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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 101-125 of 481 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-071083 10-in. 10/2/1941 Railroad boomer Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81600 10-in. 3/7/1924 Little old log cabin in the lane Riley Puckett Male vocal solo (yodeling), with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia 81602 10-in. 3/7/1924 Johnson's old grey mule Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81603 10-in. 3/7/1924 Old Joe Clark Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81605 10-in. 3/7/1924 Casey Jones Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81626 10-in. 3/7/1924 Steamboat Bill Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81628 10-in. 3/7/1924 Chicken don't roost too high for me Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal solos, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia 81630 10-in. 3/8/1924 Hen cackle Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81631 10-in. 3/8/1924 Lightning Express Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81632 10-in. 3/8/1924 Strawberries Riley Puckett Male vocal solo (yodeling), with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81633 10-in. 3/8/1924 Rock all our babies to sleep Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81634 10-in. 3/8/1924 Buckin' mule Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81635 10-in. 3/8/1924 Black-eyed Susie Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 81638 10-in. 3/8/1924 Alabama gal, give the fiddler a dram Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140002 10-in. 9/10/1924 Prettiest little girl in the county Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140003 10-in. 9/10/1924 Whistling Rufus Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140004 10-in. 9/10/1924 Sourwood Mountain Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Violin and banjo duet instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 140005 10-in. 9/10/1924 Cripple Creek Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with violin and banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Columbia 140006 10-in. 9/10/1924 You'll never miss your mother till she's gone Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140007 10-in. 9/10/1924 Just as the sun went down Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140008 10-in. 9/10/1924 Sleep, baby, sleep Riley Puckett Male vocal solo and yodeling, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140009 10-in. 9/10/1924 Ring waltz Riley Puckett Guitar solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140010 10-in. 9/10/1924 We'll sow righteous seed for the reaper Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140011 10-in. 9/10/1924 Where is my wandering boy tonight Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140012 10-in. 9/11/1924 Blue Ridge Mountain blues Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 101-125 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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