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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 126-150 of 481 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 140013 10-in. 9/11/1924 Darling Nellie Gray Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140014 10-in. 9/11/1924 Old black Joe Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140015 10-in. 9/11/1924 Papa's billy goat Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140016 10-in. 9/11/1924 Jesse James Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140017 10-in. 9/11/1924 I am going down the road feeling bad Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140018 10-in. 9/11/1924 Liza Jane Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 140019 10-in. 9/11/1924 Georgia Railroad Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and banjo instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 140020 10-in. 9/11/1924 Going along down town Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 140021 10-in. 9/11/1924 Whoa! Mule Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 140022 10-in. 9/11/1924 Bile dem cabbage down Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 140023 10-in. 9/11/1924 Railroad Bill Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 140024 10-in. 9/11/1924 O! Susanna Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 140025 10-in. 9/11/1924 Nobody's business if I do Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 140026 10-in. 9/11/1924 When you and I were young, Maggie Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140027 10-in. 9/12/1924 Spanish cavalier Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140028 10-in. 9/12/1924 When I had but fifty cents Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140029 10-in. 9/12/1924 Burglar man Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140030 10-in. 9/12/1924 Spanish cavalier Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140031 10-in. 9/12/1924 John Henry Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140045 10-in. 9/12/1924 The Arkansaw traveler Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Comic dialogue, with fiddle (violin) and guitar speaker, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140046 10-in. 9/12/1924 Cumberland Gap Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Violin and banjo duet instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 140047 10-in. 9/12/1924 Turkey in the straw Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with violin and banjo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, banjo  
Columbia W140668 10-in. 6/15/1925 Just break the news to Mother Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W140669 10-in. 6/15/1925 Drunkard's dream Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W140670 10-in. 6/15/1925 I wish I was single again Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 126-150 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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