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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 East Point

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1941

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

Recordings (Results 226-250 of 481 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W143798 10-in. 3/29/1927 The old gray mare Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist, guitar  
Columbia W143799 10-in. 3/29/1927 John Henry Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist, guitar  
Columbia W143800 10-in. 3/29/1927 Drink 'er down Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist, guitar  
Columbia W143801 10-in. 3/29/1927 The Darktown Strutters' Ball Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, banjo, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143802 10-in. 3/29/1927 Peter went a-fishing Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, banjo, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143813 10-in. 3/30/1927 Let the rest of the world go by Bob Nichols ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with 2 fiddles (violins) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143814 10-in. 3/30/1927 Till we meet again Bob Nichols ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with 2 violins and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143815 10-in. 3/30/1927 I'm forever blowing bubbles Bob Nichols ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with 2 violins and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143816 10-in. 3/30/1927 My old Kentucky home Bob Nichols ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with 2 fiddles (violins) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143831 10-in. 3/31/1927 Three o'clock in the morning Bob Nichols ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143848 10-in. 4/1/1927 A fiddler's convention in Georgia Bert Layne ; Bob Nichols ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Violin, banjo, and guitar, with talking and male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, speaker, vocalist  
Columbia W143849 10-in. 4/1/1927 A fiddler's convention in Georgia Bert Layne ; Bob Nichols ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Violin, banjo, and guitar, with talking, calls, and male vocal solo speaker, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143854 10-in. 4/1/1927 That old Irish mother of mine Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143855 10-in. 4/1/1927 Fire on the mountain Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143856 10-in. 4/1/1927 Alabama gal Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143857 10-in. 4/1/1927 Sleep, baby, sleep Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143858 10-in. 4/1/1927 Little log cabin in the lane Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143867 10-in. 4/2/1927 Cindy Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143868 10-in. 4/2/1927 Little brown jug Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143869 10-in. 4/2/1927 Alcoholic blues Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143870 10-in. 4/2/1927 Down-hearted blues Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143871 10-in. 4/2/1927 Fuzzy rag Riley Puckett Guitar solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143872 10-in. 4/2/1927 The darkey's wail Riley Puckett Guitar solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W145043 10-in. 10/31/1927 Red Wing Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W145044 10-in. 10/31/1927 I'm going where the chilly winds don't blow Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 226-250 of 481 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Puckett, Riley," accessed September 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102247.

Puckett, Riley. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102247.

"Puckett, Riley." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 September 2020.

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

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