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Annisteen Allen

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Occupation(s)  Singer
Role  Singer
Instruments  Vocals
Genres  Blues
Years active  1954–1986
Record label  Capitol Records
Name  Annisteen Allen

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Birth name  Ernestine Letitia Allen
Born  November 11, 1920 Champaign, Illinois, United States (1920-11-11)
Labels  Tru-Sound LP, Capitol/Pathe Marconi, Official, Rev-Ola
Died  August 10, 1992, Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
Albums  Fujiyama Mama, Baby I´m Doing It, Give It Up
Similar People  Lucky Millinder, Big John Greer, Wynonie Harris, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Dizzy Gillespie

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Annisteen Allen (born Ernestine Letitia Allen, November 11, 1920 – August 10, 1992) was an American blues singer.


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Annisteen Allen was born in Champaign, Illinois. Her first recordings were made in 1945, and included "Miss Annie's Blues" and "Love for Sale". She sang with Big John Greer, Wynonie Harris, and Lucky Millinder. In 1951, Federal Records signed her to sing with Millinder's orchestra. She scored other hits with Millinder such as "I'll Never Be Free", "Let It Roll", "Moanin' the Blues", and "More, More, More". Federal's parent company, King Records, acquired her in 1953.

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Her single "Baby I'm Doin' It" released in 1953 charted on Billboard R&B chart (#8). After releasing the single, Apollo Records sued King for copyright infringement, and as a result King dropped her from its roster. She then signed with Capitol Records and did tours with Joe Morris and The Orioles. In 1955 she scored a hit in the U.S. with "Fujiyama Mama". She became a solo artist in the 1960s.

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Annisteen Allen died in Harlem, New York City at age 71.

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As leader/co-leader

  • 1961: Let it Roll (Tru-Sound) - (as Ernestine Allen) with King Curtis, Al Casey, Belton Evans and Chauncey Westbrook
  • References

    Annisteen Allen Wikipedia

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