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.

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 vocalist, 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 vocalist, instrumentalist, trombone  
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 December 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109830.

Schallen, Bill. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109830.

"Schallen, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 December 2021.

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

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