Leon McAuliffe

William Leon McAuliffe (January 3, 1917 – August 20, 1988) was an American Western swing guitarist who was a member of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys during the 1930s. He was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of that band.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 3rd, 1917 (Houston), Died August 20th, 1988 (Tulsa)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-014056 10-in. 9/12/1937 New steel guitar rag Bill Boyd ; Cowboy Ramblers String band, with drums composer  
Victor BS-054595 10-in. 10/10/1940 Little girl, go ask your mother Claude Casey ; Pine State Playboys String band, with vocal composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McAuliffe, Leon," accessed October 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106435.

McAuliffe, Leon. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106435.

"McAuliffe, Leon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106435


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