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Riley Puckett

Riley Puckett (May 7, 1894 – July 13, 1946) was an American country music pioneer, best known as a member of Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 7th, 1894 (Alpharetta), Died July 13th, 1946 (East Point)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, speaker, banjo, composer, lyricist, whistling, leader

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 402 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-82687 10-in. 3/29/1934 Three nights drunk Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and mandolin vocalist  
Victor BVE-82695 10-in. 3/29/1934 Careless love Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BVE-82696 10-in. 3/29/1934 Waitin' for the evenin' mail Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BVE-82697 10-in. 3/29/1934 Chain gang blues Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BVE-82698 10-in. 3/29/1934 George Collins Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist  
Victor BVE-82699 10-in. 3/29/1934 I'm gettin' ready to go Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BVE-82700 10-in. 3/29/1934 Ragged but right Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist  
Victor BVE-82711 10-in. 3/30/1934 K. C. Railroad Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BVE-82712 10-in. 3/30/1934 Four day blues Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BVE-82713 10-in. 3/30/1934 Just as we used to do Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BVE-82714 10-in. 3/30/1934 I'm drifting back to dreamland Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist  
Victor BVE-82715 10-in. 3/30/1934 My Carolina home Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist  
Victor BVE-82716 10-in. 3/30/1934 The old spinning wheel Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist  
Victor BVE-82717 10-in. 3/30/1934 Down in the valley Ezra "Ted" Hawkins ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with 2 fiddles (violins) and guitar vocalist  
Victor BVE-82724 10-in. 3/30/1934 Prosperity and politics Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band speaker  
Victor BVE-82725 10-in. 3/30/1934 Prosperity and politics Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble speaker  
Victor BVE-82728 10-in. 3/30/1934 Practice night with the Skillet Lickers Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble speaker, vocalist  
Victor BVE-82729 10-in. 3/30/1934 Practice night with the Skillet Lickers Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble speaker  
Victor BVE-82848 10-in. 7/31/1934 Wednesday night waltz Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Victor BVE-82849 10-in. 7/31/1934 Renfro Valley home Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-82850 10-in. 7/31/1934 I only want a buddy (Not a sweetheart) Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BVE-82851 10-in. 7/31/1934 Lost love Red Jones ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-82852 10-in. 7/31/1934 Saxophone waltz Red Jones ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-82853 10-in. 7/31/1934 Puckett blues Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-94368 10-in. 8/8/1935 The Isle of Capri Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 402 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Puckett, Riley," accessed August 7, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102247.

Puckett, Riley. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 7, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102247.

"Puckett, Riley." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 7 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102247

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