Floyd Tillman

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.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 8th, 1914 (Ryan), Died August 22nd, 2003 (Bacliff)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, songwriter, composer

Recordings (Results 26-37 of 37 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 72005 10-in. 4/20/1944 G. I. blues Floyd Tillman vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72006 10-in. 4/20/1944 Dreams won't let me forget you Floyd Tillman vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 92088 10-in. 4/11/1940 I'll come back to you-1, 2 The Village Boys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 92090 10-in. 4/11/1940 Daisy May-2 The Village Boys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 92092 10-in. 4/11/1940 I'm gonna change all my ways-2 The Village Boys instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 92094 10-in. 4/11/1940 The mountains will see her face no more-2 The Village Boys instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 93736 10-in. 4/30/1941 It's been a long, long time Floyd Tillman vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 93737 10-in. 4/30/1941 All because of you Floyd Tillman vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 93738 10-in. 4/30/1941 I've learned my lesson now Floyd Tillman vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 93739 10-in. 4/30/1941 They took the stars out of heaven Floyd Tillman instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 93740 10-in. 4/30/1941 Rio Grande Floyd Tillman instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 93741 10-in. 4/30/1941 Why do you treat me this way Floyd Tillman instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
(Results 26-37 of 37 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tillman, Floyd," accessed April 15, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106450.

Tillman, Floyd. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 15, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106450.

"Tillman, Floyd." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 15 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106450

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