Dwight Butcher

Birth and Death Data: Born August 6, 1911, Died November 11, 1978

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1936

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

Notes: Also uses pseudonym Joe Smith (The Colorado Cowboy).

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-74776 10-in. 1/9/1933 The lonesome cowboy Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74777 10-in. 1/9/1933 A new day is comin' mighty soon Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74778 10-in. 1/9/1933 Sweet old lady Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74779 10-in. 1/9/1933 By a little bayou Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74780 10-in. 1/9/1933 I am a fugitive from the chain gang Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74781 10-in. 1/9/1933 Frivolous 'Frisco fan Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with piano and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74782 10-in. 1/9/1933 Frivolous 'Frisco fan Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74783 10-in. 1/9/1933 Sweet old lady Slim Dwight Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-74784 10-in. 1/9/1933 The lonesome cowboy Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74785 10-in. 1/9/1933 By a little bayou Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74786 10-in. 1/9/1933 A new day is comin' mighty soon Slim Dwight Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-74787 10-in. 1/9/1933 I'm a fugitive from a chain gang Slim Dwight Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76003 10-in. 4/14/1933 O Mama why didn't I listen to you Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-76004 10-in. 4/14/1933 Man that rode a mule around the world Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-76005 10-in. 4/14/1933 My rambling days are over Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-76006 10-in. 4/14/1933 Pistol Pete Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-76007 10-in. 4/14/1933 Got a freight train on my mind Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-76008 10-in. 4/14/1933 Alarm clock blues Dwight Butcher Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-76327 10-in. 5/24/1933 Old love letters (Bring memories of you) Jimmie Rodgers Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars songwriter  
Victor BS-82554 10-in. 5/28/1934 When the sun hides away for the day Joe Smith Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-82555 10-in. 5/28/1934 Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker Joe Smith Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and yodeling vocalist, yodeling, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-82556 10-in. 5/28/1934 John Dillinger Joe Smith Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-82557 10-in. 5/28/1934 Kidnapping is a terrible crime Joe Smith Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and yodeling vocalist, yodeling, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-82558 10-in. 5/28/1934 Pining for the pines in Carolin' Joe Smith Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and yodeling vocalist, yodeling, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-82559 10-in. 5/28/1934 The Wyoming Trail Joe Smith Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and yodeling vocalist, yodeling, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-82560 10-in. 5/28/1934 Young man, you'd better take care Joe Smith Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and yodeling vocalist, yodeling, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-82561 10-in. 5/28/1934 That silver-haired mother Joe Smith Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W152590 10-in. 12/11/1933 Mississippi waters Anne, Judy and Zeke with Pete Female-male vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and guitar lyricist  
Columbia W152591 10-in. 12/11/1933 Don't let my mother know Anne, Judy and Zeke with Pete Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and guitar lyricist  
Columbia W152593 10-in. 12/11/1933 Me and my still Anne, Judy and Zeke Mixed vocal trio, with yodeling and instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Decca 38792 10-in. 10/4/1934 Sing me a melody of the mountains Dwight Butcher vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 38793 10-in. 10/4/1934 Down in the Lone Star State Dwight Butcher vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 38794 10-in. 10/4/1934 I'm lonesome for the lone range Dwight Butcher vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 38795 10-in. 10/4/1934 Ain't no tellin' Dwight Butcher vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60528 10-in. 2/20/1936 I'm a broken hearted cowboy Dwight Butcher vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60529 10-in. 2/20/1936 Don't let my mother know Dwight Butcher vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60530 10-in. 2/20/1936 I left my heart in old Kentucky Dwight Butcher vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60531 10-in. 2/20/1936 Roll along prairie moon Dwight Butcher vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Butcher, Dwight," accessed June 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111485.

Butcher, Dwight. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111485.

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

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