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 76-100 of 129 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh S-72350 10-in. Feb. 1924 Little brown jug Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh S-72351 10-in. Feb. 1924 Western country Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh S-72352 10-in. Feb. 1924 Tippy two step blues Henry Whitter Guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh S-72679 10-in. July 1924 'Round-town girl Whitter's Virginia Breakdowners Fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, leader  
OKeh S-72680 10-in. July 1924 Black-eyed Susan Whitter's Virginia Breakdowners Fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, leader  
OKeh S-72684 10-in. July 1924 Jennie Lind polka Whitter's Virginia Breakdowners Fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar composer, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, leader  
OKeh S-72685 10-in. July 1924 Nellie Gray Whitter's Virginia Breakdowners Fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar composer, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
OKeh S-72686 10-in. July 1924 The drunkard's child Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh S-72687 10-in. July 1924 Goin' down the road feelin' bad Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh S-72688 Not documented July 1924 [Unknown title(s)] Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, harmonica  
OKeh S-72691 12-in. July 1924 Sourwood Mountain Whitter's Virginia Breakdowners Fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar composer, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
OKeh S-72692 12-in. July 1924 Mississippi sawyer Whitter's Virginia Breakdowners Fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar composer, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
OKeh S-72978 10-in. Nov. 1924 Rabbit race Henry Whitter Guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, composer  
OKeh S-72979 10-in. Nov. 1924 Farewell to thee Henry Whitter Guitar and harmonica duet instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh S-72982 10-in. Nov. 1924 Watermelon hanging on the vine Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, harmonica, arranger  
OKeh S-72983 10-in. Nov. 1924 Ellen Smith Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer, harmonica  
OKeh S-72984 10-in. Nov. 1924 Keep my skillet good and greasy Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh S-72985 10-in. Nov. 1924 Travelling man Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh S-72986 10-in. Nov. 1924 The long tongued woman Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-72987 10-in. Nov. 1924 The dollar and the devil Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, harmonica  
OKeh S-73310 10-in. Apr. 1925 Lost John Henry Whitter Harmonica solo instrumentalist, harmonica  
OKeh S-73311 10-in. Apr. 1925 Peek-a-boo Henry Whitter Harmonica solo instrumentalist, harmonica  
OKeh S-73312 10-in. Apr. 1925 Love me while I am living Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh S-73313 10-in. Apr. 1925 My darling's black mustache Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh S-73314 12-in. Apr. 1925 I wish I was a single girl again Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, harmonica  
(Results 76-100 of 129 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whitter, Henry," accessed March 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110680.

Whitter, Henry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110680.

"Whitter, Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 March 2021.

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

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