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 29, 1900 (Kentucky), Died August 31, 1976

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1929

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

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= 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
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 instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick E22495-E22496 10-in. 4/19/1927 Roll on, John Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick E22497-E22498 10-in. 4/19/1927 Rock Island Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick E22499-E22500 10-in. 4/19/1927 Old Whisker Bill, the moonshiner Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
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  
Brunswick E22527-E22528 10-in. 4/20/1927 I’m alone in this world Blue Ridge Gospel Singers Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and piano vocalist  
Brunswick E22529-E22530 10-in. 4/20/1927 I’m going home to die no more Blue Ridge Gospel Singers Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and piano vocalist  
Brunswick E22531-E22532 10-in. 4/20/1927 O why not tonight? Blue Ridge Gospel Singers Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and piano vocalist  
Brunswick E22533-E22534 10-in. 4/20/1927 Darling Cora Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist  
Brunswick E22535-E22536 10-in. 4/20/1927 East Virginia Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick E22537-E22539 10-in. 4/20/1927 ‘Twill be glory bye and bye Blue Ridge Gospel Singers Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and piano vocalist  
Brunswick E22553-E22555 10-in. 4/21/1927 Mandy Lee Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and piano vocalist  
Brunswick E22556-E22557 10-in. 4/21/1927 Just tell them that you saw me Buell Kazee Male vocal solo and whistling, with violin, guitar, and piano vocalist  
Brunswick E22558-E22559 10-in. 4/21/1927 When the harvest days are over, Jessie Dear Buell Kazee Male vocal solo and whistling, with violin, guitar, and piano vocalist  
Brunswick E22560-E22561 10-in. 4/21/1927 Where the sweet magnolias grow Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and piano vocalist  
Brunswick E22562-E22563 10-in. 4/21/1927 The ship that’s sailing high Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E22564-E22565 10-in. 4/21/1927 If you love your mother (Meet her in the skies) Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Brunswick E22566-E22567 10-in. 4/21/1927 The roving cowboy Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick E22568-E22569 10-in. 4/21/1927 The Little Mohee Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo, guitar, and whistling vocalist  
Brunswick E22570-E22572 10-in. 4/21/1927 The old maid Buell Kazee ; Carson Robison Male vocal solo, with banjo, guitar, and whistling vocalist  
Brunswick E22573-E22574 10-in. 4/21/1927 The sporting bachelors Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist  
Brunswick E22575-E22576 10-in. 4/21/1927 The frog went a courtin’ Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo, guitar, and whistling vocalist  
Brunswick E26031-E26032 10-in. 1/16/1928 The butcher’s boy Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick E26033-E26034 10-in. 1/16/1928 Lady Gay Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick E26035-E26036 10-in. 1/16/1928 The orphan girl Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick E26037-E26038 10-in. 1/16/1928 Poor boy long ways from home Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick E26039-E26040 10-in. 1/16/1928 Little Bessie Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick E26041-E26042 10-in. 1/16/1928 My mother Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick E26043-E26044 10-in. 1/16/1928 Poor little orphan boy Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick E26045-E26046 10-in. 1/16/1928 The cowboy’s farewell Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, composer, vocalist  
Brunswick E26047-E26048 10-in. 1/16/1928 Gambling blues Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick E26049-E26050 10-in. 1/17/1928 A married girl‘s troubles Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick E26051-E26052 10-in. 1/17/1928 You are false but I’II forgive you Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick E26053-E26054 10-in. 1/17/1928 A short life of trouble Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick E26055-E26056 10-in. 1/17/1928 Don’t forget me, little darling Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick E26061-E26062 10-in. 1/18/1928 The faded coat of blue Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Brunswick E26063-E26064 10-in. 1/18/1928 The wagoner’s lad (Loving Nancy) Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick E26065-E26066 10-in. 1/18/1928 The dying soldier (Brother Green) Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo vocalist  
Brunswick E26073-E26074 10-in. 1/19/1928 Snow deer Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and whistling vocalist  
Brunswick E26075-E26076 10-in. 1/19/1928 Red wing Sookie Hobbs ; Buell Kazee Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and whistling vocalist  
Brunswick E26077-E26078 10-in. 1/19/1928 Snow deer Sookie Hobbs ; Buell Kazee Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and whistling vocalist  
Brunswick E26089-E26090 10-in. 1/19/1928 In the shadow of the pines Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and whistling vocalist  
Brunswick E26091-E26092 10-in. 1/19/1928 You taught me how to love you, now teach me how to forget Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and whistling vocalist  
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 composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Brunswick C3590 10-in. 6/12/1929 Toll the bells Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
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 instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
Brunswick C3596 10-in. 6/13/1929 I’m rolling along Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with banjo, guitar, and steel guitar composer, lyricist, vocalist  
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 instrumentalist, banjo, speaker, vocalist  
Brunswick C3603 10-in. 6/14/1929 A mountain boy makes his first record Buell Kazee Comic scene, with banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo, speaker  
Brunswick C3756 10-in. 7/1/1929 A mountain boy makes his first record Buell Kazee ; John Richards Comic scene, with banjo speaker, instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kazee, Buell," accessed June 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106315.

Kazee, Buell. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106315.

"Kazee, Buell." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 June 2024.

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