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 51-75 of 129 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh 9276 10-in. 8/25/1925 I'm going back to North Carolina Kelly Harrell Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9277 10-in. 8/25/1925 Be at home soon tonight, my dear boy Kelly Harrell Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9279 12-in. Aug. 1925 The wreck of the Southern Old 97 Kelly Harrell Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9280 12-in. Aug. 1925 Blue-eyed Ella Kelly Harrell Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9281 Not documented Aug. 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Kelly Harrell Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 9282 Not documented Aug. 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Kelly Harrell Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh S-72159 10-in. 12/12/1923 Rain Crow Bill blues Henry Whitter Harmonica solo instrumentalist, harmonica  
OKeh S-72160 10-in. 12/12/1923 Lost train blues (Lost John blues) Henry Whitter Harmonica solo instrumentalist, harmonica  
OKeh S-72161 10-in. 12/12/1923 The old time fox chase Henry Whitter Harmonica solo instrumentalist, harmonica  
OKeh S-72162 Not documented 12/12/1923 [Unknown title(s)] Henry Whitter Harmonica solo instrumentalist, harmonica  
OKeh S-72163 10-in. 12/12/1923 The weeping willow tree Henry Whitter Guitar and harmonica, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh S-72164 10-in. 12/12/1923 The stormy wave blues Henry Whitter ; Henry Whitter Guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar  
OKeh S-72165 10-in. 12/12/1923 Broken engagement blues Henry Whitter Guitar and harmonica, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh S-72166 10-in. 12/12/1923 The Kaiser and Uncle Sam Henry Whitter Guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh S-72167 10-in. 12/12/1923 The wreck on the Southern Old 97 Henry Whitter Guitar and harmonica, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer, instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh S-72168 10-in. 12/12/1923 Lonesome road blues Henry Whitter Guitar and harmonica, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist, lyricist, composer  
OKeh S-72339 10-in. Feb. 1924 Sydney Allen Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh S-72340 10-in. Feb. 1924 Where have you been so long? Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh S-72341 10-in. Feb. 1924 The New River Train Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh S-72342 10-in. Feb. 1924 Chicken, you better go behind the barn Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh S-72343 Not documented Feb. 1924 [Unknown title(s)] Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh S-72344 10-in. Feb. 1924 She's coming around the mountain Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh S-72347 10-in. Feb. 1924 The weepin' blues Henry Whitter Harmonica solo instrumentalist, harmonica  
OKeh S-72348 10-in. Feb. 1924 Hop out ladies Henry Whitter Harmonica solo instrumentalist, harmonica  
OKeh S-72349 10-in. Feb. 1924 Double headed train Henry Whitter Harmonica solo instrumentalist, harmonica  
(Results 51-75 of 129 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whitter, Henry," accessed February 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110680.

Whitter, Henry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110680.

"Whitter, Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 February 2021.

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

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