Chris Bouchillon

Christopher Allen Bouchillon (August 21, 1893 – September 18, 1968) was an American country music and blues musician from South Carolina, who is often credited with being the originator of the talking blues musical style.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 21st, 1893, Died September 18th, 1968

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, speaker, guitar, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W143060 10-in. 11/4/1926 Talking blues Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W143061 10-in. 11/4/1926 Hannah Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143771 10-in. 3/26/1927 Waltz me around again, Willie Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W143772 10-in. 3/26/1927 Let it alone Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W143773 10-in. 3/26/1927 You look awful good to me Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W143774 10-in. 3/26/1927 In a city far away Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W143896 10-in. 4/5/1927 South Carolina blues Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, speaker  
Columbia W143897 10-in. 4/5/1927 My fat girl Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, speaker  
Columbia W143898 10-in. 4/5/1927 Born in hard luck Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W143899 10-in. 4/5/1927 The medicine show Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W145208 10-in. 11/10/1927 Chris visits the barber shop Chris Bouchillon Monologue, with guitar speaker  
Columbia W145209 10-in. 11/10/1927 A bull fight in Mexico Chris Bouchillon Monologue, with guitar speaker  
Columbia W145210 10-in. 11/10/1927 A week end at Sam Stover's Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W145211 10-in. 11/10/1927 Hebrew and home brew Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W145212 10-in. 11/10/1927 Goodnight Hun Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W145213 10-in. 11/10/1927 Sam Stover and the clergyman Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W146085 10-in. 4/16/1928 Old blind Heck Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W146086 10-in. 4/16/1928 New talking blues Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W146087 10-in. 4/16/1928 I got mine Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W146088 10-in. 4/16/1928 I've been married three times Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W146089 10-in. 4/16/1928 My wife's wedding Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W146090 10-in. 4/16/1928 Oyster stew Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W147333 10-in. 10/29/1928 Adam and Eve Chris Bouchillon ; Mrs. Chris Bouchillon Comic dialogue, with guitar speaker  
Columbia W147334 10-in. 10/29/1928 Adam and Eve Chris Bouchillon ; Mrs. Chris Bouchillon Comic dialogue, with guitar speaker  
Columbia W147335 10-in. 10/29/1928 Adam and Eve, part 3 Chris Bouchillon ; Mrs. Chris Bouchillon Comic dialogue, with guitar speaker  
(Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bouchillon, Chris," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106035.

Bouchillon, Chris. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106035.

"Bouchillon, Chris." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106035

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