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 26-50 of 129 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-56323 10-in. 10/1/1929 The Coal Creek mines Grayson and Whitter Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56324 10-in. 10/1/1929 What you gonna do with the baby Grayson and Whitter Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-56325 10-in. 10/1/1929 Fox chase no. 2 Henry Whitter Harmonica solo, with vocal effects instrumentalist, harmonica, speaker, composer  
Victor BVE-56326 10-in. 10/1/1929 Train blues Henry Whitter Harmonica solo, with vocal effects instrumentalist, harmonica, speaker, composer  
Victor BVE-64742 10-in. 11/28/1930 Mah yeller gal Fisher Hendley ; Marshall Small ; Henry Whitter Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-64743 10-in. 11/28/1930 A pretty gal's love Fisher Hendley ; Marshall Small ; Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio, and talk instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-64744 10-in. 11/28/1930 Another man's wife Fisher Hendley ; Marshall Small ; Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-64745 10-in. 11/28/1930 The possum hunt Fisher Hendley ; Marshall Small ; Henry Whitter Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-64748 10-in. 11/29/1930 Shuffle, feet, shuffle Fisher Hendley ; Marshall Small ; Henry Whitter Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-64749 10-in. 11/29/1930 Tar and feathers Fisher Hendley ; Marshall Small ; Henry Whitter Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-64750 10-in. 11/29/1930 Pretty little gal Fisher Hendley ; Henry Whitter Harmonica solo, with banjo instrumentalist, harmonica, composer  
Victor BVE-64751 10-in. 11/29/1930 Whitter's rabbit hunt Henry Whitter Monologue, with harmonica solo instrumentalist, harmonica, composer, speaker  
OKeh 9210 10-in. 7/1/1925 The story by the moonlight Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9211 10-in. 7/1/1925 Liza Jane Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9212 10-in. 7/1/1925 I wish I was a single girl again Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9213 10-in. 7/1/1925 Old maid blues Roba Stanley Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9214 Not documented 7/1/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Roba Stanley Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar  
OKeh 9215 10-in. 7/1/1925 A single life Roba Stanley Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9216 Not documented 7/1/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Roba Stanley Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar  
OKeh 9270 10-in. 8/25/1925 I was born about ten thousand years ago Kelly Harrell Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9271 10-in. 8/25/1925 Wild Bill Jones Kelly Harrell Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh 9272 10-in. 8/25/1925 Peg and awl Kelly Harrell Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9273 Not documented 8/25/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Kelly Harrell Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9274 10-in. 8/25/1925 I was born in Pennsylvania Kelly Harrell Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9275 Not documented 8/25/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Kelly Harrell Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
(Results 26-50 of 129 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whitter, Henry," accessed March 7, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110680.

Whitter, Henry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 7, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110680.

"Whitter, Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 7 March 2021.

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

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