Homer Haynes

Henry Doyle Haynes (July 27, 1920 – August 7, 1971) was an American comedy entertainer and musician who gained fame on radio and television as a country and jazz guitarist and as the character Homer of the country music comedy and parody duo Homer and Jethro with Kenneth C. Burns for 35 years beginning in 1936.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 29th, 1917, Died August 7th, 1971 (Hammond)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1951

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 73 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-056526 10-in. 10/11/1940 When it's tooth pickin' time in False Teeth Valley The Pine Ridge Boys Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars songwriter  
Victor E0VB-3317 10-in. 1/18/1950 Second-hand heart Ernie Lee ; Southerners (Ernie Lee) Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-3318 10-in. 1/18/1950 Headin' home to old Kentucky Ernie Lee ; Southerners (Ernie Lee) Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-3319 10-in. 1/18/1950 I'm a lonesome man Ernie Lee ; Southerners (Ernie Lee) Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-3320 10-in. 1/18/1950 Tormented Ernie Lee ; Southerners (Ernie Lee) Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-3325 10-in. 1/18/1950 I said my nightshirt (and put on my pray'rs) June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Female vocal solo, with male vocal duet, string band, and comic dialog vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor E0VB-3326chi 10-in. 1/18/1950 (Put another nickel in) Music! Music! Music! June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Mixed vocal trio, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor E0VB-3833 10-in. 3/2/1950 Green as grass Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-3834 10-in. 3/2/1950 Choc'late ice cream cone Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-3835 10-in. 3/2/1950 My dolly has a broken heart Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-3836 10-in. 3/2/1950 I wanna sit Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-3841 10-in. 3/3/1950 Rubber knuckle Sam Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor E0VB-3842 10-in. 3/3/1950 Memories of wedding bells Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor E0VB-3843 10-in. 3/3/1950 Jaw, jaw, yap, yap, yap! Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor E0VB-3844 10-in. 3/3/1950 It hurts me to see you with somebody else Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor E0VB-4550 10-in. 10/19/1950 Disc jockey's nightmare Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader, songwriter  
Victor E0VB-4551 10-in. 10/19/1950 Oh babe! Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor E0VB-4552 10-in. 10/19/1950 That Texas land Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor E1VB-0374 10" 1/28/1951 So long no. 2 Homer and Jethro Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor E1VB-0375 10" 1/28/1951 I'm movin' on no. 2 Homer and Jethro Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, songwriter  
Victor E1VB-0484 10" 3/19/1951 Don't tell me goodbye Dolph Hewitt Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E1VB-0485 10" 3/19/1951 Tear drops on the roses Dolph Hewitt Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0399 10-in. 3/7/1949 I wanted you for a lifetime Dave Denney Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor D9VB-0856 10-in. 2/2/1949 My home is the dust of the road Ernie Lee ; Southerners (Ernie Lee) Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0857 10-in. 2/2/1949 You can't pick a rose in December Ernie Lee ; Southerners (Ernie Lee) Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 73 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Haynes, Homer," accessed November 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110910.

Haynes, Homer. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110910.

"Haynes, Homer." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 November 2021.

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