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Gid Tanner

James Gideon "Gid" Tanner (June 6, 1885 – May 13, 1960) was an American old-time fiddler and one of the earliest stars of what would come to be known as country music. His band, the Skillet Lickers, was one of the most innovative and influential string bands of the 1920s and 1930s. Its most notable members were Clayton McMichen (fiddle and vocal), Dan Hornsby (vocals), Riley Puckett (guitar and vocal) and Robert Lee Sweat (guitar).

Birth and Death Data: Born June 6, 1885 (Georgia), Died May 13, 1960 (Georgia)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, leader, vocalist, speaker, banjo, guitar, jew's harp, songwriter

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-82672 10-in. 3/29/1934 Georgia Waggoner Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band leader  
Victor BVE-82673 10-in. 3/29/1934 Mississippi sawyer Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band leader  
Victor BVE-82674 10-in. 3/29/1934 Back up and push Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band leader  
Victor BVE-82675 10-in. 3/29/1934 Rufus Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band leader  
Victor BVE-82676 10-in. 3/29/1934 Cumberland Gap on a buckin' mule Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band leader  
Victor BVE-82677 10-in. 3/29/1934 Hawkins' rag Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band leader  
Victor BVE-82678 10-in. 3/29/1934 Skillet Licker breakdown Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band leader  
Victor BVE-82679 10-in. 3/29/1934 Cotton patch Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with vocal phrases leader  
Victor BVE-82680 10-in. 3/29/1934 Ida Red Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with vocal phrases and talk leader  
Victor BVE-82681 10-in. 3/29/1934 Down yonder Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band leader  
Victor BVE-82682 10-in. 3/29/1934 Git along Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet leader  
Victor BVE-82683 10-in. 3/29/1934 Whoa, mule, whoa Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet leader  
Victor BVE-82684 10-in. 3/29/1934 Tanner's boarding house Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BVE-82685 10-in. 3/29/1934 On Tanner's farm Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BVE-82686 10-in. 3/29/1934 I'm satisfied Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BVE-82687 10-in. 3/29/1934 Three nights drunk Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BVE-82692 10-in. 3/29/1934 Tra-le-la-la Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-82693 10-in. 3/29/1934 Keep your gal at home Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-82694 10-in. 3/29/1934 Hinkey-dinkey-dee Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-82715 10-in. 3/30/1934 My Carolina home Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BVE-82718 10-in. 3/30/1934 Zelma Ezra "Ted" Hawkins ; Riley Puckett Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BVE-82719 10-in. 3/30/1934 I ain't no better now Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar leader, instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BVE-82720 10-in. 3/30/1934 Tanner's rag Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band leader  
Victor BVE-82721 10-in. 3/30/1934 Tanner's hornpipe Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band leader  
Victor BVE-82722 10-in. 3/30/1934 Soldiers' joy Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with string band vocalist, leader, instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BVE-82723 10-in. 3/30/1934 Flop-eared mule Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band speaker, leader, instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BVE-82724 10-in. 3/30/1934 Prosperity and politics Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Victor BVE-82725 10-in. 3/30/1934 Prosperity and politics Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist, leader  
Victor BVE-82728 10-in. 3/30/1934 Practice night with the Skillet Lickers Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist, leader  
Victor BVE-82729 10-in. 3/30/1934 Practice night with the Skillet Lickers Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
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, violin  
Columbia 81601 10-in. 3/7/1924 Knoxville girl Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia 81604 10-in. 3/7/1924 Boll weevil blues Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia 81627 10-in. 3/7/1924 I'm satisfied Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
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, violin, vocalist  
Columbia 81629 10-in. 3/8/1924 Devilish Mary Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, violin, vocalist  
Columbia 81630 10-in. 3/8/1924 Hen cackle Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia 81631 10-in. 3/8/1924 Lightning Express Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia 81634 10-in. 3/8/1924 Buckin' mule Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia 81635 10-in. 3/8/1924 Black-eyed Susie Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
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 instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia 140002 10-in. 9/10/1924 Prettiest little girl in the county Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia 140003 10-in. 9/10/1924 Whistling Rufus Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia 140004 10-in. 9/10/1924 Sourwood Mountain Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Violin and banjo duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140005 10-in. 9/10/1924 Cripple Creek Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with violin and banjo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia 140012 10-in. 9/11/1924 Blue Ridge Mountain blues Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140013 10-in. 9/11/1924 Darling Nellie Gray Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140014 10-in. 9/11/1924 Old Black Joe Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140015 10-in. 9/11/1924 Papa's billy