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Clayton McMichen

Clayton McMichen (January 26, 1900 – January 4, 1970) was an American fiddler and country musician.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 26th, 1900 (Georgia), Died January 4th, 1970 (Battletown)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, vocalist, speaker, leader, songwriter, composer, lyricist, whistling

Recordings (Results 101-125 of 334 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W146039 10-in. 4/12/1928 Original Arkansas traveler Dan Hornsby ; Clayton McMichen Comic dialogue, with 2 fiddles (violin) speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W146056 10-in. 4/13/1928 Possum hunt on Stump House Mountain Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Instrumental ensemble, with talk and horn and dog sound effects instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
Columbia W146057 10-in. 4/13/1928 Possum hunt on Stump House Mountain Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Instrumental ensemble, with talk and dog sound effects instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W146058 10-in. 4/13/1928 Hog killing day Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Instrumental ensemble, with talk and hog sound effects instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W146059 10-in. 4/13/1928 Hog killing day Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Instrumental ensemble, with talk instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W146076 10-in. 4/14/1928 Where the River Shannon flows McMichen's Melody Men Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W146077 10-in. 4/14/1928 Home sweet home McMichen's Melody Men Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Columbia W146078 10-in. 4/14/1928 Slim gal Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W146079 10-in. 4/14/1928 Old Molly Hare Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W146080 10-in. 4/14/1928 'Neath the old apple tree Bob Nichols ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W146108 10-in. 4/17/1928 Disappointed lover Arthur Tanner Male vocal solo, with 2 fiddles (violins), guitar, and mandolin instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W146109 10-in. 4/17/1928 Sleep on, blue eyes Arthur Tanner Male vocal solo, with 2 fiddles (violins), guitar, and mandolin instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147253 10-in. 10/22/1928 Liberty Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
Columbia W147254 10-in. 10/22/1928 Nancy Rollin Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
Columbia W147255 10-in. 10/22/1928 Old Dan Tucker Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147256 10-in. 10/22/1928 Devilish Mary Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147261 10-in. 10/23/1928 Little Blue Ridge girl McMichen-Layne String Orchestra String band, with male vocal solo songwriter, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147262 10-in. 10/23/1928 The dying hobo McMichen-Layne String Orchestra String band, with male vocal duet songwriter, instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W147263 10-in. 10/23/1928 Pretty little widow Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147264 10-in. 10/23/1928 Fly around my pretty little miss Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147270 10-in. 10/23/1928 The story of C. S. Carnes Dan Hornsby Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147271 10-in. 10/23/1928 The Shelby disaster Dan Hornsby Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147272 10-in. 10/23/1928 Sailing on the Robert E. Lee McMichen-Layne String Orchestra String band, with male vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147274 10-in. 10/24/1928 Down on the Ozark Trail McMichen-Layne String Orchestra String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, songwriter  
Columbia W147275 10-in. 10/24/1928 Corn licker still in Georgia—Part 5 Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 101-125 of 334 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McMichen, Clayton," accessed March 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108368.

McMichen, Clayton. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108368.

"McMichen, Clayton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 March 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108368

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