Johnny Allen

Also known as Allen, J. Allen, John Allen, John Allen, Jr., John V. Allen, John V. Allen, Jr., Johnnie Allen, Jonny Allen

Discography of Johnny Allen:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label

American pianist & RB arranger (born Uchee, Ala., Sept. 20, 1917, died Detroit Jan.29, 2014). Grew up in Chicago and arrived in Detroit in 1936. Was an arranger for [l=Motown], [l=Stax] & several labels owned by [a=Don Davis (2)]. He got national fame in 1972 sharing a [i]Grammy Award[/i] with [a=Isaac Hayes] for their arrangement of [i]“Theme From Shaft[/i]. ”His contributions to Detroit’s musical culture spanned some seven decades.

Comments about Johnny Allen: