United [US1]

United [US1]
United States
from 1951 to 1957
United / States Records was founded in Chicago by Leonard Allen and Lewis Simpkins in July of 1951 with the establishment of the United imprint. In May 1952 the company added a second imprint, States. Both labels were active till the end of 1957.
Related labels
States   Sublabel
Related artists
Leonard Allen   
Lewis Simpkins   


Added by shs
Managed by walt



Catalog nr. EAN Performer Title Date Format
U 102 Robert Nighthawk and His Nighthawks Band Kansas City Blues August 1951 78rpm
U 103 "Nature Boy" Brown and His Blue Ramblers Windy City Boogie 1951 78rpm
U 104 Tab Smith Because of You September 1951 7"
U 105 Robert Nighthawk and His Nighthawks Band Feel So Bad 1951 78rpm
U 108 Tab Smith - His Fabulous Alto and Orchestra Hands Across the Table April 1952 7"
109 Tiny Grimes and Rocking Highlanders Solitude March 1952 7"
U 110 Jimmy Forrest and All Star Combo Night Train March 1952 7"
U 112 Grant (Mr. Blues) Jones and His Orchestra Strange Man March 1952 78rpm
U 114 Four Blazes Mary Jo March 1952 78rpm
U 117 Southern Tornadoes When They Ring the Golden Bells May 1952 78rpm
U 125 Four Blazes Night Train August 1952 78rpm
U 130 Jimmy Forrest and His Orchestra Blue Groove October 1952 7"
U 131 Tab Smith - His Fabulous Alto and Orchestra Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart October 1952 78rpm
U 137 Gene Ammons Street of Dreams January 1953 7"
U 140 Tab Smith - His Fabulous Alto and Orchestra Red Hot and Blue January 1953 7"
U 146 Four Blazes My Hats on the Side of My Head 1952 78rpm
U 147 Tab Smith - His Fabulous Alto and Orchestra My Mother's Eyes May 1953 7"
U 156 Memphis Slim and His House Rockers The Come Back July 1953 7"
U 160 The Rockin' and Walkin' Rhythm of Eddie Chamblee Walkin' Home October 1953 7"
U 173 Jimmy Forrest and His All Star Combo Sophisticated Lady / March 1954 7"
U 183 Tommy Brown and His Combo Southern Women September 1954 7"
U 205 Tab Smith Pretend January 1957 7"
U 206 Lefty Bates and His Band Chicago Cha Cha April 1957 7"