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", a song that Bobby Vinton took to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart on January 4, 1964; this song was originally sung by David Mann. 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 6, 1912 (Meridian), Died August 29, 1972 (Scarsdale)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1949

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

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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 vocalist, director  
Victor BS-019573 10-in. 2/11/1938 Prove it Lewis "Red" Evans and the Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Victor BS-019574 10-in. 2/11/1938 Moments like this Bama Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
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  
Victor D3AB-0005 10-in. 1/15/1943 Rosie the riveter Four Vagabonds Male vocal quartet, with ukelele songwriter  
Victor D5VB-1066 10-in. 6/11/1945 Jose Gonzalez Tony Pastor ; Tony Pastor Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D6VB-1314 10-in. 3/2/1946 There's no one but you Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Stuart Foster Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D6VB-1767 10-in. 5/8/1946 Just the other day Moon Maids ; Betty Norton ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Female-male vocal duet, with female vocal group and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-1191 10-in. 11/21/1947 I went down to Virginia Buddy Moreno Orchestra ; Buddy Moreno Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-2173 10-in. 12/9/1947 I've only myself to blame Count Basie Orchestra ; Jeanne Taylor Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D9VB-0104 10-in. 1/18/1949 No moon at all Page Cavanaugh Trio Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio songwriter  
Decca 73068 10-in. 10/2/1945 Surprise party Charlie Barnet Orchestra vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Evans, Redd," accessed February 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111940.

Evans, Redd. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111940.

"Evans, Redd." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 February 2024.

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