Redd Evans

Redd Evans (July 6, 1912 – August 29, 1972) was a lyricist whose songs have been recorded by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, and many others. He may be best known for "There! I've Said It Again", which was originally sung by David Mann, and which Bobby Vinton took to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart on January 4, 1964. His other well known compositions include "Don't Go to Strangers", "Rosie the Riveter", and "The Frim-Fram Sauce".

Birth and Death Data: Born July 6th, 1912, Died August 29th, 1972

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, vocalist, songwriter, composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-019565 10-in. 2/11/1938 A shack in the back of the hills Lewis "Red" Evans and the Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-019566 10-in. 2/11/1938 Please be kind Bama Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-019567 10-in. 2/11/1938 Thanks for the memory Lewis "Red" Evans and the Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-019572 10-in. 2/11/1938 Thanks for the memory Lewis "Red" Evans and the Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-019573 10-in. 2/11/1938 Prove it Lewis "Red" Evans and the Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-019574 10-in. 2/11/1938 Moments like this Bama Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BS-046461 10-in. 1/18/1940 The rhymin' game Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor BS-060354 10-in. 1/22/1941 There, I've said it again Benny Carter Orchestra ; Ray Felton Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-060959 10-in. 3/4/1941 Slow down Bob Chester Orchestra ; Betty Bradley Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-063705 10-in. 4/2/1941 Made up my mind Johnny McAfee ; Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-066123 10-in. 6/18/1941 He's 1-A in the army and he's A-1 in my heart Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-066133 10-in. 6/24/1941 Let me off uptown Bluebird Orchestra ; Larry Clinton ; Butch Stone Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-075454 10-in. 7/24/1942 The major and the minor Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-075548 10-in. 7/10/1942 Gobs of love Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist  
Decca 73068 10-in. 10/2/1945 Surprise party Charlie Barnet Orchestra vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Evans, Redd," accessed September 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111940.

Evans, Redd. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111940.

"Evans, Redd." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111940

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