goat Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140017 10-in. 9/11/1924 I am going down the road feeling bad Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140018 10-in. 9/11/1924 Liza Jane Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and banjo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140019 10-in. 9/11/1924 Georgia Railroad Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140020 10-in. 9/11/1924 Going along down town Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140021 10-in. 9/11/1924 Whoa! Mule Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and banjo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140022 10-in. 9/11/1924 Bile dem cabbage down Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and banjo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140023 10-in. 9/11/1924 Railroad Bill Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and banjo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140025 10-in. 9/11/1924 Nobody's business if I do Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar and banjo instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 140031 10-in. 9/12/1924 John Henry Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia 140045 10-in. 9/12/1924 The Arkansaw traveler Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Comic dialogue, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
Columbia 140046 10-in. 9/12/1924 Cumberland Gap Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Violin and banjo duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140047 10-in. 9/12/1924 Turkey in the straw Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with violin and banjo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia 140048 10-in. 9/12/1924 Be kind to a man when he's down Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia 140049 10-in. 9/12/1924 Sailor boy Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140050 10-in. 9/12/1924 Fox chase Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140051 10-in. 9/12/1924 Don't grieve your mother Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140280 10-in. 1/27/1925 Floella's cottage Arthur Tanner ; Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 140281 10-in. 1/27/1925 Knoxville girl Arthur Tanner ; Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W141087 10-in. 10/3/1925 Old time tunes Georgia Boys ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W141088 10-in. 10/3/1925 Just gimme the leavings Georgia Boys ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
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, leader  
Columbia W142035 10-in. 4/17/1926 Bully of the town Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo leader  
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, leader  
Columbia W142037 10-in. 4/17/1926 Alabama jubilee Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and guitar leader  
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, leader  
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 instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
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, leader  
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, leader  
Columbia W142060 10-in. 4/20/1926 S-a-v-e-d Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W142061 10-in. 4/20/1926 Where did you get that hat? Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W142062 10-in. 4/20/1926 Frankie was a good woman Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W142063 10-in. 4/20/1926 Goodbye booze Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W142064 10-in. 4/20/1926 I'm tired of living on pork and beans Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W142065 10-in. 4/20/1926 Three nights' experience Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W143019 10-in. 11/2/1926 Polly woddle doo Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet leader  
Columbia W143020 10-in. 11/2/1926 Rock road to Milledgeville Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band leader  
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 instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
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 leader  
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 leader  
Columbia W143028 10-in. 11/3/1926 I don't love nobody Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W143029 10-in. 11/3/1926 Hop light ladies Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo leader  
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, leader  
Columbia W143031 10-in. 11/3/1926 Shortening bread Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W143032 10-in. 11/3/1926 Old Joe Clark Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W143046 10-in. 11/3/1926 The drunkard's hiccups Bob Nichols ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet vocalist  
Columbia W143047 10-in. 11/4/1926 New Dixie Fate Norris ; The Tanner Boys Male vocal duet, with banjo vocalist  
Columbia W143048 10-in. 11/4/1926 Hungry hash house Fate Norris ; The Tanner Boys Male vocal duet, with banjo vocalist  
Columbia W143049 10-in. 11/4/1926 I don't reckon that'll happen again Fate Norris ; The Tanner Boys Male vocal duet, with banjo vocalist  
Columbia W143078 10-in. 11/5/1926 My boarding-house on the hill Gid Tanner Male vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W143079 10-in. 11/5/1926 The fate of William Cheek Gid Tanner Male vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W143080 10-in. 11/5/1926 The drunkard's courtship Gid Tanner Male vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W143081 10-in. 11/5/1926 Don't forget me, little darling Gid Tanner Male vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W143785 10-in. 3/28/1927 Casey Jones Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet leader  
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 leader  
Columbia W143795 10-in. 3/29/1927 Dixie Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet leader  
Columbia W143796 10-in. 3/29/1927 Run, nigger, run Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet leader  
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 leader  
