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Rosalie Allen

Rosalie Allen (born Julie Marlene Bedra; June 27, 1924 – September 23, 2003) was an American country singer, songwriter, guitarist, columnist and television and radio host who was noted for her yodeling. She was known as the Queen of Yodeling, and was the first woman inducted into the Country Music DJ Hall of Fame.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 27, 1924 (Old Forge, Lackawanna County), Died July 23, 2003 (Van Nuys)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, leader, guitar, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 37 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E0VB-3833 10-in. 3/2/1950 Green as grass Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-3834 10-in. 3/2/1950 Choc'late ice cream cone Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-3835 10-in. 3/2/1950 My dolly has a broken heart Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-3836 10-in. 3/2/1950 I wanna sit Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-3913 10-in. 3/17/1950 Tell her you love her Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-3914 10-in. 3/17/1950 Written guarantee Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-4632 10-in. 5/18/1950 Ashes of roses Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with narration and string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-4633 10-in. 5/18/1950 Cotton candy and a toy balloon Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with string band and sound effects vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5684 10-in. 9/27/1950 Tomorrow you'll be married Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male-female vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5685 10-in. 9/27/1950 A little bit blue Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male-female vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5686 10-in. 9/27/1950 You missed your chance last night (my darling) Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male-female vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5687 10-in. 9/27/1950 Mockin' bird hill Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male-female vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5818 10-in. 10/20/1950 Station L-O-V-E signing off Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5819 10-in. 10/20/1950 One and one is two, baby Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5820 10-in. 10/20/1950 I've got the craziest feeling Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5821 10-in. 10/20/1950 Cranberry kisses and strawberry hugs Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5830 10-in. 10/22/1950 Let's sail away to heaven Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male-female vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5831 10-in. 10/22/1950 It is no secret Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male-female vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor E1VB-2024 10" 4/23/1951 Just a sailor's sweetheart Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band vocalist, leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E1VB-2025 10" 4/23/1951 Somebody Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band vocalist, leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D5AB-0419 10-in. 6/19/1945 Colin Kelly, will you tell the boys up yonder Buchanan Brothers Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor D6VB-3039 10-in. 10/9/1946 Me go where you go, amigo Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D6VB-3040 10-in. 10/9/1946 Rose of the Alamo Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D7VB-2002 10-in. 11/6/1947 The ding dong polka Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders String band, with female vocal solo, yodeling, drums and accordion vocalist, songwriter  
Victor D7VB-2263 10-in. 11/24/1947 I met the cutest fellow in Pocatello Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders String band, with female vocal solo, drums and accordion vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 37 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allen, Rosalie," accessed January 21, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108059.

Allen, Rosalie. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 21, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108059.

"Allen, Rosalie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 21 January 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108059

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