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 101-125 of 129 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh S-73315 10-in. Apr. 1925 The clouds gwine to roll away Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh S-73316 10-in. Apr. 1925 Good-bye, old booze Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh S-73317 10-in. Apr. 1925 The butcher boy Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh 74137 10-in. Apr. 1926 I wish I was single again Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh 74138 10-in. Apr. 1926 Put my little shoes away Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh 74139 10-in. Apr. 1926 [Unknown title(s)] Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh 74140 10-in. Apr. 1926 The heart of old Galax Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
OKeh 74141 10-in. Apr. 1926 Go bury me beneath the willow tree Fiddler Joe ; Henry Whitter Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, harmonica  
OKeh 74142 10-in. Apr. 1926 [Unknown title(s)] Henry Whitter ; Henry Whitter ; Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, harmonica  
OKeh 74396 10-in. Oct. 1926 The broken engagement Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, composer  
OKeh 74397 10-in. Oct. 1926 George Collins Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh 74398 10-in. Oct. 1926 The burglar man Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh 74399 10-in. Oct. 1926 A woman's tongue has no end Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh 74400 Oct. 1926 Overshoes and leggins Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh 80003 10-in. 4/21/1926 Many times with you I've wandered Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh 80004 10-in. 4/21/1926 Goin' down to Jordan to be baptized Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
OKeh 80088 10-in. 9/7/1926 Hand me down my walking cane Fiddler Joe ; Henry Whitter Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh 80089 10-in. 9/7/1926 Show me the way to go home Fiddler Joe ; Henry Whitter Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh 80090 10-in. 9/7/1926 A woman's tongue has no end Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with harmonica and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 80091 10-in. 9/7/1926 The burglar man Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with harmonica and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 80092 10-in. 9/7/1926 George Collins Henry Whitter Male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh 80093 10-in. 9/7/1926 Broken engagement Henry Whitter Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
OKeh W80347 10-in. 1/27/1927 Lonesome road blues Ernest V. Stoneman Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
OKeh W80755 10-in. 4/26/1927 Lonesome road blues Arnold Curry ; Williamson Brothers Instrumental trio, with vocal trio lyricist, composer  
Brunswick [15235a] 10-in. Mar. 1925 Wreck on the Southern Old 97 Carl Fenton’s Orchestra ; Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist, composer  
(Results 101-125 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.

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