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 - 1950

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 44 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) String band, with male vocal solo 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-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 D9VB-860 10-in. 2/2/1949 I never see Maggie alone Ernie Lee ; Southerners (Ernie Lee) String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-861 10-in. 2/2/1949 The gods were angry with me Ernie Lee ; Southerners (Ernie Lee) String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-872 10-in. 2/3/1949 Money, marbles and chalk Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) String band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-877 10-in. 2/3/1949 Galloping on the guitar Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) 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  
Victor D9VB-0858 10-in. 2/2/1949 You're next door to heaven (when you're in Tennessee) Ernie Lee ; Southerners (Ernie Lee) Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0859 10-in. 2/2/1949 Pray, pray, pray Ernie Lee ; Southerners (Ernie Lee) String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0862 10-in. 2/2/1949 Keep walkin' Ernie Lee ; Southerners (Ernie Lee) String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0863 10-in. 2/2/1949 One two three four five foot six Ernie Lee ; Southerners (Ernie Lee) Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0864 10-in. 2/3/1949 I'll do as much for you someday Slim Whitman Male vocal solo, with string band and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0865 10-in. 2/3/1949 I'll never pass this way again Slim Whitman Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0866 10-in. 2/3/1949 Please paint a rose on the garden wall Slim Whitman Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0867 10-in. 2/3/1949 Tears can never drown the flame (that's in my heart) Slim Whitman Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0868 10-in. 2/3/1949 I'm casting my lasso towards the sky Slim Whitman Male vocal solo, with string band and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0871 10-in. 2/3/1949 Birmingham jail Slim Whitman Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0873 10-in. 2/3/1949 Wednesday night waltz "Sister" Billie Rose Atkins ; Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) String band, with male-female vocal duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0874 10-in. 2/3/1949 Guitar waltz "Sister" Billie Rose Atkins ; Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Male-female vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0875 10-in. 2/3/1949 Telling my troubles to my old guitar Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 44 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Haynes, Homer," accessed July 30, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110910.

Haynes, Homer. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 30, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110910.

"Haynes, Homer." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 July 2021.

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