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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 26-50 of 481 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-82724 10-in. 3/30/1934 Prosperity and politics Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band instrumentalist, guitar, 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 instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Victor BVE-82726 10-in. 3/30/1934 Kimball House Ezra "Ted" Hawkins ; Riley Puckett Guitar and mandolin duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-82727 10-in. 3/30/1934 Hop light ladies Ezra "Ted" Hawkins ; Riley Puckett Guitar and mandolin duet instrumentalist, guitar  
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 instrumentalist, guitar, 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 instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Victor BVE-82848 10-in. 7/31/1934 Wednesday night waltz Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-82849 10-in. 7/31/1934 Renfro Valley home Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, 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, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-82851 10-in. 7/31/1934 Lost love Red Jones ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-82852 10-in. 7/31/1934 Saxophone waltz Red Jones ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-82853 10-in. 7/31/1934 Puckett blues Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-94368 10-in. 8/8/1935 The Isle of Capri Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-94369 10-in. 8/8/1935 My buddy Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-94370 10-in. 8/8/1935 Caroline sunshine girl Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-94371 10-in. 8/8/1935 Put on an old pair of shoes Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-94372 10-in. 8/8/1935 Blue Ridge Mountain blues Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-94373 10-in. 8/8/1935 Don't let your deal go down Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-94374 10-in. 8/8/1935 Curly-headed baby Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-94375 10-in. 8/8/1935 Nobody's business Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-94376 10-in. 8/8/1935 Roll back the carpet Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-94377 10-in. 8/8/1935 What's the reason (I'm not pleasin' you) Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99123 10-in. 2/14/1936 In a little Gypsy tea room Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-99124 10-in. 2/14/1936 When I grow too old to dream Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99125 10-in. 2/14/1936 Old maids Brown Ferry blues Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 26-50 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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