Bill Schallen

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, vocalist, string bass

Notes: Bill Schallen, whose real name was William Schallenberger, is sometimes credited on Bluebird disc labels as Bill Schollen. He was a vocalist and trombone player for Alvino Rey's band. Surname has also appeared as Scholenberger, Schollenberger, and Schellenberger.

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-036977 10-in. 5/25/1939 In the middle of a dream Phyllis Kenny ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-036978 10-in. 5/25/1939 Let there be love Phyllis Kenny ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-036979 10-in. 5/25/1939 Mary Lou Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-036980 10-in. 5/25/1939 Ay-ay-ay Butch Stone ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-036981 10-in. 5/25/1939 Begone Phyllis Kenny ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-036982 10-in. 5/25/1939 You are my dream Phyllis Kenny ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-037738 10-in. 6/21/1939 The jumpin' jive (Jim jam jump) Butch Stone ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-037739 10-in. 6/21/1939 La rosita Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-037740 10-in. 6/21/1939 Ragtime cowboy Joe Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-037741 10-in. 6/21/1939 Stumbling Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-061748 10-in. 10/24/1941 Feed that eagle Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-061749 10-in. 10/24/1941 You are the lyric (To the loving song in my heart) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-061750 10-in. 10/24/1941 (The belle of the village ball) Around and around she goes Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-061751 10-in. 10/24/1941 The skunk song Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Dick Morgan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-061752 10-in. 10/24/1941 Santa Claus is comin' to town Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-061914 10-in. 11/21/1941 Liebestraum (A dream of love) Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-061915 10-in. 11/21/1941 I said no! Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-061916 10-in. 11/21/1941 Deep in the heart of Texas Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Skeets Herfurt ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with 2 male solos, vocal ensemble, and clapping vocalist, instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-061917 10-in. 11/21/1941 Sing your worries away Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-061918 10-in. 11/21/1941 Not a star in sight Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-062779 10-in. 3/28/1941 Oh, for heaven's sake Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Skeets Herfurt ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-062780 10-in. 3/28/1941 As I remember you Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schollen Instrumental ensemble. with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-062781 10-in. 3/28/1941 Light cavalry Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-062782 10-in. 3/28/1941 Woodland symphony Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-062783 10-in. 3/28/1941 Amapola (Pretty little poppy) Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-063351 10-in. 4/14/1941 If it's true Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-063352 10-in. 4/14/1941 Hindustan Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-063353 10-in. 4/14/1941 Everything happens to me Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-065216 10-in. 5/1/1941 A romantic guy, I Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Skeets Herfurt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-065217 10-in. 5/1/1941 Where you are Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-065218 10-in. 5/1/1941 Saturday nite Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-065219 10-in. 5/1/1941 I take to you Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-065942 10-in. 6/10/1941 Harbor of dreams Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schollen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-065943 10-in. 6/10/1941 In the hall of the mountain king Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-065944 10-in. 6/10/1941 Kiss the boys goodbye Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-065945 10-in. 6/10/1941 It's yours Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-066824 10-in. 7/14/1941 Here comes the bride (Lohengrin's wedding march) Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-066825 10-in. 7/14/1941 A drowsy old riff Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-066826 10-in. 7/14/1941 How green was my valley Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-066827 10-in. 7/14/1941 Don't take your love from me Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-066828 10-in. 7/14/1941 Jealous Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-066829 10-in. 7/14/1941 Dancing in a dream Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-067884 10-in. 9/19/1941 On the Alamo Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-067885 10-in. 9/19/1941 Idaho Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-067886 10-in. 9/19/1941 It isn't a dream anymore Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-067887 10-in. 9/19/1941 Who calls? Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-071666 10-in. 1/27/1942 Blue shadows and white gardenias Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-071667 10-in. 1/27/1942 Sing me a song of the islands Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Victor BS-071668 10-in. 1/27/1942 Smile for me (until we meet again) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-071669 10-in. 1/27/1942 The Army Air Corps (Official song of the United States Army Air Corps) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal quartet instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Victor BS-071682 10-in. 1/27/1942 Do you miss your sweetheart? (Like your sweetheart misses you?) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-071683 10-in. 1/27/1942 Little Hawk Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-075453 10-in. 7/24/1942 Dearly beloved Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-075454 10-in. 7/24/1942 The major and the minor Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-075455 10-in. 7/24/1942 I'm old-fashioned Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-075456 10-in. 7/24/1942 Strip polka Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-075520 10-in. 6/25/1942 When it's moonlight on the blue Pacific Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, female vocal quartet, and mixed vocal ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-075522 10-in. 6/25/1942 The singing sands of Alamosa Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Decca 114716 3/26/1964 Twisting & shoutin' (Doing the monkey) Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 114717 3/26/1964 Deep down love Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 114718 3/26/1964 Baby (I just can't help it) Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 114719 3/26/1964 Groovin' Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 114720 3/26/1964 Love (is where you find it) Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 114721 3/26/1964 Squeeze her-Tease her (But love her) Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 114728 3/27/1964 Big boss line Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 114729 3/27/1964 My best friend's girl Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 114730 3/27/1964 Take one step Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, string bass  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schallen, Bill," accessed May 30, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109830.

Schallen, Bill. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 30, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109830.

"Schallen, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 30 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109830

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