Henry "Red" Allen

His Best Recordings 1929-1941

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This entry from the RCA Vintage series is comprised of 15 recordings that span 28 years and feature trumpeter Red Allen; the first ten songs are from 1929-30. Highlights include "It Should Be You," Fletcher Henderson's "Hocus Pocus," Allen's heated "The Crawl" and a classic version of "I Cover the Waterfront."

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 3:25
2 3:36
3 3:16
4 2:38
5 3:10
6 3:20
7 3:15
8
feat: King Oliver
3:12
9 3:07
10 2:51
11 3:27
12 3:29
13 2:51
14 2:43
15 3:01
16 3:10
17 3:10
18
3:00
19 2:55
20 2:53
21 3:09
22 2:43
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