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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 76-100 of 481 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-041281 10-in. 8/23/1939 When I'm gone, you'll soon forget me Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-041282 10-in. 8/23/1939 'Way out there Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with yodeling, guitar, and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-041283 10-in. 8/23/1939 Back on the Texas plains Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with yodeling, guitar, and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-041284 10-in. 8/23/1939 How come you do me, like you do? Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-041292 10-in. 8/23/1939 I told them all about you Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-041293 10-in. 8/23/1939 Red River Valley Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-047529 10-in. 2/5/1940 South of the border Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor BS-047530 10-in. 2/5/1940 Red sails in the sunset Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-047531 10-in. 2/5/1940 Whistle and blow your blues away Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-047532 10-in. 2/5/1940 Margie Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-047533 10-in. 2/5/1940 Oh, Johnny, oh Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-047534 10-in. 2/5/1940 Take me back to my boots and saddle Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-047535 10-in. 2/5/1940 When I grow too old to dream Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and accordion vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-047536 10-in. 2/5/1940 It's a sin to tell a lie Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and accordion vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-056504 10-in. 10/11/1940 Ma (he's making eyes at me) Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with mandolin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-056505 10-in. 10/11/1940 Walking my baby back home Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with mandolin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-056506 10-in. 10/11/1940 Get out and get under the moon Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with mandolin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-056507 10-in. 10/11/1940 When I'm back in Tennessee Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with mandolin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-056508 10-in. 10/11/1940 Nobody's business Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with mandolin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-056509 10-in. 10/11/1940 Playmates Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with mandolin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-071078 10-in. 10/2/1941 Where the shy little violets grow Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-071079 10-in. 10/2/1941 In a little garden Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-071080 10-in. 10/2/1941 Tuck me to sleep in my old Kentucky home Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-071081 10-in. 10/2/1941 When it's peach pickin' time in Georgia Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-071082 10-in. 10/2/1941 Old fashioned locket Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 76-100 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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