Lumpy Brannum

Hugh Brannum (January 5, 1910 – April 19, 1987) was an American vocalist, arranger, composer, and actor known for his role as Mr. Green Jeans on the children's television show Captain Kangaroo. During his days with Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians, Brannum used his childhood nickname "Lumpy".

Birth and Death Data: Born January 5, 1910 (Sandwich), Died April 19, 1987 (East Stroudsburg)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, narrator

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 74290 12/17/1947 Little Orley and the haunted house Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 74291 12/17/1937 [Unknown title(s)] Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 74292 12/17/1947 Little Orley and the bubble gum Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 74293 12/27/1947 Little Orley & the happy bird-1 Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 74294 12/17/1947 Little Orley & the barn dance Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 74295 12/17/1947 Little Orley & the little engine-1 Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 74296 12/17/1947 Little Orley and the bull fiddle Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 74297 12/17/1947 Little Orley and the pancake Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 74469 12/29/1947 Little Orley and the bubble gum Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 74470 12/29/1947 Little Orley & Poison Ivy Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 74471 12/29/1947 Little Orley and the haunted house Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 74472 12/29/1947 Little Orley and the bull fiddle Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 74473 12/29/1947 Little Orley and the cricket Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 74474 12/29/1947 Little Orley and the moon Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 75978 4/7/1950 Little Orley-His adventures as a worm: Part 1 Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 75979 4/7/1950 Little Orley-His adventures as a worm: Part 2 Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist  
Decca 76549 6/28/1950 Little Orley-His Adventures with the parade Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] narrator  
Decca 76550 6/28/1950 Little Orley-His Adventures with the cloud Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] narrator  
Decca 83191 7/30/1952 Hubert the Horse, part 1 Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist, narrator  
Decca 83192 7/30/1952 Hubert the Horse, part 2 Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist, narrator  
Decca 83193 7/30/1952 The Adventures of Little Orley : Little Orley and his coonskin cap Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist, narrator  
Decca 83194 7/30/1952 The Adventures of Little Orley : Little Orley and his Fly-Frog-Fish Orchestra Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] vocalist, narrator  
Decca 84978 8/6/1953 Little Orley's Big Concert: Part 1 Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] narrator, vocalist  
Decca 84979 8/6/1953 Little Orley's Big Concert: Part 2 Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] narrator, vocalist  
Decca 86194 4/16/1954 Get well!!! (The adventures of Little Orley and Old Doctor Feathers): Part 1 Uncle Lumpy [Lumpy Brannum] narrator  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brannum, Lumpy," accessed July 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108406.

Brannum, Lumpy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108406.

"Brannum, Lumpy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108406

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