Leonard Rutherford

Birth and Death Data: Born March 22, 1898, Died June 30, 1951

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, vocalist, guitar

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W143092 10-in. 11/6/1926 Lost John Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W143093 10-in. 11/6/1926 Little stream of whiskey Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and banjo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W143094 10-in. 11/6/1926 Weeping willow tree Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W143095 10-in. 11/6/1926 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W143096 10-in. 11/6/1926 A short life of trouble Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W143097 10-in. 11/6/1926 Pearl Bryan Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Columbia W143873 10-in. 4/2/1927 My sweetheart in Tennessee Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W143874 10-in. 4/2/1927 Are you happy or lonesome? Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W143875 10-in. 4/2/1927 Assassination of J. B. Marcum Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W143876 10-in. 4/2/1927 Song of the orphan boy Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W145084 10-in. 11/3/1927 Curley-headed woman Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W145085 10-in. 11/3/1927 Ramblin' reckless hobo Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W145086 10-in. 11/3/1927 Willie Moore Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W145087 10-in. 11/3/1927 All night long blues Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W145088 10-in. 11/3/1927 Ladies on the steamboat Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Violin and banjo duet, with talking and vocal effects instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W145089 10-in. 11/3/1927 Billy in the low ground Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Violin and banjo duet, with talking and vocal effects instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick ATL6664 10-in. 11/14/1930 The cabin with the roses at the door Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Brunswick ATL6665 10-in. 11/14/1930 Six months ain’t long Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Brunswick ATL6670 10-in. 11/14/1930 My boyhood happy days Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Brunswick ATL6671 10-in. 11/14/1930 The faithful lovers Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Gennett 14389 10-in. 10/29/1928 She is a flower from the fields of Alabama Rutherford and Burnett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14390 10-in. 10/29/1928 Under the pale moonlight Rutherford and Burnett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14391 10-in. 10/29/1928 The spring roses Rutherford and Burnett Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Gennett 14394 10-in. 10/29/1928 Cumberland Gap Moore, Burnett and Rutherford Fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14395 10-in. 10/29/1928 Build me a bungalow big enough for two Leonard Rutherford Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14396 10-in. 10/29/1928 Lost John Leonard Rutherford Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14397 10-in. 10/30/1928 Sleeping Lula Moore, Burnett and Rutherford Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14398 10-in. 10/30/1928 Good night waltz Rutherford and Moore Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14683 10-in. 1/14/1929 Six months ain't long Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14684 10-in. 1/14/1929 I'm as free little birdie as can be Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14685 10-in. 1/14/1929 Let her go, I'll meet her Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14686 10-in. 1/14/1929 She's only a bird in a gilded cage Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14687 10-in. 1/14/1929 There's no one like the old folks Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14688 10-in. 1/14/1929 Bloody war Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Gennett 14689 10-in. 1/14/1929 My Sarah Jane John Foster Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14690 10-in. 1/14/1929 Little streams of whiskey Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14691 10-in. 1/14/1929 Storms may rule the ocean John Foster ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Gennett 14692 10-in. 1/14/1929 Taylor's quickstep Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 14693 10-in. 1/14/1929 All night long blues John Foster ; Leonard Rutherford Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Gennett 15018 10-in. 4/10/1929 My Carolina home Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15019 10-in. 4/10/1929 Two faithful lovers Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15024 10-in. 4/10/1929 In the land of beginning again Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15025 10-in. 4/10/1929 Broken promises Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15026 10-in. 4/10/1929 Meet me in the moonlight Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15031 10-in. 4/10/1929 These bones gwine rise again Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet and dialogue, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15032 10-in. 4/11/1929 Richmond blues Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet and dialogue, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Gennett 15033 10-in. 4/10/1929 Jonah's scriptural submarine Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15037 10-in. 4/11/1929 There's more pretty girls than one Crocker and Cannon Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15038 10-in. 4/11/1929 The girl I left behind me John Foster ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15039 10-in. 4/11/1929 Waggoner John Foster ; Leonard Rutherford Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15040 10-in. 4/11/1929 Sally Johnson John Foster ; Leonard Rutherford Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15300 10-in. 7/5/1929 Blue Ridge Mountain blues John Foster Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15301 10-in. 7/5/1929 Are you happy or lonesome? Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15302 10-in. 7/5/1929 I'm drifting back to you Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15854 10-in. 11/6/1929 Missouri waltz Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15855 10-in. 11/6/1929 Kentucky moonshiner Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15856 10-in. 11/6/1929 Do not ask me why I'm weeping John Foster ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15857 10-in. 11/6/1929 Are you happy or lonesome? Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15858 10-in. 11/6/1929 A short life of trouble Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15859 10-in. 11/6/1929 Send this letter to my mother John Foster ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15860 10-in. 11/6/1929 Dry, dry, dry John Foster ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15861 10-in. 11/6/1929 Everybody's blues John Foster ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15862 10-in. 11/6/1929 My favorite blues John Foster ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15863 10-in. 11/6/1929 They've all got a wife but me John Foster ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15864 10-in. 11/6/1929 Lips that touch liquor shall never touch mine Rutherford and Foster Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 15865 10-in. 11/6/1929 Drifting back to dreamland John Foster ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rutherford, Leonard," accessed June 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111468.

Rutherford, Leonard. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111468.

"Rutherford, Leonard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 June 2024.

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