Columbia W143798 10-in. 3/29/1927 The old gray mare Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet leader  
Columbia W143799 10-in. 3/29/1927 John Henry Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet leader  
Columbia W143800 10-in. 3/29/1927 Drink 'er down Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet leader  
Columbia W143801 10-in. 3/29/1927 The Darktown Strutters' Ball Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet leader  
Columbia W143802 10-in. 3/29/1927 Peter went a-fishing Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W143823 10-in. 3/31/1927 Grandpapa's papa Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W143824 10-in. 3/31/1927 Howdy Bill Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W143825 10-in. 3/31/1927 Football rag Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W143826 10-in. 3/31/1927 Baby Lou Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W143848 10-in. 4/1/1927 A fiddler's convention in Georgia Bert Layne ; Bob Nichols ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Violin, banjo, and guitar, with talk and male vocal solo speaker, vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W143849 10-in. 4/1/1927 A fiddler's convention in Georgia Bert Layne ; Bob Nichols ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Violin, banjo, and guitar, with talk, calls, and male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
Columbia W143850 10-in. 4/1/1927 Shack no. 9 Corn-Shuckers ; Arthur Tanner Male vocal solo, with string band and singing by members of the band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W143851 10-in. 4/1/1927 The jealous lover Corn-Shuckers ; Arthur Tanner Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W143852 10-in. 4/1/1927 Knoxville girl Corn-Shuckers ; Arthur Tanner Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W145046 10-in. 10/31/1927 Mr. Dooley Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W145047 10-in. 10/31/1927 Old McDonald had a farm Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W145048 10-in. 10/31/1927 Bile them cabbage down Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W145049 10-in. 10/31/1927 Big ball in town Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W145050 10-in. 10/31/1927 It's a long way to Tipperary Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W145053 10-in. 10/31/1927 Buckin' mule Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking speaker, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W145054 10-in. 10/31/1927 Uncle Bud Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W145055 10-in. 10/31/1927 Polly wolly doodle Skillet Lickers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W145056 10-in. 11/1/1927 Please do not get offended Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W145057 10-in. 11/1/1927 Everyday will be Sunday bye and bye Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W145058 10-in. 11/1/1927 Johnson's old gray mule Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W145066 10-in. 11/1/1927 Corn licker still in Georgia—Part 1 Bill Brown ; Clayton McMichen ; Bob Nichols ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocal solo speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W145067 10-in. 11/1/1927 Corn licker still in Georgia—Part 2 Bill Brown ; Clayton McMichen ; Bob Nichols ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocal solo speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W146000 10-in. 4/10/1928 Hen cackle Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking and chicken sound effects speaker, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W146001 10-in. 4/10/1928 Cumberland Gap Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W146002 10-in. 4/10/1928 Cotton-eyed Joe Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
Columbia W146003 10-in. 4/10/1928 Black-eyed Susie Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
Columbia W146004 10-in. 4/10/1928 Prettiest little girl in the county Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
Columbia W146005 10-in. 4/10/1928 Slow buck Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talk and vocal effects instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W146006 10-in. 4/10/1928 Settin' in the chimney jamb Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W146007 10-in. 4/10/1928 Sal let me chaw your rosin Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talk and male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W146032 10-in. 4/12/1928 Corn licker still in Georgia—Part 3 Bill Brown ; Clayton McMichen ; Bob Nichols ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocalist(s) speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W146033 10-in. 4/12/1928 Corn licker still in Georgia—Part 4 Bill Brown ; Clayton McMichen ; Bob Nichols ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocalist(s) speaker, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W146040 10-in. 4/12/1928 Grandpapa's papa Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and banjo or guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W146041 10-in. 4/12/1928 Coon, coon, coon Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and banjo or guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W146056 10-in. 4/13/1928 Possum hunt on Stump House Mountain Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Instrumental ensemble, with talk and horn and dog sound effects speaker, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W146057 10-in. 4/13/1928 Possum hunt on Stump House Mountain Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Instrumental ensemble, with talk and dog sound effects speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W146058 10-in. 4/13/1928 Hog killing day Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Instrumental ensemble, with talk and hog sound effects speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W146059 10-in. 4/13/1928 Hog killing day Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Instrumental ensemble, with talk speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147253 10-in. 10/22/1928 Liberty Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W147254 10-in. 10/22/1928 Nancy Rollin Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talk instrumentalist, violin, speaker, leader  
