Henry Whitter

Henry Whitter (April 6, 1892 - November 17, 1941) was an early old-time recording artist in the United States. He first performed as a solo singer, guitarist and harmonica player, and later in partnership with the fiddler G. B. Grayson.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 6th, 1892 (Virginia), Died November 10th, 1941 (Morganton)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, harmonica, vocalist, composer, speaker, lyricist, leader, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 129 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39758 10-in. 8/2/1927 Henry Whitter's fox chase Henry Whitter Harmonica solo, with vocal effects instrumentalist, harmonica, composer  
Victor BVE-39759 10-in. 8/2/1927 Rain Crow Bill Henry Whitter Harmonica solo instrumentalist, harmonica, composer  
Victor BVE-40302 10-in. 10/18/1927 Handsome Molly Grayson and Whitter Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Victor BVE-40303 10-in. 10/18/1927 He is coming to us dead Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Victor BVE-40304 10-in. 10/18/1927 Don't go out tonight, my darling Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Victor BVE-40305 10-in. 10/18/1927 Rose Conley Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo speaker, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-40307 10-in. 10/18/1927 Train forty-five Grayson and Whitter Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Victor BVE-46630 10-in. 7/31/1928 The red and green signal lights Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-46631 10-in. 7/31/1928 Joking Henry Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-46632 10-in. 7/31/1928 There's a man goin' round takin' names Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-46633 10-in. 7/31/1928 The nine-pound hammer Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BVE-46634 10-in. 7/31/1928 Short life of trouble Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-46635 10-in. 7/31/1928 I've always been a rambler Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-46636 10-in. 7/31/1928 Where are you going, Alice? Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-46637 10-in. 7/31/1928 A dark road is a hard road to travel Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-46638 10-in. 8/1/1928 Barnyard serenade Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with calling instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-46639 10-in. 8/1/1928 Little Maggie with a dram glass in her hand Grayson and Whitter Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-47183 10-in. 10/16/1928 The lost girl of West Virginia Henry Whitter Harmonica solo instrumentalist, harmonica, composer  
Victor BVE-47184 10-in. 10/16/1928 Poor lost boy Henry Whitter Harmonica solo instrumentalist, harmonica, composer  
Victor BVE-56309 10-in. 9/30/1929 On the banks of the old Tennessee Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56310 10-in. 9/30/1929 Never be as fast as I have been Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Victor BVE-56311 10-in. 9/30/1929 I have lost you darling, true love Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56312 10-in. 9/30/1929 Tom Dooley Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56313 10-in. 9/30/1929 Going down the Lee Highway Grayson and Whitter Violin and guitar duet, with dialogue speaker, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56322 10-in. 10/1/1929 I saw a man at the close of day Grayson and Whitter Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 129 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whitter, Henry," accessed January 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110680.

Whitter, Henry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110680.

"Whitter, Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110680

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