Lee Allen

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Back when rock & roll burst out of roadhouses and clubs on the wrong side of town and onto the airwaves, the saxophone was every bit as important as the guitar, piano, or drums in defining the sound --…
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Year Album Artist
2016 The Complete Jessup Recordings Plus! Clinch Mountain Boys / Ralph Stanley / Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys Composer
2015 Mod World: Adventures in Ska, Soul, Blues & Jazz Primary Artist
2014 The Best of the Atco Years Dr. John Saxophone
2014 The Ultimate Collection: 1929-57 T-Bone Walker Sax (Tenor)
2013 Live at the Music Machine 1983 Big Joe Turner Featured Artist, Saxophone, Leader
2013 The Fabulous Little Richard/It's Real Little Richard Sax (Tenor)
2013 The Rough Guide to Blind Blake Blind Blake Composer
2012 Blue Blvd/Museum of Heart Dave Alvin Sax (Tenor), Saxophone, Soloist
2012 Rumba Blues, Vol. 3: Guitar Cha-Cha-Cha Composer, Sax (Tenor)
2012 The History of New Orleans Rhythm & Blues, Vol. 2: Jazz, Blues & Creole Roots 1923-1953 Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
2011 Let Me Tell You About the Blues: New Orleans Composer
2011 Rare Dominos, Vols. 1-2 Fats Domino Guitar, Sax (Tenor)
2011 Rocks Little Richard Leader, Sax (Tenor)
2011 Rocks Big Joe Turner Sax (Tenor)
2010 Exciting Lloyd Price/Mr. Personality Lloyd Price Sax (Tenor)
2010 Jackass 3D Sax (Tenor)
2010 Jerry Lee Lewis and Other Rock & Roll Giants Jerry Lee Lewis Primary Artist
2010 See You Later, Alligator Bobby Charles Sax (Tenor)
2010 Smiley Lewis Rocks Smiley Lewis Sax (Tenor)
2009 Great Rock & Roll Instrumentals: Just About as Good As It Gets Primary Artist
2009 King Curtis Meets Lee Allen King Curtis Primary Artist
2009 Theme Time Radio Hour: Season 2 Composer
2008 Golden Decade, Vol. 24: 1957 Primary Artist
2008 Lloyd Rocks Lloyd Price Sax (Tenor)
2008 Shirley & Lee Rock Shirley & Lee Sax (Tenor)
2007 Blessed Blessed Audio Production, Main Personnel, Various Instruments
2007 The Cosimo Matassa Story Composer, Primary Artist
2006 1947-1952 Smiley Lewis Sax (Tenor)
2006 Dangerous Redhead Jerry Raines Main Personnel, Sax (Tenor)
2006 Live from Austin, TX Fats Domino Saxophone
2003 Sax Greats [Ember] Composer, Primary Artist
2003 The Big Horn: The History of the Honkin' & Screamin' Saxophone Primary Artist
2003 The Big Horn: The History of the Honkin' & Screamin' Saxophone [Disc 1] Primary Artist
2003 The Blues Show! Live at Pit Inn 1980 Lowell Fulson Primary Artist, Composer
2002 Remembering Roots of Soul, Vol. 1: Heralding The Hits Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Rocks in My Bed Big Joe Turner Sax (Tenor)
2002 The Slash Recordings The Blasters Sax (Tenor), Composer
2001 1949 Professor Longhair Sax (Tenor)
2001 Blues After Hours: The Essential Pee Wee Crayton Pee Wee Crayton Sax (Tenor)
2001 Great R&B Instrumentals Composer
2001 Greatest Hits Al Hirt Composer
2001 Knocking on Your Front Door Jimmy Lee Sax (Tenor)
2001 Rock & Roll, Vol. 1: 1938-1946 Vocals
2001 Specialty Records Greatest Hits Sax (Tenor)
2001 The Carnival Day: The Essential Recordings of New Orleans Sax (Tenor), Primary Artist
2001 The Chronological Dave Bartholomew: 1947-1950 Dave Bartholomew Sax (Tenor)
2001 The Roots Of Rock 'n' Roll Vol.6 1950 Sax (Tenor)
2000 Allen Brothers, Vol. 1: 1927-1930 Allen Brothers Composer, Primary Artist
2000 Ember House of Hits Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 My Foolish Heart Denise DeCaro Composer
2000 The Legend at His Best Al Hirt Composer
1999 Bad Boy of Rock 'n' Roll Larry Williams Sax (Tenor)
1999 Big Noise Bill Stuve Sax (Tenor)
