John Allison

John Blauvelt Allison (born 1893) was an American artist, singer, composer, lyricist, and collector of folk songs. His collection of correspondence, radio scripts, clippings, scrapbooks, brochures, published music, and unpublished sound recordings is housed at the New York Public Library.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1893

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-045739 10-in. 12/11/1939 The battle of the Constitution and the Guerriere John Allison ; Lucy Allison ; Sawyer's Minutemen Female-male vocal duet, with string bass, guitar, and accordion vocalist  
Victor BS-045740 10-in. 12/11/1939 Yankee Doodle John Allison ; Lucy Allison ; Sawyer's Minutemen Female-male vocal duet, with string bass, guitar, and accordion vocalist  
Victor BS-045741 10-in. 12/11/1939 The chieftain's bride John Allison ; Lucy Allison ; Sawyer's Minutemen Female-male vocal duet, with string bass, guitar, and accordion vocalist  
Victor BS-045742 10-in. 12/11/1939 Johnny has gone for a soldier John Allison ; Lucy Allison ; Sawyer's Minutemen Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist  
Victor BS-045743 10-in. 12/11/1939 The bombardment of Bristol, R.I. John Allison ; Lucy Allison ; Sawyer's Minutemen Female-male vocal duet, with string bass, guitar, and accordion vocalist  
Victor BS-045744 10-in. 12/11/1939 Hunters of Kentucky John Allison ; Lucy Allison ; Sawyer's Minutemen Female-male vocal duet, with string bass, guitar, and accordion vocalist  
Victor BS-045766 10-in. 12/18/1939 Free America John Allison ; Lucy Allison ; Sawyer's Minutemen Female-male vocal duet, with bass, guitar, and accordion vocalist  
Victor BS-045767 10-in. 12/18/1939 The capture of Major Andre John Allison ; Lucy Allison ; Sawyer's Minutemen Female-male vocal duet, with bass, guitar, and accordion vocalist  
Victor BS-045768 10-in. 12/18/1939 Nathan Hale John Allison ; Lucy Allison ; Sawyer's Minutemen Female-male vocal duet, with bass, guitar, and accordion vocalist  
Victor BS-045769 10-in. 12/18/1939 Ballad of Bunker Hill John Allison ; Lucy Allison ; Sawyer's Minutemen Female-male vocal duet, with bass, guitar, and accordion vocalist  
Victor BS-065765 10-in. 5/23/1941 Songs of the zoo John Allison ; Lucy Allison Female-male vocal duet, with piano and accordion vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-065766 10-in. 5/23/1941 A trip to the zoo John Allison ; Lucy Allison Female-male vocal duet, with piano and accordion vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-065767 10-in. 5/23/1941 Songs of the zoo John Allison ; Lucy Allison Female-male vocal duet, with piano and accordion vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-065768 10-in. 5/23/1941 Songs of the zoo John Allison ; Lucy Allison Female-male vocal duet, with piano and accordion vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-065769 10-in. 5/23/1941 Songs of the zoo John Allison ; Lucy Allison Female-male vocal duet, with piano and accordion vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-065770 10-in. 5/23/1941 A trip to the zoo John Allison ; Lucy Allison Female-male vocal duet, with piano and accordion vocalist, composer, lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allison, John," accessed November 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110416.

Allison, John. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110416.

"Allison, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 November 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110416

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