Lee Allen

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, kazoo, composer, lyricist, vocalist, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-47167 10-in. 10/15/1928 Frisco blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Victor BVE-47168 10-in. 10/15/1928 Tiple blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Victor BVE-47169 10-in. 10/15/1928 Free a little bird Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo  
Victor BVE-47170 10-in. 10/15/1928 Skipping and flying Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Victor BVE-47171 10-in. 10/15/1928 I'm a diamond from the rough Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-47172 10-in. 10/15/1928 Meet your mother in the skies Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-47173 10-in. 10/15/1928 Prisoner's dream Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-47174 10-in. 10/15/1928 I'll be all smiles tonight Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-61387 10-in. 2/17/1932 Misbehavin' mama Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with banjo, guitar, and kazoo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo, composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-61388 10-in. 2/17/1932 Inspiration Allen Brothers Male vocal solo and monologue, with guitar and kazoo instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-61389 10-in. 2/18/1932 Cross-firing blues Allen Brothers Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar composer, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, lyricist  
Victor BVE-61390 10-in. 2/18/1932 I'll be here a long, long time Allen Brothers Male vocal solo and monologue, with guitar and kazoo vocalist, instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-61395 10-in. 2/18/1932 It can't be done Allen Brothers Male vocal solo and monologue, with guitar and kazoo composer, instrumentalist, kazoo, lyricist  
Victor BVE-61396 10-in. 2/19/1932 Window shade blues Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with banjo, guitar, harmonica, and kazoo instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Victor BVE-61397 10-in. 2/19/1932 Maybe next week sometime, no. 2 Allen Brothers Male vocal solo and monologue, with 2 guitars and kazoo instrumentalist, kazoo, composer, lyricist, guitar  
Victor BVE-61398 10-in. 2/19/1932 Free wheeling blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Victor BVE-62589 10-in. 6/6/1930 I've got the chain store blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Victor BVE-62590 10-in. 6/6/1930 Jake walk blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Victor BVE-62591 10-in. 6/6/1930 The enforcement blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Victor BVE-62592 10-in. 6/6/1930 Reckless night blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet songwriter, instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Victor BVE-62593 10-in. 6/6/1930 New Chattanooga blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BVE-62594 10-in. 6/6/1930 Shanghai rooster blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet vocalist, instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BVE-62991 10-in. 11/22/1930 Price of cotton blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Victor BVE-62992 10-in. 11/22/1930 I'm always whistling the blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet, with whistling composer, instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar, lyricist  
Victor BVE-62993 10-in. 11/22/1930 Roll down the line Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BVE-62994 10-in. 11/22/1930 Old black crow in the hickory-nut tree Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar, lyricist, composer, vocalist  
Victor BVE-62995 10-in. 11/22/1930 No low down hanging 'round Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Victor BVE-62996 10-in. 11/22/1930 Maybe next week sometime Allen Brothers Male vocal solo and monologue, with guitar and kazoo instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar, composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-62997 10-in. 11/22/1930 A new salty dog Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Victor BVE-62998 10-in. 11/22/1930 Preacher blues Allen Brothers Male vocal duet, with banjo, guitar, and kazoo instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar, lyricist, composer  
Victor BVE-69319 10-in. 5/20/1931 When you leave, you'll leave me sad Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo  
Victor BVE-69320 10-in. 5/20/1931 Chattanooga mama Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, composer, lyricist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-69321 10-in. 5/20/1931 It's too bad for you Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo  
Victor BVE-69322 10-in. 5/20/1931 Slide, daddy, slide Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, composer, lyricist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-69325 10-in. 5/20/1931 Moonshine Bill Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo  
Victor BVE-69326 10-in. 5/20/1931 Pile drivin' papa Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, composer, lyricist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-69327 10-in. 5/21/1931 Shake it, Ida, shake it Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo, vocalist  
Victor BVE-69328 10-in. 5/21/1931 Roll it down Allen Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and talk composer, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist, vocalist  
Victor BVE-69329 10-in. 5/21/1931 Mother-in-law blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo  
Victor BVE-69330 10-in. 5/21/1931 Unlucky man Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Victor BVE-69331 10-in. 5/21/1931 Laughin' and cryin' Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet, with speech instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, kazoo  