1999 Cotton Candy/Sugar Lips Al Hirt Composer
1999 Crescent City Bounce Sax (Tenor), Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Swing It, Daddy-O! Sax (Tenor)
1999 The World's Greatest Drummer, Ever! Earl Palmer Composer
1998 Double Crossing Blues Sax (Tenor)
1998 Rock It Roosevelt Sykes Sax (Tenor)
1998 Tuff Enuff, Vol. 3: The Ace Blues Masters Sax (Tenor)
1998 West Helena Blues: The Postwar Years, Vol. 2 Roosevelt Sykes Sax (Tenor)
1997 Downey Blues Saxophone
1997 EP Collection, Vol. 2 Fats Domino Sax (Tenor)
1997 I'm Gonna Be a Wheel Someday [Bear Family] Bobby Mitchell Sax (Tenor)
1997 Ladies Sing the Blues 1945-1957 Sax (Tenor)
1997 Legends of Country Music: The Best of Austin City Saxophone
1997 Mercury Blues 'n' Rhythm Story 1945-55: Southwest Blues Sax (Tenor), Vocals (Background)
1997 The Best of Buddy Miles Buddy Miles Guest Artist, Trumpet, Vocals (Background)
1997 The Sweethearts of the Blues Shirley & Lee Sax (Tenor)
1996 Crescent City Soul: The Sound of New Orleans Sax (Tenor), Composer, Primary Artist
1996 Gonzo: More Than All the 45's James Booker Main Personnel, Saxophone
1996 Invisible Birds Will Ray Art Direction
1996 Keeper of the Flame Mitch Woods Guest Artist, Sax (Tenor), Performer, Primary Artist
1996 Letter from an Angel Jimmy Angel Sax (Tenor)
1996 Mercury Blues 'n' Rhythm Story 1945-1955 Sax (Tenor)
1996 Rhythm & Bones Porky Cohen Composer
1996 Teen Beat, Vol. 3 Composer
1996 Vintage Instrumentals, Vol. 2 Composer
1996 White Men Can't Jump but They Can Sing the Hell Out of Rock & Roll and Soul Sax (Tenor)
1995 Chess New Orleans Sax (Tenor)
1995 Rock Instrumental Classics, Vols. 1-5 Composer
1995 The OKeh Rhythm & Blues Story 1949-1957 Composer, Primary Artist
1994 Ain't Got No Home: The Best of Clarence "Frogman" Henry Clarence "Frogman" Henry Sax (Tenor)
1994 Chess Rhythm & Roll Sax (Tenor)
1994 Closer to You J.J. Cale Sax (Tenor)
1994 Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 10 (1951-1957) Roosevelt Sykes Sax (Tenor)
1994 Dr. John's Gumbo/In the Right Place Dr. John Guest Artist
1994 Rock Instrumental Classics, Vol. 1: The Fifties Composer
1994 The Aladdin Records Story Sax (Tenor), Composer, Primary Artist
1994 The Specialty Story [Box] Saxophone
1994 The Ultimate Session Crescent City Gold Vocals, Sax (Tenor)
1993 Blues Summit B.B. King Sax (Tenor)
1993 Fess: The Professor Longhair Anthology Professor Longhair Guest Artist, Sax (Tenor)
1993 Lloyd Price, Vol. 2: Heavy Dreams Lloyd Price Sax (Tenor)
1993 Mos' Scocious: Anthology Dr. John Sax (Tenor)
1993 Museum of Heart Dave Alvin Sax (Tenor)
1993 OKeh Rhythm & Blues Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1993 Out of New Orleans Fats Domino Sax (Tenor)
1993 Shame, Shame, Shame Smiley Lewis Sax (Tenor)
1993 The Imperial Sessions The Spiders Sax (Tenor)
1992 Antoine "Fats" Domino Fats Domino Sax (Tenor)
1992 Bad Boy [CD] Larry Williams Sax (Tenor)
1992 Chess Blues Sax (Tenor)
1992 His Specialty Recordings 1956-58 Art Neville Sax (Tenor)
1992 Rock 'n' Roll Christmas Classics Sax (Tenor)
1992 Roots n' Blues: The Retrospective 1925-1950 Composer
1992 Saxy Rock Vocals, Performer, Composer
1992 Thinking of You Robert "Duke" Tillman Saxophone
1992 Yakety Madness Richie Cole / Boots Randolph Composer
1991 Atlantic Blues [Box] Sax (Tenor)
1991 Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974 [Box] Sax (Tenor)
1991 Blue Blvd Dave Alvin Guest Artist, Saxophone
1991 Do Not Disturb James Harman Guest Artist, Sax (Tenor)
1991 Lawdy! Lloyd Price Sax (Tenor)
1991 Retrogroove Artifact Rhythmtown Jive Sax (Tenor), Composer
1991 The Blasters Collection The Blasters Sax (Tenor)
1991 The Complete Imperial Recordings: 1950-1954 T-Bone Walker Sax (Tenor)
