Red Allen

Biography

Harley Allen, 12 February 1930, Hazard, Perry County, Kentucky, USA, d. 3 April 1993, Dayton, Ohio, USA. Greatly influenced in his early years by Charlie Monroe, whom he regularly heard on WNOX Knoxville, Allen developed a great love for bluegrass music. During his career, Allen, an outstanding vocalist and competent rhythm guitarist (he also played banjo and mandolin), established himself as one of the leading exponents of the genre. After service with the US Marine Corps in the late 40s, he... Read more

Genres

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bluegrass
country
jazz
dead
folk
gospel
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kentucky
1930-02-12
geohash:dnsdkee444k
pigeon roost hollow
1993-04-03
all
traditional bluegrass
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