Victor BVE-69332 10-in. 5/21/1931 Monkey blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, composer, kazoo, lyricist  
Victor BVE-70700 10-in. 2/17/1932 Glorious night blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo  
Victor BS-74805 10-in. 12/5/1932 Fruit jar blues Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with kazoo, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74806 10-in. 12/5/1932 Lightning bug blues Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with kazoo, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-74807 10-in. 12/5/1932 Warm knees blues Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with kazoo, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74808 10-in. 12/5/1932 My midnight man Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with kazoo, banjo, and guitar lyricist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74809 10-in. 12/5/1932 Red hot rambling Dan Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with kazoo, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74810 10-in. 12/5/1932 Won't you come home Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with kazoo, banjo, and guitar lyricist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74811 10-in. 12/6/1932 When a man's got a woman Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with kazoo, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Victor BS-74812 10-in. 12/6/1932 Rough neck blues Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with kazoo, banjo, and guitar lyricist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo  
Victor BS-74813 10-in. 12/6/1932 Slipping clutch blues Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with kazoo and guitar instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BS-74814 10-in. 12/6/1932 Here I am Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with kazoo and guitar composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BS-74815 10-in. 12/6/1932 Please pay in advance Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with kazoo and guitar instrumentalist, kazoo  
Victor BS-74816 10-in. 12/6/1932 Allen's lying blues Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with kazoo and guitar instrumentalist, kazoo, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-74817 10-in. 12/6/1932 Go straight, my lad Allen Brothers Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74818 10-in. 12/6/1932 Midnight mama Allen Brothers Male vocal solo, with kazoo, banjo, and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer, lyricist, kazoo  
Victor PBS-09510 10-in. 6/10/1937 Would you like to buy a dream? George Hamilton ; Music Box Music ; Lee Norton Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBS-09511 10-in. 6/10/1937 I'm feelin' like a million George Hamilton ; Music Box Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBS-09512 10-in. 6/10/1937 The miller's daughter Marianne George Hamilton ; Music Box Music ; Lee Norton Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBS-09513 10-in. 6/10/1937 Sun showers George Hamilton ; Music Box Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBS-09532 10-in. 6/25/1937 Born to love George Hamilton ; Music Box Music ; Lee Norton Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBS-09533 10-in. 6/25/1937 Gone with the dawn George Hamilton ; Music Box Music ; Lee Norton Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBS-09534 10-in. 6/25/1937 Old Man Moon George Hamilton ; Music Box Music ; Lee Norton Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBS-09535 10-in. 6/25/1937 There must be paint in the sky George Hamilton ; Music Box Music ; Lee Norton Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143927 10-in. 4/7/1927 Free a little bird Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo  
Columbia W143928 10-in. 4/7/1927 Wedding bells Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143929 10-in. 4/7/1927 Salty dog blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo  
Columbia W143930 10-in. 4/7/1927 Bow wow blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo  
Columbia W145112 10-in. 11/4/1927 Chattanooga blues Austin Allen ; Lee Allen Male vocal solo and talk, with tenor banjo, guitar, and kazoo instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Columbia W145113 10-in. 11/4/1927 Coal mine blues Austin Allen ; Lee Allen Male vocal solo, with tenor banjo, guitar, and kazoo instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Columbia W145114 10-in. 11/4/1927 Beaver cap Austin Allen ; Lee Allen Male vocal solo, with tenor banjo, guitar, and kazoo instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Columbia W145115 10-in. 11/4/1927 Laughin' and cryin' blues Austin Allen ; Lee Allen Male vocal solo, with tenor banjo, guitar, and kazoo instrumentalist, kazoo, vocalist, guitar  
Columbia W146150 10-in. 4/20/1928 Ain't that skippin' and flyin' Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo  
Columbia W146151 10-in. 4/20/1928 Cheat 'em Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Columbia W146152 10-in. 4/20/1928 Monkey blues Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, kazoo, guitar  
Columbia W146171 10-in. 4/21/1928 Ain't that a shame? Allen Brothers Vocal and instrumental duet instrumentalist, guitar, kazoo  
Brunswick DAL710 10-in. Oct. 1928 Shanghai rooster Dusty Rhodes Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allen, Lee," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110921.

Allen, Lee. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110921.

"Allen, Lee." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110921

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