George Reneau

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1901 (Jefferson County), Died January 1st, 1933 (Knoxville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, harmonica

Notes: Often sub-credited as "The Blind Musician of the Smoky Mountains."

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 58 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 9727 10-in. 9/22/1924 Lonesome road blues Blue Ridge Duo Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar  
Edison 9728 10-in. 9/22/1924 Blue Ridge blues Blue Ridge Duo Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Edison 9729 10-in. 9/22/1924 Turkey in the straw Blue Ridge Duo Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar  
Edison 9730 10-in. 9/23/1924 Little brown jug Blue Ridge Duo Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar  
Edison 9731 10-in. 9/23/1924 You will never miss your mother until she is gone Blue Ridge Duo Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar  
Edison 9732 10-in. 9/23/1924 Arkansas traveler (Breakdown) Blue Ridge Duo Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar  
Edison 9735 10-in. 9/24/1924 Life's railway to heaven Blue Ridge Duo Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar  
Edison 9736 10-in. 9/24/1924 Susie Ann Blue Ridge Duo Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, guitar  
Vocalion 13054 10-in. Apr. 1924 Wreck on the Southern ‘97 George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 13058 10-in. Apr. 1924 Lonesome road blues George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 13061 10-in. Apr. 1924 Little brown jug George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 13069 10-in. Apr. 1924 You will never miss your mother till she’s gone George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 13072 10-in. Apr. 1924 Turkey in the straw George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 13076 10-in. Apr. 1924 Life's railway to heaven George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 13079 10-in. Apr. 1924 Casey Jones George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 13112 10-in. Apr. 1924 Susie Ann George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 13114 10-in. May 1924 Blue Ridge blues George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 13116 10-in. Apr. 1924 When you and I were young, Maggie George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 13120 10-in. Apr. 1924 Here rattler here George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 13122 10-in. Apr. 1924 Arkansas traveler George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 13666-13667 10-in. 9/10/1924 Red Wing George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist  
Vocalion 13677-13678 10-in. 9/12/1924 Jesse James George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist  
Vocalion 13679-13680 10-in. 9/12/1924 Birmingham George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist  
Vocalion 13681-13682 10-in. 9/12/1924 New Market wreck George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist  
Vocalion 13687-13688 10-in. 9/15/1924 Smoky Mountain blues George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
(Results 1-25 of 58 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Reneau, George," accessed May 6, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113118.

Reneau, George. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 6, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113118.

"Reneau, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 6 May 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113118

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