Buell Kazee

Buell Kazee (August 29, 1900 - August 31, 1976) was an American country and folk singer. He is considered one of the most successful folk musicians of the 1920s and experienced a career comeback during the American folk music revival of the 1960s due in part to his inclusion on the Anthology of American Folk Music.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 29th, 1900 (Kentucky), Died August 31st, 1976

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1929

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick C3587 10-in. 6/12/1929 The hobo’s last ride Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo, guitar, and steel guitar vocalist  
Brunswick C3588 10-in. 6/12/1929 Steel a goin’ down Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo, guitar, and steel guitar vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C3590 10-in. 6/12/1929 Toll the bells Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Brunswick C3591 10-in. 6/13/1929 I am lonely Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo, guitar, and steel guitar vocalist  
Brunswick C3592 10-in. 6/13/1929 The cowboy trail Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist  
Brunswick C3593 10-in. 6/13/1929 The blind man Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Brunswick C3596 10-in. 6/13/1929 I’m rolling along Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo, guitar, and steel guitar vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C3597 10-in. 6/13/1929 The new jail Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist  
Brunswick C3598 10-in. 6/13/1929 The empty cell Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist  
Brunswick C3599 10-in. 6/14/1929 Fifteen years ago Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo, guitar, and steel guitar vocalist  
Brunswick C3600 10-in. 6/14/1929 A mountain boy makes his first record, pt. 1 Buell Kazee Comic scene, with banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo, speaker  
Brunswick C3603 10-in. 6/14/1929 A mountain boy makes his first record Buell Kazee Comic scene, with banjo speaker, vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Brunswick C3756 10-in. 7/1/1929 A mountain boy makes his first record Buell Kazee ; John Richards Comic scene, with banjo vocalist, speaker, instrumentalist, banjo  
Brunswick C3759 10-in. 7/1/1929 Election day in Kentucky, pt. 1 Good’s Box Whittlers Comic scene speaker  
Brunswick C3760 10-in. 7/1/1929 Election day in Kentucky, pt. 2 Good’s Box Whittlers Comic scene speaker  
Brunswick C3934 10-in. 7/24/1929 Election Day in Kentucky, pt. 1 Soap Box Whittlers Vocal and instrumental ensemble speaker  
Brunswick C3935 10-in. 7/24/1929 Election Day in Kentucky, pt. 2 Soap Box Whittlers Vocal and instrumental ensemble speaker  
Brunswick E7410-E7411 10-in. 1/16/1928 My mother Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick E22493-E22494 10-in. 4/19/1927 John Hardy Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Brunswick E22495-E22496 10-in. 4/19/1927 Roll on, John Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Brunswick E22497-E22498 10-in. 4/19/1927 Rock Island Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Brunswick E22499-E22500 10-in. 4/19/1927 Old Whisker Bill, the moonshiner Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Brunswick E22513-E22514 10-in. 4/19/1927 On the hills over there Blue Ridge Gospel Singers Male vocal duet, with guitar and piano vocalist  
Brunswick E22523-E22524 10-in. 4/20/1927 On the hills over there Blue Ridge Gospel Singers Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and piano vocalist  
Brunswick E22525-E22526 10-in. 4/20/1927 My loved ones are waiting for me Blue Ridge Gospel Singers Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and piano vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kazee, Buell," accessed September 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106315.

Kazee, Buell. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106315.

"Kazee, Buell." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 September 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106315

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