Columbia W147255 10-in. 10/22/1928 Old Dan Tucker Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W147256 10-in. 10/22/1928 Devilish Mary Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W147263 10-in. 10/23/1928 Pretty little widow Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W147264 10-in. 10/23/1928 Fly around my pretty little miss Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W147275 10-in. 10/24/1928 Corn licker still in Georgia—Part 5 Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band instrumentalist, violin, speaker, vocalist  
Columbia W147276 10-in. 10/24/1928 Corn licker still in Georgia—Part 6 Bill Brown ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocal solo(s) instrumentalist, violin, speaker, vocalist  
Columbia W147278 10-in. 10/24/1928 Day at the county fair Hugh Cross ; K. D. Malone ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with instrumental ensemble and male vocal solo speaker, instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W147279 10-in. 10/24/1928 Day at the county fair Hugh Cross ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with instrumental ensemble and male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, speaker, vocalist  
Columbia W148200 10-in. 4/8/1929 Mississippi sawyer Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking instrumentalist, violin, speaker, leader  
Columbia W148201 10-in. 4/8/1929 It ain't gonna rain no mo' Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W148202 10-in. 4/8/1929 Going on down town Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band,with male vocal solo and male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
Columbia W148203 10-in. 4/8/1929 Flatwoods Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo, male vocal duet, and talk instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
Columbia W148208 10-in. 4/8/1929 Never seen the like since gettin' upstairs Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
Columbia W148209 10-in. 4/8/1929 Show me the way to go home Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo, male vocal ensemble, and whistling instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
Columbia W148210 10-in. 4/8/1929 Cotton baggin' Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking and vocal effects instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
Columbia W148211 10-in. 4/8/1929 The rovin' gambler Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and talking instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W148254 10-in. 4/12/1929 Roll 'em on the ground Fate Norris and his Play Boys String band, with male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W148255 10-in. 4/12/1929 Johnnie get your gun Fate Norris and his Play Boys String band, with male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W148266 10-in. 4/12/1929 Corn licker still in Georgia—Part 7 Tom Dorsey ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocalist(s) instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
Columbia W148267 10-in. 4/12/1929 Corn licker still in Georgia–Part 8 Tom Dorsey ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocalist(s) speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W149276 10-in. 10/29/1929 Rocky pallet Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band leader  
Columbia W149277 10-in. 10/29/1929 Soldier's joy Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and talking leader  
Columbia W149278 10-in. 10/29/1929 Rock that cradle, Lucy Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W149279 10-in. 10/29/1929 There'll be a hot time in the old town tonight Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet vocalist, leader  
Columbia W149280 10-in. 10/29/1929 Bonaparte's retreat Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking leader  
Columbia W149281 10-in. 10/29/1929 Hell's broke loose in Georgia Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with dialogue leader  
Columbia W149282 10-in. 10/29/1929 Giddap Napoleon Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W149283 10-in. 10/29/1929 Cripple Creek Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and talking leader  
Columbia W149328 10-in. 11/1/1929 Corn licker still in Georgia—Part 9 Tom Dorsey ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W149329 10-in. 11/1/1929 Corn licker still in Georgia–Part 10 Tom Dorsey ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocalist(s) speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W149338 10-in. 11/2/1929 Kickapoo medicine show Hugh Cross ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W149339 10-in. 11/2/1929 Kickapoo medicine show Hugh Cross ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and vocal effects vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W149369 10-in. 11/4/1929 A bee hunt on Hill for Sartin Creek Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and bee sound effects instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
Columbia W149370 10-in. 11/4/1929 A bee hunt on Hill for Sartin Creek Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and bee sound effects speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W150200 10-in. 4/14/1930 Leather breeches Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking leader  
Columbia W150201 10-in. 4/14/1930 New Arkansas traveller Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking leader  
Columbia W150202 10-in. 4/14/1930 Sugar in the gourd Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W150203 10-in. 4/14/1930 Georgia Wagner Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W150204 10-in. 4/14/1930 Sal's gone to the cider mill Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and talking leader  
Columbia W150205 10-in. 4/14/1930 Nigger in the woodpile Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and talking leader  
