Floyd Tillman (December 8, 1914 – August 22, 2003) was an American country musician who, in the 1930s and 1940s, helped create the Western swing and honky tonk genres. Tillman was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970 and the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1984.
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Birth and Death Data: Born December 8, 1914 (Ryan), Died August 22, 2003 (Bacliff)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1950
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, composer, songwriter
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 48 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-028729||10-in.||10/27/1938||It makes no difference now||Tom Dickey Show Boys||String band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-030371||10-in.||12/8/1938||It makes no difference now||Montana Slim||Male vocal solo, with guitar||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-035757||10-in.||4/17/1939||What difference does it make?||Montana Slim||Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar||composer|
|Victor||BS-035758||10-in.||4/17/1939||Answer to "It makes no difference now"||Wilf Carter||Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-037083||10-in.||7/18/1939||Two more years (And I'll be free)||Elton Britt||Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and string bass||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-041314||10-in.||8/24/1939||I'll keep on loving you||Tennessee Ramblers||Male vocal solo, with string band||composer|
|Victor||BS-047697||10-in.||2/13/1940||I'm just an outcast||Bar-X Cowboys||String band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-062741||10-in.||3/7/1941||It makes no difference now||Dick Todd||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-063081||10-in.||4/10/1941||Until you went away||Southern Playboys [Nolan Bush]||String band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||E0VB-4358||10-in.||5/9/1950||The last straw||Elton Britt ; Skytoppers||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Victor||E0VB-4791||10-in.||6/13/1950||Slippin' around with Jole Blon||'49ers [Jesse Rogers] ; Jesse Rogers||Male vocal solo, with string band||composer|
|Victor||E0VB-5820||10-in.||10/20/1950||I've got the craziest feeling||Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders||Female vocal solo, with string band||composer|
|Victor||D7VB-1527||10-in.||8/19/1947||It makes no difference now||Eddy Arnold ; Tennessee Plowboys||Male vocal solo, with string band||songwriter|
|Victor||D9VB-1521||10-in.||5/17/1949||Slipping around||Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson||Male vocal solo, with string band||composer|
|Victor||D9VB-2225||10-in.||9/12/1949||This cold war with you||Shorty Long ; Santa Fe Rangers (Shorty Long)||Male vocal solo, with string band||composer|
|Victor||D9VB-2244||10-in.||9/14/1949||I'll never slip around again||Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson||Male vocal solo, with string band||composer|
|Victor||D9VB-2459||10-in.||11/2/1949||I gotta have my baby back||Dave Denney||Male vocal solo, with string band||composer|
|Victor||D9AB-2552||10-in.||11/23/1949||I'll never slip around again||The Honeydreamers||Vocal group, with Instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Columbia||H316||10-in.||6/18/1941||It makes no difference now||Gene Autry||Male vocal with string band||songwriter|
|Edison||9782||10-in.||10/10/1924||It makes no difference now||Brownies [Wilbur Sweatman]||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Decca||65156||10-in.||3/6/1939||What difference does it make||Leon Selph's Blue Ridge Playboys||vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar|
|Decca||65157||10-in.||3/6/1939||Two more years||Leon Selph's Blue Ridge Playboys||vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar|
|Decca||65158||10-in.||3/6/1939||Precious memory||Leon Selph's Blue Ridge Playboys||vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar|
|Decca||65159||10-in.||3/6/1939||Why do I love you||Leon Selph's Blue Ridge Playboys||vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar|
|Decca||65160||10-in.||3/6/1939||Some day||Leon Selph's Blue Ridge Playboys||vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tillman, Floyd," accessed March 31, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106450.
Tillman, Floyd. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 31, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106450.
"Tillman, Floyd." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 31 March 2023.
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Wikipedia: Floyd Tillman
Discogs: Floyd Tillman
Linked Open Data Sources
LCNAR: Tillman, Floyd - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n91116491
Wikidata: Floyd Tillman - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1430397
MusicBrainz: Floyd Tillman - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/99eeb0bb-0591-4254-90db-bd62ee7e20fc
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