Lou Henley in New York City - the 1910's

from His Eye Is On the Sparrow, page 129:

Shadow was replaced by Lou Henley, a truly wonderful pianist who always called me "Waters." Lou kept telling me I ought to learn other-type songs so I could do request numbers for the other girls when they didn't show up. "I don't want to learn nothin' new," I told him. But Lou kept at me, and I finally agreed to rehearse with him. But I warned him, "It's the story told in the songs that I like. If I don't like the stories in these songs you're pesterin' me about I won't sing them." However, after that I'd go to Edmond's early. Lou Henley got me to sing the popular ballads of the day--"Dear…   more >>

cite as

Charles Samuels and Ethel Waters, His Eye Is On the Sparrow (1950), p. 129. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1428326420818 accessed: 25 February, 2024

location of experience: New York City


Lou Henley

Listening to

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A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody performed by Lou Henley, Ethel Waters
Dear Old Pal of Mine performed by Lou Henley, Ethel Waters
My Buddy performed by Lou Henley, Ethel Waters
Rose of Washington Square performed by Lou Henley, Ethel Waters

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1910's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gill on Mon, 06 Apr 2015 14:20:20 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 19:33:34 +0100