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Henry Whitter

h, voc, g, 1892-1941 US, Virginia
Singer / Musician of Country

Henry Whitter (April 6, 1892 - November 17, 1941) was an early old-time recording artist in the United States. He first performed as a solo singer, guitarist and harmonica player, and later in partnership with the fiddler G. B. Grayson.

  • Harmonica
  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Country
  • World
  • Blues
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Tom Dooley on East Virginia Blues by Various Artists
Lonesome Road Blues on Henry Whitter by Henry Whitter
Train 45 on Really the Blues?: A Blues History, Vol. 1 by Various Artists, James Reese Europe & Paul Whiteman
It's A Tough Road To Georgia (Unissued) on The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of: Super Rarities by Various Artists
Wreck of the Southern Old '97 on Henry Whitter by Henry Whitter
The Wreck of the Old 97 on Virginia Traditions: Native Virginia Ballads and Songs by Various Artists
Rain Crow Bill Blues on Henry Whitter by Henry Whitter
She's Coming Around the Mountain on Henry Whitter by Henry Whitter
The Old Time Fox Chase on Henry Whitter by Henry Whitter
Western Country on Henry Whitter by Henry Whitter

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Henry Whitter's Fox Chase / Rain Crow BillHenry Whitter1927Album
I Was Born In Pennsylvania / Peg And AwlKelly Harrell Accomp. By Henry Whitter1926Album
Show Me The Way To Go Home / Hand Me Down My Walking CaneHenry Whitter And Fiddler Joe1926Album
Goin' Down To Jordan To Be Baptized / Many Times With You I've WanderedHenry Whitter1926Album
Put My Little Shoes Away / Go Bury Me Beneath The Willow TreeHenry Whitter With Fiddler Joe1926Album
I'm Going Back To North Carolina / Be At Home Soon Tonight, My Dear BoyKelly Harrell Accomp. By Henry Whitter1926Album
The Burglar Man / A Woman's Tongue Has No EndHenry Whitter1926Album
I Wish I Was Single Again / The Heart Of Old GalaxHenry Whitter1926Album
Watermelon Hanging On The Vine / Keep My Skillet Good And GreasyHenry Whitter1925Album
Rabbit Race / Farewell To TheeHenry Whitter1925Album
Liza Jane / The Story By The MoonlightHenry Whitter1925Album
My Darling's Black Mustache / The Clouds Gwine To Roll AwayHenry Whitter1925Album
Love Me While I Am Living / Good-Bye, Old BoozeHenry Whitter1925Album
The Long Tongued Woman / The Dollar And The DevilHenry Whitter1925Album
Wild Bill Jones / I Was Born About Ten Thousand Years AgoKelly Harrell Accomp. By Henry Whitter1925Album
Lost John / Peek-A-BooHenry Whitter1925Album
I Wish I Was A Single Girl Again / The Butcher BoyHenry Whitter1925Album
Tippy Two Step Blues / Hop Out Ladies And Shortenin' BreadHenry Whitter1924Album
Rain Crow Bill Blues / The Weeping Willow TreeHenry Whitter1924Album
The Old Time Fox Chase / Lost Train Blues (Lost John Blues)Henry Whitter1924Album
Sydney Allen / Where Have You Been So Long?Henry Whitter1924Album
Western Country / Chicken, You Better Go Behind The BarnHenry Whitter1924Album
Lonesome Road Blues / The Wreck On The Southern Old 97Henry Whitter1924Album
Little Brown Jug / She's Coming Around The MountainHenry Whitter1924Album
Double Headed Train / The Weepin' BluesHenry Whitter1924Album
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad / The Drunkard's ChildHenry Whitter1924Album
The New River Train / The Stormy Wave BluesHenry Whitter1924Album
Fox Chase-No. 2 / Poor Lost BoyHenry WhitterAlbum
The Explosion At Eccles, W. Va. / The Snow StormHenry WhitterAlbum
Henry Whitter's Fox Chase / Fox Chase-No. 2Henry WhitterAlbum
George Collins / There Was An Old TrampHenry WhitterAlbum
The Explosion At Eccles, W. Va. / The Snow StormHenry WhitterAlbum
The Kaiser And Uncle Sam / Broken Engagement BluesHenry WhitterAlbum
Travelling Man / Ellen SmithHenry WhitterAlbum
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