1991 The Georgia Peach Little Richard Sax (Tenor)
1991 The Rock 'N' Roll Era: Axes & Saxes - The Great Instrumentals Sax (Tenor)
1990 Good Ole Rock 'n' Roll Huey "Piano" Smith Sax (Tenor)
1990 Let's Buzz The Paladins Sax (Tenor)
1990 Love Is Strange [Bear Family] Mickey & Sylvia Sax (Tenor)
1990 Mercury Rhythm & Blues: 1946-1962 Sax (Tenor)
1990 The Complete Recordings of T-Bone Walker 1940-1954 T-Bone Walker Sax (Tenor)
1989 Chess King of New Orleans/The Chess Years Paul Gayten Guest Artist
1989 Great Balls of Fire Sax (Tenor), Primary Artist
1989 Poor and Famous Beat Farmers Sax (Tenor)
1989 The Specialty Sessions Little Richard Sax (Tenor)
1989 The Very Best of Jimmy Clanton [Ace] Jimmy Clanton Sax (Tenor)
1989 Wrinkles Sax (Tenor)
1988 For All We Know Chris Flory Composer
1987 History of New Orleans R&B, Vol. 1 Performer, Composer
1987 I'll Get Along Somehow Larry Darnell Sax (Tenor)
1987 Mardi Gras in New Orleans [Mardi Gras] Sax (Tenor)
1987 The Ultimate Dr. John Dr. John Saxophone
1986 Atlantic Blues: Piano Sax (Tenor)
1985 Hard Line The Blasters Sax (Tenor)
1985 Patcha, Patcha All Night Long Big Joe Turner Sax (Tenor)
1984 Kansas City Here I Come Big Joe Turner Sax (Tenor)
1983 Non Fiction The Blasters Sax (Tenor)
1982 Over There: Live at the Venue, London The Blasters Sax (Tenor)
1981 Gonna Ball Stray Cats Sax (Tenor)
1981 The Blasters The Blasters Guest Artist, Saxophone, Sax (Tenor)
1980 American Music The Blasters Sax (Tenor)
1976 Good Morning! Daevid Allen Primary Artist
1974 Huey "Piano" Smith's Rock & Roll Revival Huey "Piano" Smith Sax (Tenor)
1974 Life Ain't Easy Big Joe Turner Sax (Tenor)
1973 As You Will Lambert & Nuttycombe Sax (Tenor)
1972 Dr. John's Gumbo Dr. John Guest Artist, Sax (Tenor)
1972 New Orleans Piano Professor Longhair Sax (Tenor)
1970 Them Changes Buddy Miles Main Personnel, Saxophone, Trumpet
1970 We Got to Live Together Buddy Miles Express Trumpet
1965 Plays 12 Monstrous Sax Hits! Boots Randolph Composer
1962 Cotton Candy Al Hirt Composer
1958 Walkin' with Mr. Lee Lee Allen Primary Artist, Saxophone, Sax (Tenor), Composer
1957 Here's Little Richard Little Richard Leader, Sax (Tenor)
1956 Honkers and Screamers Lee Allen & His Band Primary Artist, Saxophone
(Not Just) A Pretty Face & A Pompadour Producer
20 Original Winners, Vol. 2 Sax (Tenor)
50's Rhythm & Blues Hop Primary Artist
Ain't Nothin' Happenin' Paul Gayten Primary Artist
Burlesque Spectacular Primary Artist
Collection 1951-62 Little Richard Sax (Tenor)
Cosimo Matassa Story, Vol. 2: Gumbo Ya Ya Primary Artist
Flip Flop and Bop, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
From New Orleans Cousin Joe Sax (Tenor)
Golden Goodies, Vol. 9 Sax (Tenor)
Mardi Gras In New Orleans: Complete Recordings 1949-1962 Professor Longhair Sax (Tenor)
Mark Hummel Mark Hummel Composer
New Orleans Connection The Upsetters Sax (Tenor)
No Buts, No Maybes Professor Longhair Saxophone, Sax (Tenor)
Onward! Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band Mixing, Vocals, Drums, Percussion, Group Member, Producer
Rack 'Em Back: New Orleans R&B Stompers Bobby Mitchell & the Toppers Sax (Tenor)
Rumba Blues: The Mambo Years Sax (Baritone), Sax (Tenor)
The Backbeat of Rock and Roll Primary Artist
The Complete Ric & Ron Recordings, Vol. 6: Classic New Orleans R&B And More, 1958-1965 Composer
The Fabulous Mr. D/A Lot of Dominos Fats Domino Sax (Tenor)
The History Of Rhythm And Blues 1952-1957 Sax (Tenor)
The History of New Orleans Rhythm & Blues 1955-1962: From Rock’n’Roll To The End Of The Carnival Horn, Primary Artist
The Tommy Ridgley Collection 1949-61 Tommy Ridgley Sax (Tenor)
Very Best of the Oldies, Vol. 4 Sax (Tenor), Composer