Rene Hall

René Joseph Hall (September 26, 1912 ‒ February 11, 1988) was an American guitarist and arranger. He was among the most important behind the scenes figures in early rock and roll, but his career spanned the period from the late 1920s to the late 1980s, and encompassed multiple musical styles.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 26, 1903 (Morgan City), Died February 11, 1988 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, arranger, leader

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 80927 4/26/1951 Old soldiers never die Rene Hall Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 80928 4/26/1951 How long can you take it Rene Hall Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 80929 4/26/1951 My kind of rockin' Rene Hall Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 80930 4/26/1951 Summertime blues Rene Hall Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 81030 5/17/1951 A neighborhood affair The James Quintet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 81031 5/17/1951 I could make you care The James Quintet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 81032 5/17/1951 Drop a penny in the wishing well The James Quintet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 81033 5/17/1951 You make too much noise when we kiss The James Quintet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 120195 April 1968 Baby don't you tear my clothes Richard] Little Richard [Pennyman instrumentalist, guitar, arranger, leader  
Decca 120196 April 1968 Stingy Jenny Richard] Little Richard [Pennyman instrumentalist, guitar, arranger, leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hall, Rene," accessed February 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204205.

Hall, Rene. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204205.

"Hall, Rene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 February 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204205

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