Leon Rene

Real Name:
Leon T. René
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Leon René (b.February 6, 1902, Covington, Louisiana, USA – d.May 30, 1982, Los Angeles, California, USA) was an American music composer of R&B and rock and roll songs in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. He also established several record labels, most notably Exclusive, Excelsior and Class. Brother of Otis Rene and father of Googie Rene.
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Leon Rene Discography Tracks

Writing & Arrangement

Leon Rene - When It's Sleepy Time Down South / I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You album art Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra* When It's Sleepy Time Down South • Cuando Es Hora De Retirarse En El Sur (as Rene) Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra* - When It's Sleepy Time Down South / I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You OKeh US 1931 Sell This Version
MR 850 Leon Rene - That's My Home / A Broken Rosary album art Reilly And Comfort* That's My Home (as L. Rene) Reilly And Comfort* - That's My Home / A Broken Rosary(Shellac, 10") Regal Zonophone MR 850 UK 1933 Sell This Version
632 Leon Rene - When / When Hollywood Goes Black And Tan album art Cleo Brown Cleo Brown - When / When Hollywood Goes Black And Tan(Shellac, 10") Decca 632 US 1935 Sell This Version
02123 Leon Rene - When Hollywood Goes Black And Tan / When album art Cleo Brown Cleo Brown - When Hollywood Goes Black And Tan / When(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 02123 UK 1935 Sell This Version
795 Leon Rene - Latch On / Slow Poke album art Cleo Brown Cleo Brown - Latch On / Slow Poke(Shellac, 10") Decca 795 US 1936 Sell This Version
846 Leon Rene - Love In The First Degree / My Gal Mezzanine album art Cleo Brown My Gal Mezzanine Cleo Brown - Love In The First Degree / My Gal Mezzanine(Shellac, 10") Decca 846 US 1936 Sell This Version
7606 Leon Rene - Hot Spell / Juba album art Manny Kline And His Orchestra* Juba Manny Kline And His Orchestra* - Hot Spell / Juba(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 7606 US 1936 Sell This Version
3203 Leon Rene - I Surrender, Dear / When It's Sleepy Time Down South album art Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra When It's Sleepy Time Down South (as Rene) Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra - I Surrender, Dear / When It's Sleepy Time Down South(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 3203 US 1936 Sell This Version
25634 Leon Rene - Changes / When It's Sleepy Time Down South album art Benny Goodman And His Orchestra When It's Sleepy Time Down South Benny Goodman And His Orchestra - Changes / When It's Sleepy Time Down South(Shellac, 10") Victor 25634 US 1937 Sell This Version
171 Leon Rene - Connie Boswell Souvenir Album album art Connie Boswell When It's Sleepy Time Down South Connie Boswell - Connie Boswell Souvenir Album(5xShellac, 10", Album, Comp) Decca 171 US 1940 Sell This Version
Leon Rene - When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano / What Can I Do album art Ink Spots* When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano Ink Spots* - When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano / What Can I Do Decca US 1940 Sell This Version
Leon Rene - When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano / The Lady And The Melody album art Ceelle Burke* And Rhythmettes* / Ceelle Burke And His Orchestra* The Lady And The Melody (as Rene) and 1 more… Ceelle Burke* And Rhythmettes* / Ceelle Burke And His Orchestra* - When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano / The Lady And The Melody Ammor US 1940 Sell This Version
Leon Rene - Sierra Sue / When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano album art Gene Autry When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano (as Rene) Gene Autry - Sierra Sue / When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano Okeh US 1940 Sell This Version
B-10776 Leon Rene - When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano / A Cabana In Havana album art Glenn Miller And His Orchestra When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano Glenn Miller And His Orchestra - When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano / A Cabana In Havana(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-10776 US 1940 Sell This Version
B-10703 Leon Rene - When It's Sleepy Time Down South / Mighty River album art Louis Armstrong And Orchestra* When It's Sleepy Time Down South (as Leon René) Louis Armstrong And Orchestra* - When It's Sleepy Time Down South / Mighty River(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-10703 US 1940 Sell This Version
3287 Leon Rene - I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby / When It's Sleepy Time Down South album art Connie Boswell When It's Sleepy Time Down South Connie Boswell - I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby / When It's Sleepy Time Down South(Shellac, 10") Decca 3287 US 1940 Sell This Version
3246 Leon Rene - When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano / Where Was I? album art Tony Martin (3) When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano Tony Martin (3) - When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano / Where Was I?(Shellac, 10") Decca 3246 US 1940 Sell This Version
Leon Rene - Nothin' / Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat album art Ink Spots* Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat Ink Spots* - Nothin' / Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat (Single) Decca US 1941 Sell This Version
Leon Rene - Song Of The Volga Boatmen / Chapel In The Valley album art Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Chapel In The Valley (as Rene) Glenn Miller And His Orchestra - Song Of The Volga Boatmen / Chapel In The Valley Bluebird (3) US 1941 Sell This Version
Leon Rene - Chapel In The Valley / When Day Is Done album art Bing Crosby With Victor Young & Orchestra* Chapel In The Valley Bing Crosby With Victor Young & Orchestra* - Chapel In The Valley / When Day Is Done Decca Canada 1941 Sell This Version
B-11398 The Four King Sisters* Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat The Four King Sisters* - Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat / We're The Couple In The Castle(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-11398 US 1941 Sell This Version
3613 Leon Rene - You Walk By / Chapel In The Valley album art Bobby Byrne And His Orchestra Chapel In The Valley Bobby Byrne And His Orchestra - You Walk By / Chapel In The Valley(Shellac, 10") Decca 3613 US 1941 Sell This Version
B-11277 Leon Rene - Hey Doc! / Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat album art Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) And His Orchestra* Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) And His Orchestra* - Hey Doc! / Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-11277 US 1941 Sell This Version
Leon Rene - Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat / I Don't Want To Walk Without You album art Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat Artie Shaw And His Orchestra - Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat / I Don't Want To Walk Without You Victor US 1942 Sell This Version
122 Leon Rene - I Lost My Sugar In Salt Lake City album art Johnny Mercer With Freddie Slack And His Orchestra I Lost My Sugar In Salt Lake City Johnny Mercer With Freddie Slack And His Orchestra - I Lost My Sugar In Salt Lake City(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 122 US 1942 Sell This Version