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 29, 1917, Died August 7, 1971 (Hammond)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1951

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

Recordings

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 leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
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  
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-0860 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-0861 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-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-0869 10-in. 2/3/1949 Wabash waltz Slim Whitman Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0870 10-in. 2/3/1949 I'm crying for you Slim Whitman Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0871 10-in. 2/3/1949 Birmingham jail Slim Whitman Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0872 10-in. 2/3/1949 Money, marbles and chalk Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and 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) Male-female vocal duet, with string band 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) Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0876 10-in. 2/3/1949 Dance of the goldenrod Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) String band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0877 10-in. 2/3/1949 Galloping on the guitar Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) String band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0878 10-in. 2/3/1949 Barber shop rag Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) String band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-0879 10-in. 2/3/1949 Centipede boogie Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) String band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-1504 10-in. 5/17/1949 Pizen Pete Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band leader, instrumentalist, mandolin, vocalist, songwriter  
Victor D9VB-1505 10-in. 5/17/1949 King size baby Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band leader, instrumentalist, mandolin, vocalist, songwriter  
Victor D9VB-1506 10-in. 5/17/1949 You tell her, I stutter Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band leader, instrumentalist, mandolin, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1507 10-in. 5/17/1949 Tennessee Border - No. 2 Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band leader, instrumentalist, mandolin, vocalist, lyricist  
Victor D9VB-1514 10-in. 5/17/1949 I'm gettin' older every day Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band leader, instrumentalist, mandolin, vocalist, songwriter  
Victor D9VB-1520 10-in. 5/17/1949 She loves to cry June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Female vocal solo, with male vocal duet with string band instrumentalist, mandolin, leader, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1521 10-in. 5/17/1949 Slipping around Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor D9VB-1522 10-in. 5/17/1949 Wedding bells Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor D9VB-1523 10-in. 5/17/1949 I'm back to where I started Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor D9VB-1524 10-in. 5/17/1949 I'll walk this weary road alone Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor D9VB-1525 10-in. 5/17/1949 Baby, it's cold outside June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Mixed vocal trio, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin, leader  
Victor D9VB-1526 10-in. 5/17/1949 Country girl June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, mandolin, leader  
Victor D9VB-1529 10-in. 5/17/1949 Roll along, Kentucky moon Homer Haynes Male vocal solo, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor D9VB-1530 10-in. 5/17/1949 Come waltz with me Homer Haynes Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter, instrumentalist, mandolin, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1960 10-in. 10/12/1949 The wedding of hillbilly Lilli Marlene June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Male-Female vocal trio, with string band comic dialogue instrumentalist, guitar, leader, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1961 10-in. 10/12/1949 The huckle buck June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Male-Female vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, guitar, leader, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1963 10-in. 10/12/1949 She made toothpicks of the timber of my heart Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, guitar, leader, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1964 10-in. 10/12/1949 Under the hickory nut tree Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Male vocal solo, with female vocal duet and string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-1965 10-in. 10/12/1949 I was bitten by the same bug twice Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Male vocal solo, with female vocal duet and string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-1966 10-in. 10/12/1949 One more chance Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-1967 10-in. 10/12/1949 The old buck dance Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Male vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1974 10-in. 10/13/1949 Put that knife away, Nellie Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor D9VB-1975 10-in. 10/13/1949 Does the spearmint lose its flavor Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-1976 10-in. 10/13/1949 Boogie man boogie Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-1977 10-in. 10/13/1949 Main street breakdown Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) String band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D9VB-2035 10-in. 12/12/1949 I've got my tears in my ears (from lyin' on my back in my bed while I cry over you) Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, guitar, leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Haynes, Homer," accessed January 28, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110910.

Haynes, Homer. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 28, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110910.

"Haynes, Homer." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 28 January 2022.

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