Clark Kessinger

Clark Kessinger (July 27, 1896 – June 4, 1975) was an American old-time fiddler. Many of his fiddle tunes made their way to other fiddlers or into the bluegrass music genre.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 27, 1896 (Kanawha County), Died June 4, 1975

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin

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Recordings (Results 76-85 of 85 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick AL212-AL213 10-in. 2/10/1928 Devil’s dream Kessinger Brothers Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet, with dance calls instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick AL214-AL215 10-in. 2/11/1928 Wild horse Kessinger Brothers Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet, with dance calls instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick AL216-AL217 10-in. 2/11/1928 Wednesday night waltz Kessinger Brothers Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick AL218-AL219 10-in. 2/11/1928 Goodnight waltz Kessinger Brothers Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick AL220-AL221 10-in. 2/11/1928 Garfield march Kessinger Brothers Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick AL222-AL223 10-in. 2/11/1928 Kanawha march Kessinger Brothers Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick AL224-AL225 10-in. 2/11/1928 Sixteen days in Georgia Kessinger Brothers Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick AL226-AL227 10-in. 2/11/1928 The gal I left behind me Kessinger Brothers Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet, with dance calls instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick AL228-AL230 10-in. 2/11/1928 Arkansas traveler Kessinger Brothers Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick AL231-AL232 10-in. 2/11/1928 Turkey in the straw Kessinger Brothers Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet, with dance calls instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 76-85 of 85 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kessinger, Clark," accessed June 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110615.

Kessinger, Clark. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110615.

"Kessinger, Clark." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110615

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