Thornton W. Allen

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Notes: Listed on sheet music as T. W. Allen.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-31315 10-in. 11/12/1924 Washington and Lee swing Meyer Davis ; Le Paradis Band ; W. Spencer Tupman Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-41892 10-in. 2/13/1928 Washington & Lee swing Blue Steele Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus composer  
Victor BVE-45487 10-in. 9/6/1928 Washington and Lee swing Snooks Friedman Memphis Stompers Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-63351 10-in. 9/29/1930 Washington and Lee swing Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor ABRC-68229 10-in. 6/10/1931 Washington and Lee swing Clarence ("Henny") Hendrickson ; Louisville Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with vocal chorus composer  
Victor BS-018820 10-in. 1/29/1938 Washington and Lee swing Florida Clubmen ; Dean Hudson Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-035725 10-in. 4/8/1939 Washington and Lee swing Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-054637 10-in. 7/25/1940 Alabama's day All-American Glee Club ; Emile Coté Male vocal chorus lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-054640 10-in. 7/25/1940 Blue and white All-American Glee Club ; Emile Coté Male vocal chorus composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-054643 10-in. 7/25/1940 Fight song All-American Glee Club ; Emile Coté Male vocal chorus composer  
Victor PBS-061216 10-in. 4/30/1941 Washington and Lee swing Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80985 10-in. 4/24/1923 Washington and Lee swing Columbians Dance Orchestra De Luxe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet composer  
Columbia W146536 10-in. 6/18/1928 Washington and Lee swing Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia [W]150405 10-in. 5/12/1930 Washington and Lee swing University Six and their Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist, composer  
OKeh W402366 10-in. 3/19/1929 The Washingon and Lee swing Ainsley Hotel Orchestra ; Harry Pomar Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E28320 10-in. 9/28/1928 Washington and Lee swing Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet; without vocal (take G) composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allen, Thornton W.," accessed May 7, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109451.

Allen, Thornton W.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 7, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109451.

"Allen, Thornton W.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 7 May 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109451

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