 MCA-3040) Buddy Holly instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 114085 10/11/1963 Wishing Buddy Holly instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 114368 1/15/1964 Love's made a fool of you Buddy Holly instrumentalist, lead guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allsup, Tommy," accessed August 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107080.

Allsup, Tommy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107080.

"Allsup, Tommy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107080

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