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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 201-225 of 481 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W142089 10-in. 4/22/1926 I'll take you home again, Kathleen Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143019 10-in. 11/2/1926 Polly woddle doo Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Columbia W143021 10-in. 11/2/1926 Uncle Bud Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143026 10-in. 11/3/1926 Dance all night with a bottle in your hand Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and ensemble vocalist  
Columbia W143027 10-in. 11/3/1926 She'll be coming 'round the mountain Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Columbia W143028 10-in. 11/3/1926 I don't love nobody Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W143029 10-in. 11/3/1926 Hop light ladies Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W143030 10-in. 11/3/1926 I got mine Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo, male vocal trio, and talk vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Columbia W143031 10-in. 11/3/1926 Shortening bread Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W143032 10-in. 11/3/1926 Old Joe Clark Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W143090 10-in. 11/6/1926 House of David blues McMichen's Melody Men Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143091 10-in. 11/6/1926 Down yonder McMichen's Melody Men Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143098 10-in. 11/6/1926 Ring waltz Bob Nichols ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with guitar and fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143099 10-in. 11/6/1926 Underneath the mellow moon Bob Nichols ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with guitar and fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143100 10-in. 11/6/1926 Don't you remember the time Bob Nichols ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with guitar and fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143101 10-in. 11/6/1926 My isle of golden dreams Bob Nichols ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with guitar and fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143102 10-in. 11/6/1926 My poodle dog Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143103 10-in. 11/6/1926 Take me back to my old Carolina home Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143104 10-in. 11/6/1926 Somebody's waiting for you Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143105 10-in. 11/6/1926 My puppy Bud Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143785 10-in. 3/28/1927 Casey Jones Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143786 10-in. 3/28/1927 The wreck of the Southern Old '97 Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143795 10-in. 3/29/1927 Dixie Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist, guitar  
Columbia W143796 10-in. 3/29/1927 Run, nigger, run Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist, guitar  
Columbia W143797 10-in. 3/29/1927 The girl I left behind me Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist, guitar  
(Results 201-225 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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