July 26, 2016 Records of the Day

Lee Allen 78Lee-AllenLee Allen was a sought after saxophone player in New Orleans in the 50s. He can be heard on records with Fats Domino and Lloyd Price. His solo sax can also be found on early Little Richard records. His only hit “Walkin’ With Mr. Lee” came in 1958. A copy of the single as a 45 or 78 can now sell for $30.00. In later years he would play with the Stray Cats and mentor the Blasters. His album “Walkin’ With Mr. Lee,” released on Ember records in 1958, can get you $100.00 today.

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