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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 176-200 of 481 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W141081 10-in. 10/2/1925 The Boston burglar Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W141082 10-in. 10/2/1925 The orphan girl Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W141083 10-in. 10/2/1925 Hello Central, give me heaven Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W141084 10-in. 10/2/1925 In the good old summertime Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W141085 10-in. 10/2/1925 You'd be surprised Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W141086 10-in. 10/2/1925 I'll never get drunk any more Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W142034 10-in. 4/17/1926 Hand me down my walking cane Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble vocalist  
Columbia W142035 10-in. 4/17/1926 Bully of the town Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W142036 10-in. 4/17/1926 Pass around the bottle and we'll all take a drink Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal trio vocalist  
Columbia W142037 10-in. 4/17/1926 Alabama jubilee Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W142038 10-in. 4/17/1926 Watermelon on the vine Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and male vocal trio vocalist  
Columbia W142039 10-in. 4/17/1926 Don't you hear Jerusalem moan Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and male vocal duet vocalist  
Columbia W142040 10-in. 4/17/1926 Ya gotta quit kickin' my dog aroun' Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo, male vocal duet, and dog sound effect vocalist  
Columbia W142041 10-in. 4/17/1926 Turkey in the straw Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and male vocal duet vocalist  
Columbia W142054 10-in. 4/20/1926 Wal I swan Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W142055 10-in. 4/20/1926 Rock-a-bye baby Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W142056 10-in. 4/20/1926 Sauerkraut Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W142057 10-in. 4/20/1926 Everybody works but Father Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W142058 10-in. 4/20/1926 Jack and Joe Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W142059 10-in. 4/20/1926 Put my little shoes away Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W142084 10-in. 4/22/1926 I'm drifting back to dreamland Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist  
Columbia W142085 10-in. 4/22/1926 My Carolina home Bob Nichols ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W142086 10-in. 4/22/1926 Sally Goodwin Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W142087 10-in. 4/22/1926 Ida Red Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W142088 10-in. 4/22/1926 Down in Arkansas Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 176-200 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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