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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 51-75 of 481 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-99126 10-in. 2/14/1936 Riley's hen-house door Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99127 10-in. 2/14/1936 Back to my home in Smokey Mountain Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99128 10-in. 2/14/1936 Santa Fe Folks Fiesta Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99129 10-in. 2/14/1936 Bury me 'neath the willow tree Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99130 10-in. 2/14/1936 Ole Faithful Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99131 10-in. 2/14/1936 I want to wander in the Cumberland Mountains Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99132 10-in. 2/14/1936 My old mule Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031916 10-in. 2/1/1939 Can't put that monkey on my back Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031917 10-in. 2/1/1939 Though you're not satisfied with me Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031918 10-in. 2/1/1939 Let my peaches be Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031919 10-in. 2/1/1939 Moonlight, shadows and you Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031920 10-in. 2/1/1939 The old apple tree Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031921 10-in. 2/1/1939 The story of the preacher and the bear Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031922 10-in. 2/1/1939 That old Irish mother of mine Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031923 10-in. 2/1/1939 When Irish eyes are smiling Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031924 10-in. 2/1/1939 I wish I was single again Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031925 10-in. 2/1/1939 Boots and saddle Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031926 10-in. 2/1/1939 I wish I was a single girl again Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-031927 10-in. 2/1/1939 The longest train I ever saw Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-041275 10-in. 8/23/1939 Tie me to your apron strings Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-041276 10-in. 8/23/1939 I get the blues when it rains Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-041277 10-in. 8/23/1939 Dream train Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-041278 10-in. 8/23/1939 Little Sir Echo Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-041279 10-in. 8/23/1939 New "Givin' everything away" Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-041280 10-in. 8/23/1939 Frankie and Johnnie Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 51-75 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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