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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 401-425 of 481 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W150222 10-in. 4/15/1930 Devilish Mary Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W150223 10-in. 4/15/1930 Soldier, will you marry me Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W150243 10-in. 4/16/1930 Nine hundred miles from home Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150244 10-in. 4/16/1930 There's a hard time coming Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150245 10-in. 4/16/1930 Paw's old mule Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150246 10-in. 4/16/1930 Darktown Strutters' Ball Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150253 10-in. 4/17/1930 Me and my gal Oscar Ford Male vocal solo, with 2 fiddles (violins) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150254 10-in. 4/17/1930 Riding in a Chevrolet Six Oscar Ford Male vocal solo, with 2 fiddles (violins) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150255 10-in. 4/17/1930 Sweetest girl in town Oscar Ford Male vocal solo, with 2 fiddles (violins), guitar, and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150256 10-in. 4/17/1930 The farmer's dream Oscar Ford Male vocal solo, with 2 fiddles (violins) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150271 10-in. 4/17/1930 Taking the census Tom Dorsey ; Oscar Ford ; Bert Layne ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with male vocal solo, string band, and dog effects speaker, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150272 10-in. 4/17/1930 Taking the census Tom Dorsey ; Oscar Ford ; Bert Layne ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with male vocal solo and string band instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Columbia W150299 10-in. 4/19/1930 Jeremiah Hopkins store Tom Dorsey ; Oscar Ford ; Bert Layne ; Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene instrumentalist, guitar, speaker, vocalist  
Columbia W150300 10-in. 4/19/1930 Jeremiah Hopkins store Tom Dorsey ; Oscar Ford ; Dan Hornsby ; Bert Layne ; Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Uncle Fuzz Descriptive scene instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Columbia W150327 10-in. 4/21/1930 Done gone Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150328 10-in. 4/21/1930 Cumberland Valley waltz Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150335 10-in. 4/21/1930 Corn licker still in Georgia–Part 11 Tom Dorsey ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocalist(s) instrumentalist, guitar, speaker, vocalist  
Columbia W150336 10-in. 4/21/1930 Corn licker still in Georgia–Part 12 Tom Dorsey ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocalist(s) instrumentalist, guitar, speaker, vocalist  
Columbia W151024 10-in. 12/4/1930 Ride Old Buck to water Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and vocal effects instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W151025 10-in. 12/4/1930 Don't you cry, my honey Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and vocal effects instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W151026 10-in. 12/4/1930 Cacklin' hen and rooster too Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with vocal effects and talking instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151027 10-in. 12/4/1930 Ricketts hornpipe Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with vocal effects instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151028 10-in. 12/4/1930 Lover's waltz Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett Violin and guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151041 10-in. 12/5/1930 Hand me down my walking cane Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151042 10-in. 12/5/1930 Bully of the town no. 2 Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
(Results 401-425 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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