Slim Bryant

Thomas Hoyt Bryant (December 7, 1908 – May 28, 2010) known professionally as Slim Bryant, was an American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist born in Atlanta, Georgia. He was one of the last country musician's who had started recording in the 1920s. He started playing guitar in his youth and he would become billed on radio as "The Boy With A Thousand Fingers" and by the 1930s became famous as member of The Georgia Wildcats, his crisp modern guitar-playing would be admired by virtuoso Les Paul.

As a songwriter, he composed some 200 songs, but was best known for writing commercial radio jingles for large corporations, like US Steel, Alcoa, Westinghouse, Chevrolet and for Iron City Beer for the Pittsburgh Brewing Company.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 7, 1908 (Atlanta), Died May 28, 2010 (Pennsylvania)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1946

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

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 79 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BSHQ-58960 10-in. 8/10/1932 In the hills of Tennessee Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BSHQ-58961 10-in. 8/11/1932 Mother, the queen of my heart Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio songwriter, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BSHQ-58962 10-in. 8/11/1932 Prohibition has done me wrong Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BSHQ-58963 10-in. 8/11/1932 Rock all our babies to sleep Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BSHQ-58964 10-in. 8/11/1932 Whippin' that old T.B. Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-58968 10-in. 8/15/1932 No hard times Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-58970 10-in. 8/15/1932 Peach picking time down in Georgia Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-58971 10-in. 8/16/1932 Gambling barroom blues Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with violin, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-58972 10-in. 8/16/1932 I've only loved three women Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-73325 10-in. 8/29/1932 Prairie lullaby Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-73326 10-in. 8/29/1932 Miss the Mississippi and you Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-056522 10-in. 10/11/1940 Little darlin', I'll be yours The Pine Ridge Boys Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars composer  
Victor BS-071059 10-in. 10/1/1941 Anna from Indiana Tobacco Tags Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-071061 10-in. 10/1/1941 You didn't mean it, darlin' Tobacco Tags Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor D6VB-2938 10-in. 9/27/1946 Eeny meeny dixie deeny (the hide and go seek song) Zeke Manners Band Vocal ensemble, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W151081 10-in. 12/7/1930 When the bloom is on the sage Hugh Bryant ; Clayton McMichen Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151104 10-in. 12/8/1930 You brought a new kind of love to me Slim Bryant ; Clayton McMichen Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W151932 10-in. 10/26/1931 When the bloom is on the sage Slim Bryant ; Georgia Wildcats ; Clayton McMichen Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W151933 10-in. 10/26/1931 Yum yum blues Slim Bryant ; Georgia Wildcats ; Clayton McMichen Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W151966 10-in. 10/28/1931 Wild cat rag Georgia Wildcats ; Clayton McMichen String band, with talking instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151967 10-in. 10/28/1931 Carolina train Georgia Wildcats ; Clayton McMichen Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151968 10-in. 10/28/1931 On the banks of the Ohio Georgia Wildcats ; Clayton McMichen Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151969 10-in. 10/28/1931 Back to my Georgia home Georgia Wildcats ; Clayton McMichen Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151970 10-in. 10/28/1931 The golden wedding ring Georgia Wildcats ; Clayton McMichen Instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W151971 10-in. 10/28/1931 Sweet Floreine Georgia Wildcats ; Clayton McMichen Instrumental trio, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 79 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bryant, Slim," accessed February 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110743.

Bryant, Slim. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110743.

"Bryant, Slim." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 February 2024.

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