Columbia W150216 10-in. 4/15/1930 I don't bother work Melvin Dupree ; Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal trio, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W150217 10-in. 4/15/1930 I shall not be moved Melvin Dupree ; Fate Norris ; Gid Tanner Male vocal trio, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W150222 10-in. 4/15/1930 Devilish Mary Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W150223 10-in. 4/15/1930 Soldier, will you marry me Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W150271 10-in. 4/17/1930 Taking the census Tom Dorsey ; Oscar Ford ; Bert Layne ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with male vocal solo, string band, and dog effects speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W150272 10-in. 4/17/1930 Taking the census Tom Dorsey ; Oscar Ford ; Bert Layne ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with male vocal solo and string band speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W150299 10-in. 4/19/1930 Jeremiah Hopkins store Tom Dorsey ; Oscar Ford ; Bert Layne ; Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
Columbia W150300 10-in. 4/19/1930 Jeremiah Hopkins store Tom Dorsey ; Oscar Ford ; Dan Hornsby ; Bert Layne ; Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Uncle Fuzz Descriptive scene speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W150335 10-in. 4/21/1930 Corn licker still in Georgia–Part 11 Tom Dorsey ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocalist(s) speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W150336 10-in. 4/21/1930 Corn licker still in Georgia–Part 12 Tom Dorsey ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocalist(s) instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W151024 10-in. 12/4/1930 Ride Old Buck to water Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and vocal effects instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
Columbia W151025 10-in. 12/4/1930 Don't you cry, my honey Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and vocal effects instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
Columbia W151026 10-in. 12/4/1930 Cacklin' hen and rooster too Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with vocal effects and talking instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
Columbia W151027 10-in. 12/4/1930 Ricketts hornpipe Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with vocal effects instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
Columbia W151041 10-in. 12/5/1930 Hand me down my walking cane Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
Columbia W151042 10-in. 12/5/1930 Bully of the town no. 2 Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
Columbia W151043 10-in. 12/5/1930 Broken down gambler Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking and vocal effects instrumentalist, banjo, speaker, jew's harp, leader  
Columbia W151044 10-in. 12/5/1930 Possum up the gum stump Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
Columbia W151061 10-in. 12/6/1930 If you want to go a-courtin' Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Columbia W151062 10-in. 12/6/1930 You've got to stop drinking shine Gid Tanner Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Columbia W151100 10-in. 12/8/1930 Fiddlers' convention Tom Dorsey ; Bert Layne ; Clayton McMichen ; Bob Nichols ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with male vocal solo and string band speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W151101 10-in. 12/8/1930 Fiddlers' convention Tom Dorsey ; Bert Layne ; Clayton McMichen ; Bob Nichols ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with male vocal solo and string band instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
Columbia W151102 10-in. 12/8/1930 Corn licker still in Georgia–Part 13 Tom Dorsey ; Bert Layne ; Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocalist(s) instrumentalist, banjo, speaker  
Columbia W151103 10-in. 12/8/1930 Corn licker still in Georgia–Part 14 Tom Dorsey ; Bert Layne ; Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocalist(s) instrumentalist, banjo, speaker  
Columbia W151916 10-in. 10/24/1931 Miss McLeod's reel Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking and vocal effects instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
Columbia W151917 10-in. 10/24/1931 Four cent cotton Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
Columbia W151918 10-in. 10/24/1931 Molly put the kettle on Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and talking instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
Columbia W151919 10-in. 10/24/1931 Sleeping Lulu Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
Columbia W151920 10-in. 10/24/1931 McMichen's breakdown Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking and vocal effects instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
Columbia W151921 10-in. 10/24/1931 Whistlin' Rufus Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with whistling duet instrumentalist, banjo, leader  
Columbia W151942 10-in. 10/26/1931 Raccoon on a rail The Home Town Boys Violin, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia W151943 10-in. 10/26/1931 Home town rag The Home Town Boys Violin, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia W151944 10-in. 10/26/1931 Still write your name in the sand The Home Town Boys String trio, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia W151945 10-in. 10/26/1931 Still got 99 The Home Town Boys String trio, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Columbia W151982 10-in. 10/29/1931 No. 2 schottische Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W151983 10-in. 10/29/1931 Parody on "Home, sweet home" Riley Puckett ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick C3758 10-in. 7/1/1929 Goin’ down to town Charlie Craver ; Gid Tanner Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist  
Brunswick C3912 10-in. 7/20/1929 That old Go Hungry Hash House where we board Arkansas Charlie Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tanner, Gid," accessed June 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106154.

Tanner, Gid. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106154.

"Tanner, Gid." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 June 2024.

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