Georgia Yellow Hammers

The Georgia Yellow Hammers were an old-time string and vocal quartet from Gordon County, Georgia from the 1920s. The group featured Charles Moody, Jr. on guitar; Bud Landress on banjo; Phil Reeve on guitar; and Bill Chitwood on fiddle. All members may have been multi-instrumentalusts. Tony Russell's notes accompanying the 2004 compilation CD "Old Mountain" identify the personnel on "The Picture on the Wall" (Victor 20943, 9 Aug.1927) as Landress, fiddle and lead vocal; Reeve, guitar and vocal; C. Ernest Moody, banjo-ukulele and vocal; and Clyde Evans, guitar and vocal.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 36 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-37919 10-in. 2/18/1927 Pass around the bottle Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BVE-37920 10-in. 2/18/1927 Going to ride that midnight train Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BVE-37921 10-in. 2/18/1927 Johnson's old grey mule Georgia Yellow Hammers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo and monologue Musical group  
Victor BVE-37922 10-in. 2/18/1927 Fourth of July at the country fair Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BVE-39777 10-in. 8/9/1927 Tennessee coon Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental quartet Musical group  
Victor BVE-39778 10-in. 8/9/1927 All old bachelors are hard to please Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental quartet Musical group  
Victor BVE-39779 10-in. 8/9/1927 Mary, don't you weep Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental quartet Musical group  
Victor BVE-39780 10-in. 8/9/1927 Going to raise a rucus tonight Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental quartet Musical group  
Victor BVE-39781 10-in. 8/9/1927 I'm saved Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental quartet Musical group  
Victor BVE-39782 10-in. 8/9/1927 The picture on the wall Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental quartet Musical group  
Victor BVE-39783 10-in. 8/9/1927 G rag Georgia Yellow Hammers Instrumental quartet, with monologue Musical group  
Victor BVE-39787 10-in. 8/10/1927 My Carolina girl Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental quartet Musical group  
Victor BVE-40351 10-in. 10/24/1927 Christmas time at Moonshine Hollow Uncle Bud Landress Talk and male vocal solo, with violin and guitar Musical group  
Victor BVE-40352 10-in. 10/24/1927 Candy pulling at Moonshine Hollow Uncle Bud Landress Talk and male vocal solo, with violin and guitar Musical group  
Victor BVE-41924 10-in. 2/21/1928 Song of the doodle bug Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BVE-41925 10-in. 2/21/1928 The Moonshine Hollow band Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BVE-41926 10-in. 2/21/1928 My eyes are growing dimmer every day Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BVE-41927 10-in. 2/21/1928 The running blues Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BVE-41928 10-in. 2/21/1928 When the birds begin their singing in the trees Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BVE-41945 10-in. 2/23/1928 The old rock jail behind the old iron gate Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BVE-47189 10-in. 10/18/1928 Big ball in Memphis Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BVE-47190 10-in. 10/18/1928 Come over and see me sometime Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor BVE-47191 10-in. 10/18/1928 Sale of Simon Slick Georgia Yellow Hammers Comic scene Musical group  
Victor BVE-47192 10-in. 10/18/1928 Sale of Simon Slick Georgia Yellow Hammers Comic scene Musical group  
Victor BVE-47193 10-in. 10/18/1928 Kiss me quick Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental ensemble Musical group  
(Results 1-25 of 36 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Georgia Yellow Hammers," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111764.

Georgia Yellow Hammers. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111764.

"Georgia Yellow Hammers." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

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