Red Allen and Frank Wakefield

Red Allen and Frank Wakefield

Top Songs

1
Down In The Willow Garden
2
I'm Just Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail
3
Catnip
4
New Camptown Races

Albums

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Biography

With a high lonesome sound heavily influenced by Bill and Charlie Monroe, Red Allen quietly took his place as one of the most talented and underrated bluegrass artists of the post-World War II era. Born in Perry County, KY, he later made his mark not far from there, first landing in Dayton, OH, at the age of 19 in 1949 after a two-year stint in the Marines. In Ohio, he became acquainted with several other musicians whom he would later collaborate with, including Frank Wakefield,... Read more

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