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 (Results 51-66 of 66 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 51-66 of 66 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schallen, Bill," accessed October 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109830.

Schallen, Bill. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109830.

"Schallen, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 October 2021.

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

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