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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 126-150 of 334 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W147276 10-in. 10/24/1928 Corn licker still in Georgia—Part 6 Bill Brown ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Riley Puckett ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band and male vocal solo(s) instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
Columbia W147277 10-in. 10/24/1928 When you're far from the ones who love you McMichen's Melody Men Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo composer, leader, vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147278 10-in. 10/24/1928 Day at the county fair Hugh Cross ; K. D. Malone ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with instrumental ensemble and male vocal solo speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147279 10-in. 10/24/1928 Day at the county fair Hugh Cross ; Clayton McMichen ; Fate Norris ; Lowe Stokes ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with instrumental ensemble and male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147284 10-in. 10/24/1928 Wabash blues McMichen's Melody Men Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147285 10-in. 10/24/1928 Lonesome mama blues McMichen's Melody Men Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147286 10-in. 10/24/1928 Sailing on the Bay of Tripoli McMichen's Melody Men Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147297 10-in. 10/26/1928 Bill Johnson Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar songwriter, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147298 10-in. 10/26/1928 Farmer's daughter Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147299 10-in. 10/26/1928 Paddy won't you drink some cider Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147300 10-in. 10/26/1928 The Arkansas sheik Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147308 10-in. 10/26/1928 Blind child's prayer McMichen-Layne String Orchestra String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147309 10-in. 10/26/1928 Blind child's prayer McMichen-Layne String Orchestra String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147310 10-in. 10/26/1928 Daisies won't tell McMichen-Layne String Orchestra String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147311 10-in. 10/26/1928 Ramblin' boy McMichen-Layne String Orchestra String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147312 10-in. 10/27/1928 Wave that frame North Georgians ; Lowe Stokes Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and mandolin or banjo-mandolin composer, vocalist  
Columbia W147313 10-in. 10/27/1928 Take me to the land of jazz North Georgians ; Lowe Stokes Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and mandolin or banjo-mandolin vocalist  
Columbia W148200 10-in. 4/8/1929 Mississippi sawyer Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
Columbia W148201 10-in. 4/8/1929 It ain't gonna rain no mo' Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W148202 10-in. 4/8/1929 Going on down town Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band,with male vocal solo and male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W148203 10-in. 4/8/1929 Flatwoods Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo, male vocal duet, and talking instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, speaker  
Columbia W148208 10-in. 4/8/1929 Never seen the like since gettin' upstairs Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W148209 10-in. 4/8/1929 Show me the way to go home Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo, male vocal ensemble, and whistling instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W148210 10-in. 4/8/1929 Cotton baggin' Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with talking and vocal effects instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
Columbia W148211 10-in. 4/8/1929 The rovin' gambler Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo and talking instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
(Results 126-150 of 334 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McMichen, Clayton," accessed February 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108368.

McMichen, Clayton. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108368.

"McMichen, Clayton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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