Mitch Allan, is the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist of the band SR-71. Mitch Allan was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the younger of two children. He graduated from Randallstown High School in Baltimore. Mitch also attended the University of Maryland at College Park and graduated with a BA in Mass Communication with a minor in Political Science.
His original band, Honor Among Thieves, became a big name on the Baltimore, MD music scene in the mid 1990s. They changed their name to SR-71 when they signed to RCA Records. While playing the Baltimore music scene, he also ran and produced records out of Wall of Sound Recording Studio which later became Wright Way Studios. In recent years, Mitch has been focusing his attention on song writing and producing. His most recent success was the Top 5 hit "1985" written by Allan, John Allen, and Jaret Reddick and performed by the band Bowling for Soup. Allan appears in the music video for the song. Originally only available on the SR-71 Japanese import CD Here We Go Again, the Bowling For Soup song "1985" has gone on to be certified Digital Triple Platinum and holds the iTunes record for the most downloads in a.